The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 March 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 260 265
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.50% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £63.00 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +361.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year - +361.53%  

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 780 1002 1065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.01% 10.87% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 605 554
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 32
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +109.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.15 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £59.33 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

HP SIM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP SIM in the South East

HP SIM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP SIM in the South East

HP SIM
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007

HP SIM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp