Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 859 862
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -83
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 10 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.030% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.086% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 20
UK median daily rate £438 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £403 £260 £273
90th Percentile £538 £500 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate - £283 £325
% change year-on-year - -13.08% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
UK 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 excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year - +7.84% -7.27%

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 11664 11633 9758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.05% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7893 7438 5957
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £21.63 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.26% +13.64% -5.13%

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HP SIM in the UK

HP SIM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP SIM in the UK

HP SIM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP SIM in the UK

HP SIM
Top 5 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 23 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
England -7 9 £438 +34.62%
London -17 8 £438 +8.97%
UK excluding London +15 2 - - 2
South East -1 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu Siemens
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Compaq
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) MCP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Siemens
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (20.00%) XenServer
6 2 (20.00%) Finance

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%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (20.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Compaq
4 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu Siemens
4 2 (20.00%) Siemens
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Aruba
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) RightFax
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow