The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 623 626 617
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing VCAP 18 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 8
Median daily rate £360 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11853 11084 10897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.26% 19.54% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7446 6263 6187
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 558 555
Median hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VCAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VCAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCAP within the UK.

VCAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VCAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

VCAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VCAP within the UK.

VCAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VCAP
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 10 £450 +45.16% 10
South East - 6 £550 - 4
Woking - 4 £550 - 1
Surrey - 4 £550 - 1
Solihull - 2 £450 -
Hampshire - 2 £360 -
West Midlands - 2 £450 -
London -33 1 £353 +10.15% 4
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VCAP.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (70.00%) SaaS
3 14 (70.00%) PaaS
3 14 (70.00%) IaaS
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
4 12 (60.00%) vSphere
5 11 (55.00%) vCloud
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco
5 11 (55.00%) SAN
5 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
6 10 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) MySQL
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (50.00%) Puppet
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Ruby
9 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (20.00%) EMC Certification
9 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
9 4 (20.00%) PLM
9 4 (20.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) EMC
9 4 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (10.00%) VCP5
10 2 (10.00%) Citrix

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) IaaS
1 14 (70.00%) PaaS
1 14 (70.00%) SaaS
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SAN
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) NetBackup Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Architect
5 1 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (5.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
2 1 (5.00%) ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Presales
2 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) Python
1 4 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) EMC Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (10.00%) VCP5
4 2 (10.00%) VCP6
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) CCAA
5 1 (5.00%) CCEE
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) VCDX
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) vSphere
3 11 (55.00%) vCloud
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
London
Peopleworks
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago