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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 614 629 598
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Contract jobs citing VCP5 12 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.042% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.21% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 6
Median daily rate £433 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.96 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.96 -
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
10046 10356 10314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 19.65% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6211 6293 5760
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 496 428
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% +19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 September 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 September 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
London +2 6 £433 +1.76% 3
South East +13 5 £362 -9.62%
East of England +13 1 £500 - 1
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (43.48%) VCAP
7 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
7 9 (39.13%) SAN
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 8 (34.78%) NetBackup
8 8 (34.78%) vSphere
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) VCP6
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) NetApp
9 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 6 (26.09%) MCSE
10 6 (26.09%) DHCP
10 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
11 5 (21.74%) NAS
11 5 (21.74%) Server Building
11 5 (21.74%) Linux
11 5 (21.74%) MCSA
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) Veritas
11 5 (21.74%) DNS

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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) FCoE
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) VMWare Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Senior VMWare Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Backup Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Build Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Solaris
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (8.70%) Unix
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) VMS
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Server Building
3 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.70%) System Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Server Hardening
5 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (43.48%) VCAP
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) VCP6
5 6 (26.09%) MCSE
6 5 (21.74%) MCSA
7 4 (17.39%) CCNA
7 4 (17.39%) CCNP
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) MCITP
7 4 (17.39%) VCP4
7 4 (17.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.04%) NFS
6 2 (8.70%) vCloud
7 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) NetBackup
2 4 (17.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (13.04%) SCCM
4 2 (8.70%) SCOM
4 2 (8.70%) vRealize
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
5 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) NetApp
4 5 (21.74%) Veritas
5 4 (17.39%) Altiris
5 4 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Intel Security
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 4 (17.39%) Supermicro
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Veeam
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) Intel
8 1 (4.35%) Symantec