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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 422 453 417
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -36
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 156 110 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 1.21% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 70 77
Average daily rate
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£356 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -87.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -72.85%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
9303 9090 8039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.69% 18.98% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5542 5224 4336
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 409 459
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.13 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +10 54 £315 -21.25% 28
South East +2 39 £363 +3.57% 22
North West -8 24 £325 +8.33% 9
Yorkshire -3 21 £375 - 8
East of England -7 6 £406 +19.92% 13
West Midlands +2 5 £318 - 5
South West -5 4 £480 -12.72% 1
East Midlands -10 1 - - 2
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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).

1 295 (100.00%) VMware
2 196 (66.44%) Windows
3 174 (58.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 174 (58.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 158 (53.56%) Microsoft
5 132 (44.75%) Active Directory
6 115 (38.98%) Cisco
6 115 (38.98%) MCSE
7 98 (33.22%) SAN
8 95 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 90 (30.51%) vSphere
10 87 (29.49%) MCITP
11 85 (28.81%) ITIL
12 83 (28.14%) Citrix
13 78 (26.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 76 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
14 76 (25.76%) MS Exchange
15 69 (23.39%) Data Centre
16 68 (23.05%) CCNA
17 67 (22.71%) Firewall
18 65 (22.03%) SQL
19 59 (20.00%) NetApp
20 54 (18.31%) HP
21 51 (17.29%) Linux
22 46 (15.59%) XenApp
23 45 (15.25%) EMC
24 43 (14.58%) SQL Server
25 38 (12.88%) IIS
26 37 (12.54%) MCSA
26 37 (12.54%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 76 (25.76%) MS Exchange
2 38 (12.88%) IIS
3 37 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (10.17%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.37%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.03%) Apache
10 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.36%) JBoss
10 4 (1.36%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.36%) Lync
11 3 (1.02%) CloudStack
11 3 (1.02%) Eucalyptus
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.78%) MS Office
3 9 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.05%) Office 365
3 8 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.37%) IaaS
5 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Yammer
6 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (33.22%) SAN
2 67 (22.71%) Firewall
3 34 (11.53%) DNS
4 32 (10.85%) LAN
4 32 (10.85%) WAN
5 25 (8.47%) TCP/IP
6 21 (7.12%) VPN
6 21 (7.12%) NAS
7 17 (5.76%) DHCP
8 14 (4.75%) Network Security
8 14 (4.75%) MPLS
9 13 (4.41%) SMTP
10 12 (4.07%) HTTP
10 12 (4.07%) NetScaler
11 11 (3.73%) VLAN
12 9 (3.05%) Internet
12 9 (3.05%) SSL
12 9 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (2.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.02%) MySQL
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.68%) Informix
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.68%) Subversion
1 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (4.75%) Finance
2 9 (3.05%) Back Office
3 5 (1.69%) Legal
3 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.02%) Banking
4 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.02%) Law
5 2 (0.68%) Retail
5 2 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (24.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (10.85%) Architect
3 28 (9.49%) Consultant
4 26 (8.81%) Server Engineer
5 22 (7.46%) VMware Engineer
6 21 (7.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (5.08%) Administrator
8 14 (4.75%) Technical Architect
9 13 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.41%) Project Engineer
10 12 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.07%) Analyst
10 12 (4.07%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
12 10 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (3.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.71%) VMware Consultant
14 8 (2.71%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.36%) Web Services
1 4 (1.36%) LAMP
2 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.68%) REST
2 2 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.34%) COM+
3 1 (0.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 69 (23.39%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.49%) Clustering
3 13 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.73%) EqualLogic
5 8 (2.71%) EMC VNX
5 8 (2.71%) NHS
5 8 (2.71%) PKI
5 8 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.03%) Replication
6 6 (2.03%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.36%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.02%) iPad
9 3 (1.02%) iPhone
9 3 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 196 (66.44%) Windows
2 95 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (26.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (17.29%) Linux
5 37 (12.54%) Windows 7
6 35 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.75%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.07%) UNIX
10 8 (2.71%) Debian
11 7 (2.37%) AIX
12 6 (2.03%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.69%) SUSE
14 4 (1.36%) Solaris
14 4 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.02%) Android
16 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.34%) HPUX
17 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.81%) ITIL
2 24 (8.14%) Project Management
2 24 (8.14%) Migration
3 18 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (5.76%) Load Balancing
5 15 (5.08%) Change Management
5 15 (5.08%) PRINCE2
6 13 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 13 (4.41%) TOGAF
7 12 (4.07%) Service Management
8 10 (3.39%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.05%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.05%) Information Security
10 8 (2.71%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.71%) Change Control
10 8 (2.71%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (2.71%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (2.37%) Server Building
11 7 (2.37%) High Availability
12 6 (2.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.03%) SQL
2 36 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.39%) VBScript
3 10 (3.39%) C
4 8 (2.71%) Perl
5 6 (2.03%) Python
5 6 (2.03%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.36%) Ruby
7 2 (0.68%) PHP
7 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 174 (58.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (38.98%) MCSE
3 87 (29.49%) MCITP
4 76 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (23.05%) CCNA
6 37 (12.54%) MCSA
6 37 (12.54%) VCP5
7 31 (10.51%) Citrix Certification
8 29 (9.83%) Security Cleared
9 27 (9.15%) CCNP
9 27 (9.15%) MCP
9 27 (9.15%) VCP4
10 22 (7.46%) CCA
11 21 (7.12%) SC Cleared
12 15 (5.08%) MCTS
12 15 (5.08%) VCAP
13 14 (4.75%) Degree
13 14 (4.75%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (4.75%) CISSP
14 6 (2.03%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.36%) QA
3 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 174 (58.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (44.75%) Active Directory
3 90 (30.51%) vSphere
4 46 (15.59%) XenApp
5 32 (10.85%) Hyper-V
6 25 (8.47%) XenDesktop
6 25 (8.47%) VMware ESX
7 24 (8.14%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (5.08%) vCloud
9 8 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.03%) Xen
10 6 (2.03%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.69%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.36%) XenServer
12 4 (1.36%) NFS
13 2 (0.68%) KVM
14 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (9.49%) SCCM
2 26 (8.81%) SCOM
3 23 (7.80%) Backup Exec
4 11 (3.73%) vMotion
5 9 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (2.71%) Puppet
6 8 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.03%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.36%) WSUS
8 4 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.36%) Legato
8 4 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.02%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.68%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.68%) Nagios
10 2 (0.68%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.68%) Foglight
Vendors
1 295 (100.00%) VMware
2 158 (53.56%) Microsoft
3 115 (38.98%) Cisco
4 83 (28.14%) Citrix
5 59 (20.00%) NetApp
6 54 (18.31%) HP
7 45 (15.25%) EMC
8 30 (10.17%) Red Hat
9 25 (8.47%) Symantec
10 21 (7.12%) Dell
11 18 (6.10%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.07%) Sophos
12 12 (4.07%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.73%) IBM
13 11 (3.73%) Oracle
13 11 (3.73%) Juniper
14 8 (2.71%) CommVault
14 8 (2.71%) AppSense
14 8 (2.71%) McAfee
15 7 (2.37%) Veeam
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