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 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 582 541 554
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +13
Contract jobs citing LPIC 4 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.029% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.042% 0.15% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 1
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£538 £383 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.52% +61.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £383 £238
% change year-on-year
- +61.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9449 9079 8041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 18.96% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 5236 4338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 410 459
Average hourly rate £22.20 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015. 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
London - 2 £538 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
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LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Zope
2 4 (66.67%) Plone
2 4 (66.67%) Debian
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (33.33%) Go
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) OpenFlow
3 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) SaltStack
3 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) Zope
1 4 (66.67%) Plone
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (33.33%) OpenFlow
1 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Support
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Go
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
1 2 (33.33%) HP ASE
1 2 (33.33%) HP MASE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) SaltStack