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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 564 525 507
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -18
Contract jobs citing VCP5 15 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.058% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCP5
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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
9313 9292 7751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 19.37% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 5509 4181
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 477 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 -7 9 £350 -12.50% 4
South East -20 2 - - 4
East of England +5 1 £400 +53.11%
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (84.62%) Windows
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (57.69%) SAN
4 15 (57.69%) NetApp
4 15 (57.69%) vSphere
5 13 (50.00%) Cisco
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
7 11 (42.31%) MCITP
8 10 (38.46%) VCP4
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (30.77%) HP
9 8 (30.77%) EMC
9 8 (30.77%) C
10 7 (26.92%) SQL
10 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (26.92%) Firewall
11 6 (23.08%) Network Security
11 6 (23.08%) EqualLogic
11 6 (23.08%) Clustering
11 6 (23.08%) Back Office
11 6 (23.08%) Dell
12 5 (19.23%) Citrix
12 5 (19.23%) ITIL
12 5 (19.23%) VCAP

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) OSPF
6 1 (3.85%) BGP
6 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.85%) VRRP
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (23.08%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Support
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) EqualLogic
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) BCP
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (42.31%) MCITP
4 10 (38.46%) VCP4
5 5 (19.23%) VCAP
6 4 (15.38%) CCEE
6 4 (15.38%) MCSE
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (11.54%) MCTS
8 2 (7.69%) CCAA
8 2 (7.69%) CCNP
8 2 (7.69%) CCA
9 1 (3.85%) CISSP
9 1 (3.85%) CCDA
9 1 (3.85%) CCDP
9 1 (3.85%) MCSA
9 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (57.69%) vSphere
3 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
4 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 4 (15.38%) Xen
5 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.69%) vCloud
6 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (15.38%) Legato
2 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (11.54%) SCDPM
3 2 (7.69%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) NetApp
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) EMC
5 6 (23.08%) Dell
6 5 (19.23%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
8 3 (11.54%) Symantec
8 3 (11.54%) Fujitsu
8 3 (11.54%) AppSense
9 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.85%) IBM
9 1 (3.85%) Isilon
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