The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 107 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% - 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LPAR
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
631 500 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.94% 27.93% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 278 249
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.83 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £40.00 £22.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Liferay
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA Wily
1 2 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (100.00%) nmon
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Endeca
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware