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 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 602 592 594
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing LPAR 20 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.054% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.16% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 9
Median daily rate £475 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £320 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £445 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.57% +26.92%
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
16737 16989 16290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.60% 32.84% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10923 10898 9977
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 676 654
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +18 13 £525 +38.15%
North West - 4 £473 -
London -16 1 £350 -15.15%
West Midlands -27 1 £425 +1.49%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
LPAR
UK

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (85.71%) Unix
1 24 (85.71%) IBM
2 21 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 17 (60.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 17 (60.71%) Service Management
4 17 (60.71%) Data Protection
4 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
5 16 (57.14%) Migration
6 15 (53.57%) SAN
6 15 (53.57%) Windows
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (28.57%) AIX
9 8 (28.57%) .NET
9 8 (28.57%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) WAN
11 6 (21.43%) Network Security
11 6 (21.43%) Brocade
11 6 (21.43%) HP
11 6 (21.43%) LAN
12 5 (17.86%) Solaris
12 5 (17.86%) Oracle
12 5 (17.86%) Network Design
13 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
13 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (14.29%) F5
13 4 (14.29%) Cisco

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
1 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) Liferay
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) Network Security
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Introscope
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Architect
2 14 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 7 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) IBM Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) AS400 Operator
8 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) HACMP
2 2 (7.14%) IBM XIV
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Unix
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (28.57%) AIX
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Solaris
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.14%) HPUX
8 2 (7.14%) SUSE
8 2 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (3.57%) OS/400
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Data Protection
1 17 (60.71%) Service Management
2 16 (57.14%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Korn
2 1 (3.57%) RPG
2 1 (3.57%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Firmware
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (7.14%) PowerHA
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) GPFS
4 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.71%) nmon
3 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
3 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (21.43%) Brocade
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) CA
6 2 (7.14%) Endeca
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas