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 29 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 471 566
Rank change year-on-year -27 +95  
Contract jobs citing HPUX 116 179 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 1.44% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 107 31
UK median daily rate £403 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -11.34%  
10th Percentile £320 £278 £260
90th Percentile £525 £487 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
UK 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 9847 12406 12400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.90% 23.10% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13072 17892 16653
UK median daily rate £408 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +11.42%  
10th Percentile £168 £200 £163
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1319 1596 2572
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 3 months to 29 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 8 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 29 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 +21 116 £403 +7.33% 7
UK excluding London +7 104 £400 +6.66% 5
North of England +52 69 £410 +24.24% 1
Midlands +22 12 £380 +26.66% 3
London +8 11 £490 +56.80% 2
East of England +1 10 £410 +13.10% 1
South West +7 7 £410 +36.66%
South East -10 6 £370 -7.21%

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 131 (78.92%) Solaris
2 118 (71.08%) Linux
3 97 (58.43%) Unix
4 95 (57.23%) AIX
5 68 (40.96%) Windows
6 66 (39.76%) HP
7 65 (39.16%) Oracle
7 65 (39.16%) Security Cleared
8 53 (31.93%) SC Cleared
9 52 (31.33%) Migration
10 48 (28.92%) Data Centre
11 46 (27.71%) Red Hat
12 44 (26.51%) Apache
13 42 (25.30%) Sun
14 40 (24.10%) Tomcat
14 40 (24.10%) WebLogic
15 37 (22.29%) Cisco
16 34 (20.48%) SQL
17 31 (18.67%) F5
18 30 (18.07%) High Availability
18 30 (18.07%) Load Balancing
19 29 (17.47%) Java
19 29 (17.47%) JBoss
19 29 (17.47%) TCP/IP
19 29 (17.47%) Veritas
19 29 (17.47%) Clustering
20 28 (16.87%) VMware
20 28 (16.87%) SUSE
20 28 (16.87%) ITIL
21 27 (16.27%) Perl

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 44 (26.51%) Apache
2 40 (24.10%) Tomcat
2 40 (24.10%) WebLogic
3 29 (17.47%) JBoss
4 25 (15.06%) iPlanet
4 25 (15.06%) Oracle Application Server
5 12 (7.23%) WebSphere
6 10 (6.02%) MQSeries
7 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2000
7 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 9 (5.42%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.61%) OpenStack
8 6 (3.61%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.01%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (2.41%) Mule
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 9 (5.42%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (4.22%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.81%) Demantra
4 3 (1.81%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.41%) IaaS
2 4 (2.41%) PaaS
2 4 (2.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.47%) TCP/IP
2 23 (13.86%) DNS
2 23 (13.86%) Firewall
3 21 (12.65%) SAN
4 11 (6.63%) LDAP
5 10 (6.02%) NAS
6 9 (5.42%) WAN
7 8 (4.82%) iSCSI
8 7 (4.22%) Internet
9 6 (3.61%) SSH
10 5 (3.01%) FTP
10 5 (3.01%) LAN
10 5 (3.01%) SSL
10 5 (3.01%) VLAN
10 5 (3.01%) X.500
11 4 (2.41%) FCoE
11 4 (2.41%) HTTP
11 4 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.41%) VPN
12 3 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.25%) Oracle Database
2 17 (10.24%) MySQL
3 15 (9.04%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.04%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (6.63%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.01%) BODI
9 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.81%) DB2
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.20%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.61%) Maven
3 5 (3.01%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.81%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.81%) JUnit
5 3 (1.81%) Mockito
5 3 (1.81%) Subversion
6 2 (1.20%) Log4j
6 2 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (12.05%) Finance
2 8 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.41%) Retail
4 3 (1.81%) Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Front Office
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.66%) Architect
2 23 (13.86%) Administrator
3 17 (10.24%) Developer
4 15 (9.04%) Unix Administrator
5 14 (8.43%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (8.43%) Unix Engineer
6 10 (6.02%) Analyst
6 10 (6.02%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.02%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 10 (6.02%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (5.42%) DBA
7 9 (5.42%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (5.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.82%) AIX Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (4.22%) Solaris Administrator
9 7 (4.22%) Solaris Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.27%) J2EE
2 24 (14.46%) Middleware
3 21 (12.65%) XML
4 19 (11.45%) Spring
5 18 (10.84%) SOAP
6 17 (10.24%) Web Services
6 17 (10.24%) XSLT
7 16 (9.64%) JSON
7 16 (9.64%) REST
8 12 (7.23%) JDBC
8 12 (7.23%) Spring Security
8 12 (7.23%) XSD
9 7 (4.22%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (2.41%) Java EE
10 4 (2.41%) Java SE
10 4 (2.41%) JSON Schema
10 4 (2.41%) JSP
10 4 (2.41%) OAuth
10 4 (2.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (28.92%) Data Centre
2 29 (17.47%) Clustering
3 26 (15.66%) Mainframe
4 17 (10.24%) Replication
5 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.61%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.20%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.20%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) AS400
10 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) DataPower
10 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Tandem
10 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 131 (78.92%) Solaris
2 118 (71.08%) Linux
3 97 (58.43%) Unix
4 95 (57.23%) AIX
5 68 (40.96%) Windows
6 28 (16.87%) SUSE
7 24 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (11.45%) Windows Server
9 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (5.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (4.22%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.60%) CentOS
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.33%) Migration
2 30 (18.07%) High Availability
2 30 (18.07%) Load Balancing
3 28 (16.87%) ITIL
4 16 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.64%) TDD
5 12 (7.23%) Coaching
5 12 (7.23%) E-Commerce
5 12 (7.23%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.42%) Change Control
6 9 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.82%) Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (4.22%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.22%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.22%) ETL
8 7 (4.22%) Risk Management
8 7 (4.22%) Software Asset Management
8 7 (4.22%) Time Management
9 6 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.01%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.48%) SQL
2 29 (17.47%) Java
3 27 (16.27%) Perl
4 18 (10.84%) Shell Script
5 15 (9.04%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.01%) C-shell
7 5 (3.01%) Korn
7 5 (3.01%) XPath
8 4 (2.41%) Groovy
9 1 (0.60%) C
9 1 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.60%) JCL
9 1 (0.60%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (39.16%) Security Cleared
2 53 (31.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.42%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (15.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 17 (10.24%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.04%) KVM
5 14 (8.43%) Active Directory
5 14 (8.43%) Samba
6 8 (4.82%) NFS
7 6 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.41%) Veritas File System
8 4 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.60%) RACF
10 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) IBM BigFix
1 7 (4.22%) Netcool
1 7 (4.22%) OpenView
1 7 (4.22%) SCOM
1 7 (4.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.01%) Ansible
3 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.01%) Puppet
4 4 (2.41%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (2.41%) Nagios
4 4 (2.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.81%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (1.20%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Control-M
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (39.76%) HP
2 65 (39.16%) Oracle
3 46 (27.71%) Red Hat
4 42 (25.30%) Sun
5 37 (22.29%) Cisco
6 31 (18.67%) F5
7 29 (17.47%) Veritas
8 28 (16.87%) VMware
9 23 (13.86%) IBM
10 16 (9.64%) PlateSpin
11 8 (4.82%) CA
11 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
12 7 (4.22%) Brocade
12 7 (4.22%) ServiceNow
13 6 (3.61%) Cognos
13 6 (3.61%) Opsware
13 6 (3.61%) TIBCO
14 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.41%) NetApp
14 4 (2.41%) webMethods
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