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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 554 541 559
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing LPIC 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
Average daily rate
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£395 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% -26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+64.21% -
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
9237 8303 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.71% 17.85% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5273 4522 4754
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 457 561
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
LPIC
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LPIC across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

LPIC Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 11 £390 -
London - 5 £525 - 3
LPIC
UK

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Squid
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
2 14 (73.68%) Internet
2 14 (73.68%) Perl
2 14 (73.68%) LDAP
2 14 (73.68%) SMTP
2 14 (73.68%) HTTP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) SSL
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Load Balancing
2 14 (73.68%) Zenoss
2 14 (73.68%) F5
2 14 (73.68%) CCENT
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
4 10 (52.63%) qmail
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) CruiseControl
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) International Banking
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) MCSE
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LDAP
1 14 (73.68%) SMTP
1 14 (73.68%) HTTP
1 14 (73.68%) DNS
1 14 (73.68%) SSL
1 14 (73.68%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) CruiseControl
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (78.95%) Administrator
1 15 (78.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 15 (78.95%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
1 4 (21.05%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) SUSE
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Load Balancing
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Security
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CCENT
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
3 1 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Squid
2 10 (52.63%) qmail
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Zenoss
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
1 14 (73.68%) Juniper
1 14 (73.68%) F5
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
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