Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HPUX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HPUX over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 808 721 699
Rank change year-on-year -87 -22 +4
Contract jobs citing HPUX 31 126 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.66% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 78 104
England median daily rate £438 £381 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +2.35% -6.88%
10th Percentile £331 £308 £228
90th Percentile £598 £533 £483
UK median daily rate £425 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +9.32% +3.67% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
England median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +122.22%
UK median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +122.22%

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

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19,076 19,117 18,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.89% 20.84% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,957 12,348 11,827
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £200
90th Percentile £613 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £404
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,224 1,157 1,129
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £45.12
UK median hourly rate £17.39 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.22% +5.64% -2.48%

HPUX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HPUX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for HPUX in England

HPUX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HPUX in England

HPUX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HPUX in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HPUX in England

HPUX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HPUX in England

HPUX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England -59 15 £369 -1.67% 1
North West -13 9 £363 -22.87%
Midlands -21 6 £523 +49.29%
Yorkshire -13 4 £375 +7.14% 1
East of England +11 3 £425 -18.27%
London +5 3 £450 -8.63% 1
East Midlands -7 3 £375 +15.38%
South East -12 3 £450 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -25 3 £595 +58.67%
North East -41 2 - -
HPUX
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HPUX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for HPUX.

1 21 (67.74%) Unix
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Solaris
4 15 (48.39%) HP
5 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
7 10 (32.26%) AIX
7 10 (32.26%) VMware
7 10 (32.26%) Puppet
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
8 9 (29.03%) Oracle
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) SOAP
9 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
9 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
10 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
10 7 (22.58%) NetApp
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL
10 7 (22.58%) Perl
10 7 (22.58%) Apache
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) Java
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (19.35%) Ansible
11 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
12 5 (16.13%) DevOps
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012

HPUX
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) Mule
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
1 4 (12.90%) PaaS
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) SSL
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.23%) SMTP
5 1 (3.23%) SSH
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (9.68%) DB2
4 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Build Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Build Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) SOAP
2 4 (12.90%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (9.68%) Java EE
3 3 (9.68%) Java SE
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) JSON Schema
3 3 (9.68%) OAuth
3 3 (9.68%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) Spring Boot
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) WSDL
3 3 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) XSLT
4 2 (6.45%) JSP
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) HP Superdome
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
1 21 (67.74%) Unix
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Solaris
4 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (32.26%) AIX
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.13%) CentOS
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.23%) MVS
9 1 (3.23%) VME
9 1 (3.23%) VMS
9 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) ITSM
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Release Management
4 3 (9.68%) API Design
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) Microservices
4 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.68%) Runbook
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
3 7 (22.58%) Perl
4 6 (19.35%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.68%) Groovy
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.68%) XPath
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) ANSI C
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) Korn
8 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCNA
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) NFS
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Ansible
2 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (6.45%) Grafana
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
4 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.45%) vRealize
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) Automic
5 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.23%) Salt
5 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) HP
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) NetApp
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) BMC
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
8 3 (9.68%) IBM
8 3 (9.68%) Remedy
8 3 (9.68%) Sun
8 3 (9.68%) Veritas
8 3 (9.68%) WSO2
9 2 (6.45%) Brocade
9 2 (6.45%) CyberArk
9 2 (6.45%) Dell
9 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (6.45%) Symantec
9 2 (6.45%) Thales
10 1 (3.23%) Altiris