The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for HPUX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP-UX
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 59 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing HPUX 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 0.69% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £424 £350
% change year-on-year -19.46% +21.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 - -

HPUX is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 83 145 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.34% 21.20% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 72 44
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 13
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.13% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £22.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

HPUX
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing HPUX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for HPUX in Birmingham

HPUX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HPUX in Birmingham

HPUX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HPUX in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HPUX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for HPUX.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (50.00%) RHCE
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF

HPUX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds