The table below looks at the statistics for Linux+ Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux+ Certification over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank - - 562
Contract jobs citing Linux+ Certification 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11690 8879 9127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.49% 17.08% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6593 4997 4784
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 528 382 565
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

Linux+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Linux+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend

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

Linux+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
London - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
England - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1

Linux+ Certification
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) LPIC
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) RHCSA

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) LPIC
1 1 (100.00%) RHCSA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef