The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 28 17 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.48% 6.07% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 18.57% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.18% 32.71% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 23
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Oxford region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) VMWare Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware