The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 38 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.09% 1.79% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 9.41% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£395 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £170 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £396 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £175.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 85 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.85% 19.02% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 16
Average daily rate £338 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.96% +87.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bedfordshire region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) VCP4
3 2 (40.00%) VCP5
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Intel
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VCP4
2 2 (40.00%) VCP5
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix