The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VCAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
118 112 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.13% 18.33% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 77
Average daily rate £278 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £34.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
VCAP
East of England

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCAP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VCAP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCAP across the Hertfordshire region.

VCAP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VCAP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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East of England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NCDA
3 1 (25.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco