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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 216 213 241
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 34 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.96% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £430 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
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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
2670 1985 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.47% 23.09% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1041 955
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 99 166
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
East Sussex +3 13 £375 -
Hampshire - 7 £348 - 10
Berkshire +12 4 £400 +33.33% 6
Surrey -9 3 £313 -21.87% 2
Kent -4 2 £438 -2.77%
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £410 - 3
West Sussex - 2 £225 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (70.69%) Windows
3 34 (58.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (51.72%) MCSE
6 28 (48.28%) Cisco
7 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
8 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (37.93%) ITIL
9 21 (36.21%) vSphere
10 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
11 18 (31.03%) SAN
11 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
12 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (27.59%) HP
14 15 (25.86%) CCNA
14 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (22.41%) DNS
16 13 (22.41%) Firewall
17 12 (20.69%) WAN
17 12 (20.69%) DHCP
17 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
18 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
18 11 (18.97%) Linux
19 10 (17.24%) LAN
19 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
19 10 (17.24%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (15.52%) IIS
5 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) SAN
2 13 (22.41%) DNS
2 13 (22.41%) Firewall
3 12 (20.69%) WAN
3 12 (20.69%) DHCP
4 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (17.24%) LAN
5 6 (10.34%) MPLS
5 6 (10.34%) OSPF
5 6 (10.34%) BGP
6 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.45%) VLAN
6 2 (3.45%) SSL
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.72%) PABX
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.90%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Principal Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) COM+
1 4 (6.90%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.97%) Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) SUSE
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Validation
3 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Change Management
4 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Project Management
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) Analytics
6 2 (3.45%) Coaching
6 2 (3.45%) People Management
6 2 (3.45%) Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) Budget Control
6 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) VBScript
3 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (51.72%) MCSE
3 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 15 (25.86%) CCNA
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 10 (17.24%) MCITP
6 10 (17.24%) CCNP
7 7 (12.07%) Degree
7 7 (12.07%) VCDX
8 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
8 6 (10.34%) MCSA
8 6 (10.34%) MCP
9 5 (8.62%) VCAP
9 5 (8.62%) VCP5
10 4 (6.90%) VCP4
11 2 (3.45%) MCTS
12 1 (1.72%) VTSP
12 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (36.21%) vSphere
4 8 (13.79%) XenApp
5 6 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.62%) vCloud
7 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.45%) UAG
9 1 (1.72%) KVM
9 1 (1.72%) NFS
9 1 (1.72%) XenServer
9 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.72%) Xen
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
1 3 (5.17%) WSUS
2 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.45%) NetCrunch
2 2 (3.45%) Foglight
2 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (48.28%) Cisco
3 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 16 (27.59%) HP
5 10 (17.24%) Citrix
6 8 (13.79%) NetApp
7 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
7 7 (12.07%) EMC
7 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.90%) Dell
9 3 (5.17%) Juniper
9 3 (5.17%) McAfee
9 3 (5.17%) PlateSpin
9 3 (5.17%) F5
10 2 (3.45%) Splunk
10 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.45%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.45%) Google
10 2 (3.45%) Websense
10 2 (3.45%) Lotus
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