The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 51 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing VCP5 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.20% 2.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 11.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCP5
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.49% 23.08% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 35
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.45 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VCP5
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP5 across the Bedfordshire region.

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VCP5
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bedford -5 1 £350 +40.00%
Luton - - - -
VCP5
East of England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Intel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) DMZ

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco