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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 620 606 600
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing VCP5 10 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.049% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 11
Median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £368 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £441 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
10108 10248 9618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.42% 19.38% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6340 6213 5545
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 492 409
Median hourly rate £27.61 £23.75 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
South East 0 5 £355 -11.25%
London -7 4 £439 +9.68%
East of England +18 1 £500 - 1
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
6 9 (40.91%) SAN
7 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) VCAP
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) vSphere
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (31.82%) VCP6
8 7 (31.82%) NetApp
8 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
9 6 (27.27%) DHCP
10 5 (22.73%) Server Building
10 5 (22.73%) NAS
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) MCSE
10 5 (22.73%) MCSA
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
11 4 (18.18%) HP
11 4 (18.18%) Veritas
11 4 (18.18%) Red Hat

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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) FCoE
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) VMWare Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Build Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Senior VMWare Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Backup Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) CentOS
7 2 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (9.09%) VMS
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Server Building
2 3 (13.64%) Defect Management
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) System Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) VCAP
4 7 (31.82%) VCP6
5 5 (22.73%) MCSA
5 5 (22.73%) MCSE
6 4 (18.18%) CCNA
6 4 (18.18%) CCNP
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) MCITP
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) VCP4
7 3 (13.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) NFS
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) vCloud
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
2 4 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) SCOM
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) NetApp
4 4 (18.18%) Altiris
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Intel Security
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) Supermicro
4 4 (18.18%) Veritas
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) Intel
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec