The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 132 99 122
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 12 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.84% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 4.61% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Average daily rate £365 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £255 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £323
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+26.85% -
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
525 412 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.65% 18.29% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 215 303
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 70
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £365 - 4
Hertfordshire - 4 £250 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Citrix
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (61.11%) MCSE
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco
4 11 (61.11%) XenApp
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (55.56%) CCNA
6 9 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (50.00%) NetScaler
7 8 (44.44%) CCA
8 7 (38.89%) NetApp
9 6 (33.33%) MCTS
9 6 (33.33%) SAN
9 6 (33.33%) Splunk
9 6 (33.33%) vSphere
9 6 (33.33%) CCAA
10 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (27.78%) EMC
10 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
10 5 (27.78%) Migration
11 4 (22.22%) MCITP
11 4 (22.22%) Firewall
11 4 (22.22%) Windows
11 4 (22.22%) HP
11 4 (22.22%) Dell
11 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
11 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) SAS
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) FirePass
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Server Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
1 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (61.11%) MCSE
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) CCNA
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (44.44%) CCA
6 6 (33.33%) MCTS
6 6 (33.33%) CCAA
7 4 (22.22%) MCITP
7 4 (22.22%) VCAP
8 3 (16.67%) NCDA
8 3 (16.67%) NCIE
9 1 (5.56%) CCEE
9 1 (5.56%) CCIA
9 1 (5.56%) CCNP
9 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) XenApp
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (11.11%) XenServer
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
7 1 (5.56%) vCloud
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Citrix
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco
5 7 (38.89%) NetApp
6 6 (33.33%) Splunk
7 5 (27.78%) EMC
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) Dell
9 3 (16.67%) IBM
10 2 (11.11%) Juniper
10 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard
10 2 (11.11%) Veeam
11 1 (5.56%) F5
11 1 (5.56%) Altiris
11 1 (5.56%) Fortinet