The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 North West 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 120 121 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Contract jobs citing HPUX 12 6 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.24% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 0.96% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate
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£323 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.36%
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
671 624 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.75% 24.49% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 270 262
Average daily rate £300 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 70 81
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.04 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
HPUX
England

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
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 11 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
Manchester +4 5 £323 -14.00% 1
Cheshire - 4 £340 -
Merseyside - - - - 3
HPUX
England

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 18 (90.00%) HP
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) VB
5 10 (50.00%) SOA
5 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 10 (50.00%) Apache
5 10 (50.00%) TIBCO
5 10 (50.00%) SUSE
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (40.00%) Release Management
6 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Security Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (40.00%) MS Access
6 8 (40.00%) WebLogic Integration
6 8 (40.00%) ISEB
6 8 (40.00%) N-Tier
6 8 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 8 (40.00%) FTP
7 6 (30.00%) AIX
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
8 5 (25.00%) SAP

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (40.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 4 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (10.00%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (40.00%) MS Access
4 3 (15.00%) DB2
5 2 (10.00%) OLAP
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Tester
1 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 5 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Programmer
2 4 (20.00%) SAS Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAS BI Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (20.00%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) SUSE
3 6 (30.00%) AIX
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) SOA
2 8 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Release Management
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) VB
2 8 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (15.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) HP
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) CA
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat