Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VCAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 246 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +282
Contract jobs citing VCAP 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.086% 0.015% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
City of London median daily rate £420 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
Central London median daily rate £420 £525 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

VCAP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 961 986 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.72% 14.38% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 712 756
City of London median daily rate £480 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £489 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -1.61% +5.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.15 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% +5.67%

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VCAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VCAP in the City of London

VCAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VCAP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VCAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) VCDX
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) VSAN
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) VCP6
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) VCP5

VCAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) VSAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) VCDX
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VCP5
3 1 (16.67%) VCP6
3 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas