Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 706 671 736
Rank change year-on-year -35 +65 -84
Contract jobs citing HPUX 153 194 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 0.93% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 128 74
England median daily rate £375 £380 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -9.04% +19.36%
10th Percentile £307 £297 £313
90th Percentile £539 £488 £539
UK median daily rate £375 £380 £425
% change year-on-year -1.32% -10.59% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
England median hourly rate £31.15 £40.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.13% +53.85% -31.13%
10th Percentile £27.05 £40.00 £16.55
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £66.25
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £37.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year -17.48% +45.19% -31.13%

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 19676 20803 22611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.90% 21.39% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12662 13278 13447
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1180 1825
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.46
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

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 25 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HPUX in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 November 2017. 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 -2 71 £360 -4.00% 3
North West +7 35 £460 +8.24% 2
Midlands +48 32 £325 -3.70% 1
North East +24 31 £330 -4.07%
London -18 21 £500 +31.58%
East Midlands +17 18 £320 -8.57% 1
West Midlands +32 13 £375 +15.38%
South West +12 11 £410 +9.33% 1
East of England -1 11 £535 +28.92% 1
South East -25 7 £375 -4.76% 1
Yorkshire +26 5 £300 -40.00% 1
HPUX
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 England region with a requirement for HPUX.

1 118 (77.12%) Linux
2 117 (76.47%) Unix
3 109 (71.24%) Solaris
4 90 (58.82%) AIX
5 81 (52.94%) Oracle
6 67 (43.79%) Red Hat
7 62 (40.52%) Apache
8 58 (37.91%) WebLogic
8 58 (37.91%) HP
9 57 (37.25%) Sun
9 57 (37.25%) Tomcat
9 57 (37.25%) Security Cleared
10 56 (36.60%) J2EE
11 54 (35.29%) JBoss
12 53 (34.64%) Windows
12 53 (34.64%) High Availability
13 50 (32.68%) Cisco
13 50 (32.68%) TCP/IP
13 50 (32.68%) Firewall
13 50 (32.68%) Clustering
14 47 (30.72%) iPlanet
14 47 (30.72%) SC Cleared
15 46 (30.07%) SUSE
15 46 (30.07%) Oracle Application Server
16 43 (28.10%) Load Balancing
17 41 (26.80%) F5
17 41 (26.80%) Data Centre
18 34 (22.22%) ITIL
19 32 (20.92%) SQL
19 32 (20.92%) VMware

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 62 (40.52%) Apache
2 58 (37.91%) WebLogic
3 57 (37.25%) Tomcat
4 54 (35.29%) JBoss
5 47 (30.72%) iPlanet
6 46 (30.07%) Oracle Application Server
7 22 (14.38%) MQSeries
8 15 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (7.84%) OpenStack
9 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
10 11 (7.19%) WebLogic Portal
11 7 (4.58%) Mule
12 6 (3.92%) WebSphere
13 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
14 3 (1.96%) CMS
14 3 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (16.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (3.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) SaaS
2 7 (4.58%) IaaS
2 7 (4.58%) PaaS
3 4 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.96%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.68%) Firewall
1 50 (32.68%) TCP/IP
2 30 (19.61%) DNS
3 29 (18.95%) SAN
4 22 (14.38%) LDAP
5 16 (10.46%) Internet
6 15 (9.80%) FCoE
6 15 (9.80%) iSCSI
7 13 (8.50%) WAN
8 12 (7.84%) NAS
9 7 (4.58%) HTTP
9 7 (4.58%) SSL
10 4 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.61%) VLAN
10 4 (2.61%) VPN
11 3 (1.96%) Intranet
11 3 (1.96%) IPv4
11 3 (1.96%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.96%) SSH
12 2 (1.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.11%) MySQL
1 17 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 15 (9.80%) Oracle Database
2 15 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.54%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (3.27%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.61%) DB2
8 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.65%) Big Data
9 1 (0.65%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.65%) OLAP
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) Maven
2 11 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.19%) JUnit
2 11 (7.19%) Mockito
3 10 (6.54%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.54%) Subversion
4 8 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.23%) Log4j
4 8 (5.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.65%) Ant
5 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 13 (8.50%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Games
3 6 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.27%) Publishing
5 4 (2.61%) Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (25.49%) Unix Engineer
2 29 (18.95%) Administrator
3 23 (15.03%) Solaris Engineer
4 18 (11.76%) Architect
4 18 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (9.80%) Unix Administrator
6 14 (9.15%) AIX Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Analyst
8 12 (7.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.88%) Developer
9 9 (5.88%) HPUX Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (4.58%) DBA
10 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.58%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.92%) Consultant
11 6 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.92%) Solaris Administrator
11 6 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (36.60%) J2EE
2 23 (15.03%) Spring
3 21 (13.73%) REST
3 21 (13.73%) Web Services
4 20 (13.07%) XML
5 19 (12.42%) JSON
6 18 (11.76%) SOAP
6 18 (11.76%) XSLT
7 17 (11.11%) Spring Boot
8 12 (7.84%) EJB
8 12 (7.84%) JSP
9 11 (7.19%) JDBC
9 11 (7.19%) XSD
10 10 (6.54%) Apache Camel
10 10 (6.54%) JMS
10 10 (6.54%) Middleware
10 10 (6.54%) Spring Security
11 9 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (5.23%) .NET
13 7 (4.58%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (32.68%) Clustering
2 41 (26.80%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.58%) Replication
3 7 (4.58%) User Experience
4 6 (3.92%) Grid Computing
5 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.61%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.61%) PKI
7 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.31%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 118 (77.12%) Linux
2 117 (76.47%) Unix
3 109 (71.24%) Solaris
4 90 (58.82%) AIX
5 53 (34.64%) Windows
6 46 (30.07%) SUSE
7 17 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.23%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.65%) Debian
11 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.65%) VMS
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.64%) High Availability
2 43 (28.10%) Load Balancing
3 34 (22.22%) ITIL
4 23 (15.03%) Migration
5 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.07%) TDD
6 16 (10.46%) ETL
6 16 (10.46%) Unit Testing
7 13 (8.50%) Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (7.19%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.54%) RAD
9 10 (6.54%) Scrum
9 10 (6.54%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.88%) OO
11 8 (5.23%) Dependency Management
12 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.58%) Kanban
12 7 (4.58%) Microservices
12 7 (4.58%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.92%) SQL
2 31 (20.26%) Perl
2 31 (20.26%) Shell Script
3 26 (16.99%) Java
4 22 (14.38%) Bash Shell
5 21 (13.73%) C-shell
5 21 (13.73%) Korn
6 12 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.58%) Groovy
7 7 (4.58%) XPath
8 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.31%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) C#
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 47 (30.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.61%) CISM
4 4 (2.61%) CISSP
4 4 (2.61%) CRISC
4 4 (2.61%) Degree
4 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) SLA
2 6 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (18.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 27 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 27 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.69%) KVM
4 23 (15.03%) Samba
5 12 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (7.19%) Active Directory
7 9 (5.88%) NFS
8 4 (2.61%) vSphere
9 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.65%) Firmware
10 1 (0.65%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.84%) OpenView
2 7 (4.58%) Ansible
2 7 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.58%) Puppet
3 3 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (52.94%) Oracle
2 67 (43.79%) Red Hat
3 58 (37.91%) HP
4 57 (37.25%) Sun
5 50 (32.68%) Cisco
6 41 (26.80%) F5
7 32 (20.92%) VMware
8 31 (20.26%) Veritas
9 26 (16.99%) PlateSpin
10 18 (11.76%) IBM
11 15 (9.80%) Microsoft
12 12 (7.84%) Cognos
12 12 (7.84%) Opsware
13 8 (5.23%) Talend
14 7 (4.58%) webMethods
14 7 (4.58%) WSO2
15 6 (3.92%) Borland
16 5 (3.27%) CheckPoint
16 5 (3.27%) NetApp
17 4 (2.61%) Symantec