The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 126 145
Rank change year-on-year +32 +19  
Contract jobs citing HPUX 48 39 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.63% 1.04% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.40% 4.88% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 0
Median daily rate £438 £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 649 799 809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.01% 21.30% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 469 426
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 86
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.79 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £21.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

HPUX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

HPUX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HPUX in the North West

HPUX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HPUX in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HPUX in the North West

HPUX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HPUX in the North West

HPUX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Lancashire +32 45 £455 -9.00%
Merseyside -6 2 £368 -8.12%
Manchester +7 1 - - 3
HPUX
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for HPUX.

1 51 (85.00%) Solaris
2 48 (80.00%) AIX
3 37 (61.67%) Migration
4 31 (51.67%) Data Centre
5 29 (48.33%) Linux
6 28 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 28 (46.67%) Security Cleared
7 24 (40.00%) Mainframe
8 23 (38.33%) Windows
9 19 (31.67%) Middleware
10 17 (28.33%) IBM
11 16 (26.67%) HP
12 14 (23.33%) DNS
13 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (15.00%) Unix
15 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
15 8 (13.33%) CA
16 7 (11.67%) Finance
16 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
16 7 (11.67%) SCOM
16 7 (11.67%) ITIL
16 7 (11.67%) Java
16 7 (11.67%) Perl
16 7 (11.67%) Netcool
16 7 (11.67%) IBM BigFix
16 7 (11.67%) ServiceNow
16 7 (11.67%) Software Asset Management
17 6 (10.00%) Replication
18 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
19 4 (6.67%) SAN

HPUX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (3.33%) Apache
1 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) FileNet
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) SAN
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.33%) SSH
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) DB2
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.33%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (8.33%) Developer
3 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (6.67%) DBA
5 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Migration Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Service Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Solaris Specialist
5 3 (5.00%) Test Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (3.33%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) JSP
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) Data Centre
2 24 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (10.00%) Replication
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) DataPower
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (85.00%) Solaris
2 48 (80.00%) AIX
3 29 (48.33%) Linux
4 23 (38.33%) Windows
5 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (15.00%) Unix
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Migration
2 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Software Asset Management
3 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.00%) Change Control
5 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.00%) Network Design
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.33%) ITSM
6 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.33%) Release Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
6 2 (3.33%) Time Management
6 2 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (1.67%) High-Frequency Trading
7 1 (1.67%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
1 7 (11.67%) Perl
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 28 (46.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) IBM BigFix
1 7 (11.67%) Netcool
1 7 (11.67%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.00%) Forum Sentry
4 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.67%) Control-M
5 1 (1.67%) OpenView
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) IBM
2 16 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (13.33%) CA
4 7 (11.67%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
6 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.00%) F5
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.67%) Brocade
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) EMC
8 1 (1.67%) Intel
8 1 (1.67%) PlateSpin
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