The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Oxford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VCAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.28% 24.19% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 23
Average daily rate £363 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.88% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £460 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.55 £20.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.80% -33.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
VCAP
Oxfordshire

VCAP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) NCDA
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
1 1 (100.00%) FlexPod

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) NCDA
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware