The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 84 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing HPUX 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.17% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 0.78% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £250 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - -
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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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
322 258 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.92% 22.34% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 125 131
Average daily rate £350 £275 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.10 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.16 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (89.47%) HP
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Migration
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Solaris
6 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
6 6 (31.58%) Middleware
6 6 (31.58%) AIX
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Apache
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
7 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) Release Management
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
7 4 (21.05%) MS Access
7 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
7 4 (21.05%) SOA
7 4 (21.05%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (21.05%) VB

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (31.58%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 4 (21.05%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) MS Access
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) SQLPlus
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
4 6 (31.58%) AIX
5 4 (21.05%) SUSE
6 2 (10.53%) VMS
6 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
2 4 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Release Management
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
2 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) RAD
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 4 (21.05%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.79%) Control-M
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
3 4 (21.05%) Veritas
4 3 (15.79%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) StorageTek
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco