The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank - 422 400
Contract jobs citing VCP4 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.081% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate
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- £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCP4
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3758 3693 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.36% 14.92% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2356 2229
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 140
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in London

VCP4
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VCP4 Daily Rate Trend in London

VCP4
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 across the London region.

VCP4 Hourly Rate Trend in London

VCP4
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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VCP4
England

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 6 (100.00%) VCP5
2 5 (83.33%) Low Latency
2 5 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (83.33%) EqualLogic
2 5 (83.33%) CLARiiON
2 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Celerra
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) CCA
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Validation

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
1 5 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Storage Architect
4 2 (33.33%) Consultant
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) CLARiiON
1 5 (83.33%) Celerra
1 5 (83.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VCP5
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) CCA
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) 3PAR
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp