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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 188 185 193
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 11 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 1.28% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £292 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +26.85%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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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
807 1092 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.57% 18.31% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 800 620
Average daily rate £435 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 49
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.40 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco
5 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 14 (60.87%) MS Exchange
6 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (47.83%) Windows
7 11 (47.83%) MCSE
8 10 (43.48%) MCSA
9 9 (39.13%) Citrix
9 9 (39.13%) Linux
10 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
10 8 (34.78%) Debian
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (30.43%) MS Office
11 7 (30.43%) CCNA
12 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 6 (26.09%) Firewall
12 6 (26.09%) SAN
13 5 (21.74%) CCNP
13 5 (21.74%) MCITP
13 5 (21.74%) vSphere
13 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
14 4 (17.39%) EMC
14 4 (17.39%) ITIL
14 4 (17.39%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) EqualLogic
3 3 (13.04%) PDA
3 3 (13.04%) Celerra
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Handset
3 3 (13.04%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Debian
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) E-Discovery
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (47.83%) MCSE
3 10 (43.48%) MCSA
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (30.43%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) MCITP
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (8.70%) CCEA
8 2 (8.70%) MCP
8 2 (8.70%) CCA
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) VCAP
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (4.35%) CCSA
9 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
9 1 (4.35%) MCTS
9 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) vCloud
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) Xen
5 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Citrix
5 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (17.39%) NetApp
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
7 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 3 (13.04%) Juniper
7 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.70%) CommVault
8 2 (8.70%) HP
9 1 (4.35%) IBM
9 1 (4.35%) Brocade
9 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.35%) F5
9 1 (4.35%) RightFax
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