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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 263 271 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing LPAR 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.010% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.033% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £510 - -
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
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
2818 3039 2644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.93% 31.82% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1616 1418
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 £257 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 133 177
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing LPAR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Hampshire +9 8 £510 -
LPAR
England

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 11 (91.67%) Unix
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) Brocade
4 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (50.00%) Service Management
4 6 (50.00%) AIX
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Network Design
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) F5
6 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
6 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Veritas
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (25.00%) Broadband

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Technical Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (16.67%) IBM Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) AIX Architect
5 1 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) HACMP
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) VMS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) AWK
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) sed
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas File System
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) GPFS
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) nmon
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Brocade
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 4 (33.33%) Veritas
5 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (25.00%) EMC
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec