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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 134 112 113
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.55% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 2.67% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 17
Average daily rate
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£338 £263 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £273 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
547 486 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.07% 20.43% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 208 267
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 83
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.63 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -22 7 £325 +23.80% 2
Essex -4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (63.64%) MCSE
4 13 (59.09%) Windows
5 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (50.00%) vSphere
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco
7 10 (45.45%) SAN
8 9 (40.91%) HP
8 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
8 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (36.36%) EMC
9 8 (36.36%) Citrix
9 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
9 8 (36.36%) NetApp
10 7 (31.82%) DNS
10 7 (31.82%) DHCP
10 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
10 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
11 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (27.27%) VCP5
11 6 (27.27%) XenApp
11 6 (27.27%) Dell
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (22.73%) CCNA
12 5 (22.73%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
1 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) SAS
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) DHCP
2 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) FirePass
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) SSL
5 2 (9.09%) DMZ
6 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) e-Health
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (63.64%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) VCP5
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 5 (22.73%) MCP
4 5 (22.73%) MCITP
5 4 (18.18%) VCAP
6 3 (13.64%) MCSA
6 3 (13.64%) CCA
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) NCDA
7 2 (9.09%) NCIE
8 1 (4.55%) CCNP
8 1 (4.55%) CCAA
8 1 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (50.00%) vSphere
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
5 6 (27.27%) XenApp
6 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
7 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (9.09%) XenServer
8 2 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (9.09%) VMFS
8 2 (9.09%) vCloud
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
9 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) HP
5 8 (36.36%) EMC
5 8 (36.36%) Citrix
5 8 (36.36%) NetApp
6 6 (27.27%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 3 (13.64%) Intel
8 2 (9.09%) WatchGuard
8 2 (9.09%) Altiris
8 2 (9.09%) Veeam
8 2 (9.09%) F5
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle
9 1 (4.55%) Zeacom
9 1 (4.55%) CA
9 1 (4.55%) Veritas
9 1 (4.55%) Red Hat