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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 128 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 1.27% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£405 £423 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +35.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £344
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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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
484 473 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.24% 19.65% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 222 273
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 74
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.55 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.98 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 +9 3 £510 +63.85% 2
Essex -8 3 £288 -39.47%
Norfolk - 2 - -
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 6
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
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England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (50.00%) MCSE
7 7 (43.75%) NetApp
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) MCITP
9 5 (31.25%) Clustering
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) vSphere
10 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (25.00%) NFS
10 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (25.00%) LDAP
10 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
10 4 (25.00%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Lync
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (25.00%) LDAP
5 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
5 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (18.75%) Online Games
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCTS
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) NCDA
4 2 (12.50%) NCIE
4 2 (12.50%) VCAP
5 1 (6.25%) VCP5
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (25.00%) NFS
5 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 3 (18.75%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) NetApp
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) Dell
8 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
9 1 (6.25%) Brocade
9 1 (6.25%) EMC
9 1 (6.25%) IBM