The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 348 369 341
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 48 39 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 1.13% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £302 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +1300.00%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3615 3445 3656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.45% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2356 2109 2189
Average daily rate £415 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 125 123
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £36.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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 9 July 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 9 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 7 £400 -3.03% 7
Docklands, London - 1 £275 -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (76.04%) Windows
3 65 (67.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (47.92%) Active Directory
5 45 (46.88%) Cisco
6 44 (45.83%) Citrix
6 44 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (42.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (42.71%) Microsoft
8 39 (40.63%) SAN
9 32 (33.33%) vSphere
10 31 (32.29%) MCSE
11 30 (31.25%) Firewall
12 27 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (27.08%) MS Exchange
14 25 (26.04%) ITIL
14 25 (26.04%) CCNA
14 25 (26.04%) XenApp
14 25 (26.04%) MCITP
15 24 (25.00%) Finance
15 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (23.96%) CCA
16 23 (23.96%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (23.96%) Linux
17 22 (22.92%) HP
17 22 (22.92%) NAS
18 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (20.83%) EMC
20 18 (18.75%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 26 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (7.29%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.17%) IIS
7 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.13%) Lync
9 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) IaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (40.63%) SAN
2 30 (31.25%) Firewall
3 22 (22.92%) NAS
4 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 11 (11.46%) DNS
7 8 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (5.21%) DHCP
8 5 (5.21%) WAN
9 4 (4.17%) LAN
9 4 (4.17%) VPN
9 4 (4.17%) VLAN
10 3 (3.13%) FCoE
10 3 (3.13%) VoIP
11 2 (2.08%) DMZ
11 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.04%) Network Security
12 1 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Publishing
3 4 (4.17%) Law
3 4 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Architect
2 15 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Consultant
5 10 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Administrator
7 6 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Storage Architect
10 3 (3.13%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Middleware
2 2 (2.08%) LAMP
3 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Clustering
2 12 (12.50%) Replication
3 7 (7.29%) CLARiiON
4 6 (6.25%) EqualLogic
5 5 (5.21%) Celerra
5 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.17%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.08%) Symmetrix
7 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.04%) Open Source
8 1 (1.04%) FMCG
8 1 (1.04%) CMDB
8 1 (1.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 73 (76.04%) Windows
2 44 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (23.96%) Linux
5 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (11.46%) Windows 7
8 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.08%) VMS
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.04%) UNIX
11 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.29%) Validation
5 5 (5.21%) Project Management
5 5 (5.21%) Service Management
5 5 (5.21%) Low Latency
6 3 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.08%) CRM
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.08%) Time Management
7 2 (2.08%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.08%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.08%) DevOps
8 1 (1.04%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) SQL
2 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.08%) C
5 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (42.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (32.29%) MCSE
3 27 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (26.04%) CCNA
4 25 (26.04%) MCITP
5 23 (23.96%) CCA
5 23 (23.96%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (16.67%) MCP
7 15 (15.63%) VCP5
8 14 (14.58%) VCAP
8 14 (14.58%) VCDX
9 11 (11.46%) MCTS
10 10 (10.42%) CCNP
11 8 (8.33%) MCSA
12 6 (6.25%) VCP4
13 5 (5.21%) NCDA
13 5 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (4.17%) CCSA
14 4 (4.17%) Degree
15 3 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (67.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (47.92%) Active Directory
3 32 (33.33%) vSphere
4 25 (26.04%) XenApp
5 13 (13.54%) VMware ESX
6 10 (10.42%) vCloud
7 7 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.25%) NFS
9 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
10 3 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
12 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (1.04%) XenServer
12 1 (1.04%) PowerConvert
12 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (9.38%) Puppet
2 8 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 8 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.29%) SCCM
4 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (3.13%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (2.08%) WSUS
5 2 (2.08%) SCOM
5 2 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (46.88%) Cisco
3 44 (45.83%) Citrix
4 41 (42.71%) Microsoft
5 22 (22.92%) HP
6 20 (20.83%) EMC
7 17 (17.71%) NetApp
8 12 (12.50%) Juniper
9 10 (10.42%) Red Hat
10 8 (8.33%) Symantec
11 7 (7.29%) IBM
11 7 (7.29%) Hitachi
12 6 (6.25%) 3PAR
13 5 (5.21%) Dell
14 3 (3.13%) CommVault
14 3 (3.13%) Oracle
14 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
14 3 (3.13%) Sophos
15 2 (2.08%) NEC
15 2 (2.08%) Avaya
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