The table below looks at the statistics for LPIC in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPIC over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 425 419 415
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing LPIC 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.026% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3878 3801 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.73% 15.00% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2469 2271
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 77 118
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LPIC Jobs Demand Trend in London

LPIC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LPIC Daily Rate Trend in London

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) International Banking
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Software Packaging
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) CruiseControl
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (50.00%) C
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) RHCE
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) Billing
6 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP
6 1 (16.67%) SUSE
6 1 (16.67%) Debian

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) CruiseControl
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) International Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (16.67%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) RHCT
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat