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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 61 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HPUX 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% - 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.83% - 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£340 - £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year
-30.37% -
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
218 209 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.42% 27.46% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 76 90
Average daily rate £280 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £221 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.28 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.45% +51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £44.90 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (40.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (40.00%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle