Period
to 19 August 2017

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 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 652 697
Rank change year-on-year -23 +45 -57
Contract jobs citing HPUX 183 259 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 1.07% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 153 108
UK median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +15.11%
10th Percentile £308 £276 £263
90th Percentile £531 £502 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +16.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £48.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.39% +7.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +84.62% -56.67%

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 20034 24185 24540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.78% 22.29% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12591 15261 14313
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £190 £209 £185
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1270 1956
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

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 August 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 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 19 August 2017. 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 +52 183 £390 +4.00% 13
UK excluding London -2 157 £375 - 8
North of England +61 103 £375 +9.01% 4
North West +40 62 £438 -2.78% 2
North East +45 40 £330 +15.79% 1
Midlands +48 24 £363 +20.83% 1
London +35 24 £490 +29.80% 5
East of England -7 13 £420 +6.33% 2
West Midlands +48 11 £380 +26.67% 1
South East -2 11 £370 -7.21%
East Midlands -9 10 £320 -
South West +11 7 £410 +36.67% 1
Yorkshire +25 1 £300 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 151 (82.51%) Solaris
2 136 (74.32%) Linux
3 117 (63.93%) Unix
4 112 (61.20%) AIX
5 83 (45.36%) Oracle
6 81 (44.26%) Security Cleared
7 74 (40.44%) HP
8 70 (38.25%) Red Hat
9 67 (36.61%) Apache
10 65 (35.52%) Windows
10 65 (35.52%) SC Cleared
11 63 (34.43%) Data Centre
11 63 (34.43%) Tomcat
11 63 (34.43%) WebLogic
11 63 (34.43%) Sun
12 56 (30.60%) Cisco
13 53 (28.96%) Migration
14 52 (28.42%) JBoss
15 50 (27.32%) TCP/IP
16 49 (26.78%) SUSE
17 47 (25.68%) J2EE
17 47 (25.68%) F5
17 47 (25.68%) High Availability
18 46 (25.14%) iPlanet
18 46 (25.14%) Clustering
19 45 (24.59%) Firewall
19 45 (24.59%) Oracle Application Server
20 44 (24.04%) Load Balancing
21 40 (21.86%) ITIL
22 39 (21.31%) 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 67 (36.61%) Apache
2 63 (34.43%) Tomcat
2 63 (34.43%) WebLogic
3 52 (28.42%) JBoss
4 46 (25.14%) iPlanet
5 45 (24.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 16 (8.74%) MQSeries
7 12 (6.56%) WebSphere
8 10 (5.46%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (5.46%) OpenStack
8 10 (5.46%) SharePoint
9 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 9 (4.92%) MS Exchange
9 9 (4.92%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (3.28%) Mule
11 2 (1.09%) CMS
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (13.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.28%) IaaS
1 6 (3.28%) PaaS
1 6 (3.28%) SaaS
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (27.32%) TCP/IP
2 45 (24.59%) Firewall
3 32 (17.49%) DNS
4 28 (15.30%) SAN
5 17 (9.29%) LDAP
6 15 (8.20%) iSCSI
6 15 (8.20%) WAN
7 13 (7.10%) FCoE
8 12 (6.56%) NAS
9 9 (4.92%) Internet
10 7 (3.83%) SSL
11 6 (3.28%) HTTP
12 5 (2.73%) VLAN
12 5 (2.73%) X.500
13 4 (2.19%) LAN
13 4 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.19%) SSH
13 4 (2.19%) VPN
14 3 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.38%) MySQL
1 19 (10.38%) Oracle Database
2 15 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.46%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (5.46%) RDBMS
3 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (2.73%) BODI
5 5 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.64%) DB2
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.09%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Maven
2 7 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.83%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.28%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.28%) JUnit
3 6 (3.28%) Mockito
3 6 (3.28%) Subversion
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.19%) Log4j
5 4 (2.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (6.01%) Finance
2 4 (2.19%) Games
3 3 (1.64%) Retail
3 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.09%) Publishing
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (18.03%) Unix Engineer
2 25 (13.66%) Administrator
3 24 (13.11%) Architect
4 16 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (8.20%) Unix Administrator
6 14 (7.65%) AIX Engineer
6 14 (7.65%) Solaris Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) Developer
8 11 (6.01%) DBA
9 10 (5.46%) Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.46%) WebSphere Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Senior WebSphere Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (4.37%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 7 (3.83%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (3.83%) Solaris Administrator
12 7 (3.83%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.68%) J2EE
2 23 (12.57%) Spring
2 23 (12.57%) XML
3 22 (12.02%) SOAP
4 21 (11.48%) JSON
4 21 (11.48%) Web Services
4 21 (11.48%) XSLT
5 20 (10.93%) REST
6 19 (10.38%) Middleware
7 14 (7.65%) JDBC
7 14 (7.65%) Spring Security
7 14 (7.65%) XSD
8 12 (6.56%) Spring Boot
9 6 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (3.28%) Apache Camel
9 6 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (3.28%) Java EE
9 6 (3.28%) Java SE
9 6 (3.28%) JSON Schema
9 6 (3.28%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 63 (34.43%) Data Centre
2 46 (25.14%) Clustering
3 19 (10.38%) Mainframe
4 13 (7.10%) Replication
5 9 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.28%) Grid Computing
7 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.19%) PKI
9 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.09%) Infotainment
10 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) AS400
11 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.55%) DataPower
11 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 151 (82.51%) Solaris
2 136 (74.32%) Linux
3 117 (63.93%) Unix
4 112 (61.20%) AIX
5 65 (35.52%) Windows
6 49 (26.78%) SUSE
7 18 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (9.84%) Windows Server
8 9 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.19%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.55%) CentOS
13 1 (0.55%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.96%) Migration
2 47 (25.68%) High Availability
3 44 (24.04%) Load Balancing
4 40 (21.86%) ITIL
5 20 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (10.93%) TDD
6 17 (9.29%) Unit Testing
7 14 (7.65%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.10%) Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (6.56%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.01%) Coaching
10 11 (6.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.92%) ETL
12 8 (4.37%) Time Management
13 7 (3.83%) Change Control
13 7 (3.83%) DevOps
13 7 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.83%) Requirements Management
13 7 (3.83%) Test Strategy
14 6 (3.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.13%) Perl
2 34 (18.58%) SQL
3 33 (18.03%) Shell Script
4 27 (14.75%) Java
5 20 (10.93%) Bash Shell
6 19 (10.38%) C-shell
6 19 (10.38%) Korn
7 11 (6.01%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.83%) XPath
9 6 (3.28%) Groovy
10 2 (1.09%) Python
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) C#
11 1 (0.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.55%) JCL
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.55%) VB
11 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (44.26%) Security Cleared
2 65 (35.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) CISM
4 4 (2.19%) CISSP
4 4 (2.19%) CRISC
4 4 (2.19%) Degree
5 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (19.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 33 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.66%) Hyper-V
3 25 (13.66%) Samba
4 22 (12.02%) KVM
5 12 (6.56%) Active Directory
6 10 (5.46%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (3.83%) NFS
8 4 (2.19%) vSphere
9 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.09%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.55%) Firmware
11 1 (0.55%) RACF
11 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.01%) OpenView
2 7 (3.83%) Ansible
2 7 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.83%) Puppet
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.64%) Forum Sentry
5 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.09%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (1.09%) Nagios
5 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.55%) Control-M
6 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (45.36%) Oracle
2 74 (40.44%) HP
3 70 (38.25%) Red Hat
4 63 (34.43%) Sun
5 56 (30.60%) Cisco
6 47 (25.68%) F5
7 39 (21.31%) VMware
8 37 (20.22%) Veritas
9 25 (13.66%) PlateSpin
10 19 (10.38%) IBM
11 13 (7.10%) Microsoft
12 10 (5.46%) Cognos
12 10 (5.46%) Opsware
13 7 (3.83%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.28%) NetApp
14 6 (3.28%) TIBCO
14 6 (3.28%) webMethods
14 6 (3.28%) WSO2
15 5 (2.73%) McAfee
16 4 (2.19%) Forcepoint