Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 2019 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 838 750 692
Rank change year-on-year -88 -58 +16
Contract jobs citing HPUX 36 128 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.62% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 80 110
UK median daily rate £425 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.32% +3.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £331 £308 £258
90th Percentile £592 £531 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
UK median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +122.22%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20,534 20,627 20,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.95% 20.75% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,814 13,145 12,821
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £160 £168 £193
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,327 1,262 1,281
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.11% +5.64% -0.48%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -3.03%

HPUX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HPUX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 13 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 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
UK excluding London -92 32 £425 +13.33% 4
England -74 31 £438 +14.75% 5
North of England -68 15 £369 -1.67% 1
North West -17 9 £363 -22.87%
Midlands -19 6 £523 +49.29% 1
Scotland +11 5 £400 -
Yorkshire -15 4 £375 +7.14% 1
South East +1 3 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England -2 3 £425 -18.27%
London -9 3 £450 -8.63% 1
East Midlands -10 3 £375 +15.38%
West Midlands -20 3 £595 +58.67% 1
North East -33 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HPUX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for HPUX.

1 26 (72.22%) Unix
2 24 (66.67%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) Solaris
4 19 (52.78%) Windows
5 16 (44.44%) HP
5 16 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (38.89%) AIX
7 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle
9 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 10 (27.78%) VMware
9 10 (27.78%) Puppet
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
10 9 (25.00%) Finance
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.22%) Perl
11 8 (22.22%) SOAP
11 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
12 7 (19.44%) NetApp
12 7 (19.44%) ITIL
12 7 (19.44%) Java
12 7 (19.44%) Apache
13 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (16.67%) Ansible
13 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 5 (13.89%) HP Superdome

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 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) Mule
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) IaaS
1 4 (11.11%) PaaS
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) HTTP
4 3 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) FTP
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) SSH
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.33%) DB2
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Build Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Build Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) SOAP
2 4 (11.11%) Middleware
3 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.33%) Java EE
3 3 (8.33%) Java SE
3 3 (8.33%) JSON
3 3 (8.33%) JSON Schema
3 3 (8.33%) OAuth
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
3 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) WSDL
3 3 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) XSLT
4 2 (5.56%) JSP
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) HP Superdome
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Unix
2 24 (66.67%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) Solaris
4 19 (52.78%) Windows
5 16 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (38.89%) AIX
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.89%) CentOS
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.78%) MVS
10 1 (2.78%) VME
10 1 (2.78%) VMS
10 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) DevOps
2 5 (13.89%) ITSM
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Release Management
4 3 (8.33%) API Design
4 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.33%) Microservices
4 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.33%) Runbook
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Perl
2 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) Groovy
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) XPath
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Korn
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) CCNA
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) NFS
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Ansible
2 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (8.33%) Nagios
5 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (5.56%) Grafana
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (5.56%) SCCM
5 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.56%) vRealize
5 2 (5.56%) WSUS
6 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.78%) Salt
6 1 (2.78%) SnapMirror
6 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) HP
2 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle
4 10 (27.78%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) NetApp
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Veritas
8 4 (11.11%) BMC
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco
9 3 (8.33%) CyberArk
9 3 (8.33%) EMC
9 3 (8.33%) IBM
9 3 (8.33%) Remedy
9 3 (8.33%) Sun
9 3 (8.33%) WSO2
10 2 (5.56%) Brocade
10 2 (5.56%) Dell
10 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
10 2 (5.56%) Symantec
10 2 (5.56%) Thales