The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 391 373 418
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +45
Contract jobs citing LPAR 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.037% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.11% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate - £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £463 £340
% change year-on-year
-35.13% +36.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7313 7083 8726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.29% 32.73% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5159 4930 5848
Average daily rate £455 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 160 220
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.42 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £54.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
LPAR
England

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in London

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in London

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LPAR across the London region.

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in London

LPAR
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) PowerHA
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (66.67%) PowerHA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix