The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 417 407 409
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing VCP5 5 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.076% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.51% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £352 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £448 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3764 3742 3832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.38% 14.88% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2450 2367 2294
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 £235
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 82 90 138
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.53%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in London

VCP5
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP5 across the London region.

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in London

VCP5
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP5 across the London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

VCP5 Daily Rate Histogram in London

VCP5
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 VCP5 within the London region over the 3 months to 15 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
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VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) HP
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) EMC
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Perl
6 6 (50.00%) VCP4
6 6 (50.00%) EqualLogic
6 6 (50.00%) 3PAR
7 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
7 5 (41.67%) CCNA
7 5 (41.67%) Dell
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix
7 5 (41.67%) CCA
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (41.67%) NetApp
7 5 (41.67%) Symantec
7 5 (41.67%) XenApp
7 5 (41.67%) Celerra
7 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
7 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
7 5 (41.67%) CLARiiON
8 4 (33.33%) MS Excel

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
1 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Storage Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 5 (41.67%) Celerra
2 5 (41.67%) CLARiiON
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (50.00%) VCP4
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) CCA
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 6 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Symantec
5 5 (41.67%) NetApp
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Intel
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
7 1 (8.33%) IBM