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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 111 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing HPUX 26 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.18% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 5.26% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 8
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£398 £338 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -14.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -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
736 666 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.29% 22.41% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 294 317
Average daily rate £323 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 84 95
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.53 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
Manchester -10 13 £350 +7.69%
Merseyside +1 4 £450 - 4
HPUX
England

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 27 (79.41%) HP
3 17 (50.00%) AIX
4 14 (41.18%) Apache
4 14 (41.18%) Oracle
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
6 12 (35.29%) Solaris
6 12 (35.29%) WebLogic
6 12 (35.29%) TIBCO
7 11 (32.35%) UNIX
7 11 (32.35%) Windows
7 11 (32.35%) VB
7 11 (32.35%) Migration
8 10 (29.41%) SUSE
8 10 (29.41%) SOA
8 10 (29.41%) FTP
9 9 (26.47%) IBM
9 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
10 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (23.53%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
10 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Release Management
10 8 (23.53%) N-Tier
10 8 (23.53%) FoxPro (VFP)

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (41.18%) Apache
2 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
3 12 (35.29%) WebLogic
4 8 (23.53%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.94%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
1 2 (5.88%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) FTP
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
3 8 (23.53%) MS Access
4 6 (17.65%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Tester
2 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Tester
2 5 (14.71%) Test Leader
3 4 (11.76%) HPUX Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) IT Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Functional Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Manager
5 1 (2.94%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Technician
5 1 (2.94%) Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) N-Tier
2 7 (20.59%) Mainframe
3 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Firmware
5 1 (2.94%) AS400
5 1 (2.94%) Tandem
5 1 (2.94%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) AIX
3 12 (35.29%) Solaris
4 11 (32.35%) UNIX
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) SUSE
6 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 10 (29.41%) SOA
3 8 (23.53%) Statistical Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Release Management
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) VB
2 8 (23.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISEB
1 8 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.82%) Unicenter
2 3 (8.82%) Control-M
3 2 (5.88%) Foglight
3 2 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (5.88%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) HP
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle
3 12 (35.29%) TIBCO
4 9 (26.47%) IBM
5 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 6 (17.65%) CA
7 5 (14.71%) SAP
8 3 (8.82%) Sun
8 3 (8.82%) Curam
9 2 (5.88%) Tumbleweed
9 2 (5.88%) JBoss
10 1 (2.94%) StorageTek
10 1 (2.94%) Dell
10 1 (2.94%) VMware
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