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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 464 477 398
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -79
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 115 86 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 1.02% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 78
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 £271 £272 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £344
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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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
10145 8430 7981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.59% 18.00% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6019 4789 4217
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 355 559
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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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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 +13 50 £375 +0.67% 22
South East -14 25 £363 -2.02% 20
Yorkshire -8 12 £325 - 3
South West -22 9 £450 -7.21% 4
East of England -7 8 £405 -4.14% 8
West Midlands -8 4 - - 3
East Midlands +6 3 £425 +30.76% 3
North West -4 3 £375 +7.14% 6
Midlands - - - -
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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).

1 213 (100.00%) VMware
2 155 (72.77%) Windows
3 138 (64.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 118 (55.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 96 (45.07%) MCSE
6 95 (44.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (43.66%) Active Directory
8 90 (42.25%) Microsoft
9 80 (37.56%) HP
10 79 (37.09%) vSphere
11 77 (36.15%) SAN
12 76 (35.68%) ITIL
13 72 (33.80%) Cisco
14 71 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 62 (29.11%) Citrix
16 59 (27.70%) MCITP
17 51 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
18 50 (23.47%) MS Exchange
19 48 (22.54%) DNS
19 48 (22.54%) NetApp
20 47 (22.07%) Linux
21 37 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
22 36 (16.90%) XenApp
23 34 (15.96%) Cisco Certification
24 33 (15.49%) Red Hat
24 33 (15.49%) CCNA
24 33 (15.49%) DHCP
25 32 (15.02%) TCP/IP
25 32 (15.02%) Firewall
25 32 (15.02%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 50 (23.47%) MS Exchange
2 37 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (10.33%) IIS
4 19 (8.92%) SharePoint
4 19 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (7.51%) Lync
6 11 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.29%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.35%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.41%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.47%) Apache
12 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (13.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.69%) IaaS
2 7 (3.29%) SaaS
3 5 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.88%) Office 365
4 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (36.15%) SAN
2 48 (22.54%) DNS
3 33 (15.49%) DHCP
4 32 (15.02%) TCP/IP
4 32 (15.02%) Firewall
5 21 (9.86%) WAN
6 18 (8.45%) LAN
7 17 (7.98%) VLAN
7 17 (7.98%) NAS
8 15 (7.04%) iSCSI
9 12 (5.63%) NetScaler
10 11 (5.16%) VoIP
11 8 (3.76%) MPLS
11 8 (3.76%) BIG-IP
11 8 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (3.29%) LDAP
12 7 (3.29%) DMZ
13 5 (2.35%) OSPF
13 5 (2.35%) BGP
13 5 (2.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (9.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.23%) Banking
4 5 (2.35%) Games
4 5 (2.35%) Marketing
4 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.88%) Publishing
6 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.41%) Legal
6 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Law
7 2 (0.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (24.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (13.15%) VMware Engineer
3 27 (12.68%) Consultant
4 20 (9.39%) Analyst
5 19 (8.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (7.51%) Architect
7 14 (6.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (6.10%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.16%) Server Engineer
9 11 (5.16%) Network Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.29%) Citrix Engineer
13 7 (3.29%) Technical Architect
13 7 (3.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.69%) SOAP
2 7 (3.29%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.35%) REST
4 4 (1.88%) X-Windows
4 4 (1.88%) COM+
5 3 (1.41%) HTML
5 3 (1.41%) LAMP
5 3 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.86%) Clustering
2 19 (8.92%) Replication
3 7 (3.29%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.35%) Spread Betting
4 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.35%) Online Games
5 4 (1.88%) Celerra
5 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.88%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.41%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.41%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.94%) PKI
7 2 (0.94%) PDA
7 2 (0.94%) Handset
7 2 (0.94%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 155 (72.77%) Windows
2 95 (44.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (22.07%) Linux
6 29 (13.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.16%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.82%) UNIX
8 6 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.47%) VMS
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.47%) AIX
11 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.68%) ITIL
2 19 (8.92%) Project Management
3 13 (6.10%) Validation
3 13 (6.10%) Problem Management
3 13 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (5.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (5.16%) Migration
4 11 (5.16%) Incident Management
5 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2
5 10 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.69%) High Availability
6 9 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (3.29%) Network Design
8 6 (2.82%) TOGAF
8 6 (2.82%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (2.82%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.82%) Change Management
8 6 (2.82%) Business Continuity
8 6 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (2.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.62%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.33%) SQL
3 7 (3.29%) VBScript
4 4 (1.88%) C
5 3 (1.41%) Perl
5 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 118 (55.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (45.07%) MCSE
3 59 (27.70%) MCITP
4 34 (15.96%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (15.49%) CCNA
6 32 (15.02%) Security Cleared
7 27 (12.68%) Citrix Certification
7 27 (12.68%) MCP
8 26 (12.21%) MCSA
9 25 (11.74%) CCA
10 24 (11.27%) SC Cleared
11 19 (8.92%) VCP5
12 18 (8.45%) VCAP
13 16 (7.51%) VCDX
13 16 (7.51%) CCNP
14 13 (6.10%) Degree
14 13 (6.10%) MCTS
15 11 (5.16%) RHCT
15 11 (5.16%) CCEA
16 7 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 138 (64.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (43.66%) Active Directory
3 79 (37.09%) vSphere
4 36 (16.90%) XenApp
5 25 (11.74%) Hyper-V
6 23 (10.80%) VMware ESX
7 22 (10.33%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (10.33%) vCloud
8 14 (6.57%) NFS
8 14 (6.57%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.76%) XenServer
10 5 (2.35%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.35%) Xen
10 5 (2.35%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.88%) UAG
12 3 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.94%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (7.04%) Backup Exec
2 14 (6.57%) SCCM
2 14 (6.57%) SCOM
3 12 (5.63%) Puppet
4 8 (3.76%) WSUS
5 7 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.35%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.35%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (2.35%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (1.88%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.41%) Foglight
8 3 (1.41%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.94%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.94%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 213 (100.00%) VMware
2 90 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 80 (37.56%) HP
4 72 (33.80%) Cisco
5 62 (29.11%) Citrix
6 48 (22.54%) NetApp
7 33 (15.49%) Red Hat
8 27 (12.68%) Dell
9 26 (12.21%) EMC
10 19 (8.92%) IBM
11 13 (6.10%) CheckPoint
12 10 (4.69%) Sophos
13 9 (4.23%) Symantec
13 9 (4.23%) McAfee
14 8 (3.76%) 3PAR
14 8 (3.76%) Altiris
15 7 (3.29%) AppSense
15 7 (3.29%) Oracle
15 7 (3.29%) CommVault
15 7 (3.29%) Veeam
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