The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 626 600 594
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs citing LPIC 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.037% 0.051% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LPIC
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10715 9880 9743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.04% 19.52% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6793 5661 5642
Median daily rate £410 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 479 495
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing LPIC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Midlands - 3 £300 -
London +2 1 - -
LPIC
UK

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LPIC 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 LPIC.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Presales
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Line Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe
6 1 (16.67%) HP

LPIC
Top Related 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mac Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP