The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 142 111 124
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.030% 0.081% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LPAR
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
907 693 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.64% 28.19% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 414 347
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 66 65
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -28.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing LPAR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LPAR
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LPAR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Dell Compellent

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Dell Compellent
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sun