The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP)
Rank 591 569 560
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Contract jobs citing VTSP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
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
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 17 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 24 December 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 -28 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

VTSP
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

VTSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation 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
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware