The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 609 627 608
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing VCAP 13 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.14% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £445 £400 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -17.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £348 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £441 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £483
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VCAP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10143 10430 10216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 19.74% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6274 6332 5697
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 493 427
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VCAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

VCAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCAP across the England region.

VCAP Daily Rate Trend in England

VCAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCAP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

VCAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

VCAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VCAP across the England region.

VCAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

VCAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 10 £439 +6.36%
East of England 0 2 - -
South East +13 1 £550 +92.98% 1
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VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (72.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (48.00%) MCSE
5 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco
6 10 (40.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) vSphere
6 10 (40.00%) VCP5
7 9 (36.00%) SAN
8 8 (32.00%) NetBackup
8 8 (32.00%) DNS
9 7 (28.00%) IaaS
9 7 (28.00%) SaaS
9 7 (28.00%) PaaS
9 7 (28.00%) NAS
9 7 (28.00%) EMC
9 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (24.00%) VCP6
10 6 (24.00%) NetApp
10 6 (24.00%) Citrix
11 5 (20.00%) HP
11 5 (20.00%) Solaris
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle
11 5 (20.00%) Veritas

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) IaaS
1 7 (28.00%) PaaS
1 7 (28.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 7 (28.00%) NAS
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) FCoE
7 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (12.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Senior VMWare Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Backup Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) NetBackup Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Architect
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Exchange Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
4 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.00%) VMS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Change Management
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
1 4 (16.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) PLM
4 1 (4.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Presales
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (48.00%) MCSE
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (40.00%) VCP5
4 6 (24.00%) VCP6
5 4 (16.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (12.00%) CCNA
6 3 (12.00%) CCNP
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (12.00%) PMP
7 2 (8.00%) EMC Certification
7 2 (8.00%) MCITP
7 2 (8.00%) MCP
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) CCA
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.00%) MCSA
8 1 (4.00%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) vSphere
3 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (20.00%) vCloud
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (12.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) NFS
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.00%) vRealize
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (4.00%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) EMC
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 6 (24.00%) NetApp
6 5 (20.00%) HP
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.00%) Veritas
7 4 (16.00%) Symantec
8 3 (12.00%) Dell
9 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
9 2 (8.00%) IBM
10 1 (4.00%) F5
10 1 (4.00%) Intel Security