The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 480 448 460
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 104 106 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 1.29% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 52 62
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £318 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -52.05%
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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
10293 8217 9360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.51% 17.31% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5746 4698 4947
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 361 547
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the England region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the England region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the England region over the 3 months to 2 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 43 £373 -5.39% 12
South East +8 34 £375 +3.44% 12
East of England -18 10 £350 +16.66% 9
North West -8 8 £255 +26.86% 8
Yorkshire +1 4 £303 -42.38% 10
East Midlands -1 3 £400 +45.45% 3
South West -27 2 £300 - 10
West Midlands - - - - 2
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 215 (100.00%) VMware
2 157 (73.02%) Windows
3 136 (63.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 115 (53.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 100 (46.51%) MCSE
6 99 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 98 (45.58%) Microsoft
8 97 (45.12%) Active Directory
9 82 (38.14%) SAN
10 80 (37.21%) Cisco
11 75 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 71 (33.02%) vSphere
13 69 (32.09%) HP
14 65 (30.23%) ITIL
15 62 (28.84%) MS Exchange
16 57 (26.51%) Exchange Server 2010
17 56 (26.05%) Citrix
18 54 (25.12%) MCITP
19 52 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
20 51 (23.72%) CCNA
21 49 (22.79%) VMware ESX
22 45 (20.93%) Linux
22 45 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
23 44 (20.47%) Firewall
24 43 (20.00%) NetApp
25 40 (18.60%) DNS
26 37 (17.21%) VCP5
27 35 (16.28%) SQL Server
28 33 (15.35%) EMC
28 33 (15.35%) XenApp

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 62 (28.84%) MS Exchange
2 57 (26.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (12.09%) IIS
4 26 (12.09%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.72%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.79%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.33%) Lync
10 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.93%) SAS
11 2 (0.93%) Apache
11 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.72%) IaaS
2 4 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.86%) SaaS
3 3 (1.40%) Office 365
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (38.14%) SAN
2 44 (20.47%) Firewall
3 40 (18.60%) DNS
4 30 (13.95%) TCP/IP
4 30 (13.95%) DHCP
5 23 (10.70%) iSCSI
6 22 (10.23%) WAN
7 19 (8.84%) LAN
8 16 (7.44%) NAS
9 15 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (6.51%) VLAN
11 9 (4.19%) MPLS
12 8 (3.72%) DMZ
12 8 (3.72%) VPN
13 7 (3.26%) Internet
14 5 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (2.33%) OSPF
14 5 (2.33%) BGP
14 5 (2.33%) SSL
15 4 (1.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.86%) MySQL
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (11.63%) Finance
2 9 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.33%) Banking
3 5 (2.33%) Law
3 5 (2.33%) Publishing
4 4 (1.86%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (17.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (14.42%) Consultant
3 26 (12.09%) Architect
4 22 (10.23%) VMware Engineer
5 20 (9.30%) Analyst
6 16 (7.44%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (6.05%) Technical Architect
10 11 (5.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.19%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (3.72%) Server Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Wintel Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) VMware Consultant
13 7 (3.26%) Support Analyst
14 6 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.79%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.86%) COM+
3 3 (1.40%) LAMP
4 2 (0.93%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) WAP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.91%) Replication
2 16 (7.44%) Clustering
3 10 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.65%) EqualLogic
4 8 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.26%) Celerra
5 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.26%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.86%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.93%) CMDB
8 2 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) Open Source
9 1 (0.47%) FMCG
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 157 (73.02%) Windows
2 99 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (20.93%) Linux
4 45 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.51%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.19%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.19%) UNIX
8 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.40%) VMS
9 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.23%) ITIL
2 15 (6.98%) Validation
2 15 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (6.51%) Project Management
4 13 (6.05%) Migration
4 13 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (3.72%) Incident Management
6 8 (3.72%) Problem Management
6 8 (3.72%) PRINCE2
6 8 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (3.72%) Capacity Management
7 6 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.33%) Change Control
8 5 (2.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (2.33%) Low Latency
8 5 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 5 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.33%) Workflow
8 5 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.42%) PowerShell
2 26 (12.09%) SQL
3 9 (4.19%) Perl
4 6 (2.79%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.33%) VBScript
6 4 (1.86%) C
7 2 (0.93%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 115 (53.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (46.51%) MCSE
3 54 (25.12%) MCITP
4 52 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (23.72%) CCNA
6 37 (17.21%) VCP5
7 28 (13.02%) Degree
8 27 (12.56%) Citrix Certification
9 26 (12.09%) CCA
9 26 (12.09%) MCP
10 25 (11.63%) VCAP
11 22 (10.23%) VCDX
11 22 (10.23%) MCSA
12 21 (9.77%) CCNP
13 20 (9.30%) Security Cleared
14 14 (6.51%) MCTS
15 13 (6.05%) SC Cleared
16 12 (5.58%) VCP4
17 7 (3.26%) NCDA
18 6 (2.79%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (63.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (45.12%) Active Directory
3 71 (33.02%) vSphere
4 49 (22.79%) VMware ESX
5 33 (15.35%) XenApp
6 26 (12.09%) Hyper-V
7 21 (9.77%) vCloud
8 17 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (4.19%) NFS
10 8 (3.72%) VMware Server
11 7 (3.26%) XenDesktop
12 5 (2.33%) XenServer
12 5 (2.33%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.40%) VMFS
13 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.93%) KVM
14 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 25 (11.63%) Backup Exec
2 14 (6.51%) SCCM
3 11 (5.12%) NetBackup
4 9 (4.19%) Puppet
4 9 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.79%) WSUS
5 6 (2.79%) MIMEsweeper
5 6 (2.79%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (2.79%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.33%) SCOM
7 4 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.40%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.93%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.93%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.93%) NetCrunch
9 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 215 (100.00%) VMware
2 98 (45.58%) Microsoft
3 80 (37.21%) Cisco
4 69 (32.09%) HP
5 56 (26.05%) Citrix
6 43 (20.00%) NetApp
7 33 (15.35%) EMC
8 25 (11.63%) Dell
9 23 (10.70%) Symantec
10 22 (10.23%) Juniper
11 20 (9.30%) Red Hat
12 15 (6.98%) IBM
13 13 (6.05%) CheckPoint
14 10 (4.65%) Hitachi
14 10 (4.65%) Oracle
15 9 (4.19%) Intel
16 8 (3.72%) 3PAR
17 6 (2.79%) CommVault
17 6 (2.79%) Veeam
18 5 (2.33%) CA
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £175 - £225 per day
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Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £415 per day + competitive
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