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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 155 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.029% - 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% - 0.29%
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
England

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
1142 1208 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.66% 28.77% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 744 539
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 56 69
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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

LPAR
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £450 -
LPAR
England

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (50.00%) Liferay
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) nmon
2 2 (50.00%) IBM XIV
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) PowerHA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Endeca
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Liferay
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) HACMP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (50.00%) PowerHA
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Wily
1 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) nmon
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Endeca
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware