Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 800 876 876
Rank change year-on-year +76 0 -4
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 12 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.097% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
UK median daily rate £250 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -15.31% +25.23%
10th Percentile £218 £305 £300
90th Percentile £353 £421 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -32.14% +16.67% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 12,367 14,563 11,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.64% 14.13% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,364 9,797 7,654
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +9.30%
10th Percentile £275 £293 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.85% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 393 267
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% - -25.53%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.08 £17.50 £16.89
% change year-on-year +20.43% +3.61% -36.26%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP SIM over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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 6 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 19 October 2019. 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 +78 12 £250 -28.57% 1
UK excluding London +61 8 £238 -32.14% 1
North of England +45 6 £250 -24.24%
North West +21 6 £250 -24.24%
London +56 4 £350 -0.71%
South East +33 2 £225 -35.71%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) EMC
2 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) NAS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Azure
4 4 (33.33%) AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (25.00%) VSAN
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) NAS
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (25.00%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Server Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) IBM BigFix
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) EMC
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (25.00%) Sophos
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) CA
5 2 (16.67%) FireEye
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Qualys