The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LPAR
Rank 555 564 531
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Contract jobs citing LPAR 25 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.074% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 7
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£425 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £253 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £475
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average 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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15614 16308 13736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9701 10185 8420
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 628 663
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in England

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in England

LPAR
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LPAR across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

LPAR Daily Rate Histogram in England

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in England

LPAR
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 16 £388 - 1
West Midlands -11 6 £438 +56.95%
North West -18 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (57.14%) Migration
2 19 (54.29%) AIX
3 18 (51.43%) DB2
3 18 (51.43%) zOS
4 17 (48.57%) CICS
5 16 (45.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (45.71%) WebSphere
6 12 (34.29%) Solaris
6 12 (34.29%) Linux
7 11 (31.43%) UNIX
8 10 (28.57%) Windows
8 10 (28.57%) IBM
8 10 (28.57%) CA
8 10 (28.57%) Mainframe
8 10 (28.57%) Introscope
8 10 (28.57%) WebSphere Process Server
8 10 (28.57%) Jython
8 10 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
8 10 (28.57%) CA Wily
9 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (14.29%) Banking
10 5 (14.29%) Retail
10 5 (14.29%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) SAN
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle
12 3 (8.57%) Hitachi
12 3 (8.57%) Process Management
12 3 (8.57%) Change Management
12 3 (8.57%) AS400
12 3 (8.57%) HACMP

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (48.57%) CICS
2 16 (45.71%) WebSphere
2 16 (45.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
3 10 (28.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (5.71%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Introscope
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Administrator
2 12 (34.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (22.86%) Server Administrator
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) AIX Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) AS400 Operator
7 2 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Mainframe DBA
7 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Flex
2 2 (5.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.57%) AS400
2 3 (8.57%) HACMP
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) AIX
2 18 (51.43%) zOS
3 12 (34.29%) Solaris
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
4 11 (31.43%) UNIX
5 10 (28.57%) Windows
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
2 3 (8.57%) Process Management
2 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Jython
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) GPFS
2 1 (2.86%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) CA Wily
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) IBM
1 10 (28.57%) CA
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Hitachi
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Cyber-Ark
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