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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 358 396 367
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 57 37 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 0.99% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 36
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -
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
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 9 £383 -4.37% 8
Twickenham - 2 £300 -
Docklands, London -6 1 £450 +63.63%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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).

1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 84 (70.59%) Windows
3 73 (61.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (59.66%) Microsoft
5 61 (51.26%) MCSE
6 59 (49.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (43.70%) Active Directory
8 50 (42.02%) Cisco
8 50 (42.02%) SAN
9 46 (38.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (35.29%) vSphere
11 41 (34.45%) ITIL
12 38 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
13 37 (31.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (29.41%) Linux
15 32 (26.89%) CCNA
15 32 (26.89%) Data Centre
16 31 (26.05%) MCSA
17 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
18 27 (22.69%) NetApp
18 27 (22.69%) MCITP
19 25 (21.01%) Citrix
20 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
21 22 (18.49%) Firewall
22 19 (15.97%) LAN
22 19 (15.97%) WAN
22 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
23 18 (15.13%) SQL
24 17 (14.29%) HP
24 17 (14.29%) VCP5

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.72%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.20%) IIS
7 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.68%) Lync
8 1 (0.84%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.84%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Office
2 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.20%) Office 365
3 4 (3.36%) SaaS
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (42.02%) SAN
2 22 (18.49%) Firewall
3 19 (15.97%) LAN
3 19 (15.97%) WAN
4 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.92%) IPv4
5 11 (9.24%) DNS
6 8 (6.72%) DHCP
6 8 (6.72%) VLAN
6 8 (6.72%) NAS
6 8 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (4.20%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.36%) Network Security
9 4 (3.36%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.36%) VoIP
10 3 (2.52%) VPN
10 3 (2.52%) FCoE
10 3 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) Big Data
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Back Office
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 10 (8.40%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (6.72%) Consultant
4 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (5.88%) Architect
5 7 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Administrator
7 5 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) VMware Consultant
7 5 (4.20%) Wintel Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (3.36%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Project Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.52%) DBA
9 3 (2.52%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) LAMP
2 2 (1.68%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Clustering
2 9 (7.56%) EqualLogic
3 8 (6.72%) PKI
4 6 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.20%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.36%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (3.36%) NHS
7 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.52%) PMI
7 3 (2.52%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.84%) Handset
9 1 (0.84%) Replication
9 1 (0.84%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.84%) PDA
9 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.84%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 84 (70.59%) Windows
2 46 (38.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (31.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (29.41%) Linux
5 16 (13.45%) Windows 8
6 12 (10.08%) Ubuntu
7 9 (7.56%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.88%) Debian
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.36%) Solaris
11 2 (1.68%) UNIX
11 2 (1.68%) Android
12 1 (0.84%) CentOS
12 1 (0.84%) AIX
12 1 (0.84%) HPUX
12 1 (0.84%) SUSE
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) ITIL
2 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
3 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (5.88%) Migration
4 6 (5.04%) Software Testing
4 6 (5.04%) Security Testing
4 6 (5.04%) Information Assurance
5 4 (3.36%) Fault Management
5 4 (3.36%) Business Continuity
5 4 (3.36%) Project Management
5 4 (3.36%) Service Management
6 3 (2.52%) Process Management
6 3 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.52%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.52%) Capacity Management
6 3 (2.52%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.13%) SQL
3 3 (2.52%) C
3 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.52%) Python
3 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.52%) Korn
4 2 (1.68%) VBScript
5 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (61.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (51.26%) MCSE
3 38 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (26.89%) CCNA
5 31 (26.05%) MCSA
6 27 (22.69%) MCITP
7 17 (14.29%) VCP5
8 13 (10.92%) CCNP
9 12 (10.08%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (9.24%) MCTS
11 8 (6.72%) MCP
11 8 (6.72%) CCA
11 8 (6.72%) VCAP
12 7 (5.88%) Degree
13 6 (5.04%) MCDST
13 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
14 4 (3.36%) VCDX
14 4 (3.36%) VCP4
14 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
14 4 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 59 (49.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (43.70%) Active Directory
3 42 (35.29%) vSphere
4 14 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (11.76%) XenApp
5 12 (10.08%) VMware ESX
6 9 (7.56%) XenDesktop
7 8 (6.72%) vCloud
8 7 (5.88%) KVM
9 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
10 4 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.84%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.84%) XenServer
12 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) SCCM
1 6 (5.04%) SCOM
2 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.36%) vMotion
3 3 (2.52%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.52%) Puppet
3 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.68%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.84%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.84%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (59.66%) Microsoft
3 50 (42.02%) Cisco
4 27 (22.69%) NetApp
5 25 (21.01%) Citrix
6 17 (14.29%) HP
7 16 (13.45%) Red Hat
8 14 (11.76%) EMC
9 12 (10.08%) Dell
10 9 (7.56%) Juniper
11 6 (5.04%) Oracle
11 6 (5.04%) Dell Compellent
12 4 (3.36%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.36%) IBM
13 3 (2.52%) BMC
14 2 (1.68%) CommVault
14 2 (1.68%) AppSense
14 2 (1.68%) Apple
14 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.68%) Remedy
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