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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 512 476 561
Rank change year-on-year -36 +85  
Contract jobs citing HPUX 103 170 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 1.37% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 95 36
Median daily rate £400 £387 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% -1.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £426
% change year-on-year +0.64% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -42.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +84.61%  

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 9825 12413 12456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.96% 23.02% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6128 7824 7257
Median daily rate £405 £393 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +10.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 560 648 988
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -1.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 22 June 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 30 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 22 June 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 +31 103 £400 +6.66% 8
North West +32 47 £438 - 4
Lancashire +33 45 £455 -9.00% 1
Preston +8 39 £455 - 1
London +22 12 £490 +3.15% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +58 11 £323 +13.15% 2
Tyne and Wear +57 11 £323 +13.15% 2
North East +49 11 £323 +13.15% 2
West Midlands +30 8 £380 +26.66%
East of England +1 8 £410 +13.10% 1
South West +18 6 £410 +36.66%
Surrey +10 6 £370 -1.33%
South East -6 6 £370 -7.21%
Bristol - 6 £410 -
Hertfordshire +4 5 £410 +9.33% 1
Woking - 5 £370 -
Herefordshire - 4 £375 -
Midlands - 3 £400 -
Shropshire +19 2 £410 -
Liverpool -3 2 £368 -
Merseyside -6 2 £368 -8.12%
Telford - 2 £410 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Yorkshire +24 1 £300 -33.33%
West Yorkshire +20 1 £300 -33.33%
Bedfordshire -12 1 - -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Watford - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 121 (77.07%) Solaris
2 107 (68.15%) Linux
3 86 (54.78%) AIX
4 85 (54.14%) Unix
5 62 (39.49%) Windows
6 60 (38.22%) HP
7 58 (36.94%) Security Cleared
8 54 (34.39%) Oracle
9 53 (33.76%) Migration
10 46 (29.30%) SC Cleared
11 45 (28.66%) Data Centre
12 38 (24.20%) Red Hat
13 35 (22.29%) Apache
14 33 (21.02%) Sun
15 31 (19.75%) Cisco
15 31 (19.75%) Tomcat
15 31 (19.75%) WebLogic
16 29 (18.47%) SQL
17 27 (17.20%) Java
18 26 (16.56%) Mainframe
19 25 (15.92%) F5
20 24 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 24 (15.29%) ITIL
20 24 (15.29%) Load Balancing
21 23 (14.65%) Perl
21 23 (14.65%) Middleware
21 23 (14.65%) IBM
21 23 (14.65%) High Availability
22 22 (14.01%) TCP/IP
22 22 (14.01%) VMware

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 35 (22.29%) Apache
2 31 (19.75%) Tomcat
2 31 (19.75%) WebLogic
3 20 (12.74%) JBoss
4 18 (11.46%) Oracle Application Server
5 17 (10.83%) iPlanet
6 12 (7.64%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2000
7 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 9 (5.73%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.55%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.91%) Mule
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.64%) CMS
11 1 (0.64%) FileNet
11 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.91%) Demantra
3 3 (1.91%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.91%) IaaS
2 3 (1.91%) PaaS
2 3 (1.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.01%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.74%) DNS
3 17 (10.83%) Firewall
4 16 (10.19%) SAN
5 7 (4.46%) WAN
6 6 (3.82%) Internet
6 6 (3.82%) LDAP
6 6 (3.82%) SSH
7 5 (3.18%) FTP
7 5 (3.18%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.18%) LAN
7 5 (3.18%) NAS
7 5 (3.18%) X.500
8 4 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.55%) SSL
8 4 (2.55%) VPN
9 3 (1.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.91%) HTTP
9 3 (1.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) Oracle Database
2 16 (10.19%) MySQL
3 14 (8.92%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (6.37%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.18%) BODI
7 5 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.18%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.91%) DB2
8 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.27%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.64%) Big Data
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.18%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.55%) Maven
4 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.27%) JUnit
5 2 (1.27%) Mockito
5 2 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.64%) Log4j
6 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.55%) Retail
4 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (16.56%) Architect
2 24 (15.29%) Administrator
3 18 (11.46%) Developer
4 15 (9.55%) Unix Administrator
5 14 (8.92%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.37%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 10 (6.37%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (5.73%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.10%) Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.10%) DBA
9 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (4.46%) Solaris Administrator
10 6 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.82%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.65%) Middleware
2 19 (12.10%) XML
3 18 (11.46%) J2EE
4 17 (10.83%) Spring
5 16 (10.19%) SOAP
6 15 (9.55%) Web Services
6 15 (9.55%) XSLT
7 14 (8.92%) JSON
7 14 (8.92%) REST
8 11 (7.01%) JDBC
8 11 (7.01%) Spring Security
8 11 (7.01%) XSD
9 5 (3.18%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.55%) LAMP
11 3 (1.91%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (1.91%) Java SE
11 3 (1.91%) JSON Schema
11 3 (1.91%) JSP
11 3 (1.91%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.66%) Data Centre
2 26 (16.56%) Mainframe
3 21 (13.38%) Clustering
4 17 (10.83%) Replication
5 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.91%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.27%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) AS400
9 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.64%) Tandem
9 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 121 (77.07%) Solaris
2 107 (68.15%) Linux
3 86 (54.78%) AIX
4 85 (54.14%) Unix
5 62 (39.49%) Windows
6 24 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (12.74%) Windows Server
8 19 (12.10%) SUSE
9 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (5.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (4.46%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.64%) CentOS
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.76%) Migration
2 24 (15.29%) ITIL
2 24 (15.29%) Load Balancing
3 23 (14.65%) High Availability
4 14 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.92%) Coaching
4 14 (8.92%) TDD
5 12 (7.64%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.73%) Change Control
7 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.46%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.46%) Risk Management
8 7 (4.46%) Software Asset Management
8 7 (4.46%) Time Management
9 6 (3.82%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.82%) ETL
9 6 (3.82%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.18%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.47%) SQL
2 27 (17.20%) Java
3 23 (14.65%) Perl
4 15 (9.55%) Shell Script
5 14 (8.92%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.55%) XPath
7 3 (1.91%) Groovy
8 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.64%) C-shell
9 1 (0.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.64%) JCL
9 1 (0.64%) Korn
9 1 (0.64%) Python
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) VB
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (36.94%) Security Cleared
2 46 (29.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 14 (8.92%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.01%) Samba
5 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.10%) NFS
7 7 (4.46%) KVM
8 4 (2.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.55%) Veritas File System
8 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.64%) RACF
10 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (4.46%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (4.46%) Netcool
2 7 (4.46%) SCOM
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.55%) Ansible
4 4 (2.55%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (2.55%) Nagios
4 4 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.55%) Puppet
4 4 (2.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.91%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (1.91%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.27%) OpenView
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.64%) Control-M
7 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (38.22%) HP
2 54 (34.39%) Oracle
3 38 (24.20%) Red Hat
4 33 (21.02%) Sun
5 31 (19.75%) Cisco
6 25 (15.92%) F5
7 23 (14.65%) IBM
8 22 (14.01%) VMware
9 21 (13.38%) Veritas
10 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
11 8 (5.10%) Brocade
11 8 (5.10%) CA
11 8 (5.10%) PlateSpin
12 7 (4.46%) ServiceNow
13 6 (3.82%) TIBCO
14 5 (3.18%) Intel
14 5 (3.18%) NetApp
15 4 (2.55%) 3PAR
16 3 (1.91%) CheckPoint
16 3 (1.91%) WSO2
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