The first table below looks at the demand for HPUX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 107 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing HPUX 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.27% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.24% 1.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £210 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +170.00%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
491 367 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.65% 20.03% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 153 159
Average daily rate £303 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 57 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.00 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
HPUX
England

HPUX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HPUX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HPUX
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HPUX Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HPUX
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HPUX Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HPUX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 3 £183 -16.09%
Warwickshire - - - - 1
HPUX
England

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Lotus
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
7 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (7.69%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
8 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
8 1 (7.69%) ISEB
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) Solaris
8 1 (7.69%) Veritas
8 1 (7.69%) BMC
8 1 (7.69%) CA
8 1 (7.69%) Apache

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX Support
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Support
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) LPAR
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.69%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Lotus
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Veritas
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (7.69%) CA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds