The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 49 543 494
Rank change year-on-year
+494 -49
Contract jobs citing VCP4 1754 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.72% 0.007% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.36% 0.034% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
VCP4
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
10719 8907 7305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.76% 19.53% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6346 4857 3960
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 421 436
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.67 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in England

VCP4
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP4 across the England region.

VCP4 Daily Rate Trend in England

VCP4
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP4 across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VCP4 Daily Rate Histogram in England

VCP4
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 across the England region.

VCP4 Hourly Rate Trend in England

VCP4
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP4 across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VCP4 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VCP4
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 VCP4 within the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 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 - 708 £413 - 2370
South East +187 369 £400 +6.66% 1363
North West - 150 £400 - 784
South West - 114 £400 - 723
Yorkshire - 107 £400 - 603
West Midlands - 93 £394 - 474
East Midlands +67 87 £425 - 386
East of England - 83 £400 - 471
North East - 21 £310 - 102
South Coast - - - -
VCP4
UK

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 359 (20.47%) Finance
2 322 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (16.99%) Windows
4 278 (15.85%) SQL
5 260 (14.82%) Microsoft
6 218 (12.43%) SQL Server
7 208 (11.86%) .NET
8 200 (11.40%) Java
9 192 (10.95%) C#
10 188 (10.72%) HTML
11 180 (10.26%) Security Cleared
12 170 (9.69%) Oracle
13 162 (9.24%) Linux
14 156 (8.89%) JavaScript
15 147 (8.38%) Migration
16 144 (8.21%) Project Management
17 139 (7.92%) Active Directory
18 134 (7.64%) ITIL
18 134 (7.64%) MS Excel
19 126 (7.18%) SC Cleared
20 124 (7.07%) VMware
21 123 (7.01%) CSS
22 121 (6.90%) Banking
23 114 (6.50%) Degree
24 109 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
25 108 (6.16%) UNIX
26 105 (5.99%) Telecoms
27 103 (5.87%) Cisco
28 102 (5.82%) MVC
29 101 (5.76%) ASP.NET

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 42 (2.39%) IIS
4 36 (2.05%) CMS
5 22 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.20%) IBM Notes
7 19 (1.08%) Node.js
7 19 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.03%) Apache
8 18 (1.03%) SAS
8 18 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.80%) Lync
13 11 (0.63%) JBoss
14 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 134 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 70 (3.99%) MS Office
3 58 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (2.79%) MS Project
5 25 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.057%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.057%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.057%) SPSS
11 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.057%) Simulink
11 1 (0.057%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.29%) Agresso
8 5 (0.29%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.23%) BASE24
9 4 (0.23%) SAP WM
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
9 4 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.48%) Office 365
3 18 (1.03%) SaaS
4 13 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.29%) GitHub
7 4 (0.23%) Force.com
8 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.11%) Yammer
9 2 (0.11%) Route 53
9 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.11%) Heroku
10 1 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.057%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.057%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.057%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.45%) Firewall
2 60 (3.42%) WAN
3 59 (3.36%) SAN
4 52 (2.96%) DNS
5 49 (2.79%) TCP/IP
6 41 (2.34%) 4G
7 40 (2.28%) LAN
8 38 (2.17%) 3G
9 34 (1.94%) Wireless
9 34 (1.94%) Radio Access Network
10 33 (1.88%) Internet
10 33 (1.88%) HTTP
11 31 (1.77%) Network Security
12 30 (1.71%) MPLS
13 29 (1.65%) DHCP
13 29 (1.65%) GSM
14 28 (1.60%) OSPF
15 27 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (1.48%) 2G
17 25 (1.43%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
2 61 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 54 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 46 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 43 (2.45%) MySQL
9 39 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 23 (1.31%) Big Data
12 23 (1.31%) Neo4j
13 18 (1.03%) QlikView
14 17 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (0.80%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 41 (2.34%) Subversion
3 39 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (1.54%) JIRA
6 25 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 23 (1.31%) Maven
8 22 (1.25%) Selenium
9 20 (1.14%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.86%) JUnit
11 13 (0.74%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.74%) Ant
12 11 (0.63%) NUnit
13 10 (0.57%) ClearCase
14 8 (0.46%) ReSharper
15 7 (0.40%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.40%) RSpec
15 7 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.40%) MSI
16 6 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 359 (20.47%) Finance
2 121 (6.90%) Banking
3 105 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 67 (3.82%) Retail
5 54 (3.08%) Marketing
6 46 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.00%) Legal
8 26 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.25%) Advertising
10 21 (1.20%) Front Office
11 17 (0.97%) Games
11 17 (0.97%) Billing
12 16 (0.91%) Back Office
13 15 (0.86%) Law
13 15 (0.86%) Publishing
14 12 (0.68%) Local Government
15 11 (0.63%) Electronics
16 10 (0.57%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.46%) Military
17 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 461 (26.28%) Developer
2 273 (15.56%) Analyst
3 130 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 117 (6.67%) Architect
4 117 (6.67%) Consultant
5 111 (6.33%) Business Analyst
6 77 (4.39%) .NET Developer
7 76 (4.33%) Java Developer
8 58 (3.31%) C# Developer
9 53 (3.02%) Senior Developer
10 45 (2.57%) Network Engineer
11 42 (2.39%) Support Engineer
12 39 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
13 35 (2.00%) Support Analyst
14 34 (1.94%) C# .NET Developer
15 30 (1.71%) Designer
16 25 (1.43%) SQL Developer
17 24 (1.37%) Administrator
17 24 (1.37%) Systems Engineer
18 22 (1.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (11.86%) .NET
2 188 (10.72%) HTML
3 123 (7.01%) CSS
4 101 (5.76%) ASP.NET
5 88 (5.02%) Web Services
6 81 (4.62%) XML
7 77 (4.39%) HTML5
8 73 (4.16%) jQuery
9 66 (3.76%) .NET Framework
10 55 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (2.96%) REST
12 50 (2.85%) AngularJS
13 43 (2.45%) WCF
14 41 (2.34%) Hibernate
15 38 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 36 (2.05%) CSS3
17 34 (1.94%) Spring
17 34 (1.94%) Middleware
17 34 (1.94%) WPF
18 33 (1.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (2.68%) User Experience
3 41 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 31 (1.77%) Clustering
6 27 (1.54%) Open Source
7 23 (1.31%) Replication
8 22 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 17 (0.97%) NHS
12 15 (0.86%) Life Science
13 14 (0.80%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.68%) Derivative
15 11 (0.63%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.63%) Visualisation
15 11 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.63%) PMI
15 11 (0.63%) Equities
15 11 (0.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 298 (16.99%) Windows
2 162 (9.24%) Linux
3 108 (6.16%) UNIX
4 86 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (3.65%) Windows 7
7 58 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (2.11%) Windows XP
9 31 (1.77%) Android
10 29 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.60%) Mac OS X
12 22 (1.25%) Solaris
13 21 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (1.14%) Windows 8
15 17 (0.97%) CentOS
16 12 (0.68%) AIX
17 9 (0.51%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.46%) HPUX
19 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
19 5 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (8.38%) Migration
3 144 (8.21%) Project Management
4 134 (7.64%) ITIL
5 102 (5.82%) MVC
6 99 (5.64%) TDD
7 94 (5.36%) Scrum
8 89 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 82 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
10 71 (4.05%) PRINCE2
11 67 (3.82%) E-Commerce
11 67 (3.82%) ETL
12 66 (3.76%) CRM
13 65 (3.71%) Configuration Management
14 64 (3.65%) Change Management
15 62 (3.53%) Service Management
16 61 (3.48%) OO
17 59 (3.36%) Business Analysis
18 49 (2.79%) Service Delivery
19 47 (2.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 278 (15.85%) SQL
2 200 (11.40%) Java
3 192 (10.95%) C#
4 156 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 53 (3.02%) Python
6 49 (2.79%) T-SQL
7 46 (2.62%) C
8 44 (2.51%) PowerShell
9 33 (1.88%) C++
9 33 (1.88%) Ruby
10 31 (1.77%) PHP
11 26 (1.48%) Perl
12 24 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 22 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.03%) VB
15 17 (0.97%) VBScript
16 16 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.86%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.86%) VBA
18 8 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 180 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 126 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 114 (6.50%) Degree
4 49 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (2.34%) DV Cleared
6 40 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (1.43%) CCNA
8 24 (1.37%) MCITP
9 23 (1.31%) CCNP
10 22 (1.25%) PMI Certification
11 21 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.97%) PMP
13 16 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (0.80%) ISEB
15 13 (0.74%) CISSP
16 11 (0.63%) MCSE
16 11 (0.63%) MCSA
17 9 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.36%) QA
2 56 (3.19%) SLA
3 15 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.29%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.29%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.23%) GxP
8 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) Basel II
9 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.11%) GMP
9 2 (0.11%) Basel III
9 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.057%) FATCA
10 1 (0.057%) UCITS
10 1 (0.057%) P3O
10 1 (0.057%) EMIR
System Software
1 139 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 71 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 37 (2.11%) XenApp
5 30 (1.71%) vSphere
6 21 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.63%) Xen
10 9 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 8 (0.46%) vCloud
12 6 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.34%) Docker
13 5 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.23%) Firmware
14 4 (0.23%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.23%) XenServer
14 4 (0.23%) Varnish
15 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 44 (2.51%) SCCM
2 37 (2.11%) Puppet
3 24 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.03%) SCOM
5 10 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (0.51%) Ansible
6 9 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.34%) Nagios
9 6 (0.34%) Salt
9 6 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.29%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.29%) WSUS
10 5 (0.29%) Legato
10 5 (0.29%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.23%) Netcool
11 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 260 (14.82%) Microsoft
2 170 (9.69%) Oracle
3 124 (7.07%) VMware
4 103 (5.87%) Cisco
5 83 (4.73%) Citrix
6 81 (4.62%) HP
7 70 (3.99%) SAP
8 60 (3.42%) IBM
9 37 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 36 (2.05%) EMC
11 31 (1.77%) Juniper
12 30 (1.71%) NetApp
13 28 (1.60%) Ericsson
14 27 (1.54%) Business Objects
15 25 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
16 24 (1.37%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 22 (1.25%) Lotus
19 21 (1.20%) Remedy
20 20 (1.14%) Nortel
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 53 minutes ago
London
set2recruit
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400pd
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per day
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Experis Ltd
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Linux Recruit
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