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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
UK
Rank 607 618 595
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing VCP5 1 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.019% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.011% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Median daily rate - £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £353 £400
% change year-on-year
- -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
9451 11046 10615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.81% 21.24% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 6870 6071
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 445 500
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +86.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

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
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 2 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +26 1 - - 3
London - 1 - - 1

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) VCAP
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) VCP6
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) vRealize
6 2 (25.00%) FlexPod
6 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) vCloud
6 2 (25.00%) Veeam
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) iSCSI

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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) FCoE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior VMWare Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) VCAP
4 3 (37.50%) VCP6
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) RHCE
5 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) vRealize
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas