The table below looks at the statistics for VCDX 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 VCDX over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VCDX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCDX
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
469 779 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.95% 15.47% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 581 669
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Average hourly rate £21.81 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.08 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

VCDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VCDX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VCDX
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 VCDX across the City of London region.

VCDX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VCDX 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 VCDX.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) SoftLayer
2 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VCDX 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 VCDX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat