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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 615 596 553
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -43
Contract jobs citing VCP5 11 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.030% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -
VCP5
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
10468 9499 9456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.30% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6576 5501 5604
Median daily rate £405 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 471 485
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VCP5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

VCP5 Daily Rate Histogram in England

VCP5
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VCP5 Hourly Rate Trend in England

VCP5
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 VCP5 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
East of England +11 4 £360 -10.00%
West Midlands - 4 £450 -
South East -9 2 £450 - 1
London -8 1 - - 4
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco
4 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
5 10 (52.63%) Linux
5 10 (52.63%) NetApp
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 9 (47.37%) Dell
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) Unix
8 7 (36.84%) Migration
9 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
9 6 (31.58%) vSphere
9 6 (31.58%) VCP6
10 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (26.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (26.32%) EMC
10 5 (26.32%) MCSA
10 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (21.05%) WAN
11 4 (21.05%) MCSE

VCP5
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 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) Unix
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) CentOS
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.53%) AIX
7 2 (10.53%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (10.53%) VMS
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (31.58%) VCP6
3 5 (26.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (26.32%) MCSA
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) MCSE
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) VCAP
5 2 (10.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.26%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.53%) NFS
4 2 (10.53%) vCloud
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) NetApp
4 9 (47.37%) Dell
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (26.32%) EMC
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
9 2 (10.53%) Citrix
9 2 (10.53%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (10.53%) HP
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle
9 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (10.53%) Symantec
9 2 (10.53%) Veeam
9 2 (10.53%) Veritas
10 1 (5.26%) F5