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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 110 126 131
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £353 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+106.89% -
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
598 715 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.00% 26.46% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 298 286
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.41 £11.50 £14.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £90.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £350 - 2
Slough +11 3 £353 +8.46% 1
Bracknell +1 1 £413 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) Hitachi
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Intel
5 4 (50.00%) MCSA
5 4 (50.00%) MCP
5 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) VCP5
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (37.50%) Clustering
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) VCP5
4 2 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Hitachi
3 4 (50.00%) Intel
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
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