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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 223 225 216
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 46 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 1.42% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 14
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -9.61%
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
2590 2323 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.18% 24.94% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1204 1079
Average daily rate £380 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 105 109
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.91 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% +10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +10 17 £398 -16.31% 4
Kent +4 6 £406 +16.07% 1
East Sussex +1 6 £310 -17.33%
West Sussex -13 5 £338 +50.00%
Surrey -4 4 £300 -11.11% 4
Oxfordshire -16 3 £190 -43.70%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (73.08%) Windows
4 44 (56.41%) vSphere
5 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (47.44%) Active Directory
6 33 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 32 (41.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (34.62%) Cisco
9 26 (33.33%) ITIL
10 25 (32.05%) SAN
11 24 (30.77%) Citrix
11 24 (30.77%) MCSE
11 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (28.21%) CCNA
12 22 (28.21%) Firewall
13 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
13 21 (26.92%) XenApp
13 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
14 20 (25.64%) HP
15 19 (24.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (21.79%) VCP4
16 17 (21.79%) IIS
17 16 (20.51%) SQL
17 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
17 16 (20.51%) LAN
17 16 (20.51%) WAN
18 15 (19.23%) EMC
18 15 (19.23%) VMware ESXi

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (21.79%) IIS
4 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.56%) Eucalyptus
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.28%) JBoss
9 1 (1.28%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.05%) SAN
2 22 (28.21%) Firewall
3 16 (20.51%) WAN
3 16 (20.51%) LAN
4 13 (16.67%) DNS
5 12 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 11 (14.10%) MPLS
6 11 (14.10%) VPN
7 9 (11.54%) SMTP
8 8 (10.26%) OSPF
8 8 (10.26%) BGP
9 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.97%) FCoE
9 7 (8.97%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (7.69%) HTTP
11 5 (6.41%) Network Security
11 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.41%) BIG-IP
12 4 (5.13%) VLAN
12 4 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) COM+
2 3 (3.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Clustering
3 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (73.08%) Windows
2 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.82%) Linux
6 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.13%) AIX
9 3 (3.85%) UNIX
10 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 9 (11.54%) Migration
3 7 (8.97%) Project Management
3 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.97%) Change Control
4 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.13%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.13%) Workflow
5 3 (3.85%) Patch Management
5 3 (3.85%) DevOps
5 3 (3.85%) Network Design
6 2 (2.56%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.56%) Open Source
6 2 (2.56%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.56%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (30.77%) MCSE
3 22 (28.21%) CCNA
3 22 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (21.79%) VCP4
5 15 (19.23%) VCP5
6 12 (15.38%) CCNP
7 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
8 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.26%) MCITP
10 6 (7.69%) CCA
10 6 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (6.41%) VCAP
11 5 (6.41%) CCEE
11 5 (6.41%) CCAA
11 5 (6.41%) CCIA
12 4 (5.13%) CCENT
12 4 (5.13%) MCSA
13 3 (3.85%) CCSE
13 3 (3.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 63 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (56.41%) vSphere
3 37 (47.44%) Active Directory
4 21 (26.92%) XenApp
5 15 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (15.38%) XenDesktop
7 9 (11.54%) VMware ESX
8 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.85%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) SCCM
2 11 (14.10%) vMotion
3 9 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (10.26%) SCOM
5 6 (7.69%) Backup Exec
6 5 (6.41%) Foglight
7 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (3.85%) Puppet
8 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.85%) Cacti
9 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.56%) NetCrunch
10 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.62%) Cisco
4 24 (30.77%) Citrix
5 20 (25.64%) HP
6 15 (19.23%) EMC
7 14 (17.95%) CheckPoint
8 9 (11.54%) 3PAR
9 8 (10.26%) SolarWinds
9 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
10 7 (8.97%) Oracle
11 5 (6.41%) Dell
11 5 (6.41%) F5
12 4 (5.13%) AppSense
12 4 (5.13%) IBM
12 4 (5.13%) Juniper
13 3 (3.85%) CommVault
13 3 (3.85%) Intel
13 3 (3.85%) Symantec
13 3 (3.85%) Aruba