The first table below looks at the demand for VCP4 in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP4 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 South East 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 4 (VCP4)
Rank 240 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing VCP4 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.024% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.084% 0.096% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £306 £225
% change year-on-year
+46.93% +36.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2372 2089 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.77% 24.64% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1082 983
Average daily rate £351 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 112 148
Average hourly rate £17.29 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
VCP4
England

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VCP4
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP4 across the South East region.

VCP4 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VCP4
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 across the South East region.

VCP4 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VCP4
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
VCP4
England

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) VCP5
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) VCAP
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) vCloud
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) VCP5
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) VCAP
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix