The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 114 116 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 1.14% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
717 615 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.50% 25.58% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 237 251
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% -35.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Berkshire region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Berkshire region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell +6 3 £380 +32.17%
Reading - 2 £375 - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 9 (69.23%) MCSE
4 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) MCITP
6 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) vSphere
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (30.77%) HP
8 4 (30.77%) MCTS
8 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
9 3 (23.08%) XenApp
9 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (23.08%) VCAP
9 3 (23.08%) Change Control
9 3 (23.08%) VCP5

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) MCSE
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) MCITP
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) MCTS
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) VCP4
4 3 (23.08%) VCAP
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
4 3 (23.08%) VCP5
5 1 (7.69%) VTSP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
3 6 (46.15%) vSphere
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 1 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (7.69%) vCloud
6 1 (7.69%) KVM
6 1 (7.69%) UAG
6 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (23.08%) ARCserve
2 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Hitachi