Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 832 832
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -99
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 9 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.033% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.085% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 17
England median daily rate £438 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £403 £260 £267
90th Percentile £538 £500 £430
UK median daily rate £438 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +34.62% -10.34% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
England median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.91% +6.80% -2.83%
10th Percentile £18.50 £26.65 £24.05
90th Percentile £19.50 £27.95 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year -30.91% +6.80% -2.83%

HP SIM is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10550 10807 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.32% 11.10% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 6961 5594
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £239
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 244 308
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.84 £12.83 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HP SIM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for HP SIM in England

HP SIM
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 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

HP SIM
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 8 £438 +8.97% 1
South East +1 1 - -
HP SIM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu Siemens
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) Compaq
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MCP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Siemens
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) XenServer
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Proactive Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
1 1 (11.11%) vRealize
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Compaq
5 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu Siemens
5 2 (22.22%) Siemens
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) RightFax
6 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow