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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP-UX
Rank 516 474 480
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +6
Contract jobs citing HPUX 103 127 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 1.11% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 55
Average daily rate £400 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%

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
11004 11417 10815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.39% 22.54% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 6654 5865
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 802 890 974
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -28 88 £400 +12.67% 11
North West -1 33 £456 +46.58%
Cheshire +19 26 £450 -
South East +8 26 £423 -8.15% 3
Hampshire +17 24 £421 -10.34% 2
London -22 21 £365 -3.94% 1
Gosport +25 14 £423 -10.00% 2
Scotland -4 14 £400 -
Edinburgh -9 14 £400 -
Warrington - 9 £475 -
Macclesfield +2 8 £281 -37.50%
Manchester -27 4 £440 +47.89%
City of London +37 3 £400 -13.51%
West Yorkshire -4 3 £420 -6.66% 3
Yorkshire -9 3 £420 -6.66% 3
Leeds -15 3 £420 -6.66% 3
West Midlands -37 3 £425 +45.92%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £450 -
Merseyside - 2 £463 -
Birmingham -8 1 - -
East Midlands -13 1 £375 +1.69%
Telford -15 1 £425 +6.25%
Shropshire -19 1 £425 +6.25%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £375 -
Southampton - 1 - -

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 146 (79.78%) Linux
2 126 (68.85%) Unix
3 101 (55.19%) AIX
4 100 (54.64%) Windows
5 96 (52.46%) Solaris
6 82 (44.81%) Oracle
7 69 (37.70%) HP
8 60 (32.79%) VMware
9 58 (31.69%) Security Cleared
10 50 (27.32%) Red Hat
11 48 (26.23%) Migration
12 44 (24.04%) SC Cleared
13 43 (23.50%) Data Centre
14 42 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (22.40%) Finance
16 38 (20.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 37 (20.22%) SQL Server
18 30 (16.39%) Shell Script
18 30 (16.39%) Active Directory
19 28 (15.30%) SAN
20 27 (14.75%) Citrix
20 27 (14.75%) Perl
21 26 (14.21%) Oracle Database
22 25 (13.66%) Relational Database
23 24 (13.11%) Cisco
23 24 (13.11%) IBM
24 23 (12.57%) Time Management
24 23 (12.57%) Splunk
25 22 (12.02%) WAN
26 21 (11.48%) SQL

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (4.92%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.37%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.28%) CICS
4 3 (1.64%) JBoss
4 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.09%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (1.09%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Office
2 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) SaaS
2 3 (1.64%) IaaS
2 3 (1.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.30%) SAN
2 22 (12.02%) WAN
3 17 (9.29%) LDAP
4 14 (7.65%) LAN
5 4 (2.19%) NAS
6 3 (1.64%) Firewall
6 3 (1.64%) Internet
6 3 (1.64%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.64%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.64%) VoIP
6 3 (1.64%) WLAN
7 2 (1.09%) DNS
7 2 (1.09%) FCAPS
7 2 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.09%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) FTP
8 1 (0.55%) IPv6
8 1 (0.55%) RTP
8 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.21%) Oracle Database
3 25 (13.66%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (6.01%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.73%) MySQL
8 3 (1.64%) DB2
8 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.09%) Big Data
9 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.09%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.09%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 41 (22.40%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Banking
3 7 (3.83%) Military
3 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Advertising
4 2 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (30.05%) Architect
2 27 (14.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 25 (13.66%) Support Engineer
4 23 (12.57%) Administrator
5 20 (10.93%) Unix Engineer
6 19 (10.38%) Technical Architect
7 16 (8.74%) Unix Administrator
8 15 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Technical Support
8 15 (8.20%) Technical Support Engineer
9 13 (7.10%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (7.10%) Linux Support
10 12 (6.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 11 (6.01%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (5.46%) Consultant
12 10 (5.46%) Linux Support Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Unix Support
13 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
13 9 (4.92%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.29%) Middleware
2 16 (8.74%) Regular Expression
2 16 (8.74%) XML
3 15 (8.20%) HTML
3 15 (8.20%) JSON
4 11 (6.01%) .NET
5 6 (3.28%) Web Services
6 4 (2.19%) EDI
7 2 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.09%) Servlets
8 1 (0.55%) LAMP
8 1 (0.55%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.50%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.01%) Clustering
3 9 (4.92%) VCE vBlock
4 8 (4.37%) FlexPod
5 4 (2.19%) HP Superdome
5 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.64%) HACMP
7 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.09%) Informatics
7 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 146 (79.78%) Linux
2 126 (68.85%) Unix
3 101 (55.19%) AIX
4 100 (54.64%) Windows
5 96 (52.46%) Solaris
6 38 (20.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (11.48%) Windows Server
8 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (7.65%) Mac OS X
9 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (7.10%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (2.73%) SUSE
12 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.55%) NetWare
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.23%) Migration
2 23 (12.57%) Time Management
3 17 (9.29%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (6.56%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (4.37%) Change Management
7 8 (4.37%) ITIL
8 5 (2.73%) Change Control
8 5 (2.73%) Patch Management
8 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (2.73%) Validation
9 4 (2.19%) Data Reconciliation
10 3 (1.64%) DevOps
10 3 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.64%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.64%) Presales
10 3 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (1.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.39%) Shell Script
2 27 (14.75%) Perl
3 21 (11.48%) Java
3 21 (11.48%) SQL
4 18 (9.84%) Python
5 17 (9.29%) C++
6 15 (8.20%) C#
7 7 (3.83%) C
8 5 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.64%) Korn
10 1 (0.55%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (31.69%) Security Cleared
2 44 (24.04%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.56%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.73%) Degree
5 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.09%) MBA
6 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (16.39%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.73%) SRDF
4 5 (2.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.19%) Samba
5 4 (2.19%) vSphere
6 3 (1.64%) GPFS
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.09%) KVM
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.09%) Xen
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.55%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (6.01%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.19%) Puppet
6 3 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.55%) Ansible
8 1 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.55%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 82 (44.81%) Oracle
2 69 (37.70%) HP
3 60 (32.79%) VMware
4 50 (27.32%) Red Hat
5 27 (14.75%) Citrix
6 24 (13.11%) Cisco
6 24 (13.11%) IBM
7 23 (12.57%) Splunk
8 19 (10.38%) Sun
9 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
10 11 (6.01%) NetApp
11 8 (4.37%) Dell
11 8 (4.37%) EMC
12 7 (3.83%) SAP
12 7 (3.83%) Veritas
13 5 (2.73%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.09%) Hitachi
14 2 (1.09%) Mitel
14 2 (1.09%) Perforce
14 2 (1.09%) Symantec
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