Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 1 June 2020 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
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 600 832 882
Rank change year-on-year +232 +50 -45
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 10 16 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Median daily rate £295 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.33% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £229
90th Percentile £418 £538 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £200 £258
% change year-on-year +47.50% -22.33% -14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.15 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.58 - -

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,777 13,474 13,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.76% 14.74% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,427 8,957 8,845
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £310 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 339 316
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £18.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.50% -19.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.12 £49.60 £50.00
Median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% +2.94% -15.00%

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HP SIM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HP SIM in the UK

HP SIM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP SIM.

Daily rate trend for HP SIM in the UK

HP SIM
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP SIM over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP SIM in the UK

HP SIM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP SIM.

Hourly rate trend for HP SIM in the UK

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing HP SIM over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for HP SIM in the UK

HP SIM
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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
England +243 10 £295 -21.33%
UK excluding London +185 7 £295 +47.50%
North of England - 4 £291 -
North West - 4 £291 -
London +165 3 £328 -15.48%
Midlands +90 3 £450 +125.00%
East Midlands - 3 £450 -

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) NetApp
4 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Azure
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (50.00%) Office 365
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) SCOM
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) EMC
6 4 (40.00%) CA
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) NAS
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds

HP SIM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Service Design
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Server Building
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) NetApp
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) CA
5 4 (40.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) Brocade
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (20.00%) arcserve
7 2 (20.00%) Canon
7 2 (20.00%) FireEye
7 2 (20.00%) McAfee
7 2 (20.00%) Symantec
7 2 (20.00%) Veeam
7 2 (20.00%) Xerox
8 1 (10.00%) BMC
8 1 (10.00%) Qualys
8 1 (10.00%) Veritas