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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 402 417 365
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -52
Contract jobs citing VCP5 7 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.029% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.19% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
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
3848 3756 3256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.69% 15.49% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2673 2432 2052
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 129
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.40 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
City of London +8 1 £463 -
Docklands, London - - - -
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) MCSE
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) SCCM
5 5 (45.45%) SCOM
5 5 (45.45%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
7 3 (27.27%) Veritas
7 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
7 3 (27.27%) CCA
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (27.27%) CCEA
7 3 (27.27%) Sophos
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Lync
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (54.55%) MCSE
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCA
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCEA
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenServer
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
1 5 (45.45%) SCOM
2 3 (27.27%) HP SIM
3 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Veritas
4 3 (27.27%) Sophos
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) AppSense
4 3 (27.27%) Altiris
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Intel
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) 3PAR