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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 577 548 528
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -20
Contract jobs citing VCAP 13 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.042% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.22% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 0
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£320 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9097 9302 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.78% 19.32% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5496 4195
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 479 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
London -1 8 £320 -30.81% 7
South East -3 2 - - 3
North West - 1 £420 - 3
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VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 21 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (71.43%) vSphere
5 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (57.14%) vCloud
7 15 (53.57%) Linux
7 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (53.57%) SAN
8 12 (42.86%) MCSE
8 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 10 (35.71%) Cisco
9 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (35.71%) NAS
10 9 (32.14%) VCDX
10 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
10 9 (32.14%) Citrix
10 9 (32.14%) ITIL
11 8 (28.57%) HP
11 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (25.00%) CCNP
12 7 (25.00%) CCNA
12 7 (25.00%) NetApp
13 6 (21.43%) MCP
13 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
13 6 (21.43%) Spread Betting
13 6 (21.43%) IaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) IaaS
3 3 (10.71%) SaaS
3 3 (10.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) NAS
3 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) MPLS
4 4 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (14.29%) SSL
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) VLAN
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.71%) FCoE
5 3 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (10.71%) Network Security
5 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
5 3 (10.71%) SMTP
5 3 (10.71%) SNMP
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.86%) Publishing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Support
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Spread Betting
2 6 (21.43%) Private Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) BCP
2 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) E-Discovery
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Process Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (42.86%) MCSE
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (32.14%) VCDX
6 7 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP
6 7 (25.00%) CCNA
7 6 (21.43%) MCP
7 6 (21.43%) VCP5
8 4 (14.29%) CCA
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (10.71%) CCIA
9 3 (10.71%) NCDA
9 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 2 (7.14%) CCEA
10 2 (7.14%) MCSA
10 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 2 (7.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) vSphere
2 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (57.14%) vCloud
4 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.71%) XenApp
6 3 (10.71%) NFS
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) Citrix
5 8 (28.57%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (14.29%) CommVault
7 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
8 3 (10.71%) F5
8 3 (10.71%) Brocade
8 3 (10.71%) PlateSpin
8 3 (10.71%) Dell
8 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 3 (10.71%) Symantec
8 3 (10.71%) Juniper
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) AppSense
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