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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LPAR
Rank 552 562 516
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -46
Contract jobs citing LPAR 40 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.023% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.070% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 17
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£413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £320 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £850 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £238
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
16162 15757 15118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.81% 32.36% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10277 9794 9169
Average daily rate £421 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 616 648
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +16 24 £366 -56.91% 1
West Midlands -2 7 £425 +13.33%
South East - 5 £380 -
East of England +2 4 £325 +3.17% 3
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LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 34 (65.38%) Migration
2 32 (61.54%) WebSphere
3 31 (59.62%) DB2
3 31 (59.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (59.62%) CICS
3 31 (59.62%) zOS
4 29 (55.77%) AIX
5 24 (46.15%) Linux
6 21 (40.38%) Solaris
7 19 (36.54%) Windows
7 19 (36.54%) CA
7 19 (36.54%) Introscope
7 19 (36.54%) Jython
7 19 (36.54%) CA Wily
8 16 (30.77%) WebSphere Portal
8 16 (30.77%) WebSphere Process Server
8 16 (30.77%) IBM
9 13 (25.00%) UNIX
9 13 (25.00%) Mainframe
10 12 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (21.15%) SAN
12 10 (19.23%) Finance
13 9 (17.31%) Change Management
14 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
15 7 (13.46%) Retail
16 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
16 5 (9.62%) AS400
16 5 (9.62%) Process Management
16 5 (9.62%) Security Management
16 5 (9.62%) Banking

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 32 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 31 (59.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 31 (59.62%) CICS
3 16 (30.77%) WebSphere Process Server
3 16 (30.77%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) Broadband
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Introscope
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Administrator
2 19 (36.54%) WebSphere Administrator
3 12 (23.08%) WebSphere Specialist
4 10 (19.23%) Server Administrator
4 10 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 10 (19.23%) Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) Applications Specialist
5 9 (17.31%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 9 (17.31%) Server Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) UNIX Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) AIX Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.92%) Architect
9 1 (1.92%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Storage Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) AS400 Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.92%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) AS400
4 4 (7.69%) HACMP
5 3 (5.77%) Clustering
5 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) zOS
2 29 (55.77%) AIX
3 24 (46.15%) Linux
4 21 (40.38%) Solaris
5 19 (36.54%) Windows
6 13 (25.00%) UNIX
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.77%) VMS
9 2 (3.85%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Migration
2 9 (17.31%) Change Management
3 5 (9.62%) Process Management
3 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
3 5 (9.62%) Security Management
4 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Jython
2 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.77%) AWK
3 3 (5.77%) Perl
3 3 (5.77%) sed
4 1 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.77%) Veritas File System
1 3 (5.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.92%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) CA
2 16 (30.77%) IBM
3 5 (9.62%) Hitachi
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) Symantec
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) EMC
5 3 (5.77%) Veritas
6 1 (1.92%) Sun
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