The first table below looks at the demand for HPUX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 29 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 South East 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 225 207 219
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing HPUX 20 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 1.39% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 13
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£358 £360 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £397 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.33% -
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2193 2083 2017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.84% 24.49% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1040 845
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 266 279
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.44 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
HPUX
England

HPUX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HPUX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HPUX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HPUX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HPUX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HPUX across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

HPUX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HPUX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HPUX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HPUX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Hampshire -7 9 £358 -6.40% 1
Berkshire +6 6 £245 -10.90% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £400 +9.21%
Surrey -9 2 - -
HPUX
England

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 25 (78.13%) HP
3 24 (75.00%) UNIX
4 22 (68.75%) Solaris
5 15 (46.88%) Oracle
6 14 (43.75%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
8 11 (34.38%) C
9 9 (28.13%) Java
9 9 (28.13%) Perl
9 9 (28.13%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) AIX
10 8 (25.00%) IBM
10 8 (25.00%) Veritas
10 8 (25.00%) SAN
10 8 (25.00%) Clustering
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
11 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (21.88%) Tivoli
11 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
11 7 (21.88%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) C++
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) Hitachi
12 6 (18.75%) Compaq
12 6 (18.75%) EMC
12 6 (18.75%) Korn
12 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
13 5 (15.63%) GPFS
13 5 (15.63%) NetWare

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (6.25%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (9.38%) SSH
4 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.25%) FCoE
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) IPv4
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.13%) ProC
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (18.75%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Environment Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Swing
2 1 (3.13%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) HACMP
3 3 (9.38%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 24 (75.00%) UNIX
3 22 (68.75%) Solaris
4 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) AIX
6 5 (15.63%) NetWare
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.38%) OpenVMS
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) ERP
3 2 (6.25%) EAI
4 1 (3.13%) ETL
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
2 11 (34.38%) C
3 9 (28.13%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Perl
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) C++
5 6 (18.75%) Korn
5 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.38%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) GPFS
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Veritas File System
2 3 (9.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) HP
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 14 (43.75%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) Veritas
4 8 (25.00%) IBM
5 6 (18.75%) Compaq
5 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 6 (18.75%) Hitachi
6 4 (12.50%) Sun
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) TIBCO
8 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) Sybase
9 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy