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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 634 631 614
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing VCP5 10 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.018% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.084% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate £410 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -

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
11855 10946 10758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 19.65% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7439 6202 6108
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £535 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 537 533
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.93 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 10 £410 +17.14% 8
East of England - 5 £360 -
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £360 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £370 -
Reading - 2 £435 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £435 -
Solihull - 2 £450 -
South East - 2 £435 -
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Malvern - 1 £400 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VCP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VCP5.

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco
6 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) vSphere
7 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) Unix
8 8 (36.36%) Dell
9 7 (31.82%) NetApp
9 7 (31.82%) Migration
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (27.27%) VCP6
10 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (22.73%) Finance
11 5 (22.73%) EMC
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 5 (22.73%) MCSA
11 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
12 4 (18.18%) WAN
12 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 4 (18.18%) MCSE
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VCP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) NAS
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Architect
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) CentOS
8 2 (9.09%) AIX
8 2 (9.09%) VMS
9 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) VCP6
3 5 (22.73%) MCSA
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (18.18%) MCSE
4 4 (18.18%) VCP4
5 2 (9.09%) VCAP
5 2 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) vSphere
3 4 (18.18%) vCloud
4 2 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Dell
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
5 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.09%) Symantec
7 2 (9.09%) Veeam
7 2 (9.09%) Veritas
7 2 (9.09%) Zerto
8 1 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
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