The first table below looks at the demand for HPUX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 25 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 Manchester 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 70 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing HPUX 11 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 1.15% 2.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 5.31% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
282 245 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.52% 21.74% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 118 99
Average daily rate £320 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.30 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
HPUX
North West

HPUX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

HPUX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HPUX
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

HPUX Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

HPUX
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HPUX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

HPUX Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

HPUX
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

HPUX Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

HPUX
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
HPUX
North West

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) VB
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (50.00%) MS Access
3 6 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 6 (50.00%) FTP
3 6 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 6 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) SUSE
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) Release Management
3 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Middleware

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) MS Access
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) SUSE
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 6 (50.00%) Release Management
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) VB
1 6 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (25.00%) Control-M
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) IBM