The first table below looks at the demand for VCP5 in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 18 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 for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 128 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing VCP5 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.041% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £245 £363
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -32.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
698 564 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 22.95% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 208 294
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
VCP5
South East

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VCP5
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VCP5
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
VCP5
South East

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat