The first table below looks at the demand for VCP4 in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leicestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 46 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing VCP4 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.28% 0.45% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.80% 14.48% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 8
Average daily rate £313 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -5.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
VCP4
East Midlands

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VCP4
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP4 across the Leicestershire region.

VCP4 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VCP4
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware