The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 63 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.65%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 183 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.87% 22.10% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 120 63
Average daily rate £375 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.14% -21.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) EMC Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Heroku

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Heroku
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) FlexPod Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PLM
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) EMC Certification
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp