The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 491 425 397
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -28
Contract jobs citing HPUX 115 169 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 1.40% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 100 98
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£340 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12736 12048 12244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.15% 22.81% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7350 6771 6280
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1120 1016 1193
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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
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 16 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
England -51 107 £340 -6.20% 16
West Midlands +4 26 £275 -35.29%
North West -13 25 £398 +18.05% 4
London +1 15 £400 -4.42% 3
East of England -24 14 £350 - 4
Manchester -13 13 £350 +7.69%
Hertfordshire -8 12 £350 - 3
South East -32 12 £285 -20.83% 2
Scotland -14 7 £300 -25.00% 1
Hampshire -7 5 £344 -11.79% 1
East Midlands -9 5 £348 +15.83%
City of London +15 4 - - 1
Berkshire +6 4 £100 -63.63%
Merseyside 0 4 £450 - 4
Liverpool -1 4 £450 - 4
West Yorkshire 0 3 £100 -73.68% 1
Watford -4 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -12 3 - -
Yorkshire -16 3 £100 -73.33% 2
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £280 -24.32%
Cambridge -11 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £280 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Leeds 0 1 £100 -73.68% 1
South West -31 1 £300 -14.28%
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 183 (80.97%) Linux
2 157 (69.47%) UNIX
3 120 (53.10%) HP
4 104 (46.02%) Solaris
5 91 (40.27%) Oracle
6 76 (33.63%) Red Hat
7 71 (31.42%) AIX
8 66 (29.20%) Windows
9 62 (27.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (22.12%) SQL
11 48 (21.24%) IBM
11 48 (21.24%) Oracle Database
12 47 (20.80%) SAN
12 47 (20.80%) ITIL
13 45 (19.91%) VMware
14 39 (17.26%) Shell Script
15 36 (15.93%) Java
16 35 (15.49%) Finance
17 33 (14.60%) WebLogic
17 33 (14.60%) Security Cleared
18 29 (12.83%) SQL Server
19 27 (11.95%) Perl
20 26 (11.50%) Sun
21 24 (10.62%) Apache
22 23 (10.18%) SC Cleared
23 22 (9.73%) Tomcat
24 21 (9.29%) XML
24 21 (9.29%) Migration
25 20 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
26 19 (8.41%) Middleware

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 33 (14.60%) WebLogic
2 24 (10.62%) Apache
3 22 (9.73%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.64%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.75%) MQSeries
6 9 (3.98%) WebLogic Integration
7 8 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (3.10%) IIS
8 7 (3.10%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (2.21%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.21%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.33%) CICS
12 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.44%) TPMS
Applications
1 7 (3.10%) MS Office
2 6 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Tridion
2 2 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.88%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.88%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP PM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.21%) SaaS
2 3 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.80%) SAN
2 17 (7.52%) WAN
3 15 (6.64%) LAN
4 14 (6.19%) DNS
4 14 (6.19%) Internet
5 12 (5.31%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.87%) Firewall
6 11 (4.87%) FTP
7 10 (4.42%) HTTP
8 9 (3.98%) DHCP
8 9 (3.98%) VPN
9 7 (3.10%) LDAP
9 7 (3.10%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.21%) SSL
10 5 (2.21%) SSH
11 2 (0.88%) VLAN
11 2 (0.88%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.88%) VoIP
11 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.88%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.24%) Oracle Database
2 29 (12.83%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.52%) DB2
4 16 (7.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (5.75%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.75%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.98%) MySQL
6 9 (3.98%) MS Access
7 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.88%) DataStage
12 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.88%) Informix
12 2 (0.88%) Big Data
12 2 (0.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (6.19%) Subversion
2 13 (5.75%) Log4j
2 13 (5.75%) Ant
2 13 (5.75%) JUnit
2 13 (5.75%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.10%) Maven
4 6 (2.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.44%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.44%) Toad
7 1 (0.44%) ERwin
7 1 (0.44%) ProC
General
1 35 (15.49%) Finance
2 17 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.64%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.64%) Retail
4 10 (4.42%) Banking
5 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (21.68%) Administrator
2 36 (15.93%) UNIX Administrator
3 31 (13.72%) Analyst
4 29 (12.83%) Architect
5 26 (11.50%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (8.41%) Linux Administrator
7 18 (7.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 18 (7.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 18 (7.96%) Support Analyst
8 16 (7.08%) Developer
9 14 (6.19%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.19%) UNIX Support
10 12 (5.31%) Consultant
10 12 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.87%) Applications Support
12 10 (4.42%) DBA
12 10 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
13 9 (3.98%) HPUX Systems Administrator
14 8 (3.54%) UNIX Engineer
15 7 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.29%) XML
2 19 (8.41%) Middleware
3 18 (7.96%) Web Services
3 18 (7.96%) HTML
4 14 (6.19%) J2EE
4 14 (6.19%) Servlets
4 14 (6.19%) Struts
5 13 (5.75%) XSLT
5 13 (5.75%) JMS
5 13 (5.75%) XMLBeans
5 13 (5.75%) Ajax
6 9 (3.98%) JSP
6 9 (3.98%) CSS
7 8 (3.54%) SOAP
7 8 (3.54%) jQuery
7 8 (3.54%) Spring
8 7 (3.10%) REST
8 7 (3.10%) JSON
8 7 (3.10%) Hibernate
8 7 (3.10%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.19%) Mainframe
3 13 (5.75%) Clustering
3 13 (5.75%) Web 2.0
4 9 (3.98%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.65%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.65%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.65%) Open Source
6 5 (2.21%) IBM XIV
6 5 (2.21%) HP Superdome
6 5 (2.21%) HACMP
7 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.77%) Firmware
7 4 (1.77%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.33%) Tandem
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.44%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 183 (80.97%) Linux
2 157 (69.47%) UNIX
3 104 (46.02%) Solaris
4 71 (31.42%) AIX
5 66 (29.20%) Windows
6 62 (27.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.87%) SUSE
8 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.21%) NetWare
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.33%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.88%) zOS
11 1 (0.44%) VMS
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Tru64
11 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.80%) ITIL
2 21 (9.29%) Migration
3 16 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (6.64%) Performance Testing
5 14 (6.19%) Service Management
5 14 (6.19%) OO
5 14 (6.19%) E-Commerce
6 13 (5.75%) Content Management
7 12 (5.31%) SOA
8 11 (4.87%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.42%) Project Management
9 10 (4.42%) Workflow
10 9 (3.98%) ETL
10 9 (3.98%) Statistical Analysis
10 9 (3.98%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.98%) Security Testing
10 9 (3.98%) Integration Testing
10 9 (3.98%) Release Management
11 8 (3.54%) Change Management
12 7 (3.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.12%) SQL
2 39 (17.26%) Shell Script
3 36 (15.93%) Java
4 27 (11.95%) Perl
5 17 (7.52%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.64%) C
7 14 (6.19%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.75%) XPath
9 12 (5.31%) Korn
9 12 (5.31%) VB
10 10 (4.42%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 8 (3.54%) C++
13 6 (2.65%) PHP
14 5 (2.21%) Python
14 5 (2.21%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.88%) Tcl
15 2 (0.88%) C#
16 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.19%) Degree
4 9 (3.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (3.98%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.98%) ISEB Practitioner
4 9 (3.98%) ISEB
5 7 (3.10%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.21%) RHCE
7 4 (1.77%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.77%) CISSP
8 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.44%) OCP
9 1 (0.44%) OCA
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.44%) PMP
9 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 20 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.42%) VMware ESX
3 9 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.54%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.65%) KVM
5 6 (2.65%) RHEV
6 5 (2.21%) GPFS
6 5 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.33%) Veritas File System
7 3 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.88%) Samba
9 1 (0.44%) Xen
9 1 (0.44%) NFS
9 1 (0.44%) Postfix
9 1 (0.44%) vSphere
9 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (7.52%) Tivoli
2 9 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.21%) Control-M
3 5 (2.21%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.21%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.77%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.33%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.33%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.88%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.88%) Foglight
6 2 (0.88%) Puppet
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 120 (53.10%) HP
2 91 (40.27%) Oracle
3 76 (33.63%) Red Hat
4 48 (21.24%) IBM
5 45 (19.91%) VMware
6 26 (11.50%) Sun
7 16 (7.08%) TIBCO
8 13 (5.75%) Interwoven
9 11 (4.87%) Citrix
9 11 (4.87%) Hitachi
9 11 (4.87%) NetApp
10 10 (4.42%) CA
10 10 (4.42%) EMC
11 8 (3.54%) Veritas
12 7 (3.10%) Cisco
12 7 (3.10%) SAP
13 6 (2.65%) Microsoft
13 6 (2.65%) Compaq
13 6 (2.65%) ATG
13 6 (2.65%) Blue Martini
UK
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £330.00 - £358.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago