The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 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 VCP5 over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank - 194 -
Contract jobs citing VCP5 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.020% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
VCP5
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
472 791 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.02% 15.58% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 593 675
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 £269 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.44 £22.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VCP5
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 VCP5 across the City of London region.

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VCP5
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
3 1 (33.33%) HP MASE
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
3 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
3 1 (33.33%) HP MASE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam