The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 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 VCP5 over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 144 114 140
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Contract jobs citing VCP5 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.33% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 1.60% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCP5
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
582 500 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.50% 20.76% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 222 273
Average daily rate £368 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 75
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £12.75 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VCP5
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 VCP5 across the East of England region.

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VCP5
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 VCP5 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -24 1 £350 +33.33%
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Intel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) DMZ

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco