The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 654 660 634
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing LPIC 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.027% 0.009% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Median daily rate £190 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
11004 11168 11309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.56% 19.52% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6795 6733 6258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 526 481
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.40 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing LPIC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 3 £190 - 3
Surrey - 3 £190 -
South East - 3 £190 -
Woking - 2 £190 -
Camberley - 1 £200 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LPIC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for LPIC.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
3 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (57.14%) CMDB
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) SCOM
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) RHCE
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Dell

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Line Management
1 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) BICSI Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
1 3 (42.86%) JNCIS
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) RHCE
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper