The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 551 526 522
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing VCP5 24 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.058% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 12
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£388 £313 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +7.14%
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
9331 9062 8184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.77% 18.92% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5574 5190 4423
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 408 471
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in England

VCP5
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP5 across the England region.

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in England

VCP5
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP5 across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

VCP5 Daily Rate Histogram in England

VCP5
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 VCP5 within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 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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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 -3 10 £363 -9.37% 2
South East -13 8 £425 +8.28% 2
North West -27 3 £413 +37.74%
East of England -4 2 £413 +142.64%
VCP5
UK

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 37 (100.00%) VMware
1 37 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 34 (91.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (72.97%) Windows
4 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
5 20 (54.05%) VCP4
6 19 (51.35%) vSphere
7 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (43.24%) SAN
8 15 (40.54%) NetApp
9 14 (37.84%) Cisco
9 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (37.84%) MCITP
10 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
11 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
11 10 (27.03%) XenApp
11 10 (27.03%) SQL
12 9 (24.32%) HP
12 9 (24.32%) Citrix
13 8 (21.62%) EMC
13 8 (21.62%) C
13 8 (21.62%) ITIL
13 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
14 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
14 7 (18.92%) EMC VNX
15 6 (16.22%) Dell Compellent
15 6 (16.22%) EqualLogic
15 6 (16.22%) Network Security
15 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) WebEx
4 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
General
1 6 (16.22%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) EMC VNX
3 6 (16.22%) Clustering
3 6 (16.22%) EqualLogic
4 4 (10.81%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Android
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
2 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.11%) Server Building
3 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) C
3 3 (8.11%) VBScript
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (54.05%) VCP4
3 14 (37.84%) MCITP
3 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (16.22%) CCNA
5 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) VCAP
6 5 (13.51%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (10.81%) CCNP
7 4 (10.81%) CCEE
8 3 (8.11%) MCTS
8 3 (8.11%) CCA
8 3 (8.11%) MCSE
8 3 (8.11%) MCSA
9 2 (5.41%) CCAA
9 2 (5.41%) CCIA
System Software
1 34 (91.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (51.35%) vSphere
3 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
3 10 (27.03%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.81%) Xen
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (8.11%) XenServer
7 2 (5.41%) vCloud
8 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (10.81%) Legato
3 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (8.11%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) NetApp
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco
5 9 (24.32%) HP
5 9 (24.32%) Citrix
6 8 (21.62%) EMC
7 6 (16.22%) Dell
7 6 (16.22%) AppSense
7 6 (16.22%) Symantec
7 6 (16.22%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.11%) Altiris
9 3 (8.11%) Fujitsu
10 2 (5.41%) Apple
11 1 (2.70%) IBM
11 1 (2.70%) Isilon
City of London
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago