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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
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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
626 499 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.62% 24.20% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 275 224
Average daily rate £351 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 41 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LPAR across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) AS400
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
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