The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VCP4 86 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.74% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 18.07% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 49 0 0
Average daily rate
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£381 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.47 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
VCP4
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
476 356 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.70% 16.17% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 164 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 10 26
Average hourly rate £29.00 £12.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -62.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.55 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VCP4
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP4 across the West Midlands region.

VCP4 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VCP4
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP4 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

VCP4 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VCP4
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP4 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

VCP4 Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VCP4
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
(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
Birmingham - 24 £375 - 130
Warwickshire - 14 £325 - 57
Coventry - 13 £400 - 49
Staffordshire - 6 £363 - 62
Solihull - 5 £425 - 27
Shropshire - 4 £428 - 11
Worcestershire - 3 - - 23
Herefordshire - 1 - - 9
Walsall - 1 - - 8
Halesowen - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 12
VCP4
England

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 14 (16.28%) C#
1 14 (16.28%) SQL
1 14 (16.28%) .NET
1 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.95%) Windows
3 12 (13.95%) Finance
4 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
6 8 (9.30%) CSS
6 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.30%) IBM
6 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.14%) HTML
7 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.14%) ITIL
7 7 (8.14%) Citrix
7 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.98%) Resource Management
8 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
8 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.98%) XML
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco
8 6 (6.98%) MVC

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.65%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.49%) CMS
2 3 (3.49%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.33%) Node.js
3 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.16%) Moodle
4 1 (1.16%) Blackboard Learning System
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Kentico
4 1 (1.16%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.16%) Lync
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.49%) MS Office
4 2 (2.33%) MS Project
4 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.16%) Simulink
5 1 (1.16%) Stateflow
5 1 (1.16%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (1.16%) TargetLink
5 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Force.com
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) 2G
1 5 (5.81%) Firewall
1 5 (5.81%) GPRS
1 5 (5.81%) GSM
1 5 (5.81%) WCDMA
1 5 (5.81%) 3G
1 5 (5.81%) HSPA
1 5 (5.81%) LTE
1 5 (5.81%) 4G
1 5 (5.81%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (4.65%) MPLS
2 4 (4.65%) WAN
3 3 (3.49%) DHCP
3 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 3 (3.49%) Network Security
4 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.16%) QlikView
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) Xcelsius
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) ERwin
1 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) Subversion
2 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.16%) Selenium
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Automotive
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 8 (9.30%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Architect
5 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Performance Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Programmer
8 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) RAN Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.49%) C# Programmer
9 2 (2.33%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) .NET
2 8 (9.30%) CSS
2 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.14%) HTML
3 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.98%) XML
5 4 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.65%) WCF
5 4 (4.65%) WPF
5 4 (4.65%) Web Services
6 3 (3.49%) LINQ
7 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (2.33%) WinForms
8 1 (1.16%) Ajax
8 1 (1.16%) SAP ALE
8 1 (1.16%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.16%) Spring
8 1 (1.16%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.49%) Open Source
3 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.33%) NHS
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) VLE
4 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.16%) STB
4 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.16%) EPoS
4 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.16%) DataPower
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.33%) HPUX
6 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.14%) ITIL
3 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
3 6 (6.98%) Resource Management
3 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
3 6 (6.98%) MVC
3 6 (6.98%) Migration
4 5 (5.81%) Service Management
4 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.81%) TDD
4 5 (5.81%) Network Design
4 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.49%) Change Management
5 3 (3.49%) eTOM
5 3 (3.49%) CRM
5 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.49%) Data Modelling
5 3 (3.49%) Project Management
5 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) C#
1 14 (16.28%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.65%) Java
3 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.33%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) LotusScript
5 1 (1.16%) VC++
5 1 (1.16%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) C++
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.16%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
5 1 (1.16%) MCITP
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.16%) HND
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) XenApp
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
1 2 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) IBM
3 7 (8.14%) Citrix
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco
5 5 (5.81%) Huawei
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle
5 5 (5.81%) Ericsson
5 5 (5.81%) Lotus
5 5 (5.81%) Nortel
5 5 (5.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.65%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.65%) SAP
7 3 (3.49%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.49%) Mapinfo
7 3 (3.49%) NetApp
7 3 (3.49%) Juniper
8 2 (2.33%) FalconStor
8 2 (2.33%) F5
8 2 (2.33%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 525 per year GBP
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: negotiable day rate
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Rate: From £28,989 to £35,431 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £22.35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £31.44 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 190 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Premier Engineering
Rate: £18 - £22 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago