The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank - 212 198
Contract jobs citing VCAP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £320 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VCAP
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
584 857 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.16% 14.47% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 626 636
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.50 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £38.64 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VCAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VCAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCAP across the City of London region.

VCAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London