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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 518 552
Rank change year-on-year +31 +34  
Contract jobs citing HPUX 103 119 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 1.05% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 75 29
Median daily rate £400 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £277 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £426
% change year-on-year +0.64% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +84.61%  

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8873 11282 11429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.61% 22.78% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5534 7245 6756
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 581 906
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

HPUX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +32 47 £438 - 3
London +22 12 £490 +3.15% 1
North East +49 11 £323 +13.15% 2
West Midlands +30 8 £380 +26.66%
East of England +1 8 £410 +13.10% 1
South West +18 6 £410 +36.66%
South East -6 6 £370 -7.21%
Midlands - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +24 1 £300 -33.33%
HPUX
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (76.62%) Solaris
2 105 (68.18%) Linux
3 83 (53.90%) AIX
4 82 (53.25%) Unix
5 60 (38.96%) Windows
6 58 (37.66%) Security Cleared
7 57 (37.01%) HP
8 52 (33.77%) Oracle
8 52 (33.77%) Migration
9 46 (29.87%) SC Cleared
10 44 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 37 (24.03%) Red Hat
12 35 (22.73%) Apache
13 33 (21.43%) Sun
14 31 (20.13%) Cisco
14 31 (20.13%) Tomcat
14 31 (20.13%) WebLogic
15 29 (18.83%) SQL
16 27 (17.53%) Java
17 26 (16.88%) Mainframe
18 25 (16.23%) F5
19 24 (15.58%) ITIL
19 24 (15.58%) Load Balancing
20 23 (14.94%) Perl
20 23 (14.94%) Middleware
20 23 (14.94%) IBM
20 23 (14.94%) High Availability
21 22 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 22 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 22 (14.29%) 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 35 (22.73%) Apache
2 31 (20.13%) Tomcat
2 31 (20.13%) WebLogic
3 20 (12.99%) JBoss
4 18 (11.69%) Oracle Application Server
5 17 (11.04%) iPlanet
6 12 (7.79%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2000
7 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 9 (5.84%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.60%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.95%) Mule
9 3 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.65%) CMS
11 1 (0.65%) FileNet
11 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.95%) Demantra
3 3 (1.95%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.95%) IaaS
2 3 (1.95%) PaaS
2 3 (1.95%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 18 (11.69%) DNS
3 17 (11.04%) Firewall
4 14 (9.09%) SAN
5 7 (4.55%) WAN
6 6 (3.90%) Internet
6 6 (3.90%) LDAP
6 6 (3.90%) SSH
7 5 (3.25%) FTP
7 5 (3.25%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.25%) LAN
7 5 (3.25%) NAS
7 5 (3.25%) X.500
8 4 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.60%) SSL
8 4 (2.60%) VPN
9 3 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.95%) HTTP
9 3 (1.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.99%) Oracle Database
2 16 (10.39%) MySQL
3 14 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.25%) BODI
7 5 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.95%) DB2
8 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.30%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.65%) Big Data
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.60%) Maven
4 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.30%) JUnit
5 2 (1.30%) Mockito
5 2 (1.30%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Log4j
6 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (12.99%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (16.23%) Architect
2 24 (15.58%) Administrator
3 18 (11.69%) Developer
4 15 (9.74%) Unix Administrator
5 14 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.49%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.49%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 10 (6.49%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (5.84%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (5.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.19%) Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.19%) DBA
9 7 (4.55%) Solaris Administrator
10 6 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.90%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.94%) Middleware
2 19 (12.34%) XML
3 18 (11.69%) J2EE
4 17 (11.04%) Spring
5 16 (10.39%) SOAP
6 15 (9.74%) Web Services
6 15 (9.74%) XSLT
7 14 (9.09%) JSON
7 14 (9.09%) REST
8 11 (7.14%) JDBC
8 11 (7.14%) Spring Security
8 11 (7.14%) XSD
9 5 (3.25%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.60%) LAMP
11 3 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.95%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (1.95%) Java SE
11 3 (1.95%) JSON Schema
11 3 (1.95%) JSP
11 3 (1.95%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 26 (16.88%) Mainframe
3 21 (13.64%) Clustering
4 15 (9.74%) Replication
5 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.95%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.30%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.30%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.30%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) AS400
9 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.65%) Tandem
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (76.62%) Solaris
2 105 (68.18%) Linux
3 83 (53.90%) AIX
4 82 (53.25%) Unix
5 60 (38.96%) Windows
6 22 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (12.99%) Windows Server
8 19 (12.34%) SUSE
9 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (5.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (4.55%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.65%) CentOS
13 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.77%) Migration
2 24 (15.58%) ITIL
2 24 (15.58%) Load Balancing
3 23 (14.94%) High Availability
4 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.09%) Coaching
4 14 (9.09%) TDD
5 12 (7.79%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.84%) Change Control
7 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 7 (4.55%) Software Asset Management
8 7 (4.55%) Time Management
9 6 (3.90%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.90%) ETL
9 6 (3.90%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.25%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.83%) SQL
2 27 (17.53%) Java
3 23 (14.94%) Perl
4 15 (9.74%) Shell Script
5 14 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.60%) XPath
7 3 (1.95%) Groovy
8 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) C-shell
9 1 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.65%) JCL
9 1 (0.65%) Korn
9 1 (0.65%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (37.66%) Security Cleared
2 46 (29.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.84%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 14 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.14%) Samba
5 9 (5.84%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.19%) NFS
7 7 (4.55%) KVM
8 4 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.60%) Veritas File System
8 4 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.65%) RACF
10 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) IBM BigFix
1 7 (4.55%) Netcool
1 7 (4.55%) SCOM
2 6 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.60%) Ansible
3 4 (2.60%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (2.60%) Nagios
3 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.60%) Puppet
3 4 (2.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (1.95%) Forum Sentry
5 2 (1.30%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.30%) OpenView
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Control-M
6 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (37.01%) HP
2 52 (33.77%) Oracle
3 37 (24.03%) Red Hat
4 33 (21.43%) Sun
5 31 (20.13%) Cisco
6 25 (16.23%) F5
7 23 (14.94%) IBM
8 22 (14.29%) VMware
9 21 (13.64%) Veritas
10 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
11 8 (5.19%) CA
11 8 (5.19%) PlateSpin
12 7 (4.55%) ServiceNow
13 6 (3.90%) Brocade
13 6 (3.90%) TIBCO
14 5 (3.25%) Intel
14 5 (3.25%) NetApp
15 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
15 3 (1.95%) webMethods
15 3 (1.95%) WSO2
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