The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 30 April 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 120 122
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing LPAR 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.053% 0.31% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 1.06% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £490 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £490 £425
% change year-on-year -3.06% +15.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 583 663 649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.90% 29.39% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 437 373
Median daily rate £420 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -1.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 31 31
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.06% +71.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.33 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.83 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

LPAR
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing LPAR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for LPAR in Hampshire

LPAR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LPAR in Hampshire

LPAR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LPAR in Hampshire

LPAR
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 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
Portsmouth - 1 £475 -
LPAR
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) zOS
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (75.00%) X.25
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

LPAR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) X.25
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) zOS
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) IBM