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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 614 632 619
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing VCP5 7 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.00 -

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
10173 11414 11714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 20.67% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6892 6680
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 560 556
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +58.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 7 December 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 6 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 7 December 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 +18 7 £425 +6.25% 1
London -1 4 £425 -26.08%
South East +35 3 £375 +4.16%
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £200 -43.66%
Milton Keynes +18 2 £200 -43.66%
Hampshire - 1 £550 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (66.67%) SAN
5 10 (55.56%) MCSE
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (44.44%) VCAP
7 8 (44.44%) VCP6
7 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
8 7 (38.89%) ITIL
8 7 (38.89%) vSphere
8 7 (38.89%) NAS
9 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 6 (33.33%) Linux
10 5 (27.78%) MCSA
10 5 (27.78%) DHCP
10 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
10 5 (27.78%) NetApp
10 5 (27.78%) Veritas
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
11 4 (22.22%) Altiris
11 4 (22.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)

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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) NAS
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (11.11%) FCoE
7 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Administrator
1 10 (55.56%) VMWare Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Senior VMWare Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Backup Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Build Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) FlexPod
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Solaris
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Server Building
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Server Hardening
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (55.56%) MCSE
4 8 (44.44%) VCAP
4 8 (44.44%) VCP6
5 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 4 (22.22%) CCNA
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) MCITP
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) VCP4
6 4 (22.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.56%) CCA
7 1 (5.56%) CCAA
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GCP
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) vSphere
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (16.67%) NFS
5 2 (11.11%) vCloud
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
2 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) vRealize
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) PowerCLI
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) NetApp
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas
4 4 (22.22%) Altiris
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 4 (22.22%) Supermicro
5 2 (11.11%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (5.56%) Intel
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec