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 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 640 609 582
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -27
Contract jobs citing VCP5 11 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.028% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.095% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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
11547 10530 10603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.57% 19.45% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7178 6009 6170
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 542 543
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.74% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 May 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 24 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 -12 11 £400 +14.28% 6
East of England +10 4 £360 -10.00%
West Midlands - 4 £450 -
Bedfordshire +8 3 £360 -10.00%
South East -6 2 £450 - 1
Luton - 2 £370 -
Malvern - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 2 £450 - 1
Solihull - 2 £450 -
Worcestershire - 2 £400 -
London -18 1 - - 4
Surrey - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £450 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco
4 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
5 10 (47.62%) NetApp
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
6 9 (42.86%) Dell
6 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Unix
7 8 (38.10%) vSphere
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) EMC
8 7 (33.33%) Migration
9 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 6 (28.57%) VCP6
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 5 (23.81%) MCSA
10 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
11 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
11 4 (19.05%) 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 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) NAS
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (38.10%) Unix
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) AIX
7 2 (9.52%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (9.52%) VMS
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) System Testing
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (28.57%) VCP6
3 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (23.81%) MCSA
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) MCSE
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) VCAP
5 2 (9.52%) VCP4
5 2 (9.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) vSphere
4 4 (19.05%) vCloud
5 2 (9.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
5 2 (9.52%) NFS
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) NetApp
4 9 (42.86%) Dell
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) EMC
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 4 (19.05%) IBM
9 2 (9.52%) Citrix
9 2 (9.52%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (9.52%) HP
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
9 2 (9.52%) Symantec
9 2 (9.52%) Veeam
9 2 (9.52%) Veritas
9 2 (9.52%) Zerto
10 1 (4.76%) F5