The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 18 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 140 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing VCAP 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.044% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
525 412 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.65% 18.29% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 215 303
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 70
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
VCAP
England

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCAP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VCAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCAP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VCAP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VCAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £250 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NCDA
3 1 (25.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper