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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 357 374 343
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 55 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 1.34% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
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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
3900 3731 3431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.34% 14.97% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2724 2418 2171
Average daily rate £425 £408 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 89 115
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +26 14 £400 +6.66% 9
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (72.53%) Windows
3 58 (63.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (54.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
6 42 (46.15%) HP
7 41 (45.05%) vSphere
8 39 (42.86%) SAN
9 38 (41.76%) MCSE
10 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (38.46%) ITIL
11 35 (38.46%) Microsoft
12 32 (35.16%) Cisco
13 30 (32.97%) Citrix
13 30 (32.97%) MS Exchange
13 30 (32.97%) MCITP
14 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (27.47%) NetApp
16 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2010
17 23 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (24.18%) CCNA
19 21 (23.08%) XenApp
20 19 (20.88%) DNS
20 19 (20.88%) Firewall
21 17 (18.68%) Finance
21 17 (18.68%) Dell
21 17 (18.68%) Citrix Certification
21 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
21 17 (18.68%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 30 (32.97%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (12.09%) Lync
4 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.99%) IIS
5 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.40%) OpenStack
8 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.10%) Apache
10 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) IaaS
2 4 (4.40%) SaaS
2 4 (4.40%) Office 365
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.86%) SAN
2 19 (20.88%) DNS
2 19 (20.88%) Firewall
3 11 (12.09%) iSCSI
3 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.09%) DHCP
4 9 (9.89%) NAS
4 9 (9.89%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (8.79%) NetScaler
5 8 (8.79%) LAN
5 8 (8.79%) WAN
6 7 (7.69%) DMZ
6 7 (7.69%) VLAN
7 5 (5.49%) VoIP
8 4 (4.40%) MPLS
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.20%) Junos
10 2 (2.20%) BIG-IP
10 2 (2.20%) Wireless
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Law
4 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.29%) Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) IT Sales Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) SOAP
2 3 (3.30%) LAMP
3 1 (1.10%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.10%) REST
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Replication
2 9 (9.89%) Clustering
3 5 (5.49%) CLARiiON
3 5 (5.49%) Celerra
3 5 (5.49%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.40%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.40%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.20%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Handset
7 1 (1.10%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) PDA
7 1 (1.10%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.10%) CMDB
7 1 (1.10%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 66 (72.53%) Windows
2 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.68%) Linux
6 10 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.20%) VMS
10 2 (2.20%) UNIX
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) ITIL
2 11 (12.09%) Project Management
3 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (7.69%) Migration
5 6 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.40%) Validation
7 4 (4.40%) High Availability
8 3 (3.30%) Change Control
8 3 (3.30%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.30%) Product Management
8 3 (3.30%) Network Design
8 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.20%) Service Management
9 2 (2.20%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.20%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.09%) SQL
3 4 (4.40%) Perl
4 1 (1.10%) PHP
4 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (54.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (41.76%) MCSE
3 30 (32.97%) MCITP
4 23 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (24.18%) CCNA
6 17 (18.68%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (16.48%) CCA
8 14 (15.38%) VCP5
9 12 (13.19%) MCP
10 9 (9.89%) RHCT
11 8 (8.79%) Degree
11 8 (8.79%) VCAP
11 8 (8.79%) CCNP
12 6 (6.59%) MCSA
12 6 (6.59%) VCDX
13 5 (5.49%) CCEA
13 5 (5.49%) RHCE
14 4 (4.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (4.40%) MCTS
14 4 (4.40%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
1 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (63.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
3 41 (45.05%) vSphere
4 21 (23.08%) XenApp
5 12 (13.19%) VMware ESX
5 12 (13.19%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (12.09%) vCloud
7 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
8 8 (8.79%) NFS
9 6 (6.59%) XenServer
10 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
11 4 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (3.30%) Xen
13 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
13 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
14 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
14 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (1.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) Backup Exec
2 10 (10.99%) SCCM
3 6 (6.59%) SCOM
3 6 (6.59%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (6.59%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (5.49%) Tivoli
4 5 (5.49%) Puppet
5 4 (4.40%) HP SIM
5 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.20%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.20%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.10%) WSUS
8 1 (1.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.10%) Nagios
8 1 (1.10%) Foglight
8 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (1.10%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (46.15%) HP
3 35 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 32 (35.16%) Cisco
5 30 (32.97%) Citrix
6 25 (27.47%) NetApp
7 17 (18.68%) Dell
8 16 (17.58%) EMC
9 12 (13.19%) IBM
10 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
11 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
11 8 (8.79%) Symantec
12 7 (7.69%) Sophos
13 6 (6.59%) Hitachi
13 6 (6.59%) AppSense
13 6 (6.59%) Veeam
13 6 (6.59%) Oracle
13 6 (6.59%) Juniper
14 5 (5.49%) 3PAR
15 4 (4.40%) Veritas
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