The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HP SIM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 603 606
Rank change year-on-year +27 +3  
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 6 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.059% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
Median daily rate £313 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £590 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £15.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.00 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +36.70%  

HP SIM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4597 5562 4432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.83% 11.27% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3042 3657 2760
Median daily rate £488 £450 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +10.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 113 152
Median hourly rate £17.89 £28.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.12% +38.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing HP SIM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP SIM in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP SIM in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP SIM in England

HP SIM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP SIM in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP SIM in England

HP SIM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP SIM in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +24 2 £325 -
London +7 2 £500 - 2
North West - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £300 -
HP SIM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) HP NNM
4 2 (28.57%) COBIT
4 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
4 2 (28.57%) MOF
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (14.29%) Server Building
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

HP SIM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) MOF
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP NNM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow