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 3 months to 24 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)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 614 625
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11  
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 8 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.056% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 13
Median daily rate £300 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £15.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.97%  
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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5008 6105 4800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.83% 11.35% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3283 3927 2955
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 138 163
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.38% +61.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP SIM over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 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 3 months to 24 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
England +27 6 £313 -5.30% 2
South East +24 2 £325 -
London +7 2 £500 - 2
Surrey +2 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £300 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £300 -
Prescot - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) SCOM
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
3 4 (44.44%) MOF
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) COBIT
3 4 (44.44%) WSUS
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) vCenter Server
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) HP NNM
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) MOF
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) VCP5
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
1 4 (44.44%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) HP NNM
2 2 (22.22%) vCenter Server
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
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