The first table below looks at the demand for HPUX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 55 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing HPUX 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 0.92% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £183 £218 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +170.00%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
138 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.51% 21.29% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 25
Average daily rate £270 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.30 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
HPUX
West Midlands

HPUX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HPUX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

HPUX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HPUX
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HPUX across the Birmingham region.

HPUX Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

HPUX
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HPUX across the Birmingham region.

HPUX Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing HPUX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HPUX.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (33.33%) LPAR
3 1 (33.33%) SRDF
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing HPUX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HPUX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SAN Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) LPAR
1 1 (33.33%) HP StorageWorks
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SRDF
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM