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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 228 214 198
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 26 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 1.08% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 40
Average daily rate
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£386 £324 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +26.85%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
2387 2417 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.58% 26.99% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1207 1114
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 103 125
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Hampshire -1 8 £340 -0.72% 10
Berkshire -7 6 £398 -11.66% 2
Surrey +7 5 £450 +44.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £305 +1.66% 2
East Sussex -15 2 £300 +33.33% 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (76.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (74.47%) Windows
3 35 (74.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
5 21 (44.68%) MCSE
5 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
6 19 (40.43%) vSphere
7 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (36.17%) Cisco
8 16 (34.04%) MCITP
9 14 (29.79%) SQL
9 14 (29.79%) HP
10 12 (25.53%) ITIL
10 12 (25.53%) DNS
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (23.40%) CCNA
11 11 (23.40%) SAN
11 11 (23.40%) Firewall
11 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
11 11 (23.40%) XenApp
12 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) Citrix
12 9 (19.15%) LAN
12 9 (19.15%) WAN
13 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
13 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
13 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (17.02%) SCCM
13 8 (17.02%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.02%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.77%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) DNS
2 11 (23.40%) SAN
2 11 (23.40%) Firewall
3 9 (19.15%) LAN
3 9 (19.15%) WAN
4 6 (12.77%) SMTP
4 6 (12.77%) HTTP
4 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.77%) VPN
4 6 (12.77%) MPLS
5 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
6 4 (8.51%) FCoE
6 4 (8.51%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.26%) VLAN
7 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 1 (2.13%) DMZ
8 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Support Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Server Support
7 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) Linux
6 4 (8.51%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) AIX
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Business Development
7 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.13%) Change Control
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) VBScript
4 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (44.68%) MCSE
3 16 (34.04%) MCITP
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (23.40%) CCNA
5 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.64%) CISSP
6 5 (10.64%) VCAP
7 4 (8.51%) VCP4
7 4 (8.51%) CCNP
8 3 (6.38%) CCA
8 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (6.38%) MCSA
8 3 (6.38%) MCP
8 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.26%) VCP5
9 2 (4.26%) CCEE
9 2 (4.26%) CCAA
9 2 (4.26%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
3 19 (40.43%) vSphere
4 11 (23.40%) XenApp
5 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.38%) vCloud
8 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.13%) VMware GSX
9 1 (2.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 6 (12.77%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.64%) SCOM
4 4 (8.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (8.51%) vMotion
5 2 (4.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.13%) MOM
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Cisco
4 14 (29.79%) HP
5 9 (19.15%) Citrix
6 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
7 6 (12.77%) Dell
8 5 (10.64%) Symantec
9 4 (8.51%) 3PAR
9 4 (8.51%) GFI Software
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.51%) NetApp
9 4 (8.51%) Intel
10 3 (6.38%) CommVault
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle
10 3 (6.38%) PlateSpin
11 2 (4.26%) Tufin
11 2 (4.26%) Brocade
11 2 (4.26%) AppSense
11 2 (4.26%) Hitachi
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