The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 128 124 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 13 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 0.44% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £418 £388 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +127.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £338 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £323
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+26.85% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1049 679 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.22% 28.45% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 374 583
Average daily rate £360 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 42 94
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 10 £434 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Bristol -14 1 £350 -9.67%
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) NAS
4 8 (61.54%) NFS
4 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) UNIX
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 4 (30.77%) NetApp
8 4 (30.77%) Perl
8 4 (30.77%) DNS
8 4 (30.77%) NCDA
8 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
9 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
9 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
9 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
10 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (15.38%) Project Management
10 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
10 2 (15.38%) Linux
10 2 (15.38%) vCloud

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) NAS
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) SSH
5 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) DTS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Storage Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) NCDA
2 2 (15.38%) VCP5
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) NFS
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (15.38%) vCloud
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (7.69%) Xen
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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