The first table below looks at the demand for LPIC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LPIC over the 3 months to 23 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 currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 594 550 586
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Contract jobs citing LPIC 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.011% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10937 8810 10503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.45% 18.17% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6204 4687 5415
Average daily rate £375 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 474 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £51.50 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LPIC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LPIC
Daily Rate Trend

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

LPIC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LPIC
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -49 2 £325 -21.68% 1
London - - - -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) Zenoss
2 2 (66.67%) qmail
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) RHCT

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 1 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (33.33%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
1 2 (66.67%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Zenoss
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
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