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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 548 537 496
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -41
Contract jobs citing VCP5 15 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.004% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.024% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 14
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£338 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £350
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
9291 8310 7222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.67% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5495 4609 3836
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 £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 388 521
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £44.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 11 £425 - 6
Yorkshire - 2 £313 -
South West - 2 - -
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (42.86%) HP
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL
6 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
7 8 (38.10%) MCITP
7 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
7 8 (38.10%) SAN
7 8 (38.10%) NetApp
8 7 (33.33%) Firewall
9 6 (28.57%) Citrix
9 6 (28.57%) VCP4
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (23.81%) XenApp
10 5 (23.81%) Network Security
10 5 (23.81%) CCA
10 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (23.81%) DNS
10 5 (23.81%) MCSE
10 5 (23.81%) C

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
4 3 (14.29%) Lync
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
2 8 (38.10%) SAN
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) Network Security
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 3 (14.29%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.52%) VRRP
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 2 (9.52%) IPsec
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 3 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) BCP
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (38.10%) MCITP
4 6 (28.57%) VCP4
5 5 (23.81%) CCA
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 3 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) CCEA
7 2 (9.52%) CCSA
7 2 (9.52%) CISSP
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.52%) CCNP
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
7 2 (9.52%) CCDA
7 2 (9.52%) CCDP
7 2 (9.52%) MCSA
7 2 (9.52%) CCSE
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) XenApp
5 4 (19.05%) vSphere
6 3 (14.29%) XenServer
6 3 (14.29%) Xen
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
7 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP SIM
1 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
1 3 (14.29%) Legato
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) HP
5 8 (38.10%) NetApp
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) EMC
8 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
8 3 (14.29%) Altiris
8 3 (14.29%) AppSense
8 3 (14.29%) IBM
8 3 (14.29%) Veritas
8 3 (14.29%) Sophos
9 2 (9.52%) Symantec
9 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
9 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
10 1 (4.76%) Isilon
10 1 (4.76%) Dell
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