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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 582 528 549
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +21
Contract jobs citing VCP5 6 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.052% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £315 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -25.00%
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
10688 8155 8986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.18% 17.03% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 4743 4753
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 358 518
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.90 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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
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 31 October 2014.

VCP5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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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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 -8 3 £450 +20.00% 3
East Midlands 0 2 £450 -
South East -24 1 £338 +12.50%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 4
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 32 (100.00%) VMware
1 32 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (59.38%) Cisco
5 19 (59.38%) MCSE
6 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (43.75%) Symantec
8 13 (40.63%) VMware ESX
9 12 (37.50%) SAN
9 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 12 (37.50%) Degree
10 11 (34.38%) Firewall
11 10 (31.25%) ITIL
11 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
12 9 (28.13%) VCP4
12 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
12 9 (28.13%) HP
12 9 (28.13%) CCNA
12 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (28.13%) Juniper
13 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
15 6 (18.75%) Project Management
15 6 (18.75%) Finance

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) SAN
2 11 (34.38%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) iSCSI
3 5 (15.63%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) SNMP
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Wintel Support
5 4 (12.50%) Support Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Storage Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) EqualLogic
2 5 (15.63%) Celerra
2 5 (15.63%) CLARiiON
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Low Latency
4 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.25%) Budget Control
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Perl
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (59.38%) MCSE
4 12 (37.50%) Degree
5 9 (28.13%) VCP4
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (28.13%) CCNA
6 6 (18.75%) CCA
6 6 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (18.75%) MCITP
7 4 (12.50%) MCP
8 3 (9.38%) MCSA
9 2 (6.25%) CCNP
9 2 (6.25%) VCAP
9 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.25%) MCTS
10 1 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (3.13%) CCEA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (40.63%) VMware ESX
3 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 6 (18.75%) XenApp
5 6 (18.75%) vSphere
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.13%) vCloud
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco
4 14 (43.75%) Symantec
5 9 (28.13%) Juniper
5 9 (28.13%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) Dell
6 6 (18.75%) EMC
6 6 (18.75%) Intel
6 6 (18.75%) Citrix
6 6 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 5 (15.63%) NetApp
8 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) AppSense
9 1 (3.13%) Altiris
9 1 (3.13%) Veritas
9 1 (3.13%) Sophos
9 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
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