The 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Logical Partitioning
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DLPAR 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DLPAR
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1253 921 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.06% 28.16% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 528 482
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) HACMP
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) LPAR
2 4 (66.67%) Legato
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) PowerHA
2 4 (66.67%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Ingres
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) CA Wily

DLPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) Ingres
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Unix Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) AIX Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) HACMP
2 4 (66.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Legato
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (33.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow