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 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 269 262
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.85% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
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 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 870 1062 1042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.17% 12.04% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 624 579
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 39
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +67.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP SIM in the South East

HP SIM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey +4 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
HP SIM
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware