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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LPAR
England / South East
Rank 236 253 268
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Contract jobs citing LPAR 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.046% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.16% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2323 2548 2672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.13% 29.36% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1522 1391
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 150 168
Median hourly rate £16.75 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.04% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.52 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £60.00 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +7 4 £475 +18.75%
LPAR
England

LPAR
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) zOS
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (75.00%) X.25
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

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 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) X.25
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) zOS
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) IBM