The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -52.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
275 318 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.65% 31.27% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 141 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.78 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -36.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) ARCserve
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4
3 1 (14.29%) VCP5
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) VTSP
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (14.29%) vCloud
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
5 1 (14.29%) NFS
5 1 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 3 (42.86%) ARCserve
2 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Hitachi