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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 336 366 311
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -55
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 62 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 0.75% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £30.00
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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
3599 3592 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.04% 16.67% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2438 2270 1858
Average daily rate £425 £415 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 74 122
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.44 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £41.05 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +21 12 £475 +18.75% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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).

1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 79 (73.15%) Windows
3 73 (67.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (44.44%) SAN
6 47 (43.52%) Cisco
7 46 (42.59%) Active Directory
7 46 (42.59%) vSphere
8 45 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (40.74%) Microsoft
10 42 (38.89%) HP
11 41 (37.96%) MCITP
12 39 (36.11%) Citrix
13 36 (33.33%) MCSE
14 35 (32.41%) MS Exchange
15 34 (31.48%) ITIL
15 34 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (30.56%) NetApp
17 29 (26.85%) Firewall
18 26 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
19 25 (23.15%) CCNA
19 25 (23.15%) Linux
20 23 (21.30%) EMC
20 23 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2010
21 22 (20.37%) XenApp
22 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
23 19 (17.59%) Citrix Certification
23 19 (17.59%) Dell
23 19 (17.59%) DNS
23 19 (17.59%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (32.41%) MS Exchange
2 23 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.11%) Lync
5 10 (9.26%) IIS
5 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (8.33%) OpenStack
6 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.93%) Apache
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) IaaS
2 6 (5.56%) SaaS
3 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.70%) Office 365
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (44.44%) SAN
2 29 (26.85%) Firewall
3 19 (17.59%) DNS
4 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.19%) DHCP
5 11 (10.19%) NAS
6 9 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 8 (7.41%) VLAN
7 8 (7.41%) Network Security
7 8 (7.41%) DMZ
7 8 (7.41%) VoIP
8 7 (6.48%) WAN
8 7 (6.48%) LAN
8 7 (6.48%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.63%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (4.63%) MPLS
9 5 (4.63%) Internet
10 4 (3.70%) VPN
11 3 (2.78%) Wireless
11 3 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) MySQL
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Publishing
3 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.63%) Marketing
5 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.78%) Back Office
7 2 (1.85%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (32.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (9.26%) Architect
4 9 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Consultant
5 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Telecoms Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Sales Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.63%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) IT Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) IT Sales Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) SOAP
2 3 (2.78%) LAMP
2 3 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Replication
2 7 (6.48%) Spread Betting
2 7 (6.48%) CLARiiON
2 7 (6.48%) Clustering
3 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.70%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.78%) Handset
5 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.78%) Celerra
5 3 (2.78%) PDA
6 2 (1.85%) Online Games
6 2 (1.85%) NHS
6 2 (1.85%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 79 (73.15%) Windows
2 45 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (23.15%) Linux
5 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.78%) UNIX
11 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) ITIL
2 11 (10.19%) Problem Management
3 10 (9.26%) Project Management
4 9 (8.33%) Migration
5 8 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.48%) High Availability
7 6 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.63%) Product Management
8 5 (4.63%) Network Design
9 4 (3.70%) Validation
9 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.78%) Change Control
10 3 (2.78%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.11%) SQL
3 8 (7.41%) C
4 3 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (37.96%) MCITP
3 36 (33.33%) MCSE
4 26 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (23.15%) CCNA
6 19 (17.59%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (16.67%) MCP
8 17 (15.74%) CCA
9 16 (14.81%) VCP5
10 12 (11.11%) VCAP
11 11 (10.19%) CCNP
11 11 (10.19%) RHCT
12 10 (9.26%) VCDX
13 8 (7.41%) Degree
14 7 (6.48%) VCP4
14 7 (6.48%) CCEA
15 6 (5.56%) MCTS
16 5 (4.63%) RHCE
16 5 (4.63%) MCSA
16 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (67.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 46 (42.59%) vSphere
3 22 (20.37%) XenApp
4 18 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 17 (15.74%) vCloud
6 11 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 7 (6.48%) NFS
8 7 (6.48%) Xen
8 7 (6.48%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.63%) XenServer
10 4 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.70%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.93%) UAG
12 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 11 (10.19%) Puppet
3 9 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.41%) SCOM
5 7 (6.48%) SCCM
6 6 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (4.63%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (4.63%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (4.63%) Tivoli
7 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (3.70%) Legato
8 4 (3.70%) HP SIM
9 3 (2.78%) SCDPM
9 3 (2.78%) Nagios
10 2 (1.85%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (1.85%) WSUS
11 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 1 (0.93%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (43.52%) Cisco
3 44 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 42 (38.89%) HP
5 39 (36.11%) Citrix
6 33 (30.56%) NetApp
7 23 (21.30%) EMC
8 19 (17.59%) Dell
9 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
10 15 (13.89%) IBM
11 11 (10.19%) Symantec
12 8 (7.41%) CheckPoint
13 7 (6.48%) Sophos
13 7 (6.48%) Veeam
13 7 (6.48%) AppSense
14 6 (5.56%) Mercator
14 6 (5.56%) 3PAR
15 5 (4.63%) Juniper
16 4 (3.70%) Altiris
16 4 (3.70%) Oracle
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