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 August 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 444 426 432
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing VCP5 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.098% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £439 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4092 3619 3811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.73% 15.55% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2694 2380 2450
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 67 89
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.83 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VCP5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VCP5.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) VCAP
2 4 (80.00%) VCP6
2 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) NFS
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) FCoE
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Senior VMWare Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Senior VMware Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Coaching
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VCAP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VCP6
3 3 (60.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec