Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 750 857 740
Rank change year-on-year +107 -117 -78
Contract jobs citing HPUX 37 42 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.040% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.19% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 92
UK median daily rate £550 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.54% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £331 £308
90th Percentile £600 £586 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +33.33% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
UK median hourly rate - - £30.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 17,006 21,860 21,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.18% 20.95% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,463 13,559 13,722
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £140 £163 £170
90th Percentile £600 £602 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.13% +3.47% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,295 1,477 1,274
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -0.03% +7.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.01 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.65
% change year-on-year +1.55% -0.87% +7.39%

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 8 December 2019.

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 11 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 8 December 2019. 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
UK excluding London +91 35 £550 +33.33% 3
England +107 27 £463 +5.71% 4
North of England +37 17 £550 +46.67% 2
North West +23 10 £550 +29.41%
Wales - 9 £600 -
Midlands +50 7 £333 -36.36%
West Midlands +47 7 £333 -44.12%
Yorkshire +35 7 £313 -15.25% 1
London +88 2 £375 -16.67% 1
South East +57 1 £600 +33.33% 1
Scotland +40 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Unix
2 16 (43.24%) HP
2 16 (43.24%) Red Hat
3 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (37.84%) 3PAR
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle
6 12 (32.43%) Perl
6 12 (32.43%) SAN
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 11 (29.73%) VMware
7 11 (29.73%) Azure
8 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (24.32%) Banking
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
8 9 (24.32%) ITIL
8 9 (24.32%) Solaris
8 9 (24.32%) Python
9 8 (21.62%) Java
9 8 (21.62%) AWS
9 8 (21.62%) Puppet
9 8 (21.62%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (18.92%) MuleSoft
10 7 (18.92%) Office 365
10 7 (18.92%) Ansible
10 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
10 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
10 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (18.92%) Storage Management

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 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Azure
2 8 (21.62%) AWS
3 7 (18.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) X.500
4 3 (8.11%) NAS
5 2 (5.41%) HTTP
5 2 (5.41%) VSAN
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (24.32%) Banking
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Back Office
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
2 7 (18.92%) Publishing
3 3 (8.11%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) HPUX Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
1 7 (18.92%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) JSON
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) CMDB
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Unix
3 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (24.32%) Solaris
5 7 (18.92%) Windows
6 5 (13.51%) AIX
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (18.92%) Storage Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.11%) Decision-Making
6 3 (8.11%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) Release Management
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Structured Programming
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Perl
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (18.92%) Korn
6 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) COBOL
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (5.41%) VCP6
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) GMP
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) NFS
3 4 (10.81%) Samba
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.41%) VMware NSX
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) vRealize
4 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) HP
1 16 (43.24%) Red Hat
2 14 (37.84%) 3PAR
3 13 (35.14%) Oracle
4 11 (29.73%) VMware
5 8 (21.62%) Nimble Storage
6 7 (18.92%) MuleSoft
7 5 (13.51%) Sun
8 3 (8.11%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) InterSystems
9 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.70%) Hyperion