The table below looks at the statistics for HPUX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 122 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing HPUX 14 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.62% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 2.75% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
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£425 £292 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.62% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -18.18%
HPUX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
675 618 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.19% 22.38% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 258 331
Average daily rate £330 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 84 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

HPUX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HPUX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HPUX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HPUX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HPUX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HPUX across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

HPUX Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HPUX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

HPUX Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HPUX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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
Merseyside -4 5 £425 -
Cheshire +15 4 £427 +0.45%
Manchester -13 2 £350 +31.15%
HPUX
England

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 32 (84.21%) HP
2 27 (71.05%) Linux
3 16 (42.11%) AIX
4 15 (39.47%) Solaris
4 15 (39.47%) Oracle
5 14 (36.84%) UNIX
5 14 (36.84%) Windows
6 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
6 13 (34.21%) Tomcat
6 13 (34.21%) Migration
6 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
7 12 (31.58%) Apache
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
9 10 (26.32%) IBM
10 9 (23.68%) FTP
10 9 (23.68%) TIBCO
11 8 (21.05%) Middleware
11 8 (21.05%) SAN
11 8 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
12 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
12 7 (18.42%) Security Testing
12 7 (18.42%) Release Management
12 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (18.42%) SUSE
12 7 (18.42%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
12 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Integration
12 7 (18.42%) ISEB
12 7 (18.42%) VB

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (34.21%) Tomcat
1 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
2 12 (31.58%) Apache
3 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Integration
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 4 (10.53%) Documentum
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (5.26%) JBoss
6 2 (5.26%) SAS
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 2 (5.26%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) FTP
2 8 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) Intranet
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.42%) MS Access
4 6 (15.79%) DB2
5 4 (10.53%) BODI
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Tester
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Tester
2 5 (13.16%) HPUX Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Functional Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.63%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) IT Support
6 1 (2.63%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) N-Tier
1 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) AS400
5 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) AIX
3 15 (39.47%) Solaris
4 14 (36.84%) UNIX
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (18.42%) SUSE
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) SOA
3 7 (18.42%) Release Management
3 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Security Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) VB
1 7 (18.42%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Firmware
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.89%) Control-M
4 2 (5.26%) Nagios
4 2 (5.26%) Foglight
4 2 (5.26%) CA Wily
4 2 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) HP
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) IBM
4 9 (23.68%) TIBCO
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.16%) SAP
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco
7 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.53%) Sun
7 4 (10.53%) Compuware
7 4 (10.53%) F5
8 3 (7.89%) Curam
8 3 (7.89%) CA
9 2 (5.26%) StorageTek
9 2 (5.26%) Dell
9 2 (5.26%) Brocade
9 2 (5.26%) Tumbleweed
10 1 (2.63%) Sitecore