Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 847 730 661
Rank change year-on-year -117 -69 +102
Contract jobs citing HPUX 45 158 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.74% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 105 168
UK median daily rate £438 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.32% -10.59%
10th Percentile £318 £307 £298
90th Percentile £574 £535 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.60% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
UK median hourly rate - £31.15 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.48% +45.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - -15.49% +97.22%

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 21,610 21,294 22,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.01% 21.02% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,374 13,491 14,413
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £163 £171 £200
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,474 1,286 1,297
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.81% +5.03% -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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
England -93 40 £444 +18.33% 6
UK excluding London -119 37 £413 +10.00% 5
North of England -74 19 £400 +11.89% 1
Yorkshire -4 10 £363 +20.83% 1
North West -44 7 £450 +1.69%
London +7 6 £450 -10.00% 1
Midlands -32 6 £523 +60.77% 3
South East -7 4 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England -7 4 £326 -23.24%
Scotland - 4 £400 -
East Midlands +3 3 £375 +17.19% 2
West Midlands -33 3 £595 +58.67% 1
North East -33 2 - -

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 35 (77.78%) Unix
1 35 (77.78%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Solaris
3 22 (48.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) AIX
5 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (35.56%) HP
6 16 (35.56%) Oracle
7 15 (33.33%) VMware
8 13 (28.89%) NetApp
8 13 (28.89%) ITIL
9 12 (26.67%) Perl
9 12 (26.67%) Puppet
10 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
10 11 (24.44%) Shell Script
10 11 (24.44%) SAN
11 10 (22.22%) Finance
11 10 (22.22%) Java
11 10 (22.22%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
14 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
14 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
15 6 (13.33%) Ansible
15 6 (13.33%) DevOps

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 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) Mule
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) IaaS
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.89%) PaaS
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) SAN
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) FTP
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.67%) HTTP
4 3 (6.67%) SMTP
4 3 (6.67%) SSH
4 3 (6.67%) SSL
4 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) IPsec
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) NAS
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) MPLS
6 1 (2.22%) PABX
6 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) DataStage
5 1 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Administrator
2 9 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) SOAP
2 5 (11.11%) Middleware
3 4 (8.89%) JSON
3 4 (8.89%) XML
4 3 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (6.67%) Java EE
4 3 (6.67%) Java SE
4 3 (6.67%) JSON Schema
4 3 (6.67%) LAMP
4 3 (6.67%) OAuth
4 3 (6.67%) REST
4 3 (6.67%) Spring
4 3 (6.67%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) WSDL
4 3 (6.67%) XSLT
5 2 (4.44%) JSP
5 2 (4.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) HP Superdome
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) iSeries
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Linux
1 35 (77.78%) Unix
2 29 (64.44%) Solaris
3 22 (48.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (42.22%) AIX
4 19 (42.22%) Windows
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (13.33%) CentOS
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.44%) zOS
10 1 (2.22%) MVS
10 1 (2.22%) VME
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) DevOps
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) API Design
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (6.67%) ITSM
5 3 (6.67%) Microservices
5 3 (6.67%) Runbook
5 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Perl
2 11 (24.44%) Shell Script
3 10 (22.22%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.89%) Korn
6 3 (6.67%) Groovy
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) XPath
7 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) CISA
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) GCIA
4 1 (2.22%) GCIH
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SANS
4 1 (2.22%) VCP5
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.44%) NFS
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.22%) Docker
7 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.22%) Veritas File System
7 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Puppet
2 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.33%) Ansible
4 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (6.67%) SCCM
6 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (4.44%) SCOM
6 2 (4.44%) WSUS
7 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
7 1 (2.22%) Automic
7 1 (2.22%) QRadar
7 1 (2.22%) Salt
7 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.22%) SnapMirror
7 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (35.56%) HP
2 16 (35.56%) Oracle
3 15 (33.33%) VMware
4 13 (28.89%) NetApp
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.11%) EMC
6 5 (11.11%) Veritas
7 4 (8.89%) BMC
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco
7 4 (8.89%) Remedy
8 3 (6.67%) CyberArk
8 3 (6.67%) Sun
8 3 (6.67%) WSO2
9 2 (4.44%) IBM
9 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.44%) Symantec
9 2 (4.44%) Thales
10 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.22%) McAfee