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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 137 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.085% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.33% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £485 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.08% +38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £485 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £485 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.71% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1023 614 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.07% 25.99% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 335 401
Average daily rate £400 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.90 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Gloucestershire -13 7 £200 -58.76%
Wiltshire - 1 £420 -
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 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 December 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) CCA
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (33.33%) CCEE
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) CCAA
5 2 (22.22%) VCP5
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCA
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCEE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) CCAA
3 2 (22.22%) VCP5
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) MCSD
4 1 (11.11%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) TOWER Software