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 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP-UX
Rank 99 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing HPUX 19 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.47% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 2.50% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £359 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.39% +65.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £340 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year
-30.37% -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
493 360 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.05% 18.63% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 156 224
Average daily rate £300 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £429 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 63
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.52% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £27.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HPUX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

HPUX Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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HPUX
England

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 28 (93.33%) UNIX
2 27 (90.00%) Linux
3 25 (83.33%) Red Hat
4 21 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (43.33%) HP
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
6 11 (36.67%) VMware
7 10 (33.33%) SAN
8 9 (30.00%) NetApp
9 7 (23.33%) AIX
10 5 (16.67%) IBM Notes
10 5 (16.67%) Lotus
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle
11 4 (13.33%) CA
11 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
12 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (10.00%) XML
12 3 (10.00%) Windows
12 3 (10.00%) LDAP
12 3 (10.00%) SSL
12 3 (10.00%) SLA
12 3 (10.00%) IBM
12 3 (10.00%) CA SiteMinder
12 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
12 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 2 (6.67%) Solaris
13 2 (6.67%) RHCE
13 2 (6.67%) Finance

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) LDAP
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Administrator
1 11 (36.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 9 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX Support
3 6 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) LPAR
2 1 (3.33%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) UNIX
2 27 (90.00%) Linux
3 21 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (23.33%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) SUSE
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) SOA
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.33%) SRDF
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) NetApp
5 5 (16.67%) Lotus
6 4 (13.33%) CA
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) Sun
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco
8 1 (3.33%) Veritas
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) BMC
8 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds