The first table below looks at the demand for VTSP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VTSP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP)
Rank 592 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VTSP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£373 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10392 9080 9867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.99% 17.76% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5835 4871 5100
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 501 614
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

VTSP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VTSP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VTSP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VTSP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VTSP within the UK.

VTSP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VTSP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VTSP within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England - 2 £373 -
South East - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £375 -
London - 1 £370 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Derby - - - -
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Leeds - - - -

VTSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VTSP 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 VTSP.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Multicast
2 2 (50.00%) KVM
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) German Language
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF

VTSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VTSP 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 VTSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Multicast
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) BGP-4
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) H.323
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
General
1 2 (50.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCDP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed