The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 185 201 212
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.085% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 0.56% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Average daily rate
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£395 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £323 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £409 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -9.61%
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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
784 896 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.90% 15.23% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 623 756
Average daily rate £435 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 38
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £31.43 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the City of London region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the City of London region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (73.68%) MCSE
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) MCSA
6 10 (52.63%) Windows
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) SAN
7 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
8 6 (31.58%) MS Office
8 6 (31.58%) Debian
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (21.05%) vSphere
10 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) HP
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (15.79%) Finance
11 3 (15.79%) Citrix
11 3 (15.79%) LAN

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Yammer
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) FCoE
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) PDA
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Celerra
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Debian
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Process Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Office Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) MCSE
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (52.63%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (10.53%) VCAP
4 2 (10.53%) VCP5
5 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.26%) VCDX
5 1 (5.26%) VCP4
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.26%) RHCE
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) vCloud
5 2 (10.53%) KVM
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) vMotion
3 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
7 1 (5.26%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) Lotus
7 1 (5.26%) BMC
7 1 (5.26%) CommVault
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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