Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 673 618 728
Rank change year-on-year -55 +110 -81
Contract jobs citing HPUX 182 286 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 1.22% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 180 79
UK median daily rate £380 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -11.76% +24.27%
10th Percentile £308 £285 £313
90th Percentile £535 £488 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £36.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.47% +34.58% -29.14%
10th Percentile £27.05 £35.40 £17.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £66.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +100.00% -52.32%

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 20664 23450 24395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.82% 21.99% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13023 14762 14382
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.94%
10th Percentile £175 £205 £185
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1231 1299 1927
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.03% - +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 17 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HPUX over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 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 +7 182 £380 +1.33% 9
UK excluding London -48 162 £375 - 7
North of England +32 98 £361 +0.35% 2
North West +10 53 £460 +8.24% 2
North East +41 40 £330 +1.54%
Midlands +56 32 £350 +12.00%
London -11 19 £500 +53.85% 2
East Midlands +17 18 £320 -
East of England -8 15 £425 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +31 11 £380 +21.60%
South West +15 11 £410 +21.48%
South East -14 7 £375 -5.96% 2
Yorkshire +25 5 £300 -36.84%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 142 (78.02%) Linux
2 141 (77.47%) Solaris
3 130 (71.43%) Unix
4 118 (64.84%) AIX
5 93 (51.10%) Oracle
6 84 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 77 (42.31%) Red Hat
8 70 (38.46%) Sun
8 70 (38.46%) HP
9 68 (37.36%) SC Cleared
10 66 (36.26%) WebLogic
10 66 (36.26%) Windows
10 66 (36.26%) Apache
11 61 (33.52%) Tomcat
11 61 (33.52%) JBoss
11 61 (33.52%) Cisco
12 60 (32.97%) High Availability
13 59 (32.42%) J2EE
14 58 (31.87%) TCP/IP
15 56 (30.77%) Firewall
15 56 (30.77%) Clustering
16 54 (29.67%) SUSE
16 54 (29.67%) iPlanet
17 53 (29.12%) Oracle Application Server
17 53 (29.12%) Data Centre
18 51 (28.02%) Load Balancing
19 50 (27.47%) F5
20 41 (22.53%) ITIL
21 40 (21.98%) Migration
22 37 (20.33%) Veritas

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 66 (36.26%) Apache
1 66 (36.26%) WebLogic
2 61 (33.52%) JBoss
2 61 (33.52%) Tomcat
3 54 (29.67%) iPlanet
4 53 (29.12%) Oracle Application Server
5 18 (9.89%) MQSeries
6 14 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (6.04%) OpenStack
7 11 (6.04%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.49%) WebLogic Portal
9 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 9 (4.95%) MS Exchange
9 9 (4.95%) WebSphere
10 7 (3.85%) Mule
11 4 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.65%) CMS
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.75%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) SaaS
2 7 (3.85%) IaaS
2 7 (3.85%) PaaS
3 4 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (31.87%) TCP/IP
2 56 (30.77%) Firewall
3 34 (18.68%) DNS
4 29 (15.93%) SAN
5 19 (10.44%) LDAP
6 15 (8.24%) WAN
7 13 (7.14%) FCoE
7 13 (7.14%) Internet
7 13 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 11 (6.04%) NAS
9 8 (4.40%) SSL
10 7 (3.85%) HTTP
11 5 (2.75%) X.500
12 4 (2.20%) LAN
12 4 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.20%) VPN
13 3 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (1.65%) Intranet
13 3 (1.65%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.44%) Oracle Database
1 19 (10.44%) Relational Database
2 15 (8.24%) MySQL
2 15 (8.24%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.04%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.30%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.20%) DB2
9 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.55%) Big Data
11 1 (0.55%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Maven
2 8 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.85%) JUnit
3 7 (3.85%) Mockito
3 7 (3.85%) Subversion
4 5 (2.75%) Log4j
5 4 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.55%) Ant
6 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (4.95%) Finance
1 9 (4.95%) Retail
2 6 (3.30%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.75%) Publishing
4 4 (2.20%) Games
5 3 (1.65%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (22.53%) Unix Engineer
2 32 (17.58%) Administrator
3 23 (12.64%) Architect
4 21 (11.54%) Solaris Engineer
5 19 (10.44%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (9.89%) Unix Administrator
7 16 (8.79%) AIX Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.59%) Analyst
10 11 (6.04%) DBA
11 10 (5.49%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (4.95%) Solaris Administrator
13 8 (4.40%) Solaris Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Technical Architect
14 7 (3.85%) Consultant
14 7 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 7 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 6 (3.30%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.42%) J2EE
2 20 (10.99%) Spring
3 19 (10.44%) Web Services
4 18 (9.89%) Middleware
4 18 (9.89%) REST
4 18 (9.89%) XML
5 16 (8.79%) JSON
5 16 (8.79%) XSLT
6 15 (8.24%) SOAP
7 13 (7.14%) Spring Boot
8 9 (4.95%) .NET
9 8 (4.40%) EJB
9 8 (4.40%) JDBC
9 8 (4.40%) JSP
9 8 (4.40%) XSD
10 7 (3.85%) Java EE
10 7 (3.85%) Java SE
10 7 (3.85%) JMS
10 7 (3.85%) Spring Security
10 7 (3.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (30.77%) Clustering
2 53 (29.12%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.34%) Mainframe
4 11 (6.04%) Replication
5 6 (3.30%) Grid Computing
6 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.20%) PKI
7 4 (2.20%) User Experience
8 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.10%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.10%) Tandem
10 1 (0.55%) AS400
10 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.55%) DataPower
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 142 (78.02%) Linux
2 141 (77.47%) Solaris
3 130 (71.43%) Unix
4 118 (64.84%) AIX
5 66 (36.26%) Windows
6 54 (29.67%) SUSE
7 16 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (6.59%) Windows Server
9 9 (4.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.55%) Debian
12 1 (0.55%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.55%) VMS
12 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.97%) High Availability
2 51 (28.02%) Load Balancing
3 41 (22.53%) ITIL
4 40 (21.98%) Migration
5 17 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.34%) TDD
5 17 (9.34%) Unit Testing
6 14 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
7 12 (6.59%) ETL
8 11 (6.04%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.49%) OO
9 10 (5.49%) Scrum
9 10 (5.49%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.40%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.85%) Kanban
11 7 (3.85%) Microservices
11 7 (3.85%) RAD
11 7 (3.85%) Requirements Management
11 7 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.23%) Perl
2 34 (18.68%) Shell Script
3 33 (18.13%) SQL
4 25 (13.74%) Java
5 20 (10.99%) Bash Shell
6 19 (10.44%) C-shell
6 19 (10.44%) Korn
7 13 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.40%) XPath
9 7 (3.85%) Groovy
10 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.10%) Python
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) C#
11 1 (0.55%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 68 (37.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.95%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.20%) CISM
5 4 (2.20%) CISSP
5 4 (2.20%) CRISC
5 4 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) SLA
2 6 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (20.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 29 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.84%) Hyper-V
4 26 (14.29%) Samba
5 24 (13.19%) KVM
6 11 (6.04%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (4.95%) Active Directory
8 6 (3.30%) NFS
9 4 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.20%) vSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Firmware
10 1 (0.55%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (6.04%) OpenView
2 7 (3.85%) Ansible
2 7 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.85%) Puppet
3 6 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.65%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (1.65%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.55%) Control-M
6 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 93 (51.10%) Oracle
2 77 (42.31%) Red Hat
3 70 (38.46%) HP
3 70 (38.46%) Sun
4 61 (33.52%) Cisco
5 50 (27.47%) F5
6 37 (20.33%) Veritas
7 34 (18.68%) VMware
8 27 (14.84%) PlateSpin
9 20 (10.99%) IBM
10 14 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 11 (6.04%) Cognos
11 11 (6.04%) Opsware
12 7 (3.85%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.85%) webMethods
12 7 (3.85%) WSO2
13 5 (2.75%) Borland
13 5 (2.75%) McAfee
14 4 (2.20%) Forcepoint
14 4 (2.20%) Tripwire