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 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP-UX
England / North West
Rank 116 144 136
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8  
Contract jobs citing HPUX 12 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.58% 1.54% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Median daily rate £385 £519 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.78% +52.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £454 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £593 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £424 £353
% change year-on-year -18.68% +20.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 466 844 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.16% 22.00% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 437 378
Median daily rate £365 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £228 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 68 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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
Cheshire +26 4 £385 -33.04%
Lancashire +21 4 £535 -
Manchester +18 3 £325 - 1
HPUX
England

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
1 21 (95.45%) AIX
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Solaris
3 14 (63.64%) IBM
4 13 (59.09%) Java
4 13 (59.09%) Perl
4 13 (59.09%) CA
4 13 (59.09%) Netcool
4 13 (59.09%) SCOM
4 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Mainframe
5 11 (50.00%) ITIL
6 10 (45.45%) Middleware
7 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) IBM BigFix
8 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
8 7 (31.82%) ServiceNow
8 7 (31.82%) Software Asset Management
8 7 (31.82%) Tivoli
8 7 (31.82%) HP
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) VBScript
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 6 (27.27%) Bourne shell
9 6 (27.27%) Regular Expression
9 6 (27.27%) HP SiteScope

HPUX
Top Related 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 4 (18.18%) CICS
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Management Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Service Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Operator
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Middleware
2 6 (27.27%) Regular Expression
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) AIX
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Solaris
3 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
2 7 (31.82%) Software Asset Management
3 6 (27.27%) Release Management
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
1 13 (59.09%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) Bourne shell
2 6 (27.27%) Korn
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Netcool
1 13 (59.09%) SCOM
2 7 (31.82%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (31.82%) Tivoli
3 6 (27.27%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) IBM
2 13 (59.09%) CA
3 7 (31.82%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) ServiceNow
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (4.55%) VMware