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 23 February 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 37 48
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.62% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.50% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +73.91%

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
28 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.07% 24.77% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 29
Median daily rate £431 £370 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% -17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle