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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 391 410 405
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing VCP5 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.034% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.21% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £400 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £440 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
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
3566 3778 3232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.77% 16.17% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2577 1930
Average daily rate £415 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 126 123
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £54.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) NetApp
3 13 (72.22%) SAN
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) MCITP
5 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco
6 9 (50.00%) VCP4
6 9 (50.00%) vSphere
6 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (44.44%) C
7 8 (44.44%) HP
7 8 (44.44%) EMC
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (33.33%) Dell
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (33.33%) Network Security
9 6 (33.33%) Firewall
9 6 (33.33%) Back Office
9 6 (33.33%) Clustering
9 6 (33.33%) EqualLogic
10 4 (22.22%) CLARiiON
10 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) WebEx
General
1 6 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 4 (22.22%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (61.11%) MCITP
3 9 (50.00%) VCP4
4 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 3 (16.67%) MCTS
5 2 (11.11%) CCEE
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) VCAP
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 9 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (22.22%) Xen
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (22.22%) Legato
2 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 2 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) NetApp
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) HP
5 8 (44.44%) EMC
6 6 (33.33%) Dell
7 3 (16.67%) Symantec
7 3 (16.67%) Fujitsu
7 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (11.11%) AppSense
8 2 (11.11%) Citrix
9 1 (5.56%) IBM
9 1 (5.56%) Isilon