The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Reading 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 68 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.11% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.42% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +1300.00%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
304 240 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.52% 25.64% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 107 110
Average daily rate £380 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.32% -10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Berkshire

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 11 July 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) ARCserve
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VCP4
3 1 (16.67%) VCAP
3 1 (16.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
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