Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 660 734
Rank change year-on-year -55 +74 -93
Contract jobs citing HPUX 160 236 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 1.04% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 149 89
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £307 £298 £313
90th Percentile £535 £488 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +30.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £37.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.48% +45.19% -31.13%
10th Percentile £27.05 £35.73 £16.55
90th Percentile £40.00 £39.58 £66.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.49% +97.22% -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 21272 22613 24585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.98% 21.57% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13519 14253 14509
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £187
90th Percentile £600 £575 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.07% +8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1288 1301 1951
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +4.93%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.63 £15.26 £16.16
% change year-on-year +8.98% -5.57% +4.26%

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 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -10 160 £375 - 7
UK excluding London -34 138 £375 - 7
North of England +10 73 £359 -3.69% 2
North West +4 35 £443 +4.12% 2
Midlands +52 34 £338 -
North East +38 33 £330 -4.07%
London -28 21 £500 +31.58%
East Midlands +26 18 £320 -8.57%
East of England -3 15 £425 +2.41% 3
West Midlands +34 14 £375 +15.38%
South West +17 11 £410 +9.33%
South East -17 6 £375 -3.85% 2
Yorkshire +24 5 £300 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 124 (77.50%) Unix
1 124 (77.50%) Linux
2 116 (72.50%) Solaris
3 93 (58.13%) AIX
4 83 (51.88%) Oracle
5 68 (42.50%) Red Hat
6 64 (40.00%) HP
6 64 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 63 (39.38%) Sun
7 63 (39.38%) Apache
8 59 (36.88%) WebLogic
9 58 (36.25%) Tomcat
9 58 (36.25%) Windows
10 56 (35.00%) J2EE
11 55 (34.38%) JBoss
11 55 (34.38%) Cisco
12 54 (33.75%) High Availability
13 51 (31.88%) TCP/IP
13 51 (31.88%) Firewall
13 51 (31.88%) Clustering
14 49 (30.63%) SC Cleared
15 48 (30.00%) iPlanet
16 47 (29.38%) SUSE
16 47 (29.38%) Oracle Application Server
17 44 (27.50%) Load Balancing
18 42 (26.25%) F5
18 42 (26.25%) Data Centre
19 37 (23.13%) Shell Script
20 35 (21.88%) Perl
21 34 (21.25%) ITIL

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 63 (39.38%) Apache
2 59 (36.88%) WebLogic
3 58 (36.25%) Tomcat
4 55 (34.38%) JBoss
5 48 (30.00%) iPlanet
6 47 (29.38%) Oracle Application Server
7 22 (13.75%) MQSeries
8 15 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (7.50%) OpenStack
9 12 (7.50%) SharePoint
10 11 (6.88%) WebLogic Portal
11 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2000
11 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 9 (5.63%) MS Exchange
12 7 (4.38%) Mule
13 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
14 3 (1.88%) CMS
14 3 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 18 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (16.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) SaaS
2 7 (4.38%) IaaS
2 7 (4.38%) PaaS
3 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.88%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (31.88%) Firewall
1 51 (31.88%) TCP/IP
2 30 (18.75%) DNS
3 28 (17.50%) SAN
4 21 (13.13%) LDAP
5 16 (10.00%) Internet
5 16 (10.00%) WAN
6 14 (8.75%) FCoE
6 14 (8.75%) iSCSI
7 12 (7.50%) NAS
8 7 (4.38%) HTTP
8 7 (4.38%) SSL
9 5 (3.13%) X.500
10 4 (2.50%) LAN
10 4 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.50%) VLAN
10 4 (2.50%) VPN
11 3 (1.88%) Intranet
11 3 (1.88%) IPv4
11 3 (1.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) Relational Database
2 17 (10.63%) MySQL
3 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.50%) DB2
9 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.63%) OLAP
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.38%) Maven
2 11 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.88%) JUnit
2 11 (6.88%) Mockito
3 10 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.25%) Subversion
4 8 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.00%) Log4j
4 8 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.63%) Ant
5 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 13 (8.13%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Retail
3 6 (3.75%) Games
3 6 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.13%) Publishing
5 4 (2.50%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (24.38%) Unix Engineer
2 33 (20.63%) Administrator
3 23 (14.38%) Solaris Engineer
4 21 (13.13%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (11.25%) Architect
6 16 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
7 15 (9.38%) AIX Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) Analyst
8 13 (8.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.63%) Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (5.00%) HPUX Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Consultant
11 7 (4.38%) DBA
11 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.38%) Solaris Administrator
11 7 (4.38%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.75%) Solaris Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (35.00%) J2EE
2 23 (14.38%) Spring
3 21 (13.13%) REST
3 21 (13.13%) Web Services
4 20 (12.50%) XML
5 19 (11.88%) JSON
6 18 (11.25%) SOAP
6 18 (11.25%) XSLT
7 17 (10.63%) Spring Boot
8 12 (7.50%) EJB
8 12 (7.50%) JSP
9 11 (6.88%) JDBC
9 11 (6.88%) XSD
10 10 (6.25%) Apache Camel
10 10 (6.25%) JMS
10 10 (6.25%) Middleware
10 10 (6.25%) Spring Security
11 9 (5.63%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (5.00%) .NET
13 7 (4.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.88%) Clustering
2 42 (26.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.38%) Replication
4 6 (3.75%) Grid Computing
4 6 (3.75%) User Experience
5 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.50%) PKI
7 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.25%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 124 (77.50%) Linux
1 124 (77.50%) Unix
2 116 (72.50%) Solaris
3 93 (58.13%) AIX
4 58 (36.25%) Windows
5 47 (29.38%) SUSE
6 17 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.13%) Windows Server
8 9 (5.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Debian
11 1 (0.63%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.63%) VMS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.75%) High Availability
2 44 (27.50%) Load Balancing
3 34 (21.25%) ITIL
4 23 (14.38%) Migration
5 20 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.50%) TDD
6 17 (10.63%) Unit Testing
7 16 (10.00%) ETL
8 13 (8.13%) Procure-to-Pay
9 11 (6.88%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.25%) RAD
10 10 (6.25%) Scrum
10 10 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 9 (5.63%) OO
12 8 (5.00%) Dependency Management
13 7 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.38%) Kanban
13 7 (4.38%) Microservices
13 7 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.13%) Shell Script
2 35 (21.88%) Perl
3 33 (20.63%) SQL
4 27 (16.88%) Java
5 21 (13.13%) Bash Shell
6 20 (12.50%) C-shell
6 20 (12.50%) Korn
7 12 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.38%) Groovy
8 7 (4.38%) XPath
9 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.25%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) C#
10 1 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (30.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (5.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.50%) CISM
4 4 (2.50%) CISSP
4 4 (2.50%) CRISC
4 4 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) SLA
2 6 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (18.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 27 (16.88%) Hyper-V
2 27 (16.88%) Samba
2 27 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.00%) KVM
4 12 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 9 (5.63%) NFS
7 4 (2.50%) vSphere
8 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.63%) Firmware
9 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) OpenView
2 7 (4.38%) Ansible
2 7 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.38%) Puppet
3 3 (1.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (51.88%) Oracle
2 68 (42.50%) Red Hat
3 64 (40.00%) HP
4 63 (39.38%) Sun
5 55 (34.38%) Cisco
6 42 (26.25%) F5
7 33 (20.63%) Veritas
8 32 (20.00%) VMware
9 26 (16.25%) PlateSpin
10 18 (11.25%) IBM
11 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
12 12 (7.50%) Cognos
12 12 (7.50%) Opsware
13 8 (5.00%) Talend
14 7 (4.38%) webMethods
14 7 (4.38%) WSO2
15 6 (3.75%) Borland
16 5 (3.13%) CheckPoint
16 5 (3.13%) NetApp
17 4 (2.50%) Symantec