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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 140 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.42% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 2.07% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £255 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £295 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £333 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -52.05%
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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
547 484 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.96% 20.28% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 215 270
Average daily rate £350 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 74
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £10.15 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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)
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 17 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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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
Cambridgeshire - 3 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire -23 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire -23 1 £350 +27.27% 2
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) MCSE
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (42.86%) vSphere
5 9 (42.86%) HP
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 9 (42.86%) SAN
6 8 (38.10%) NetApp
6 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) VCP5
9 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (23.81%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) MCP
9 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) EMC
9 5 (23.81%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
1 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) DMZ
6 2 (9.52%) FirePass
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.52%) NAS
7 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Server Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) e-Health
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) MCSE
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) VCP5
3 5 (23.81%) MCP
4 3 (14.29%) VCAP
4 3 (14.29%) MCITP
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) CCA
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) MCTS
5 2 (9.52%) NCDA
5 2 (9.52%) NCIE
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) vSphere
3 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (14.29%) VMFS
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Server
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (9.52%) XenApp
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer
6 2 (9.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (9.52%) vCloud
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) HP
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) NetApp
5 5 (23.81%) EMC
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Intel
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Juniper
7 2 (9.52%) Altiris
7 2 (9.52%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Zeacom
8 1 (4.76%) Veeam
8 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) CA
8 1 (4.76%) Veritas
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat