The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 248 222 200
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 17 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.56% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +27.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 - £27.00
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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
2638 2305 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.80% 25.48% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1114 870
Average daily rate £370 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 122 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.35 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South East region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South East region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Surrey +8 7 £388 +24.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £338 -
Hampshire -10 3 £500 +33.33% 5
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (64.29%) Windows
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (42.86%) MCSE
8 17 (40.48%) Cisco
8 17 (40.48%) vSphere
9 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
10 15 (35.71%) ITIL
10 15 (35.71%) MCITP
11 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (28.57%) HP
12 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
13 11 (26.19%) SAN
14 10 (23.81%) Linux
15 9 (21.43%) DNS
15 9 (21.43%) NetApp
16 8 (19.05%) Firewall
16 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
16 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
17 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 7 (16.67%) DHCP
17 7 (16.67%) SQL
17 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
17 7 (16.67%) Citrix
17 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
18 6 (14.29%) XenApp

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) SAN
2 9 (21.43%) DNS
3 8 (19.05%) Firewall
4 7 (16.67%) DHCP
5 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (14.29%) LAN
5 6 (14.29%) WAN
6 3 (7.14%) VLAN
7 2 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.76%) MPLS
7 2 (4.76%) OSPF
7 2 (4.76%) BGP
8 1 (2.38%) DMZ
8 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Consultant
1 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Architect
2 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Software Packaging
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.38%) Clustering
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.52%) UNIX
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Validation
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
4 3 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Analytics
5 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (42.86%) MCSE
3 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) MCITP
5 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (14.29%) MCSA
7 5 (11.90%) CCNP
7 5 (11.90%) CCNA
7 5 (11.90%) CISSP
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) VCAP
8 4 (9.52%) MCP
9 3 (7.14%) VCDX
10 2 (4.76%) CCA
10 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.38%) CCEA
11 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.38%) MCTS
11 1 (2.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (40.48%) vSphere
3 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.14%) UAG
6 3 (7.14%) vCloud
7 2 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.38%) VMware GSX
8 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Foglight
2 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.38%) MOM
3 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) Cisco
4 12 (28.57%) HP
5 9 (21.43%) NetApp
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 7 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (7.14%) CommVault
8 3 (7.14%) McAfee
8 3 (7.14%) PlateSpin
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) Lumension
9 2 (4.76%) GFI Software
9 2 (4.76%) Brocade
9 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.76%) Tufin
9 2 (4.76%) F5