The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 75 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.31% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 1.48% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate £350 £388 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +127.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £314
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
177 135 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.11% 21.09% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 81 132
Average daily rate £380 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £471 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware