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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 272 257 245
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing VCP5 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.032% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.077% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £450 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -
VCP5
England

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
2583 2414 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.76% 25.91% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1334 1222
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 122 101
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.95 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 May 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
Berkshire - 2 £450 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix

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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (33.33%) vCloud
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) F5