Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LPAR over the 6 months to 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 374 392
Rank change year-on-year +25 +18 -26
Contract jobs citing LPAR 11 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.069% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.35% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
South East median daily rate £475 £490 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +28.95% +26.67%
England median daily rate £450 £483 £413
% change year-on-year -6.74% +16.97% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4760 5695 6017
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 29.65% 30.57% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2727 3430 3280
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £220
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 279 308
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £23.75 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +43.07% -17.00%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.77 £11.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.25 £42.58
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

LPAR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LPAR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LPAR in the South East

LPAR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LPAR in the South East

LPAR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LPAR in the South East

LPAR
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Thames Valley - 7 - -
Hampshire +6 3 £480 -2.04%
Surrey - 1 £450 -
LPAR
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for LPAR.

1 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) AIX
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Replication
4 5 (45.45%) Brocade
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (45.45%) IBM XIV
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) FTP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) CA
6 3 (27.27%) zOS
6 3 (27.27%) X.25
6 3 (27.27%) Tivoli NetView
6 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
6 3 (27.27%) Network Management
6 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring

LPAR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (27.27%) FTP
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) Programmer
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Storage Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
1 5 (45.45%) IBM XIV
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (9.09%) Control-M
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Brocade
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) VMware