The table below looks at the statistics for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 568 557 530
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.022% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +27.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10103 9219 8075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.17% 18.88% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4996 4268
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 417 563
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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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 -17 3 £425 +13.33%
London +15 2 £438 +16.66%
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Lync
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCEA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) UAG
3 1 (25.00%) VMware GSX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (25.00%) MOM
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 3 (75.00%) Altiris
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault