The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 67 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing LPAR 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£253 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
244 287 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.65% 31.33% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 134 123
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 8
Average hourly rate £16.84 £30.78 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.28% +92.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £13.57 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.82 £43.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LPAR across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LPAR across the Cheshire region.

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LPAR
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LPAR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LPAR.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (100.00%) HACMP
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark
1 3 (100.00%) GPFS
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) PowerHA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LPAR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LPAR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) AIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) GPFS
2 2 (66.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark