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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 627 596 612
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing LPAR 14 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.077% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.079% 0.24% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 6
Median daily rate £503 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £320 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £450 £850
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 - - -

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
17740 17249 16743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.03% 31.83% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11477 10510 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 715 748
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 13 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 25 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
England -38 12 £495 +37.50% 1
Hampshire +10 8 £510 -
South East -2 8 £510 -
North West -9 3 £495 -
Edinburgh -11 2 £550 +29.41%
Scotland -18 2 £550 +29.41%
Merseyside - 2 £503 -
Gosport - 2 £530 -
Havant +11 1 - -
London -19 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £563 -
Liverpool - 1 £510 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 19 (79.17%) IBM
2 17 (70.83%) AIX
3 15 (62.50%) Unix
4 12 (50.00%) SAN
5 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
6 10 (41.67%) Linux
6 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
7 9 (37.50%) Migration
7 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (29.17%) PowerHA
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
9 7 (29.17%) WAN
10 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (25.00%) LAN
10 6 (25.00%) HACMP
10 6 (25.00%) Service Management
10 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (25.00%) Brocade
10 6 (25.00%) Network Security
11 5 (20.83%) Network Design
11 5 (20.83%) Clustering
11 5 (20.83%) Windows
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle
11 5 (20.83%) HP
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco
12 4 (16.67%) Perl

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
1 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Liferay
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.50%) Broadband
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Introscope
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) IBM Technical Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) AS400 Operator
8 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) HACMP
3 5 (20.83%) Clustering
4 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.33%) IBM XIV
6 1 (4.17%) AS400
6 1 (4.17%) iSeries
6 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) AIX
2 15 (62.50%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Solaris
6 3 (12.50%) VMS
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.17%) HPUX
8 1 (4.17%) SUSE
8 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Network Design
4 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) AWK
3 3 (12.50%) Korn
3 3 (12.50%) sed
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) PowerHA
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (12.50%) Veritas File System
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware
4 1 (4.17%) GPFS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.50%) nmon
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.17%) CA Wily
4 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Brocade
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 4 (16.67%) Veritas
6 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) CA
7 1 (4.17%) Endeca
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