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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 420 462 429
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -33
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 179 109 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 1.18% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 66 72
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 £300 £253 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
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 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.27% -
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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
9843 9224 8269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.10% 18.69% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5948 5255 4491
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 402 454
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 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 +8 58 £375 -6.25% 27
South East +17 51 £369 +2.43% 13
Yorkshire 0 25 £400 - 3
North West -23 24 £325 +8.33% 5
East of England 0 9 £400 +18.51% 7
West Midlands +5 5 £318 - 3
South West -6 4 £480 +1.05% 6
East Midlands -1 1 - - 3
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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).

1 299 (100.00%) VMware
2 198 (66.22%) Windows
3 182 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 175 (58.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 165 (55.18%) Microsoft
6 129 (43.14%) MCSE
7 120 (40.13%) Active Directory
8 108 (36.12%) Cisco
9 103 (34.45%) vSphere
10 102 (34.11%) SAN
11 99 (33.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 93 (31.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 93 (31.10%) ITIL
13 83 (27.76%) Cisco Certification
13 83 (27.76%) Citrix
14 76 (25.42%) Data Centre
15 74 (24.75%) MCITP
16 73 (24.41%) CCNA
17 72 (24.08%) MS Exchange
18 62 (20.74%) SQL
18 62 (20.74%) Linux
18 62 (20.74%) Firewall
19 53 (17.73%) HP
20 51 (17.06%) NetApp
20 51 (17.06%) MCSA
21 47 (15.72%) PowerShell
22 46 (15.38%) XenApp
22 46 (15.38%) EMC
23 44 (14.72%) SQL Server
24 41 (13.71%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 72 (24.08%) MS Exchange
2 41 (13.71%) IIS
3 37 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (10.03%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.01%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.01%) Apache
9 5 (1.67%) Lync
10 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.34%) JBoss
10 4 (1.34%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.00%) Eucalyptus
11 3 (1.00%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.69%) MS Office
3 9 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.34%) Office 365
3 5 (1.67%) IaaS
4 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (34.11%) SAN
2 62 (20.74%) Firewall
3 40 (13.38%) LAN
3 40 (13.38%) WAN
3 40 (13.38%) DNS
4 26 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 23 (7.69%) DHCP
6 21 (7.02%) VPN
7 20 (6.69%) NAS
8 17 (5.69%) VLAN
9 15 (5.02%) MPLS
9 15 (5.02%) SMTP
9 15 (5.02%) NetScaler
10 13 (4.35%) IPv4
11 12 (4.01%) HTTP
11 12 (4.01%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (3.01%) SSL
12 9 (3.01%) VoIP
12 9 (3.01%) OSPF
12 9 (3.01%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.00%) MySQL
5 2 (0.67%) Informix
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.00%) Subversion
1 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (5.69%) Finance
2 8 (2.68%) Back Office
3 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.01%) Legal
5 5 (1.67%) Banking
6 4 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.00%) Retail
7 3 (1.00%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (29.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (9.03%) Consultant
3 26 (8.70%) Architect
3 26 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 23 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 20 (6.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (5.02%) Administrator
7 14 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (4.68%) Project Engineer
8 12 (4.01%) Analyst
8 12 (4.01%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.01%) Wintel Engineer
8 12 (4.01%) VMware Consultant
9 11 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (3.68%) Support Analyst
9 11 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (3.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.34%) Storage Engineer
10 10 (3.34%) Technical Architect
10 10 (3.34%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.34%) LAMP
2 3 (1.00%) REST
3 2 (0.67%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.67%) .NET
3 2 (0.67%) COM+
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 76 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.03%) Clustering
3 13 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.01%) NHS
4 9 (3.01%) EqualLogic
5 8 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.68%) PKI
6 7 (2.34%) FlexPod
7 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.67%) Replication
8 5 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.34%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.34%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.00%) iPad
10 3 (1.00%) iPhone
10 3 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 198 (66.22%) Windows
2 99 (33.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (31.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (20.74%) Linux
5 36 (12.04%) Windows 7
6 29 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (6.69%) Windows 8
8 19 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.01%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.01%) Debian
11 8 (2.68%) UNIX
12 7 (2.34%) Solaris
12 7 (2.34%) AIX
13 6 (2.01%) SUSE
14 3 (1.00%) Android
14 3 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.33%) CentOS
15 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (31.10%) ITIL
2 22 (7.36%) Migration
3 21 (7.02%) Project Management
4 17 (5.69%) Load Balancing
5 16 (5.35%) Change Management
5 16 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (5.35%) PRINCE2
6 14 (4.68%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.01%) Service Management
8 11 (3.68%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.34%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.01%) TOGAF
10 9 (3.01%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.68%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (2.68%) DevOps
11 8 (2.68%) Patch Management
12 7 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.34%) Change Control
12 7 (2.34%) High Availability
12 7 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.74%) SQL
2 47 (15.72%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.01%) VBScript
4 10 (3.34%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.68%) Perl
6 7 (2.34%) Python
6 7 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.67%) C
8 4 (1.34%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.34%) Ruby
9 3 (1.00%) Korn
10 2 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 175 (58.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 129 (43.14%) MCSE
3 83 (27.76%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (24.75%) MCITP
5 73 (24.41%) CCNA
6 51 (17.06%) MCSA
7 40 (13.38%) VCP5
8 31 (10.37%) CCNP
9 30 (10.03%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (9.36%) Security Cleared
11 27 (9.03%) VCP4
12 21 (7.02%) CCA
12 21 (7.02%) MCP
12 21 (7.02%) SC Cleared
13 19 (6.35%) VCAP
14 16 (5.35%) MCTS
15 15 (5.02%) Degree
16 14 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (3.01%) CISSP
18 7 (2.34%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 182 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (40.13%) Active Directory
3 103 (34.45%) vSphere
4 46 (15.38%) XenApp
5 29 (9.70%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (9.03%) VMware ESX
7 26 (8.70%) XenDesktop
8 24 (8.03%) Hyper-V
9 13 (4.35%) vCloud
10 9 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.01%) Xen
11 6 (2.01%) NFS
12 5 (1.67%) KVM
13 4 (1.34%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.34%) XenServer
14 3 (1.00%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.67%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (10.03%) SCCM
2 26 (8.70%) SCOM
3 17 (5.69%) Backup Exec
4 15 (5.02%) vMotion
5 9 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.01%) Puppet
6 7 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.34%) BladeLogic
7 4 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.34%) Foglight
8 3 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.67%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.67%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.67%) WSUS
9 2 (0.67%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 299 (100.00%) VMware
2 165 (55.18%) Microsoft
3 108 (36.12%) Cisco
4 83 (27.76%) Citrix
5 53 (17.73%) HP
6 51 (17.06%) NetApp
7 46 (15.38%) EMC
8 32 (10.70%) Red Hat
9 19 (6.35%) Symantec
9 19 (6.35%) Dell
10 16 (5.35%) CheckPoint
11 13 (4.35%) Oracle
11 13 (4.35%) 3PAR
12 11 (3.68%) IBM
12 11 (3.68%) Juniper
12 11 (3.68%) Sophos
13 9 (3.01%) McAfee
13 9 (3.01%) F5
14 8 (2.68%) CommVault
15 7 (2.34%) AppSense
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