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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 349 360 361
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 62 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.73% 1.24% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -80.42%
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
3575 3717 3442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.29% 15.98% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2463 2089
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 114 130
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.01% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -5 7 £425 +6.25% 3
Bromley - 2 £275 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £450 +63.63% 1
Croydon - 1 £325 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £300 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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).

1 125 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (65.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (64.80%) Windows
4 72 (57.60%) Microsoft
5 70 (56.00%) Active Directory
6 60 (48.00%) Cisco
7 58 (46.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 51 (40.80%) MCSE
9 49 (39.20%) MCITP
10 45 (36.00%) SAN
11 44 (35.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (32.80%) MS Exchange
13 38 (30.40%) ITIL
13 38 (30.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
14 37 (29.60%) NetApp
15 34 (27.20%) vSphere
16 32 (25.60%) Firewall
16 32 (25.60%) CCNA
17 31 (24.80%) Citrix
18 27 (21.60%) Linux
19 25 (20.00%) Data Centre
20 23 (18.40%) MCSA
21 21 (16.80%) EMC
21 21 (16.80%) VCP5
22 19 (15.20%) HP
22 19 (15.20%) SQL
22 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
23 16 (12.80%) XenApp
24 15 (12.00%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 41 (32.80%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.00%) IIS
6 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.40%) Lync
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.80%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.80%) CloudStack
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Office
2 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.00%) Office 365
4 4 (3.20%) IaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Yammer
6 1 (0.80%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (36.00%) SAN
2 32 (25.60%) Firewall
3 13 (10.40%) LAN
3 13 (10.40%) WAN
3 13 (10.40%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.00%) Network Security
5 8 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (5.60%) DNS
7 6 (4.80%) VPN
7 6 (4.80%) DHCP
7 6 (4.80%) NAS
8 5 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.00%) VoIP
8 5 (4.00%) IPv4
9 4 (3.20%) VLAN
10 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.40%) Internet
10 3 (2.40%) MPLS
11 2 (1.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.80%) Big Data
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
General
1 9 (7.20%) Back Office
2 7 (5.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Banking
3 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (28.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.80%) Server Engineer
3 10 (8.00%) Architect
4 9 (7.20%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (5.60%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Administrator
6 6 (4.80%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Consultant
8 4 (3.20%) DBA
8 4 (3.20%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.20%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.20%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.20%) Project Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) VMware Specialist
9 3 (2.40%) Data Centre Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) LAMP
2 2 (1.60%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.00%) EqualLogic
3 8 (6.40%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (6.40%) NHS
3 8 (6.40%) PKI
4 7 (5.60%) Clustering
4 7 (5.60%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.80%) CLARiiON
6 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.40%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.60%) Handset
8 2 (1.60%) Replication
8 2 (1.60%) PDA
8 2 (1.60%) Celerra
8 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.80%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 81 (64.80%) Windows
2 44 (35.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (30.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (21.60%) Linux
5 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.80%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.20%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.40%) Debian
9 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.20%) UNIX
10 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.60%) Android
12 1 (0.80%) AIX
12 1 (0.80%) HPUX
12 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) ITIL
2 8 (6.40%) PRINCE2
3 7 (5.60%) Migration
4 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.80%) Project Management
5 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (3.20%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.20%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.20%) Fault Management
6 4 (3.20%) Security Testing
6 4 (3.20%) Information Assurance
6 4 (3.20%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.40%) Service Management
7 3 (2.40%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.60%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.60%) Open Source
8 2 (1.60%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.60%) Change Management
8 2 (1.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) SQL
2 15 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.40%) C
4 2 (1.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (65.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (40.80%) MCSE
3 49 (39.20%) MCITP
4 37 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (25.60%) CCNA
6 23 (18.40%) MCSA
7 21 (16.80%) VCP5
8 14 (11.20%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (8.80%) CCNP
9 11 (8.80%) VCP4
10 10 (8.00%) MCP
11 9 (7.20%) CCA
11 9 (7.20%) MCTS
12 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
12 6 (4.80%) VCAP
13 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
13 5 (4.00%) Degree
14 4 (3.20%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (3.20%) VCDX
14 4 (3.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 70 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 58 (46.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (27.20%) vSphere
4 16 (12.80%) XenApp
5 13 (10.40%) Hyper-V
6 10 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 8 (6.40%) VMware ESX
8 7 (5.60%) vCloud
9 6 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (4.00%) Xen
11 4 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.60%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.80%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.80%) XenServer
13 1 (0.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) SCOM
2 7 (5.60%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.20%) Legato
3 4 (3.20%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (3.20%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.40%) Puppet
4 3 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.40%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.40%) SCCM
5 2 (1.60%) Nagios
5 2 (1.60%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.60%) vMotion
6 1 (0.80%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) VMware
2 72 (57.60%) Microsoft
3 60 (48.00%) Cisco
4 37 (29.60%) NetApp
5 31 (24.80%) Citrix
6 21 (16.80%) EMC
7 19 (15.20%) HP
8 12 (9.60%) Dell
8 12 (9.60%) Red Hat
9 9 (7.20%) Juniper
10 7 (5.60%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.80%) Dell Compellent
12 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.20%) Symantec
12 4 (3.20%) IBM
13 3 (2.40%) Oracle
13 3 (2.40%) AppSense
13 3 (2.40%) Fujitsu
13 3 (2.40%) Tufin
14 2 (1.60%) CommVault
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