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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 581 522 563
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +41
Contract jobs citing VCP5 7 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.076% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.070% 0.44% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £313 £225
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +38.88%
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
9940 8224 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.05% 17.30% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4655 4944
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 389 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
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 18 September 2014. 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 -18 4 £363 -6.45% 2
East Midlands +7 1 £400 -
South East -13 1 £338 -3.57% 3
East of England -31 1 £350 +33.33% 3
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) VMware
1 39 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 32 (82.05%) Windows
3 26 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (64.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (61.54%) MCSE
5 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 22 (56.41%) Cisco
7 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (46.15%) VMware ESX
9 15 (38.46%) Degree
10 14 (35.90%) Symantec
11 13 (33.33%) SAN
11 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
12 12 (30.77%) ITIL
12 12 (30.77%) CCNA
12 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (28.21%) Firewall
13 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
14 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
14 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
14 10 (25.64%) VCP4
14 10 (25.64%) vSphere
14 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (23.08%) Backup Exec
15 9 (23.08%) HP
15 9 (23.08%) Intel
15 9 (23.08%) Juniper

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
1 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 11 (28.21%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 6 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) DMZ
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) SNMP
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) DTS
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Wintel Support
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Support Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Storage Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) EqualLogic
2 5 (12.82%) CLARiiON
2 5 (12.82%) Celerra
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Online Games
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Budget Control
5 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Coaching
5 3 (7.69%) People Management
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 25 (64.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (61.54%) MCSE
4 15 (38.46%) Degree
5 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (30.77%) CCNA
6 10 (25.64%) VCP4
7 6 (15.38%) MCITP
8 5 (12.82%) CCA
8 5 (12.82%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (12.82%) MCP
9 4 (10.26%) CCNP
10 3 (7.69%) MCSA
10 3 (7.69%) VCAP
10 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (46.15%) VMware ESX
3 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.64%) vSphere
4 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (12.82%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) VMFS
7 1 (2.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 7 (17.95%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 22 (56.41%) Cisco
4 14 (35.90%) Symantec
5 9 (23.08%) Juniper
5 9 (23.08%) HP
5 9 (23.08%) Intel
6 7 (17.95%) Dell
7 6 (15.38%) EMC
7 6 (15.38%) Citrix
7 6 (15.38%) NetApp
7 6 (15.38%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) IBM
9 1 (2.56%) Sun
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