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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 120 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.078% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.30% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +16.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £370 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £370 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.71% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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
719 658 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.14% 25.53% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 306 190
Average daily rate £388 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 21
Average hourly rate £23.67 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.90% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.85 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.67 £28.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +17 1 £325 -12.16%
Slough - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) HP
3 10 (83.33%) DHCP
3 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) MCITP
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Validation
5 7 (58.33%) Software Packaging
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) C
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (8.33%) MCSA
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) NFS
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) CCA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) DHCP
1 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Validation
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VTSP
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) HP
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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