The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for VCP5 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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 Professional 5 (VCP5)
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 121 147
Contract jobs citing VCP5 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.16% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.93% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £370 £425
% change year-on-year - -12.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

VCP5 is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 441 430 541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.17% 17.24% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 234 292
Median daily rate £380 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £174 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 71
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.56 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% +41.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.90 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

VCP5
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing VCP5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VCP5 in the East of England

VCP5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VCP5 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VCP5 in the East of England

VCP5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VCP5 in the East of England