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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LPAR
UK / England
Rank 575 593 582
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing LPAR 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.034% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £475 £369 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £394 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13209 14578 14306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.41% 30.95% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8592 9531 8885
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 533 590
Median hourly rate £20.97 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +17 4 £475 +28.81%
East of England - 1 - -
LPAR
UK

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) CA
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (60.00%) X.25
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) X.25
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) AIX Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) PowerHA
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware