The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 134 144 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing VCAP 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.032% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £483 £288
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +67.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
525 566 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.36% 18.30% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 287 212
Average daily rate £360 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 33 36
Average hourly rate £21.53 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.67 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCAP across the East of England region.

VCAP Daily Rate Trend 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 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 6 £425 - 1
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (83.33%) vCloud
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) CMS
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
6 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) PaaS

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) vCloud
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp