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 27 August 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 260 263 257
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing VCP5 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.12% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.46% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Median daily rate £355 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2223 2601 2354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.84% 26.53% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1545 1201
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 118 101
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VCP5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP5 across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

VCP5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 4 £358 -10.43%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £200 -
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England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VCP5.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) VCP4
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Supermicro
4 4 (57.14%) Server Building
4 4 (57.14%) Altiris
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (57.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Strategy Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Server Building
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) VCP4
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VCAP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Altiris
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 4 (57.14%) Supermicro
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Intel
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat