The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term DLPAR in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DLPAR over the 3 months to 24 July 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 North West 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Logical Partitioning
Rank 129 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing DLPAR 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£228 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £220 -
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
719 602 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 22.59% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 279 298
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 69
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.84 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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DLPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DLPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DLPAR
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DLPAR Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DLPAR
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DLPAR 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 DLPAR.

1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) HACMP
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) LPAR
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management

DLPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DLPAR 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 DLPAR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) HACMP
2 2 (66.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM