The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 68 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.67% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +26.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
185 150 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.36% 18.01% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 102 68
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £477 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £37.74 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.60 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
3 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) XenApp
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (50.00%) McAfee
6 3 (37.50%) Sophos
6 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (25.00%) Symantec
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (12.50%) Change Control
8 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (12.50%) ARCserve

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Change Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (37.50%) Sophos
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft