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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 231 222 192
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 24 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.53% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 21
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£375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £520 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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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
2567 2078 1623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.80% 24.72% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 988 739
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 113 127
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Hampshire -13 6 £406 - 6
Berkshire +3 5 £375 +1.35% 3
East Sussex -1 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £375 - 2
Kent -12 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £450 - 1
West Sussex -9 1 £350 +55.55%
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England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (63.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (62.07%) Windows
3 36 (62.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (46.55%) Active Directory
5 26 (44.83%) MCSE
5 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (43.10%) Cisco
7 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
7 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
8 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (34.48%) vSphere
9 19 (32.76%) ITIL
10 17 (29.31%) HP
11 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
12 15 (25.86%) MCITP
13 14 (24.14%) SAN
13 14 (24.14%) NetApp
14 13 (22.41%) DNS
15 11 (18.97%) DHCP
16 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
16 10 (17.24%) Firewall
16 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
17 9 (15.52%) VCDX
17 9 (15.52%) Linux
17 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
18 8 (13.79%) MCSA
18 8 (13.79%) IIS
18 8 (13.79%) WAN
18 8 (13.79%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (13.79%) IIS
2 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) SAN
2 13 (22.41%) DNS
3 11 (18.97%) DHCP
4 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (17.24%) Firewall
5 8 (13.79%) WAN
6 6 (10.34%) LAN
7 2 (3.45%) MPLS
7 2 (3.45%) OSPF
7 2 (3.45%) BGP
7 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.72%) NAS
8 1 (1.72%) PABX
8 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.72%) VoIP
8 1 (1.72%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Consultant
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.90%) VMware Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Software Packaging
2 4 (6.90%) COM+
3 3 (5.17%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.45%) Clustering
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.45%) UNIX
9 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Validation
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
3 5 (8.62%) Change Management
4 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.17%) High Availability
5 3 (5.17%) Analytics
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.72%) Information Security
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) VBScript
3 3 (5.17%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (62.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (44.83%) MCSE
3 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
4 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 15 (25.86%) MCITP
6 9 (15.52%) VCDX
7 8 (13.79%) MCSA
8 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
8 7 (12.07%) VCAP
9 6 (10.34%) MCP
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (8.62%) CCNP
10 5 (8.62%) CCNA
11 3 (5.17%) CISSP
11 3 (5.17%) Degree
12 2 (3.45%) CCA
12 2 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.72%) CCEA
13 1 (1.72%) HND
13 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (46.55%) Active Directory
3 20 (34.48%) vSphere
4 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.07%) XenApp
5 6 (10.34%) vCloud
6 5 (8.62%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.17%) UAG
8 2 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.72%) Xen
9 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.72%) VMware GSX
9 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.45%) WSUS
2 2 (3.45%) Foglight
2 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.45%) NetCrunch
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.72%) MOM
3 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (43.10%) Cisco
3 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.31%) HP
5 14 (24.14%) NetApp
6 8 (13.79%) Citrix
7 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.34%) EMC
8 6 (10.34%) PlateSpin
9 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.17%) McAfee
10 3 (5.17%) Juniper
10 3 (5.17%) Dell
10 3 (5.17%) F5
10 3 (5.17%) Lumension
11 2 (3.45%) Splunk
11 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.45%) Tufin
11 2 (3.45%) Google
11 2 (3.45%) IBM
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