The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 109 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing VCAP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.064% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £370 -
% change year-on-year
-8.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VCAP
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
260 179 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.93% 11.37% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 113 107
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VCAP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VCAP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VCAP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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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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
Leeds -7 2 £313 -15.54%
VCAP
Yorkshire

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCDA
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BCP

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) BCP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCDA
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware