The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 214 - 220
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VCP5 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% - 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.084% - 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £475
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1194 1003 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.02% 15.90% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 649 656
Average daily rate £418 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 38
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £135.00 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
VCP5
London

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 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware