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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 615 575 569
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -6
Contract jobs citing VCP5 8 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.035% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.075% 0.17% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Average daily rate £353 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £292 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £469 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
10721 10370 9716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 20.27% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6618 5988 5227
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 491 446
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 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 8 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 13 February 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 -3 6 £353 +4.44% 6
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £353 - 2
South East - 3 £353 - 2
East of England - 3 - -
Slough - 2 £353 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £413 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
5 13 (54.17%) vSphere
6 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (37.50%) MCSE
9 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 9 (37.50%) ITIL
9 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
9 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (29.17%) Finance
11 7 (29.17%) Unix
11 7 (29.17%) Citrix
11 7 (29.17%) VCP4
11 7 (29.17%) XenApp
12 6 (25.00%) MCSA
12 6 (25.00%) NetApp
13 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (20.83%) Migration
13 5 (20.83%) Dell
13 5 (20.83%) Linux
13 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 5 (20.83%) SQL Server

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (29.17%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 2 (8.33%) AIX
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Server Building
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (37.50%) MCSE
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (29.17%) VCP4
4 6 (25.00%) MCSA
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.67%) MCP
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (12.50%) VCAP
6 3 (12.50%) VCP6
7 2 (8.33%) CCA
7 2 (8.33%) CCNP
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) MCITP
7 2 (8.33%) MCTS
7 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) vSphere
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 7 (29.17%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) vCloud
5 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) vRealize
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.33%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 6 (25.00%) NetApp
6 5 (20.83%) Dell
7 4 (16.67%) EMC
7 4 (16.67%) Intel
8 3 (12.50%) HP
9 2 (8.33%) IBM
9 2 (8.33%) Oracle
9 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (8.33%) SAP
9 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
9 2 (8.33%) Symantec
9 2 (8.33%) Veeam
9 2 (8.33%) Veritas
9 2 (8.33%) Zerto
10 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
10 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
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