Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 813 849
Rank change year-on-year -50 +36 -36
Contract jobs citing LPAR 8 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.018% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% 0.053% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 18
England median daily rate £385 £450 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.44% -6.74% +16.97%
10th Percentile £368 £298 £401
90th Percentile £403 £497 £545
UK median daily rate £385 £450 £483
% change year-on-year -14.44% -6.74% +16.97%
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 32,275 30,464 34,695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.25% 34.48% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,193 19,913 23,010
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £279 £265 £258
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,019 1,043 1,115
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 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 22 July 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 -35 4 - -
South West - 4 £385 -
LPAR
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) RHCE
1 8 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Firmware
2 4 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 4 (50.00%) Opsware
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (50.00%) yum
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) KVM
2 4 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (50.00%) RHEV
2 4 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 4 (50.00%) RHCVA
2 4 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

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 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) RHCE
2 4 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 4 (50.00%) RHCVA
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
1 4 (50.00%) KVM
1 4 (50.00%) RHEV
1 4 (50.00%) Samba
1 4 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas File System
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 4 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (50.00%) OpenView
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (50.00%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) BMC
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Opsware
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
2 4 (50.00%) VMware