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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 410 413 404
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.039% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £183
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +119.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7581 7663 8394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.73% 36.17% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5311 5369 5705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 150 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LPAR across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London - 1 £450 -
LPAR
England

LPAR
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CICS
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Introscope
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) HACMP
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (60.00%) CICS
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Server Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) HACMP
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Jython
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA