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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 624 643 626
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing VCP5 12 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 11
Median daily rate £433 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £364 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.96 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.96 -

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
10838 11364 11558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.58% 19.68% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6719 6868 6390
Median daily rate £400 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 524 493
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.56 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

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 1 October 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 7 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 1 October 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 +11 12 £433 +15.33% 4
London +7 6 £433 +1.76% 3
Hampshire +11 5 £362 -6.70%
South East +5 5 £362 -3.60%
Hook - 4 £358 -
East of England +12 1 £500 +33.33%
Essex - 1 £500 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (41.67%) VCAP
7 9 (37.50%) vSphere
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) SAN
7 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
9 7 (29.17%) NetApp
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (29.17%) VCP6
10 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 6 (25.00%) MCSE
10 6 (25.00%) DHCP
11 5 (20.83%) Veritas
11 5 (20.83%) DNS
11 5 (20.83%) MCSA
11 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) NAS
11 5 (20.83%) Server Building

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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) FCoE
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
1 7 (29.17%) VMWare Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Senior VMWare Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Backup Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Build Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Wintel Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Solaris
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.33%) CentOS
7 2 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (8.33%) Unix
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.17%) VMS
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Server Building
3 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
5 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (41.67%) VCAP
4 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) VCP6
5 6 (25.00%) MCSE
6 5 (20.83%) MCSA
7 4 (16.67%) CCNA
7 4 (16.67%) CCNP
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) MCITP
7 4 (16.67%) VCP4
7 4 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (4.17%) CCA
9 1 (4.17%) CCAA
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.50%) NFS
5 2 (8.33%) vCloud
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (8.33%) PowerCLI
4 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) vRealize
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) NetApp
4 5 (20.83%) Veritas
5 4 (16.67%) Altiris
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.67%) Supermicro
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) Veeam
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) Intel
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec