The table below looks at the statistics for HPUX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 62 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing HPUX 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.33% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 1.19% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £450 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +14.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
180 252 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.84% 27.63% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 106 106
Average daily rate £325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 24
Average hourly rate £16.75 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.91% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.57 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

HPUX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HPUX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HPUX
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HPUX Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HPUX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HPUX Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (83.33%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) SUSE
4 2 (33.33%) SAP CRM
4 2 (33.33%) SAP PM
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CRM
1 2 (33.33%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (16.67%) CA Wily
3 1 (16.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Tumbleweed
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Sun