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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 396 396 411
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing VCP5 10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
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£338 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCP5
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
3663 3734 3536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.56% 15.83% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2400 2158
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 112 124
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £15.00 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.75 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) vSphere
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 8 (47.06%) NetApp
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Clustering
6 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
6 6 (35.29%) Dell
6 6 (35.29%) Back Office
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (29.41%) VCP4
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) MCITP
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (23.53%) VCAP
9 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
9 3 (17.65%) FlexPod
9 3 (17.65%) MCSE
9 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (17.65%) XenApp
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 7

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 6 (35.29%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
1 6 (35.29%) EqualLogic
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) FlexPod
3 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
4 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
5 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) C
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCITP
2 5 (29.41%) VCP4
3 4 (23.53%) VCAP
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) MCTS
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CCEE
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
5 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.88%) Xen
6 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.88%) Legato
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) NetApp
3 6 (35.29%) Dell Compellent
3 6 (35.29%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) AppSense
6 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec