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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 616 612 586
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing VCP4 1 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
Median daily rate £320 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% -1.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £364 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.02% -19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
10506 9534 9462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.58% 18.78% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6649 5642 5569
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 479 438
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.18 £50.00 £43.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VCP4 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
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 VCP4 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South East +1 1 £320 -5.88%
VCP4
UK

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF

VCP4
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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft