The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LPAR 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.40%
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Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
129 101 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.99% 21.96% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 58 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £415 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -73.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.57 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

LPAR
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) NFS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) EMC