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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 438 418 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing LPIC 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LPIC
England

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
3901 3656 3851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.05% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2755 2358 2598
Average daily rate £450 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £556 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 90 122
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware