Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VCP4 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 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 4 (VCP4)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 869 845
Rank change year-on-year +13 -24 -2
Contract jobs citing VCP4 1 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.004% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.006% 0.020% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 24
England median daily rate £550 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.52% -10.44% -
10th Percentile £525 £351 £350
90th Percentile £575 £376 £520
UK median daily rate £550 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +53.52% -10.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

VCP4 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17806 19989 20636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 20.44% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10939 12476 12569
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £603 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 782 1002
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.69 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.96% +2.00% +31.58%

VCP4
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VCP4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VCP4 in England

VCP4
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VCP4 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VCP4 in England

VCP4
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VCP4 in England

VCP4
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £550 -
VCP4
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VCP4 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 England region with a requirement for VCP4.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) VCP5
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis

VCP4
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VCP5
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware