The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR 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 LPAR over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 155 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LPAR
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
1241 869 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.65% 27.60% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 496 467
Average daily rate £400 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

LPAR
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 - -
LPAR
England

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) HACMP
2 5 (83.33%) PowerHA
3 4 (66.67%) IBM PureFlex
3 4 (66.67%) Legato
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) DLPAR
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Wiki
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Unix Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) HACMP
2 4 (66.67%) DLPAR
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Legato
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) VMware