The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LPAR
Rank 259 239 239
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.043% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.16% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2859 2554 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.75% 27.39% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1373 1017
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 157 180
Average hourly rate £18.95 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.65 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LPAR across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LPAR
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire -2 1 - -
LPAR
England

LPAR
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Maximo

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat