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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
London / City of London
Rank - 148 186
Contract jobs citing VCP5 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.067% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.43% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £575 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-43.26% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
438 468 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.05% 15.63% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 336 632
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £648 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.89 £17.96 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £37.08 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VCP5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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