The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 243 235 246
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing VCP5 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.096% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £324 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +6.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £245 £363
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -32.41%
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
2535 2086 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.17% 24.93% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1019 1091
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 124 126
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
VCP5
England

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 3 £313 -
Hampshire - 2 £335 - 1
Berkshire -8 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - - - -
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) VCP4
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) vCloud
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) BCP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) VCP4
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) CCA
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) VCAP
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) MCTS
5 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) vCloud
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Intel
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat