The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 137 147 109
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -38
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.16% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 0.86% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£393 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £358 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £418 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
545 579 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.30% 18.45% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 288 220
Average daily rate £360 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 33 33
Average hourly rate £21.01 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the East of England region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the East of England region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 7 £406 - 4
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Suffolk - 1 £175 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) vSphere
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) SAN
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) Office 365
8 4 (25.00%) VCAP
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) XenApp
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) DevOps
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) MCSE
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) IIS
9 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) BCP
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) VCAP
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) VCP5
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) VCP4
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) XenApp
5 3 (18.75%) vCloud
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) vMotion
2 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL