The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 444 436 418
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.059% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.16% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LPAR
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8435 8799 9064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.52% 37.05% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5947 6106 6056
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 167 184
Median hourly rate £17.75 £21.30 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £13.17 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing LPAR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in London

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in London

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in London

LPAR
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 London region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OS/400
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Operator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OS/400
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM