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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 129 135 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.83% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£403 £418 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £364 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £524 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
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%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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
813 961 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.25% 32.08% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 610 354
Average daily rate £400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 37
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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
Somerset - 2 £503 -
Wiltshire +2 1 £325 -
Bristol 0 1 £300 -14.28%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Citrix
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) MCP
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (41.18%) XenApp
6 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) McAfee
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) RHCE
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Perl
7 4 (23.53%) JBoss
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Clustering
7 4 (23.53%) vSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) High Availability
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Change Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) MODAF
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) Ruby
1 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCP
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) RHCE
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) XenApp
4 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (23.53%) vSphere
5 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
6 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) McAfee
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Sophos
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) CommVault
5 2 (11.76%) Hitachi
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam
5 2 (11.76%) Zerto