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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 200 194 209
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.086% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.55% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £400 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £468 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.27% -
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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
864 913 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.76% 15.73% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 640 737
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 61
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.16 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £33.49 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (68.42%) MCSE
5 11 (57.89%) MCSA
5 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco
7 9 (47.37%) Linux
7 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
8 8 (42.11%) MS Office
8 8 (42.11%) Windows
8 8 (42.11%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (42.11%) Debian
9 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (31.58%) Citrix
10 6 (31.58%) SAN
11 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
12 4 (21.05%) CCNA
12 4 (21.05%) ITIL
12 4 (21.05%) LAN
12 4 (21.05%) WAN
12 4 (21.05%) NetApp
12 4 (21.05%) vSphere
13 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (15.79%) HP
13 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Yammer
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) SSL
6 1 (5.26%) IPv4
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) SNMP
6 1 (5.26%) SMTP
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Handset
4 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) PDA
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Debian
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Process 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%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) E-Discovery
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) MCSE
3 11 (57.89%) MCSA
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) CCNP
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
6 2 (10.53%) MCITP
6 2 (10.53%) VCAP
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (5.26%) VCP5
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) VCDX
7 1 (5.26%) VCP4
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.26%) PMP
7 1 (5.26%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) vCloud
4 1 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) vMotion
2 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) NetApp
7 3 (15.79%) HP
8 2 (10.53%) EMC
8 2 (10.53%) CommVault
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (5.26%) Juniper
9 1 (5.26%) BMC
9 1 (5.26%) Dell
9 1 (5.26%) IBM
9 1 (5.26%) Lotus
9 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.26%) Remedy
9 1 (5.26%) Brocade
9 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
9 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds