The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 111 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 16 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.071% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 0.31% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 6
Median daily rate £365 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.17% -11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.56% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +44.52%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
674 645 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.71% 23.04% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 303 290
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 19
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £17.22 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Reading - 11 £363 -
Slough - 2 £359 -
Maidenhead +1 1 £400 +0.62%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (54.17%) IBM
5 13 (54.17%) vSphere
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (50.00%) SAN
7 11 (45.83%) CCNA
7 11 (45.83%) HP
7 11 (45.83%) Dell
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
8 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
9 9 (37.50%) NetApp
9 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (37.50%) Ethernet
9 9 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 8 (33.33%) Hitachi
10 8 (33.33%) MCSA
10 8 (33.33%) MCP
10 8 (33.33%) Intel
11 7 (29.17%) CCNP
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (25.00%) VCP5
12 6 (25.00%) FlexPod

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 9 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.67%) DHCP
5 4 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.33%) MPLS
6 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) FCoE
7 1 (4.17%) HSRP
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) Intranet
7 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) FlexPod Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) FlexPod
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) e-Health
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
6 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Change Management
1 3 (12.50%) Coaching
1 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Presales
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNA
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (33.33%) MCP
4 8 (33.33%) MCSA
5 7 (29.17%) CCNP
6 6 (25.00%) VCP5
7 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) NCDA
8 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (4.17%) CCENT
9 1 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (4.17%) MCITP
9 1 (4.17%) VCAP
9 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) vSphere
3 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.83%) vCloud
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (12.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (12.50%) XenApp
6 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.33%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) IBM
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Dell
4 11 (45.83%) HP
5 9 (37.50%) NetApp
6 8 (33.33%) Hitachi
6 8 (33.33%) Intel
7 5 (20.83%) EMC
8 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
10 2 (8.33%) F5
10 2 (8.33%) Oracle
10 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (8.33%) Symantec
10 2 (8.33%) Veritas
11 1 (4.17%) Avaya
11 1 (4.17%) Juniper
11 1 (4.17%) Mitel