Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LPAR over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

LPAR
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 843 847
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -20
Contract jobs citing LPAR 10 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.011% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.031% 0.031% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 15
England median daily rate £385 £315 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -33.68% +15.15%
10th Percentile £368 £298 £418
90th Percentile £488 £415 £545
UK median daily rate £385 £315 £475
% change year-on-year +22.22% -33.68% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

LPAR is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,597 31,935 33,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.48% 34.65% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,676 21,261 22,081
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 986 966 1,143
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.18 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £21.09 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% - +7.99%

LPAR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LPAR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LPAR in England

LPAR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LPAR in England

LPAR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LPAR in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LPAR in England

LPAR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LPAR in England

LPAR
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 4 - -
South West - 3 £385 -
North of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South East -16 1 £500 +11.11%
LPAR
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LPAR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) RHCE
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Samba
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (40.00%) OpenView
4 4 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) BladeLogic
4 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) LDAP
4 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 4 (40.00%) Firmware
4 4 (40.00%) BMC

LPAR
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (40.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Commercial Contracts Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) RHCE
2 4 (40.00%) RHCSA
2 4 (40.00%) RHCVA
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
1 4 (40.00%) KVM
1 4 (40.00%) RHEV
1 4 (40.00%) Samba
1 4 (40.00%) Sendmail
1 4 (40.00%) Veritas File System
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (40.00%) BladeLogic
2 4 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (40.00%) OpenView
2 4 (40.00%) yum
3 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) BMC
4 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 4 (40.00%) Opsware
4 4 (40.00%) Veritas
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Ariba
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Sun