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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 132 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% - 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £12.50
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
841 637 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.26% 29.61% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 360 412
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 59
Average hourly rate £35.25 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.95% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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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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
Dorset - 1 £550 - 4
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (56.25%) SAN
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) NFS
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) NAS
6 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) UNIX
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 4 (25.00%) NetApp
8 4 (25.00%) Perl
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
8 4 (25.00%) NCDA
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
10 2 (12.50%) Project Management
10 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
10 2 (12.50%) Linux
10 2 (12.50%) SSH

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) NAS
3 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) SSH
6 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) DTS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) NCDA
2 2 (12.50%) VCP5
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) NFS
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (12.50%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) Xen
6 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
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