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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 68 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% - 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
245 401 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.99% 36.62% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 196 99
Average daily rate £375 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £235 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 4
Average hourly rate £17.04 £14.84 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% +6.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £21.45
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 20 October 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) VCAP
4 1 (25.00%) VTSP
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) VCP5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) KVM
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VCP4
2 1 (25.00%) VCAP
2 1 (25.00%) VTSP
2 1 (25.00%) VCP5
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec