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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 618 597 581
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs citing VCP5 12 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.016% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.081% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Median daily rate £410 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -
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
10715 9880 9743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.04% 19.52% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6793 5661 5642
Median daily rate £410 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 479 495
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 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 5 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 - 5 £360 -
South East - 3 £435 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
London -3 1 - - 4
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) Migration
7 9 (40.91%) Unix
7 9 (40.91%) NetApp
8 8 (36.36%) Dell
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 7 (31.82%) vSphere
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 6 (27.27%) VCP6
11 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (22.73%) EMC
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (22.73%) MCSA
11 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
11 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
11 5 (22.73%) Finance
12 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (18.18%) WAN
12 4 (18.18%) MS Excel

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 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Architect
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) CentOS
8 2 (9.09%) AIX
8 2 (9.09%) VMS
9 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) VCP6
3 5 (22.73%) MCSA
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (18.18%) MCSE
4 4 (18.18%) VCAP
5 2 (9.09%) VCP4
5 2 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
4 2 (9.09%) vCloud
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) NetApp
4 8 (36.36%) Dell
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) EMC
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) SAP
8 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
8 2 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (9.09%) Veeam
8 2 (9.09%) Veritas
9 1 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (4.55%) F5