The first table below looks at the demand for Linux+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux+ Certification 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 London 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
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 411 385 411
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Contract jobs citing Linux+ Certification 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.019% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.025% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Average daily rate £396 £384 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -36.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Linux+ Certification
England

Linux+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Linux+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux+ Certification across the London region.

Linux+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in London

Linux+ Certification
Top 9 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Linux+ Certification 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 Linux+ Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Linux+ Certification 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 Linux+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB