The first table below looks at the demand for HPUX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 23 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 490 420 350
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -70
Contract jobs citing HPUX 90 151 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 1.32% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 95 93
Average daily rate
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£340 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £293 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year
-30.37% -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12217 11412 12130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 22.38% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6922 6258 5967
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1020 1257
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%

HPUX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HPUX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HPUX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HPUX within the UK.

HPUX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HPUX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HPUX within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

HPUX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HPUX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HPUX within the UK.

HPUX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HPUX
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HPUX within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

HPUX Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

HPUX
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England -72 82 £340 -6.20% 18
South East -17 20 £358 -0.55% 4
West Midlands -6 19 £275 -23.39%
North West -5 16 £331 -
London -17 12 £394 -2.77% 5
Manchester -3 10 £323 -0.76%
Hampshire -16 9 £358 -6.40% 2
Berkshire +1 6 £245 -10.90% 2
Scotland -20 6 £325 -16.12% 2
Maidenhead - 6 £245 -
City of London +28 4 £375 -14.28% 2
East Midlands -6 4 £348 +15.83%
East of England -16 4 £350 +12.00% 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £306 - 1
North East - 4 £306 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £348 -
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £400 +9.21%
Yorkshire -23 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £350 - 1
Surrey -10 2 - -
West Yorkshire -11 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Watford - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £350 +12.00% 1
Cambridge -1 1 £350 +12.00% 1
Gosport - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 158 (73.49%) Linux
2 154 (71.63%) UNIX
3 100 (46.51%) Solaris
4 99 (46.05%) HP
5 91 (42.33%) Oracle
6 66 (30.70%) Red Hat
7 60 (27.91%) AIX
8 59 (27.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (26.98%) Windows
10 56 (26.05%) Oracle Database
11 55 (25.58%) SQL
12 46 (21.40%) VMware
13 41 (19.07%) IBM
14 40 (18.60%) SAN
14 40 (18.60%) Perl
14 40 (18.60%) Shell Script
15 37 (17.21%) Java
16 36 (16.74%) ITIL
17 34 (15.81%) Finance
17 34 (15.81%) Security Cleared
18 29 (13.49%) Oracle Database 11g
18 29 (13.49%) WebLogic
19 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
19 27 (12.56%) Sun
19 27 (12.56%) RDBMS
19 27 (12.56%) Relational Database
20 25 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (11.63%) XML
21 24 (11.16%) Oracle RAC
22 23 (10.70%) C

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 29 (13.49%) WebLogic
2 20 (9.30%) Apache
3 17 (7.91%) WebSphere
4 16 (7.44%) MQSeries
5 14 (6.51%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (4.19%) WebLogic Integration
8 7 (3.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (2.79%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.79%) IIS
10 5 (2.33%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.86%) SAS
11 4 (1.86%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.79%) MS Office
2 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Tridion
2 2 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP PM
2 2 (0.93%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) SaaS
2 3 (1.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.60%) SAN
2 17 (7.91%) Internet
3 15 (6.98%) LAN
4 14 (6.51%) WAN
4 14 (6.51%) DNS
4 14 (6.51%) Firewall
5 11 (5.12%) VPN
6 10 (4.65%) DHCP
7 9 (4.19%) FTP
7 9 (4.19%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.19%) Wireshark
7 9 (4.19%) NAS
8 8 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.79%) HTTP
10 4 (1.86%) LDAP
10 4 (1.86%) SSL
11 3 (1.40%) SSH
11 3 (1.40%) VLAN
12 2 (0.93%) X.500
12 2 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.05%) Oracle Database
2 29 (13.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (12.56%) Relational Database
3 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
3 27 (12.56%) RDBMS
4 18 (8.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (8.37%) DB2
5 9 (4.19%) MS Access
6 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.79%) MySQL
9 5 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.40%) OLAP
11 2 (0.93%) OLTP
11 2 (0.93%) DataStage
11 2 (0.93%) Big Data
11 2 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 17 (7.91%) Subversion
2 16 (7.44%) Ant
2 16 (7.44%) JUnit
2 16 (7.44%) Eclipse
2 16 (7.44%) Log4j
3 12 (5.58%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (1.86%) Maven
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.93%) ProC
7 1 (0.47%) Toad
7 1 (0.47%) ERwin
7 1 (0.47%) Rational Rose
General
1 34 (15.81%) Finance
2 19 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.37%) Manufacturing
3 18 (8.37%) Retail
4 9 (4.19%) Banking
5 5 (2.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Billing
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (17.67%) Administrator
2 28 (13.02%) Architect
3 27 (12.56%) UNIX Administrator
4 25 (11.63%) DBA
5 24 (11.16%) Oracle DBA
6 23 (10.70%) Developer
7 20 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (7.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 16 (7.44%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
9 15 (6.98%) Analyst
10 14 (6.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (6.05%) UNIX Engineer
12 12 (5.58%) UNIX Support
12 12 (5.58%) Consultant
13 9 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
14 8 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
15 7 (3.26%) Tester
15 7 (3.26%) Support Analyst
16 6 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.63%) XML
2 21 (9.77%) HTML
3 18 (8.37%) J2EE
4 17 (7.91%) JMS
5 16 (7.44%) XSLT
5 16 (7.44%) Struts
5 16 (7.44%) Servlets
5 16 (7.44%) XMLBeans
5 16 (7.44%) Ajax
6 15 (6.98%) Middleware
7 14 (6.51%) JSP
8 13 (6.05%) JDBC
8 13 (6.05%) Web Services
9 12 (5.58%) XHTML
9 12 (5.58%) EJB
9 12 (5.58%) JSTL
10 7 (3.26%) CSS
11 4 (1.86%) .NET
11 4 (1.86%) SOAP
11 4 (1.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Clustering
2 16 (7.44%) Web 2.0
3 10 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 9 (4.19%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.26%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.26%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.26%) Open Source
6 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.33%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.33%) HACMP
7 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.86%) AS400
7 4 (1.86%) HP Superdome
7 4 (1.86%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.93%) CMDB
8 2 (0.93%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.93%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) LPAR
9 1 (0.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 158 (73.49%) Linux
2 154 (71.63%) UNIX
3 100 (46.51%) Solaris
4 60 (27.91%) AIX
5 59 (27.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (26.98%) Windows
7 11 (5.12%) SUSE
8 6 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.33%) VMS
9 5 (2.33%) NetWare
10 3 (1.40%) OpenVMS
10 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.47%) Tru64
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.74%) ITIL
2 19 (8.84%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (8.37%) OO
3 18 (8.37%) E-Commerce
4 17 (7.91%) Performance Testing
5 16 (7.44%) Content Management
5 16 (7.44%) Migration
6 15 (6.98%) UML
7 13 (6.05%) SOA
7 13 (6.05%) Service Management
7 13 (6.05%) Change Control
8 12 (5.58%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.58%) RAD
9 11 (5.12%) Project Management
9 11 (5.12%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.19%) Security Testing
10 9 (4.19%) Reverse Engineering
10 9 (4.19%) Statistical Analysis
10 9 (4.19%) Release Management
10 9 (4.19%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.58%) SQL
2 40 (18.60%) Perl
2 40 (18.60%) Shell Script
3 37 (17.21%) Java
4 23 (10.70%) C
5 20 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 19 (8.84%) JavaScript
7 18 (8.37%) Bash Shell
8 16 (7.44%) XPath
8 16 (7.44%) C++
9 12 (5.58%) VB
10 10 (4.65%) Korn
11 9 (4.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (2.33%) PHP
13 4 (1.86%) Bourne shell
14 3 (1.40%) Python
15 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 34 (15.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.98%) Degree
4 10 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.19%) ISEB Practitioner
5 9 (4.19%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.19%) ISEB
5 9 (4.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (2.79%) Sun Certification
6 6 (2.79%) OCP
6 6 (2.79%) OCA
6 6 (2.79%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.86%) RHCE
8 2 (0.93%) CISSP
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.93%) CCNA
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) MBA
9 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (11.16%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (7.91%) VMware ESX
4 15 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (4.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (3.26%) KVM
6 7 (3.26%) RHEV
7 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.33%) GPFS
8 5 (2.33%) Active Directory
9 4 (1.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.40%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.93%) Samba
12 1 (0.47%) NFS
12 1 (0.47%) RACF
12 1 (0.47%) Xen
12 1 (0.47%) SRDF
12 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (6.98%) Data Guard
2 14 (6.51%) Tivoli
3 9 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.79%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (2.33%) Control-M
6 3 (1.40%) CA SiteMinder
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.40%) Unicenter
6 3 (1.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (0.93%) Puppet
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.47%) MOM
8 1 (0.47%) SCCM
8 1 (0.47%) SCOM
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 99 (46.05%) HP
2 91 (42.33%) Oracle
3 66 (30.70%) Red Hat
4 46 (21.40%) VMware
5 41 (19.07%) IBM
6 27 (12.56%) Sun
7 16 (7.44%) Interwoven
8 15 (6.98%) Citrix
8 15 (6.98%) Veritas
9 14 (6.51%) TIBCO
9 14 (6.51%) EMC
10 12 (5.58%) Blue Martini
10 12 (5.58%) ATG
10 12 (5.58%) Elastic Path
11 11 (5.12%) Cisco
12 10 (4.65%) CA
12 10 (4.65%) NetApp
13 9 (4.19%) SAP
14 8 (3.72%) Hitachi
15 6 (2.79%) Compaq
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Midlands
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Computer Futures
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