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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 380 347 371
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 48 72 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 1.90% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £323 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.75 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.39% +7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £22.50 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.95 £23.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
3878 3790 3740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.74% 14.96% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2622 2444 2313
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 82 123
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £46.95
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 12 £394 +1.61% 6
Hounslow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 93 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (72.04%) Windows
3 62 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (49.46%) Active Directory
5 45 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (46.24%) HP
6 43 (46.24%) SAN
7 41 (44.09%) vSphere
8 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
9 34 (36.56%) MCSE
9 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (33.33%) ITIL
10 31 (33.33%) Citrix
11 28 (30.11%) Cisco
11 28 (30.11%) MCITP
12 27 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (29.03%) MS Exchange
13 26 (27.96%) CCNA
14 24 (25.81%) NetApp
15 22 (23.66%) XenApp
15 22 (23.66%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (21.51%) Firewall
17 20 (21.51%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (19.35%) CCA
18 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
19 17 (18.28%) Replication
19 17 (18.28%) EMC
19 17 (18.28%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 22 (23.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.68%) IIS
6 7 (7.53%) OpenStack
6 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.45%) Lync
8 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.08%) Apache
11 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (46.24%) SAN
2 20 (21.51%) Firewall
3 15 (16.13%) DNS
4 13 (13.98%) iSCSI
5 12 (12.90%) NAS
5 12 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 8 (8.60%) LAN
7 8 (8.60%) WAN
7 8 (8.60%) DHCP
8 7 (7.53%) DMZ
9 6 (6.45%) VLAN
10 4 (4.30%) MPLS
10 4 (4.30%) NetScaler
11 3 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.15%) Junos
12 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.15%) Network Security
12 2 (2.15%) VPN
12 2 (2.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Law
3 4 (4.30%) Publishing
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Analyst
2 13 (13.98%) Architect
3 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Technical Architect
4 9 (9.68%) Consultant
5 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) VMware Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) VMware Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) Storage Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) LAMP
2 2 (2.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Replication
2 10 (10.75%) Clustering
3 8 (8.60%) EqualLogic
4 7 (7.53%) Celerra
4 7 (7.53%) CLARiiON
5 3 (3.23%) Spread Betting
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.15%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) Open Source
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) CMDB
7 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (72.04%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.28%) Linux
6 6 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.23%) VMS
9 2 (2.15%) UNIX
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (9.68%) Project Management
3 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.60%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.45%) Validation
4 6 (6.45%) Migration
4 6 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.38%) Low Latency
6 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.23%) DevOps
8 2 (2.15%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.15%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.15%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.15%) Time Management
8 2 (2.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 7 (7.53%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) PHP
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (36.56%) MCSE
3 28 (30.11%) MCITP
4 27 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (27.96%) CCNA
6 20 (21.51%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (19.35%) CCA
8 15 (16.13%) VCAP
9 14 (15.05%) VCDX
10 13 (13.98%) VCP5
11 11 (11.83%) MCP
12 9 (9.68%) CCNP
13 8 (8.60%) MCSA
14 7 (7.53%) Degree
15 6 (6.45%) RHCT
15 6 (6.45%) VCP4
15 6 (6.45%) MCTS
16 5 (5.38%) RHCE
17 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (4.30%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (49.46%) Active Directory
3 41 (44.09%) vSphere
4 22 (23.66%) XenApp
5 14 (15.05%) vCloud
6 13 (13.98%) VMware ESX
7 10 (10.75%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
9 7 (7.53%) NFS
10 4 (4.30%) XenServer
10 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.15%) Xen
11 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (1.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Backup Exec
2 9 (9.68%) SCCM
3 7 (7.53%) Puppet
3 7 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.45%) Tivoli
4 6 (6.45%) MIMEsweeper
4 6 (6.45%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (5.38%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.23%) SCOM
7 2 (2.15%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.15%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.08%) Foglight
8 1 (1.08%) Nagios
8 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (46.24%) HP
3 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
4 31 (33.33%) Citrix
5 28 (30.11%) Cisco
6 24 (25.81%) NetApp
7 17 (18.28%) EMC
8 16 (17.20%) Dell
9 11 (11.83%) Symantec
10 10 (10.75%) Hitachi
11 9 (9.68%) IBM
12 8 (8.60%) 3PAR
12 8 (8.60%) CheckPoint
13 7 (7.53%) Juniper
14 6 (6.45%) Oracle
15 5 (5.38%) Sophos
15 5 (5.38%) Veeam
16 4 (4.30%) CA
16 4 (4.30%) CommVault
17 3 (3.23%) BMC
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