Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 835 840
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -15
Contract jobs citing LPAR 8 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.003% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% 0.010% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 14
England median daily rate £400 £419 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +1.52% +26.92%
10th Percentile £320 £407 £310
90th Percentile £440 £436 £444
UK median daily rate £396 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -3.94% - +17.86%
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 31991 31149 34035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.88% 32.90% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21529 20456 22039
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +1.06% +5.38%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 901 1097 1341
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +4.82% +9.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.35 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.56% +11.43%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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
South East -11 5 £450 +9.09% 1
London - 3 £350 -
LPAR
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 England region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Korn
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) iSeries
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (25.00%) Control-M
6 1 (12.50%) Flash
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (12.50%) PowerHA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) AIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (12.50%) PowerHA
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Control-M
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SAP