The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 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 VCP5 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 258 248 228
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing VCP5 12 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.033% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.13% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £349 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.15% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCP5
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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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2599 2308 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.23% 25.24% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1191 1082
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 101 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VCP5
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP5 across the South East region.

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VCP5
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 VCP5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Hampshire - 8 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (93.33%) vSphere
3 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (53.33%) VCP4
3 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) XenApp
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) CCA
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) VCAP
6 5 (33.33%) CCEE
6 5 (33.33%) CCAA
6 5 (33.33%) CCIA
6 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (26.67%) AppSense
7 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
9 1 (6.67%) Windows 7

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) VCP4
3 6 (40.00%) CCA
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (33.33%) VCAP
4 5 (33.33%) CCEE
4 5 (33.33%) CCAA
4 5 (33.33%) CCIA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (93.33%) vSphere
2 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (46.67%) XenApp
4 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) AppSense
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco