Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 701 707
Rank change year-on-year -43 +6 -91
Contract jobs citing HPUX 132 169 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 0.82% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 112 97
UK median daily rate £389 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% -8.54% +17.14%
10th Percentile £308 £264 £317
90th Percentile £530 £483 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £425
% change year-on-year +1.35% -12.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +122.22% -55.28%
10th Percentile £24.15 £38.88 £16.40
90th Percentile £30.69 £43.75 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +122.22% -55.28%

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 20,798 20,526 23,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.74% 21.12% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,264 12,890 13,641
UK median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £185
90th Percentile £613 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +3.99% +2.07% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,259 1,281 1,814
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88% +3.13%

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 18 January 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 15 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 18 January 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 -18 129 £381 +1.67% 14
UK excluding London -24 112 £375 +1.35% 13
North of England +17 64 £375 -0.66% 9
North East +35 36 £350 -2.78% 3
Midlands +21 32 £338 +136.01%
East Midlands +16 24 £325 +139.85%
North West +8 23 £465 +9.41% 5
London -32 19 £493 +29.61% 2
South East -31 8 £375 -1.32% 1
West Midlands +11 7 £375 +13.21%
Yorkshire +19 5 £350 -30.00% 1
South West +18 4 £400 +6.67%
Wales +8 2 £393 -1.88%
East of England -17 2 £520 - 2
Scotland -15 1 £400 +8.47% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 104 (78.79%) Unix
1 104 (78.79%) Linux
2 92 (69.70%) Solaris
3 78 (59.09%) AIX
4 60 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 59 (44.70%) HP
5 59 (44.70%) Oracle
6 54 (40.91%) Windows
7 49 (37.12%) Security Cleared
8 39 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (28.79%) SC Cleared
10 37 (28.03%) Shell Script
11 34 (25.76%) Clustering
12 33 (25.00%) High Availability
13 32 (24.24%) Apache
14 31 (23.48%) Sun
14 31 (23.48%) Cisco
15 30 (22.73%) Tomcat
15 30 (22.73%) ITIL
15 30 (22.73%) Firewall
16 29 (21.97%) J2EE
17 26 (19.70%) Windows Server
18 24 (18.18%) IBM
18 24 (18.18%) SQL
18 24 (18.18%) WebLogic
19 23 (17.42%) JBoss
19 23 (17.42%) TCP/IP
19 23 (17.42%) Oracle Application Server
19 23 (17.42%) Load Balancing
20 22 (16.67%) 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 32 (24.24%) Apache
2 30 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 24 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 23 (17.42%) JBoss
4 23 (17.42%) Oracle Application Server
5 22 (16.67%) iPlanet
6 14 (10.61%) MQSeries
7 9 (6.82%) WebSphere
8 8 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (4.55%) CMS
10 5 (3.79%) MS Exchange
10 5 (3.79%) OpenStack
10 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
10 5 (3.79%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (6.06%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.52%) Magento
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.76%) Demantra
4 1 (0.76%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.91%) SaaS
2 18 (13.64%) IaaS
2 18 (13.64%) PaaS
3 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.27%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.73%) Firewall
2 23 (17.42%) TCP/IP
3 19 (14.39%) SAN
4 17 (12.88%) DNS
5 11 (8.33%) LDAP
6 10 (7.58%) Internet
7 9 (6.82%) WAN
8 7 (5.30%) FCoE
8 7 (5.30%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.79%) NAS
10 4 (3.03%) Kerberos
10 4 (3.03%) X.500
11 3 (2.27%) Intranet
11 3 (2.27%) IPv4
11 3 (2.27%) SSH
12 2 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.52%) LAN
12 2 (1.52%) WinSCP
13 1 (0.76%) HTTP
13 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.36%) Oracle Database
1 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (8.33%) MySQL
5 8 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.27%) DB2
9 2 (1.52%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.58%) JUnit
1 10 (7.58%) Mockito
2 9 (6.82%) Eclipse
2 9 (6.82%) Subversion
3 5 (3.79%) Log4j
3 5 (3.79%) Maven
4 2 (1.52%) Ant
4 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (12.88%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Retail
3 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.55%) Publishing
5 4 (3.03%) Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (21.97%) Unix Engineer
2 26 (19.70%) Analyst
3 25 (18.94%) Administrator
4 15 (11.36%) Solaris Engineer
4 15 (11.36%) Unix Administrator
5 14 (10.61%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.85%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.09%) Developer
8 11 (8.33%) Architect
9 10 (7.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 9 (6.82%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (6.06%) Applications Support
11 8 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (6.06%) Consultant
12 7 (5.30%) HPUX Engineer
12 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 6 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
13 6 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.97%) J2EE
2 15 (11.36%) ISPF
3 14 (10.61%) REST
3 14 (10.61%) Web Services
4 13 (9.85%) XML
5 12 (9.09%) Spring
6 11 (8.33%) JSON
6 11 (8.33%) SOAP
6 11 (8.33%) XSLT
7 10 (7.58%) JDBC
7 10 (7.58%) XSD
8 9 (6.82%) EJB
8 9 (6.82%) JMS
8 9 (6.82%) JSP
8 9 (6.82%) Spring Boot
9 8 (6.06%) .NET
9 8 (6.06%) Apache Camel
9 8 (6.06%) Spring Security
10 7 (5.30%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (5.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.76%) Clustering
2 18 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.12%) Data Centre
4 15 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 15 (11.36%) VSAM
5 8 (6.06%) User Experience
6 7 (5.30%) LPAR
7 6 (4.55%) HACMP
8 5 (3.79%) Driving Licence
9 4 (3.03%) Mainframe
9 4 (3.03%) PKI
10 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 104 (78.79%) Linux
1 104 (78.79%) Unix
2 92 (69.70%) Solaris
3 78 (59.09%) AIX
4 54 (40.91%) Windows
5 39 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (19.70%) Windows Server
7 21 (15.91%) Windows 2000 Server
8 20 (15.15%) SUSE
9 16 (12.12%) VMS
10 15 (11.36%) MVS
10 15 (11.36%) VME
11 6 (4.55%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.27%) CentOS
12 3 (2.27%) Debian
12 3 (2.27%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) High Availability
2 30 (22.73%) ITIL
3 23 (17.42%) Load Balancing
4 20 (15.15%) Migration
5 18 (13.64%) Service Management
6 17 (12.88%) Change Management
6 17 (12.88%) Open Source
7 16 (12.12%) Data Management
7 16 (12.12%) ITIL V3
8 13 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.09%) TDD
10 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.82%) RAD
11 8 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (5.30%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.30%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.30%) ETL
12 7 (5.30%) Identity Management
12 7 (5.30%) QMS
13 6 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.03%) Shell Script
2 24 (18.18%) SQL
3 19 (14.39%) PowerShell
4 15 (11.36%) C
4 15 (11.36%) JCL
4 15 (11.36%) Perl
5 14 (10.61%) Java
6 11 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.82%) Korn
8 8 (6.06%) C-shell
9 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.52%) XMLA
11 1 (0.76%) Groovy
11 1 (0.76%) Ruby
11 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (37.12%) Security Cleared
2 38 (28.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.30%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) CISM
5 4 (3.03%) CISSP
5 4 (3.03%) CRISC
5 4 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (13.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 17 (12.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 15 (11.36%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 15 (11.36%) RACF
4 14 (10.61%) Samba
5 13 (9.85%) KVM
5 13 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (6.82%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
7 8 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (5.30%) PowerHA
9 6 (4.55%) Xen
10 5 (3.79%) NFS
10 5 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (3.03%) vSphere
12 3 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (14.39%) Tivoli
2 15 (11.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (3.79%) OpenView
4 3 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.76%) Ansible
6 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Puppet
6 1 (0.76%) SCOM
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 59 (44.70%) HP
2 59 (44.70%) Oracle
3 31 (23.48%) Cisco
3 31 (23.48%) Sun
4 24 (18.18%) IBM
5 22 (16.67%) Veritas
6 20 (15.15%) F5
7 18 (13.64%) BMC
7 18 (13.64%) VMware
8 16 (12.12%) ServiceNow
9 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
10 9 (6.82%) PlateSpin
11 5 (3.79%) Borland
11 5 (3.79%) Cognos
11 5 (3.79%) NetApp
11 5 (3.79%) Opsware
12 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.03%) Forcepoint
12 4 (3.03%) McAfee