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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 100 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 14 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% - 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £380
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 £21.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -10.63%
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
522 650 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.17% 25.23% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 333 321
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £30.90 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.54% +58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £21.55 £17.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £40.39 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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)
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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Windsor - 7 £500 -
Newbury - 2 £475 -
Reading - 1 £388 - 2
Slough - 1 £350 - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (81.25%) Cisco
3 21 (65.63%) vSphere
4 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (59.38%) Linux
6 16 (50.00%) CCNA
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (46.88%) CCNP
8 14 (43.75%) ITIL
9 12 (37.50%) EMC
10 10 (31.25%) Windows
10 10 (31.25%) Python
10 10 (31.25%) Puppet
11 9 (28.13%) RHCE
11 9 (28.13%) NetApp
11 9 (28.13%) Nagios
11 9 (28.13%) Perl
11 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
11 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (28.13%) RHCSA
11 9 (28.13%) EMC VNX
11 9 (28.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (25.00%) SAN
13 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
13 7 (21.88%) FlexPod
13 7 (21.88%) Firewall
13 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification

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 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.88%) Firewall
4 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
4 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.25%) BGP
6 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 2 (6.25%) MPLS
6 2 (6.25%) OSPF
6 2 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) H.323
7 1 (3.13%) IGRP
7 1 (3.13%) Internet
7 1 (3.13%) Intranet
7 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.13%) IPsec
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
1 10 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) VMWare Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) FlexPod Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Strategy Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) EMC VNX
2 7 (21.88%) FlexPod
3 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) e-Health
5 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Unix
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) High Availability
4 2 (6.25%) MOF
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow Development
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) Presales
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Python
2 9 (28.13%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNA
3 15 (46.88%) CCNP
4 9 (28.13%) RHCE
4 9 (28.13%) RHCSA
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (15.63%) MCP
6 5 (15.63%) MCSA
7 2 (6.25%) NCDA
7 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) VCP5
8 1 (3.13%) CCENT
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) RHCA
8 1 (3.13%) VCAP
8 1 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) vSphere
2 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Puppet
2 9 (28.13%) Nagios
2 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (81.25%) Cisco
3 12 (37.50%) EMC
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) NetApp
5 7 (21.88%) IBM
6 5 (15.63%) Dell
6 5 (15.63%) Hitachi
6 5 (15.63%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) Intel
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.25%) CommVault
7 2 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Mitel