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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 437 479 415
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -64
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 120 60 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.31% 0.71% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 30 56
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -21.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £30.00
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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
9173 8436 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.92% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 4650 3941
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 380 526
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.00 £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 +47 61 £350 -7.89% 19
South East +2 25 £375 +1.35% 12
South West - 10 £450 - 8
East of England -1 6 £405 -14.73% 7
Yorkshire -10 6 £400 +8.10% 6
East Midlands +18 4 £283 -23.64% 2
North West +2 4 £313 -13.19% 9
West Midlands +1 4 - - 4
Midlands - - - -
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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).

1 229 (100.00%) VMware
2 170 (74.24%) Windows
3 151 (65.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (55.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 105 (45.85%) Active Directory
6 99 (43.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (42.36%) Microsoft
8 94 (41.05%) MCSE
9 85 (37.12%) SAN
10 84 (36.68%) Cisco
10 84 (36.68%) vSphere
11 82 (35.81%) HP
12 75 (32.75%) Citrix
13 73 (31.88%) ITIL
14 72 (31.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 66 (28.82%) MCITP
16 60 (26.20%) NetApp
17 53 (23.14%) MS Exchange
18 48 (20.96%) Linux
19 45 (19.65%) Firewall
19 45 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
20 44 (19.21%) XenApp
20 44 (19.21%) DNS
21 41 (17.90%) Security Cleared
22 37 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
23 36 (15.72%) Cisco Certification
24 35 (15.28%) CCNA
25 34 (14.85%) TCP/IP
25 34 (14.85%) MCP
26 33 (14.41%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 53 (23.14%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (9.17%) IIS
3 21 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (6.99%) SharePoint
6 15 (6.55%) Lync
7 13 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (3.93%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.31%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.44%) Apache
11 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.24%) IaaS
2 6 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.62%) SaaS
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (37.12%) SAN
2 45 (19.65%) Firewall
3 44 (19.21%) DNS
4 34 (14.85%) TCP/IP
5 29 (12.66%) DHCP
6 22 (9.61%) WAN
7 20 (8.73%) NAS
7 20 (8.73%) LAN
8 18 (7.86%) VLAN
9 12 (5.24%) iSCSI
9 12 (5.24%) NetScaler
9 12 (5.24%) VoIP
10 10 (4.37%) MPLS
11 9 (3.93%) DMZ
12 8 (3.49%) BIG-IP
13 7 (3.06%) LDAP
13 7 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (3.06%) Network Security
14 6 (2.62%) VPN
14 6 (2.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.31%) MySQL
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (6.55%) Finance
2 9 (3.93%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.93%) Banking
3 6 (2.62%) Publishing
4 5 (2.18%) Games
4 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.18%) Marketing
5 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.31%) Back Office
6 3 (1.31%) Legal
6 3 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (22.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (13.10%) Consultant
3 29 (12.66%) VMware Engineer
4 18 (7.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (7.86%) Architect
5 16 (6.99%) Analyst
6 14 (6.11%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.68%) Server Engineer
8 12 (5.24%) Wintel Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.80%) Network Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (3.49%) VMware Specialist
11 8 (3.49%) Citrix Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.06%) VMware Consultant
12 7 (3.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) SOAP
2 5 (2.18%) REST
2 5 (2.18%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.75%) COM+
3 4 (1.75%) X-Windows
4 3 (1.31%) HTML
4 3 (1.31%) Web Services
4 3 (1.31%) XML
4 3 (1.31%) LAMP
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.73%) Replication
2 19 (8.30%) Clustering
3 9 (3.93%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.06%) Spread Betting
5 6 (2.62%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.18%) Online Games
7 4 (1.75%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.31%) NHS
8 3 (1.31%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.31%) Handset
8 3 (1.31%) PDA
8 3 (1.31%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.31%) Celerra
8 3 (1.31%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.87%) PKI
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 170 (74.24%) Windows
2 99 (43.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (31.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (20.96%) Linux
5 45 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.68%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.06%) UNIX
8 7 (3.06%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.18%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) VMS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.44%) AIX
11 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.88%) ITIL
2 17 (7.42%) Project Management
3 15 (6.55%) Migration
4 14 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (5.68%) Problem Management
6 11 (4.80%) Validation
7 10 (4.37%) High Availability
7 10 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (4.37%) Incident Management
7 10 (4.37%) PRINCE2
8 9 (3.93%) TOGAF
8 9 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (3.49%) Business Continuity
10 7 (3.06%) Network Design
10 7 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (2.62%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (2.18%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.18%) Change Management
12 5 (2.18%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.10%) PowerShell
2 28 (12.23%) SQL
3 11 (4.80%) C
4 7 (3.06%) VBScript
5 4 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (55.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (41.05%) MCSE
3 66 (28.82%) MCITP
4 41 (17.90%) Security Cleared
5 36 (15.72%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (15.28%) CCNA
7 34 (14.85%) MCP
8 29 (12.66%) Citrix Certification
9 27 (11.79%) CCA
9 27 (11.79%) SC Cleared
10 24 (10.48%) MCSA
11 23 (10.04%) VCAP
12 22 (9.61%) VCP5
13 18 (7.86%) CCNP
13 18 (7.86%) VCDX
14 14 (6.11%) Degree
14 14 (6.11%) MCTS
15 13 (5.68%) CCEA
15 13 (5.68%) DV Cleared
16 11 (4.80%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.31%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (65.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (45.85%) Active Directory
3 84 (36.68%) vSphere
4 44 (19.21%) XenApp
5 33 (14.41%) Hyper-V
6 26 (11.35%) vCloud
7 22 (9.61%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (7.86%) VMware ESX
8 18 (7.86%) XenDesktop
9 13 (5.68%) NFS
10 8 (3.49%) Xen
11 6 (2.62%) XenServer
11 6 (2.62%) Terminal Services
12 5 (2.18%) Terminal Server
12 5 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.75%) UAG
14 3 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (1.31%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (9.17%) Backup Exec
2 14 (6.11%) Puppet
3 13 (5.68%) SCOM
4 10 (4.37%) SCCM
5 9 (3.93%) WSUS
5 9 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.62%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.18%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (2.18%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (2.18%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.75%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.31%) Nagios
9 3 (1.31%) Legato
9 3 (1.31%) Foglight
9 3 (1.31%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 229 (100.00%) VMware
2 97 (42.36%) Microsoft
3 84 (36.68%) Cisco
4 82 (35.81%) HP
5 75 (32.75%) Citrix
6 60 (26.20%) NetApp
7 32 (13.97%) EMC
8 29 (12.66%) Red Hat
9 28 (12.23%) Dell
10 20 (8.73%) IBM
11 16 (6.99%) CheckPoint
12 15 (6.55%) Symantec
13 10 (4.37%) 3PAR
13 10 (4.37%) Sophos
14 9 (3.93%) McAfee
14 9 (3.93%) AppSense
14 9 (3.93%) Veeam
15 8 (3.49%) Altiris
15 8 (3.49%) Juniper
16 6 (2.62%) PlateSpin
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