The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for HPUX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HPUX over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP-UX
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 130 94
Rank change year-on-year +15 -36  
Contract jobs citing HPUX 3 1 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.037% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 0.16% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 23
Median daily rate £398 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £424 £353
% change year-on-year -18.68% +20.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 349 613 501
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.42% 22.75% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 281 230
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £192 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £513 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 82
Median hourly rate £14.93 £15.93 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.27% +6.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

HPUX
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing HPUX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for HPUX in the West Midlands

HPUX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HPUX in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for HPUX in the West Midlands

HPUX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HPUX in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HPUX in the West Midlands

HPUX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HPUX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 2 £388 -
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -
HPUX
England

HPUX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HPUX.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) SLA
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) Brocade
5 3 (42.86%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) RHCE
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) AIX
7 1 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g

HPUX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Coaching
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) RHCE
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Brocade
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds