The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 18 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 South 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 143 - 146
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £475 £345
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +37.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
765 499 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.10% 21.45% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 257 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
LPAR
England

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LPAR
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) HACMP

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM