The first table below looks at the demand for LPIC in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPIC over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 589 502 576
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +74
Contract jobs citing LPIC 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.013% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10027 7817 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.53% 18.14% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5749 4178 5093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 436 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LPIC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

LPIC Jobs Demand Trend in England

LPIC
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LPIC across the England region.

LPIC Daily Rate Trend in England

LPIC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LPIC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LPIC.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) RHCT
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) CCENT
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (50.00%) qmail
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LPIC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LPIC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) RHCT
1 1 (50.00%) CCENT
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Zenoss
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat