The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 147 103 132
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +29
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.045% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.16% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1012 632 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.41% 28.26% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 351 425
Average daily rate £395 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.36 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.58% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £11.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Bristol - - - - 2
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - - 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) VCP5
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) PaaS
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) IaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) VCP5
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
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