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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 595 573 602
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Contract jobs citing LPAR 24 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.089% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.27% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 6
Median daily rate £490 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LPAR
UK

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
16162 16454 16213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.20% 32.36% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10618 10421 10088
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 617 661
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.47 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.91 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing LPAR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +19 19 £490 +28.94%
North West - 4 £473 -
London -12 1 £350 -17.64%
LPAR
UK

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 27 (90.00%) IBM
2 26 (86.67%) Unix
3 22 (73.33%) Data Centre
4 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 19 (63.33%) Migration
6 17 (56.67%) Service Management
6 17 (56.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (56.67%) SAN
6 17 (56.67%) Data Protection
6 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
7 15 (50.00%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 11 (36.67%) AIX
9 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (33.33%) Linux
11 8 (26.67%) .NET
12 7 (23.33%) WAN
12 7 (23.33%) VMware
12 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (20.00%) Brocade
13 6 (20.00%) Network Security
13 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
13 6 (20.00%) LAN
13 6 (20.00%) HP
14 5 (16.67%) Oracle
14 5 (16.67%) HACMP
14 5 (16.67%) Clustering
14 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
1 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.67%) JBoss
1 2 (6.67%) Liferay
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) Broadband
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.67%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) SSH
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Introscope
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Architect
2 14 (46.67%) Technical Architect
3 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Administrator
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (13.33%) AIX Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) IBM Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Unix Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) HACMP
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) AS400
4 2 (6.67%) IBM XIV
4 2 (6.67%) iSeries
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Unix
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (36.67%) AIX
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (13.33%) Solaris
8 3 (10.00%) VMS
9 2 (6.67%) HPUX
9 2 (6.67%) SUSE
9 2 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (3.33%) OS/400
10 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Migration
2 17 (56.67%) Data Protection
2 17 (56.67%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
4 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) AWK
3 3 (10.00%) sed
4 2 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) RPG
5 1 (3.33%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Firmware
2 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (10.00%) Veritas File System
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.67%) PowerHA
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) GPFS
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.00%) nmon
3 2 (6.67%) CA Wily
3 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) IBM
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Brocade
3 6 (20.00%) HP
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 4 (13.33%) Veritas
6 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) Endeca