The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 382 375 356
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 38 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 1.57% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 32
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £339 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £21.75 £23.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% +4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -52.05%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
3788 3747 3737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.47% 14.91% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2488 2396 2228
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 140
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the London region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the London region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Vacancies
City of London +23 7 £400 - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (73.33%) Windows
3 62 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 45 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
7 37 (41.11%) SAN
8 35 (38.89%) Citrix
8 35 (38.89%) MCSE
8 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (38.89%) vSphere
9 32 (35.56%) HP
10 31 (34.44%) Cisco
11 30 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (33.33%) ITIL
11 30 (33.33%) MCITP
12 29 (32.22%) MS Exchange
12 29 (32.22%) CCNA
13 26 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (27.78%) XenApp
15 23 (25.56%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (24.44%) CCA
17 21 (23.33%) Linux
17 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (22.22%) NetApp
19 19 (21.11%) Firewall
20 17 (18.89%) Replication
21 16 (17.78%) iSCSI
21 16 (17.78%) Finance
21 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (32.22%) MS Exchange
2 26 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.89%) OpenStack
5 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
6 6 (6.67%) IIS
7 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.33%) Lync
9 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.11%) Apache
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (41.11%) SAN
2 19 (21.11%) Firewall
3 16 (17.78%) iSCSI
4 15 (16.67%) DNS
5 14 (15.56%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (12.22%) NAS
7 10 (11.11%) DHCP
8 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (8.89%) VLAN
10 6 (6.67%) LAN
10 6 (6.67%) WAN
11 4 (4.44%) VPN
12 3 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.22%) Network Security
13 2 (2.22%) Junos
13 2 (2.22%) SMTP
13 2 (2.22%) VoIP
13 2 (2.22%) SNMP
13 2 (2.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) MySQL
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Law
3 5 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Consultant
5 10 (11.11%) Architect
6 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) VMware Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Storage Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) LAMP
2 2 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) WAP
3 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Replication
2 11 (12.22%) Clustering
3 8 (8.89%) EqualLogic
4 7 (7.78%) CLARiiON
4 7 (7.78%) Celerra
5 4 (4.44%) Spread Betting
6 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.22%) CMDB
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.11%) PKI
8 1 (1.11%) Open Source
8 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.11%) Online Games
8 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 66 (73.33%) Windows
2 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (23.33%) Linux
3 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.33%) VMS
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.22%) UNIX
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.78%) Validation
4 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 5 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 5 (5.56%) Project Management
5 5 (5.56%) Migration
5 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.33%) DevOps
7 3 (3.33%) Service Management
7 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.22%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.22%) Network Management
8 2 (2.22%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.22%) CRM
8 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.56%) SQL
3 7 (7.78%) Perl
4 3 (3.33%) C
5 1 (1.11%) Java
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (38.89%) MCSE
3 30 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (33.33%) MCITP
4 29 (32.22%) CCNA
5 23 (25.56%) Citrix Certification
6 22 (24.44%) CCA
7 15 (16.67%) VCAP
7 15 (16.67%) VCDX
8 12 (13.33%) VCP5
9 11 (12.22%) MCP
9 11 (12.22%) MCSA
10 10 (11.11%) CCNP
11 7 (7.78%) RHCE
11 7 (7.78%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (7.78%) RHCT
12 6 (6.67%) NCDA
12 6 (6.67%) VCP4
12 6 (6.67%) MCTS
13 5 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 35 (38.89%) vSphere
4 25 (27.78%) XenApp
5 15 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 13 (14.44%) vCloud
7 9 (10.00%) NFS
8 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
9 6 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.33%) XenServer
11 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.11%) KVM
12 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.11%) UAG
12 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Backup Exec
2 9 (10.00%) Puppet
2 9 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.89%) MIMEsweeper
3 8 (8.89%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (6.67%) SCCM
5 5 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.22%) SCOM
6 2 (2.22%) WSUS
6 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (1.11%) Nagios
7 1 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 35 (38.89%) Citrix
4 32 (35.56%) HP
5 31 (34.44%) Cisco
6 20 (22.22%) NetApp
7 14 (15.56%) EMC
8 11 (12.22%) Symantec
9 10 (11.11%) Dell
9 10 (11.11%) IBM
10 8 (8.89%) 3PAR
10 8 (8.89%) Oracle
10 8 (8.89%) Hitachi
11 7 (7.78%) Juniper
12 6 (6.67%) Sophos
13 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
13 5 (5.56%) CommVault
14 3 (3.33%) CA
15 2 (2.22%) Veeam
15 2 (2.22%) Mitel
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