Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LPIC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 862 862
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -15
Contract jobs citing LPIC 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.023% 0.015% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
England median daily rate £190 £190 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -50.97% -3.13%
10th Percentile £185 £185 £336
90th Percentile £199 £207 £400
UK median daily rate £190 £190 £388
% change year-on-year - -50.97% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

LPIC is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17713 19813 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.81% 20.37% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10883 12382 12662
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £605 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 820 785 1008
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.48% +27.24%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
UK median hourly rate £25.60 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.56% +4.00% +31.58%

LPIC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LPIC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LPIC in England

LPIC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LPIC in England

LPIC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 4 £190 -
LPIC
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for LPIC.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) RHCE
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 4 (100.00%) CMDB
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 4 (100.00%) BICSI Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre

LPIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) CMDB
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) BICSI Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft