Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 677 648
Rank change year-on-year -111 -29 +12
Contract jobs citing HPUX 98 151 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.80% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 98 137
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £300 £285
90th Percentile £510 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £400
% change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -42.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +84.62%

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 20,747 18,891 23,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.80% 20.77% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,057 11,916 14,698
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £208
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,379 1,123 1,330
UK median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.85% -2.94% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +4.76%

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 19 June 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 14 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 19 June 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 -95 91 £400 - 12
UK excluding London -55 77 £375 -2.60% 13
North of England -57 45 £400 +2.56% 8
North East +3 23 £400 +21.21%
London -55 20 £425 -13.27%
Yorkshire -10 11 £388 +29.17% 4
Midlands -18 11 £370 -1.33%
South East -23 11 £440 +18.12% 2
North West -63 11 £475 +11.76% 4
East Midlands -3 6 £370 +146.67%
West Midlands -22 4 £370 -3.90%
Scotland -35 4 £276 - 1
East of England -4 3 £225 -45.12% 2
Wales - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 92 (93.88%) Linux
2 84 (85.71%) Unix
3 72 (73.47%) Solaris
4 50 (51.02%) HP
5 48 (48.98%) AIX
5 48 (48.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (40.82%) Red Hat
7 40 (40.82%) Security Cleared
8 39 (39.80%) Windows
9 34 (34.69%) Shell Script
10 33 (33.67%) Oracle
10 33 (33.67%) SC Cleared
11 31 (31.63%) IBM
12 30 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (28.57%) ITIL
14 26 (26.53%) Windows Server
15 22 (22.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 22 (22.45%) Management Information System
16 21 (21.43%) SQL
17 20 (20.41%) Perl
18 19 (19.39%) Java
18 19 (19.39%) Service Management
19 18 (18.37%) JDBC
19 18 (18.37%) E-Commerce
19 18 (18.37%) BMC
19 18 (18.37%) Tivoli
19 18 (18.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
20 17 (17.35%) Change Management
20 17 (17.35%) PowerShell

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 15 (15.31%) Apache
2 12 (12.24%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.22%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.18%) CMS
4 9 (9.18%) MQSeries
5 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
6 6 (6.12%) WebLogic
7 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 5 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (5.10%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.02%) nginx
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Magento
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) IaaS
1 17 (17.35%) PaaS
1 17 (17.35%) SaaS
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.04%) Office 365
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) SAN
2 13 (13.27%) Internet
3 7 (7.14%) FTP
4 5 (5.10%) LAN
4 5 (5.10%) WAN
4 5 (5.10%) X.500
5 4 (4.08%) NAS
5 4 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (2.04%) DNS
6 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (1.02%) DHCP
7 1 (1.02%) Firewall
7 1 (1.02%) IPsec
7 1 (1.02%) MPLS
7 1 (1.02%) SMS
7 1 (1.02%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) MySQL
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.10%) MS Access
5 4 (4.08%) DB2
5 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.04%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Eclipse
1 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.18%) JUnit
1 9 (9.18%) Mockito
1 9 (9.18%) Subversion
2 2 (2.04%) Ant
2 2 (2.04%) Log4j
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) German Language
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) French Language
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.02%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Analyst
2 14 (14.29%) Administrator
2 14 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 13 (13.27%) Developer
3 13 (13.27%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
6 6 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (6.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Support Specialist
7 5 (5.10%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) Unix Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) JDBC
2 15 (15.31%) ISPF
3 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 14 (14.29%) Spring
4 11 (11.22%) J2EE
4 11 (11.22%) REST
4 11 (11.22%) Web Services
5 10 (10.20%) JSON
5 10 (10.20%) XML
6 9 (9.18%) JMS
6 9 (9.18%) SOAP
6 9 (9.18%) XSD
6 9 (9.18%) XSLT
7 7 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.14%) Apache Camel
7 7 (7.14%) RESTful
7 7 (7.14%) Spring Boot
7 7 (7.14%) Spring Security
8 4 (4.08%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (22.45%) Management Information System
3 15 (15.31%) VSAM
4 8 (8.16%) Driving Licence
4 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
5 7 (7.14%) Clustering
5 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 6 (6.12%) HACMP
6 6 (6.12%) LPAR
7 5 (5.10%) N-Tier
8 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.02%) AS400
10 1 (1.02%) CMDB
10 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.02%) EPoS
10 1 (1.02%) PKI
10 1 (1.02%) Replication
10 1 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 92 (93.88%) Linux
2 84 (85.71%) Unix
3 72 (73.47%) Solaris
4 48 (48.98%) AIX
4 48 (48.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (39.80%) Windows
6 26 (26.53%) Windows Server
7 22 (22.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 15 (15.31%) MVS
8 15 (15.31%) VME
8 15 (15.31%) VMS
9 10 (10.20%) CentOS
10 6 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (6.12%) SUSE
11 2 (2.04%) Debian
11 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (28.57%) ITIL
3 19 (19.39%) Service Management
4 18 (18.37%) E-Commerce
5 17 (17.35%) Change Management
5 17 (17.35%) Open Source
6 16 (16.33%) Data Management
6 16 (16.33%) ITIL V3
7 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (13.27%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.18%) RAD
9 9 (9.18%) TDD
10 8 (8.16%) Coaching
10 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.14%) DevOps
11 7 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.14%) Migration
12 6 (6.12%) High Availability
12 6 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (6.12%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) Shell Script
2 21 (21.43%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) Perl
4 19 (19.39%) Java
5 17 (17.35%) Bash Shell
5 17 (17.35%) PowerShell
6 15 (15.31%) C
6 15 (15.31%) JCL
7 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.12%) Java 8
9 5 (5.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 5 (5.10%) VB
10 4 (4.08%) Python
11 3 (3.06%) Korn
11 3 (3.06%) Ruby
12 1 (1.02%) C#
12 1 (1.02%) C++
12 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.02%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 40 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 33 (33.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.12%) MCSE
6 5 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
6 5 (5.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.08%) CISMP
7 4 (4.08%) CISSP
7 4 (4.08%) ISEB
8 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.04%) CCNA
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.02%) Degree
9 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.02%) RHCE
9 1 (1.02%) VCP5
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
2 6 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 15 (15.31%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 15 (15.31%) RACF
3 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
5 6 (6.12%) KVM
5 6 (6.12%) PowerHA
5 6 (6.12%) Samba
5 6 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (6.12%) Xen
6 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.06%) Firmware
7 3 (3.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.04%) Docker
8 2 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) Tivoli
2 15 (15.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 6 (6.12%) Puppet
4 5 (5.10%) HP ALM
4 5 (5.10%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.06%) Ansible
5 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.04%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.04%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.04%) SCCM
7 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.02%) OpenView
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.02%) SCOM
7 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.02%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (51.02%) HP
2 40 (40.82%) Red Hat
3 33 (33.67%) Oracle
4 31 (31.63%) IBM
5 18 (18.37%) BMC
6 16 (16.33%) ServiceNow
7 14 (14.29%) Sun
8 11 (11.22%) VMware
9 10 (10.20%) NetApp
10 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.16%) Veritas
11 5 (5.10%) Cisco
11 5 (5.10%) EMC
11 5 (5.10%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.04%) Blue Martini
12 2 (2.04%) Delphix
12 2 (2.04%) Elastic Path
12 2 (2.04%) Google
12 2 (2.04%) hybris
12 2 (2.04%) Sybase