Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 836 807
Rank change year-on-year +42 -29 +1
Contract jobs citing LPAR 14 28 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.028% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.047% 0.083% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 40
England median daily rate £383 £483 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.73% +16.97% +26.92%
10th Percentile £298 £401 £310
90th Percentile £476 £545 £475
UK median daily rate £383 £483 £419
% change year-on-year -20.73% +15.22% +28.85%
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 next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29618 33667 33259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.72% 33.17% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19458 22385 21092
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £269 £258 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 963 1072 1249
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -5.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.38% +13.51% -7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +12 9 £463 -5.61%
East of England - 4 £315 - 1
London +6 1 - -
LPAR
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 13 (92.86%) IBM
2 10 (71.43%) Migration
3 8 (57.14%) AIX
4 6 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 5 (35.71%) IBM XIV
5 5 (35.71%) Brocade
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (35.71%) Replication
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) SAP
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) AS400
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (21.43%) High Availability
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 2 (14.29%) vSphere
8 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (14.29%) Validation
8 2 (14.29%) Control-M
9 1 (7.14%) X.25
9 1 (7.14%) Mainframe

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 3 (21.43%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Storage Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Network Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Subject Matter Expert
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) IBM XIV
2 5 (35.71%) Replication
3 3 (21.43%) AS400
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (14.29%) Control-M
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Brocade
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat