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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 341 354 330
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 57 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 0.99% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -31.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.50
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
4085 3742 3203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.24% 17.12% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2728 2331 1989
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 90 108
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 14 £388 -3.12% 9
Bromley - 2 £244 -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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).

1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (67.26%) Windows
3 74 (65.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (56.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (46.02%) Active Directory
6 51 (45.13%) Cisco
7 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
7 49 (43.36%) SAN
8 47 (41.59%) vSphere
9 43 (38.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (38.05%) MCITP
10 42 (37.17%) HP
11 40 (35.40%) Citrix
12 39 (34.51%) ITIL
13 36 (31.86%) NetApp
14 35 (30.97%) MS Exchange
15 32 (28.32%) Firewall
16 31 (27.43%) MCSE
17 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (23.01%) Linux
18 26 (23.01%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (23.01%) EMC
19 24 (21.24%) CCNA
20 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (19.47%) XenApp
22 21 (18.58%) Dell
23 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
23 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
23 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
23 18 (15.93%) vCloud

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 35 (30.97%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.62%) Lync
4 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (8.85%) IIS
4 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.08%) OpenStack
6 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) IaaS
2 6 (5.31%) SaaS
3 5 (4.42%) Office 365
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (43.36%) SAN
2 32 (28.32%) Firewall
3 17 (15.04%) DNS
4 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.62%) NetScaler
6 10 (8.85%) NAS
6 10 (8.85%) DHCP
7 9 (7.96%) WAN
7 9 (7.96%) LAN
8 8 (7.08%) DMZ
8 8 (7.08%) VoIP
9 7 (6.19%) Network Security
9 7 (6.19%) iSCSI
9 7 (6.19%) VLAN
10 6 (5.31%) MPLS
10 6 (5.31%) VPN
11 5 (4.42%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.54%) Internet
13 3 (2.65%) SSL
13 3 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) MySQL
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.77%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Publishing
3 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.42%) Marketing
5 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Back Office
6 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.77%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (31.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (13.27%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (10.62%) Architect
4 10 (8.85%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Server Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Consultant
5 8 (7.08%) Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.42%) Telecoms Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) IT Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Sales Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) VMware Specialist
7 5 (4.42%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) IT Sales Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) SOAP
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
2 3 (2.65%) LAMP
3 2 (1.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Replication
2 7 (6.19%) CLARiiON
2 7 (6.19%) Clustering
2 7 (6.19%) Spread Betting
3 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.54%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.54%) NHS
5 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.65%) Handset
5 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.65%) Celerra
5 3 (2.65%) PDA
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) PKI
6 2 (1.77%) Online Games
6 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.77%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 76 (67.26%) Windows
2 43 (38.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (23.01%) Linux
5 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.65%) UNIX
10 2 (1.77%) Debian
10 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) ITIL
2 12 (10.62%) Project Management
3 11 (9.73%) Problem Management
4 8 (7.08%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.08%) High Availability
4 8 (7.08%) Migration
5 6 (5.31%) Business Continuity
5 6 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.42%) Product Management
6 5 (4.42%) Network Design
6 5 (4.42%) TOGAF
7 4 (3.54%) Validation
8 3 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.65%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.65%) Change Control
8 3 (2.65%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.62%) SQL
3 9 (7.96%) C
4 2 (1.77%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (56.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (38.05%) MCITP
3 31 (27.43%) MCSE
4 26 (23.01%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (21.24%) CCNA
6 17 (15.04%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (14.16%) VCP5
8 15 (13.27%) MCP
9 13 (11.50%) CCA
9 13 (11.50%) VCP4
10 12 (10.62%) VCAP
11 11 (9.73%) RHCT
12 9 (7.96%) CCNP
12 9 (7.96%) VCDX
13 8 (7.08%) Degree
14 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
14 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
15 6 (5.31%) MCSA
16 5 (4.42%) CCEA
16 5 (4.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) COBIT
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (65.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (46.02%) Active Directory
3 47 (41.59%) vSphere
4 22 (19.47%) XenApp
5 18 (15.93%) vCloud
6 16 (14.16%) Hyper-V
7 10 (8.85%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (7.96%) VMware ESX
9 8 (7.08%) Xen
9 8 (7.08%) XenDesktop
10 7 (6.19%) NFS
11 6 (5.31%) XenServer
12 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (3.54%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) SCOM
1 13 (11.50%) Backup Exec
2 10 (8.85%) Puppet
3 8 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.19%) SCCM
5 6 (5.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (4.42%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.42%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (4.42%) MAILsweeper
6 5 (4.42%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (3.54%) HP SIM
7 4 (3.54%) Legato
8 3 (2.65%) SCDPM
8 3 (2.65%) Nagios
9 2 (1.77%) WSUS
9 2 (1.77%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.77%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.88%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (45.13%) Cisco
3 49 (43.36%) Microsoft
4 42 (37.17%) HP
5 40 (35.40%) Citrix
6 36 (31.86%) NetApp
7 26 (23.01%) EMC
8 21 (18.58%) Dell
9 17 (15.04%) Red Hat
10 14 (12.39%) IBM
11 10 (8.85%) CheckPoint
11 10 (8.85%) Symantec
12 7 (6.19%) Juniper
12 7 (6.19%) Sophos
12 7 (6.19%) AppSense
13 6 (5.31%) 3PAR
13 6 (5.31%) Mercator
14 5 (4.42%) Veeam
15 4 (3.54%) Altiris
16 3 (2.65%) Oracle
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