The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Cheshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 72 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing HPUX 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.13% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.54% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £205 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -48.68%
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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 186 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.06% 24.93% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 69 93
Average daily rate £288 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% -5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £153 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 20 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £8.25 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.50 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
HPUX
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
HPUX
North West

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP SEM
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Tandem
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) CA Wily
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (25.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle