The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 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 VCP5 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VCP5 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -
VCP5
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
592 458 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.74% 19.36% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 286 183
Median daily rate £380 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 42
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing VCP5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VCP5
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VCP5 across the West Midlands region.

VCP5 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VCP5
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VCP5 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

VCP5 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VCP5
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 2 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Solihull - 1 £450 -
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VCP5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VCP5.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) VCAP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (40.00%) VCP6
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) VMS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) VMS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) VCAP
2 2 (40.00%) VCP6
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat