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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 246 231 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing VCP5 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2355 2105 2329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.33% 23.76% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1089 1060
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 112 156
Average hourly rate £19.46 £18.28 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 1 September 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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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 +7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) VCP4
6 4 (40.00%) CCNP
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Intel
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) vSphere
7 3 (30.00%) VCAP
7 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) VCP4
5 3 (30.00%) VCAP
5 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) MCTS
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
6 1 (10.00%) CCA
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Intel
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
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