Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 682 612
Rank change year-on-year -161 -70 +136
Contract jobs citing HPUX 49 196 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.97% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 132 176
UK median daily rate £406 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% +3.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £283 £308 £280
90th Percentile £575 £536 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
UK median hourly rate - £31.15 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.47% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% -9.43%

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 21,102 20,268 23,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.70% 20.81% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,063 12,738 14,854
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £183 £206
90th Percentile £607 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,517 1,186 1,270
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.54% +1.56%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -174 42 £416 +7.77% 3
UK excluding London -141 37 £413 +10.00% 2
North of England -117 15 £419 +11.67% 1
London -23 11 £400 -18.78% 1
South East -15 9 £430 +14.67% 1
Yorkshire -16 8 £330 -5.71% 1
North West -76 6 £475 +8.57%
East of England -12 4 £326 -22.32%
Scotland - 4 £291 -
West Midlands -29 3 £595 +58.67%
Midlands -43 3 £595 +76.30%
Wales - 2 - -
North East -50 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 39 (79.59%) Unix
3 32 (65.31%) Solaris
4 25 (51.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (44.90%) Red Hat
6 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
6 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
7 17 (34.69%) Windows
7 17 (34.69%) AIX
7 17 (34.69%) Oracle
7 17 (34.69%) HP
8 16 (32.65%) SAN
8 16 (32.65%) VMware
9 15 (30.61%) NetApp
10 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 14 (28.57%) Puppet
11 12 (24.49%) Java
11 12 (24.49%) ITIL
12 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
13 10 (20.41%) Perl
13 10 (20.41%) SQL
13 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
14 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.37%) CentOS
14 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
15 8 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (16.33%) Data Centre

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 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) Mule
3 2 (4.08%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) IaaS
2 4 (8.16%) PaaS
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Office 365
5 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) SAN
2 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.24%) VPN
4 5 (10.20%) FTP
4 5 (10.20%) Internet
5 4 (8.16%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.12%) Firewall
6 3 (6.12%) HTTP
6 3 (6.12%) NAS
6 3 (6.12%) SMTP
6 3 (6.12%) SSH
6 3 (6.12%) SSL
7 2 (4.08%) IPsec
7 2 (4.08%) LAN
7 2 (4.08%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) MPLS
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (2.04%) PABX
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) DB2
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DataStage
5 1 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) Maven
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.04%) French Language
2 1 (2.04%) German Language
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Administrator
2 10 (20.41%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Unix Support
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Spring
2 5 (10.20%) JSON
2 5 (10.20%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.16%) J2EE
3 4 (8.16%) JDBC
4 3 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (6.12%) Java EE
4 3 (6.12%) Java SE
4 3 (6.12%) JSON Schema
4 3 (6.12%) LAMP
4 3 (6.12%) OAuth
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) WSDL
4 3 (6.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 39 (79.59%) Unix
3 32 (65.31%) Solaris
4 25 (51.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (34.69%) AIX
5 17 (34.69%) Windows
6 9 (18.37%) CentOS
7 6 (12.24%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.08%) zOS
10 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.04%) MVS
10 1 (2.04%) VME
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.24%) DevOps
5 6 (12.24%) Runbook
6 5 (10.20%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.16%) Fault Management
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 3 (6.12%) API Design
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.12%) Decision-Making
8 3 (6.12%) Microservices
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
3 10 (20.41%) Perl
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) Java 8
6 4 (8.16%) Korn
7 3 (6.12%) Groovy
7 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.12%) Python
7 3 (6.12%) XPath
8 1 (2.04%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) GCIA
5 1 (2.04%) GCIH
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.04%) RHCE
5 1 (2.04%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.04%) VCP5
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
1 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.12%) Docker
5 3 (6.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.08%) Firmware
6 2 (4.08%) NFS
7 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Puppet
2 8 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.20%) Ansible
4 4 (8.16%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (4.08%) SCCM
6 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
7 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.04%) QRadar
7 1 (2.04%) Salt
7 1 (2.04%) SCOM
7 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Red Hat
2 17 (34.69%) HP
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
3 16 (32.65%) VMware
4 15 (30.61%) NetApp
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.24%) EMC
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco
7 4 (8.16%) IBM
7 4 (8.16%) Sun
8 3 (6.12%) WSO2
9 2 (4.08%) Splunk
9 2 (4.08%) Thales
10 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.04%) Bomgar
10 1 (2.04%) F5
10 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.04%) Tripwire
10 1 (2.04%) Veeam