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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 600 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
11673 8801 9793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.08% 17.03% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6644 5035 5101
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 513 396 569
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

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 6 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 30 October 2014. 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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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
London 0 1 £450 -
England -32 1 £450 - 2
Leeds - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - -

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCEA
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris