The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 557 503
Rank change year-on-year +28 -54  
Contract jobs citing HPUX 71 101 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 0.81% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 81
Median daily rate £432 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.20% -2.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £463 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £36.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +88.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +88.46%  

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9501 12527 12379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.50% 22.41% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6046 7822 7039
Median daily rate £412 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 684 1015
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.76 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

HPUX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

HPUX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HPUX in the UK

HPUX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HPUX over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HPUX in the UK

HPUX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HPUX in the UK

HPUX
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
England +59 71 £432 +20.00% 9
North West +65 40 £425 -2.85% 1
Lancashire - 32 £488 - 1
Preston - 27 £488 - 1
London +31 13 £490 +8.88% 2
South East +23 9 £370 -1.33% 4
Surrey +14 7 £373 -0.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 5 £390 +38.66%
Tyne and Wear +12 5 £390 +38.66%
North East +8 5 £390 +38.66%
Woking - 4 £373 -
Cheshire +27 3 £345 -21.14%
West Midlands +24 2 £388 +29.16%
Manchester +12 2 £325 -13.33%
Liverpool +3 2 £368 -
Merseyside 0 2 £368 -20.54%
Birmingham +13 1 £388 -
East Midlands -3 1 £150 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £338 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £150 -
West End of London - 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £345 -
Derby - 1 £150 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 with a requirement for HPUX.

1 102 (73.38%) Linux
2 101 (72.66%) Solaris
3 71 (51.08%) Unix
4 62 (44.60%) AIX
5 60 (43.17%) Windows
6 55 (39.57%) HP
7 48 (34.53%) Migration
8 45 (32.37%) Oracle
9 41 (29.50%) Security Cleared
10 32 (23.02%) SQL
11 31 (22.30%) SC Cleared
11 31 (22.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (21.58%) Java
13 29 (20.86%) Red Hat
13 29 (20.86%) Oracle Database
13 29 (20.86%) Data Centre
14 28 (20.14%) Finance
15 26 (18.71%) IBM
16 24 (17.27%) Mainframe
16 24 (17.27%) XML
16 24 (17.27%) Tomcat
16 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (15.83%) Oracle Forms
18 22 (15.83%) Windows Server
19 21 (15.11%) VMware
20 20 (14.39%) Apache
21 19 (13.67%) Cisco
21 19 (13.67%) Middleware
21 19 (13.67%) Coaching

HPUX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (17.27%) Tomcat
2 20 (14.39%) Apache
3 16 (11.51%) WebSphere
4 15 (10.79%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.04%) MQSeries
5 7 (5.04%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (4.32%) CMS
6 6 (4.32%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.44%) iPlanet
8 2 (1.44%) JBoss
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.72%) CICS
9 1 (0.72%) FileNet
9 1 (0.72%) IIS
9 1 (0.72%) SAS
9 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (7.91%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (5.04%) Demantra
3 7 (5.04%) SnowdropKCS
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) SAN
2 13 (9.35%) DNS
3 8 (5.76%) FTP
3 8 (5.76%) SSH
4 7 (5.04%) iSCSI
4 7 (5.04%) NAS
5 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.60%) LAN
6 5 (3.60%) WAN
7 3 (2.16%) X.500
8 2 (1.44%) Firewall
8 2 (1.44%) VLAN
9 1 (0.72%) DHCP
9 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.72%) Internet
9 1 (0.72%) LDAP
9 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.86%) Oracle Database
2 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.51%) MySQL
3 16 (11.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (11.51%) Relational Database
4 14 (10.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (8.63%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (8.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (7.91%) BODI
6 11 (7.91%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.88%) DTS
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.88%) Star Schema
9 3 (2.16%) Big Data
10 2 (1.44%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (15.83%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (7.91%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (4.32%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.32%) JUnit
3 6 (4.32%) Mockito
3 6 (4.32%) Subversion
4 4 (2.88%) JDeveloper
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.04%) Retail
4 5 (3.60%) Publishing
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (19.42%) Architect
2 26 (18.71%) Developer
3 15 (10.79%) Administrator
3 15 (10.79%) WebSphere Developer
4 14 (10.07%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.07%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 13 (9.35%) Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Applications Support
7 10 (7.19%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.47%) Unix Administrator
9 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.04%) Migration Architect
9 7 (5.04%) SAN Administrator
9 7 (5.04%) Solaris Administrator
10 6 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Development Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Development Support Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) SAN Storage Administrator
10 6 (4.32%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.27%) XML
2 19 (13.67%) Middleware
3 17 (12.23%) SOAP
3 17 (12.23%) Web Services
4 16 (11.51%) XSLT
5 15 (10.79%) JDBC
5 15 (10.79%) JSON
5 15 (10.79%) REST
5 15 (10.79%) Spring
5 15 (10.79%) Spring Security
5 15 (10.79%) XSD
6 7 (5.04%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (5.04%) Hibernate
6 7 (5.04%) RESTful
7 6 (4.32%) Apache Camel
7 6 (4.32%) JMS
7 6 (4.32%) Spring Boot
8 5 (3.60%) .NET
9 3 (2.16%) J2EE
9 3 (2.16%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Data Centre
2 24 (17.27%) Mainframe
3 13 (9.35%) Replication
4 12 (8.63%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.32%) Clustering
6 6 (4.32%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.16%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) AS400
10 1 (0.72%) DataPower
10 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (73.38%) Linux
2 101 (72.66%) Solaris
3 71 (51.08%) Unix
4 62 (44.60%) AIX
5 60 (43.17%) Windows
6 31 (22.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (15.83%) Windows Server
10 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (7.91%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (2.88%) SUSE
14 2 (1.44%) CentOS
15 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.53%) Migration
2 19 (13.67%) Coaching
3 16 (11.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.79%) E-Commerce
4 15 (10.79%) Mentoring
4 15 (10.79%) TDD
5 14 (10.07%) ITIL
6 12 (8.63%) Change Control
6 12 (8.63%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.19%) Time Management
8 9 (6.47%) High Availability
9 8 (5.76%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.76%) Workflow
10 7 (5.04%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.04%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.04%) Project Governance
10 7 (5.04%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.02%) SQL
2 30 (21.58%) Java
3 18 (12.95%) Perl
4 14 (10.07%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.88%) C++
7 4 (2.88%) Python
8 3 (2.16%) C#
9 2 (1.44%) C
10 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.72%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.72%) JCL
10 1 (0.72%) Korn
10 1 (0.72%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (29.50%) Security Cleared
2 31 (22.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.16%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.04%) NFS
3 7 (5.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (5.04%) Veritas File System
3 7 (5.04%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (3.60%) Samba
5 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.44%) KVM
6 2 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.72%) RACF
7 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (5.04%) EMC Navisphere
2 7 (5.04%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (5.04%) Nagios
2 7 (5.04%) Netcool
2 7 (5.04%) SCOM
2 7 (5.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (3.60%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) Control-M
5 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.72%) OpenView
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (39.57%) HP
2 45 (32.37%) Oracle
3 29 (20.86%) Red Hat
4 26 (18.71%) IBM
5 21 (15.11%) VMware
6 19 (13.67%) Cisco
7 14 (10.07%) Sun
8 13 (9.35%) F5
9 12 (8.63%) TIBCO
10 11 (7.91%) Brocade
11 9 (6.47%) Intel
11 9 (6.47%) Veritas
12 8 (5.76%) CA
12 8 (5.76%) NetApp
13 7 (5.04%) ServiceNow
14 5 (3.60%) 3PAR
14 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
15 4 (2.88%) Splunk
16 3 (2.16%) PlateSpin
17 2 (1.44%) EMC
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