The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 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)
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 425 422 428
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.046% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.084% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
London median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
England median daily rate £313 £328 £400
% change year-on-year -4.58% -18.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £19.00 -
England 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2383 2438 1889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.46% 11.27% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3516 3702 2305
London median daily rate £523 £495 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +13.14%  
10th Percentile £350 £325 £274
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £496 £450 £407
% change year-on-year +10.22% +10.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 36
London median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -20.83%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £18.10 £14.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.38 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for HP SIM in London

HP SIM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP SIM in London

HP SIM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP SIM in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) HP NNM
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

HP SIM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP NNM
2 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware