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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 35 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.59% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 2.63% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.18% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+63.79% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

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
96 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.24% 9.87% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 23
Average daily rate £370 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £191 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.58% -51.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 8 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VCP5
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Server Building
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Intel