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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 97 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% - 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.23% +6.25%
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
614 425 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.66% 28.00% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 218 158
Median daily rate £391 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.30 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Introscope
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Endeca
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Liferay
2 1 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (50.00%) nmon
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Endeca
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware