The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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.

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 572 531 568
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +37
Contract jobs citing LPAR 15 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Average daily rate £300 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £286 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £475 £345
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +37.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LPAR within the UK.

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LPAR
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LPAR within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LPAR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LPAR within the UK.

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LPAR
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -84 13 £300 -33.33% 2
South East -10 4 £300 -7.69%
West Midlands - 3 £279 - 2
London -27 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £183 - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East of England - - - -

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (72.73%) AIX
2 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 13 (59.09%) UNIX
3 10 (45.45%) HACMP
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) REXX
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 6 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 5 (22.73%) Solaris
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
8 3 (13.64%) PowerHA
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
8 3 (13.64%) Middleware
8 3 (13.64%) LAN
8 3 (13.64%) DB2
9 2 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 2 (9.09%) OS/400
9 2 (9.09%) BMC
9 2 (9.09%) CA
9 2 (9.09%) Sun
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) Mainframe

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) AS400 Support
3 2 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.55%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) HACMP
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) AS400
2 2 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) AIX
2 13 (59.09%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (9.09%) OS/400
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) zOS
6 1 (4.55%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) REXX
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) JCL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (13.64%) PowerHA
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (9.09%) RACF
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SRDF
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) BMC
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Informatica
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