The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 651 618 604
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -14
Contract jobs citing VCP5 10 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.054% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.087% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 20
Median daily rate £362 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £326 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £433 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +33.33%
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
11467 10977 10650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 19.22% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7165 6577 6018
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 545 472
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £51.17 £44.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VCP5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VCP5
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP5 within the UK.

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VCP5
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP5 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VCP5 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VCP5
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 within the UK.

VCP5 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VCP5
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -24 9 £356 -11.06% 4
South East +1 5 £356 -11.06% 2
Hampshire -5 3 £362 -9.62% 2
Hook - 3 £362 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £300 -
East of England +15 1 £500 +21.21%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £200 -
London -10 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £200 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Malvern - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £500 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) vSphere
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (30.00%) SAN
8 6 (30.00%) NetApp
9 5 (25.00%) MCSA
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco
10 4 (20.00%) DHCP
10 4 (20.00%) Dell
10 4 (20.00%) EMC
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (20.00%) Server Building
10 4 (20.00%) VCP6
10 4 (20.00%) VCAP
10 4 (20.00%) Migration
10 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) CentOS

VCP5
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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.00%) VMS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) Server Building
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) MCSA
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) VCAP
5 4 (20.00%) VCP6
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 3 (15.00%) CCNP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) MCITP
6 3 (15.00%) VCP4
7 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (10.00%) MCSE
8 1 (5.00%) CCA
8 1 (5.00%) CCAA
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) NFS
4 2 (10.00%) vCloud
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Dell
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Altiris
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Intel Security
6 3 (15.00%) Supermicro
7 2 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) Veeam
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) F5
8 1 (5.00%) Intel
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £373 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: 380
Posted: 6 days ago