The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 626 628 639
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.049% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £445 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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 across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16353 18243 18179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.59% 33.35% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10596 11467 11532
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 787 758
Median hourly rate £19.02 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LPAR
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LPAR within the UK.

LPAR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LPAR
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LPAR within the UK.

LPAR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LPAR
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Bridgend - 1 £400 - 2
South Wales - 1 £400 - 2
Wales - 1 £400 - 2

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for LPAR.

1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
3 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (85.71%) SAN
4 11 (78.57%) IBM
4 11 (78.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 11 (78.57%) Migration
4 11 (78.57%) Service Management
4 11 (78.57%) Data Protection
4 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
5 8 (57.14%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) AIX
8 1 (7.14%) HPUX
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (7.14%) Sun
8 1 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) NetApp
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Law
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Debian
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) Clustering

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (85.71%) SAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Build Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Data Protection
1 11 (78.57%) Migration
1 11 (78.57%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago