Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for VCP5 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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 5 (VCP5)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 616 598
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 +9
Contract jobs citing VCP5 8 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.090% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
London median daily rate £444 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% -3.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £371 £414 £300
90th Percentile £538 £459 £588
England median daily rate £388 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7782 7799 7561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.62% 17.22% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5177 5027 4993
London median daily rate £475 £458 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +2.81% +4.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 110 146
London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -3.85% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.48 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.29
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

VCP5
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VCP5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VCP5 in London

VCP5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VCP5 in London

VCP5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VCP5 in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VCP5 in London

VCP5
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London - 3 £388 -
North London - 1 £550 -
VCP5
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for VCP5.

1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) CCA
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) RHCE
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Advertising
5 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 3 (37.50%) Brocade
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server

VCP5
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (37.50%) CCA
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) RHCE
3 2 (25.00%) MCTS
3 2 (25.00%) NCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCEA
4 1 (12.50%) VCP4
4 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Brocade
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) CommVault
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas