The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LPAR
England / North West
Rank - 155 141
Contract jobs citing LPAR 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.052% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £253
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £431 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +18.96%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
783 1255 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.57% 32.48% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 697 519
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.13 £32.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in the North West