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 30 July 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 38 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.58% 1.07% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 6.45% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £395 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+51.35% -21.27%
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
44 62 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.68% 16.53% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 49 66
Median daily rate £450 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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)
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) VCP5
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) VCAP
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) VCP5
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) VCAP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) NFS
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam