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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 146 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.58% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 2.81% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -24.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £255 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £295 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
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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
581 498 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.26% 20.51% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 233 274
Average daily rate £363 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 78
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.53 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.15 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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
Hertfordshire -15 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire -24 1 £350 +27.27%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Essex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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

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

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