The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank - 196 -
Contract jobs citing LPAR 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.064% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £475 £345
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +37.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2111 1949 2675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.66% 31.38% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1443 2001
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
LPAR
London

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LPAR
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware