The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 397 400 413
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing VCP5 9 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.013% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.087% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £353 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £355 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £190
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +71.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3599 3437 3709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.80% 14.41% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2099 2223
Average daily rate £418 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 125
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £47.80 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
VCP5
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Vacancies
Docklands, London - 1 £275 -
City of London - - - - 1
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) HP
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) NetBackup
5 8 (53.33%) iSCSI
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) Perl
6 7 (46.67%) NetApp
6 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) VCP4
7 6 (40.00%) EqualLogic
7 6 (40.00%) 3PAR
7 6 (40.00%) Symantec
7 6 (40.00%) EMC
7 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) CCA
7 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (40.00%) CCNA
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (33.33%) Celerra
8 5 (33.33%) CLARiiON
8 5 (33.33%) Dell
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) XenApp
8 5 (33.33%) Fibre Channel

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 3 (20.00%) FCoE
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) SNMP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Storage Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) EqualLogic
2 5 (33.33%) Celerra
2 5 (33.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (40.00%) VCP4
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) CCA
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) NFS
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
6 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) HP
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) NetApp
6 6 (40.00%) 3PAR
6 6 (40.00%) Symantec
6 6 (40.00%) EMC
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) Dell
8 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
8 1 (6.67%) Intel
8 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago