The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 62 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.30% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.89% 0.52% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -12.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £49.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-48.97% +68.96%

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
283 191 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.49% 20.15% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 115 129
Median daily rate £440 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 30
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.24 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes +14 11 £350 +6.87%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Windows
3 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (80.95%) ITIL
5 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
6 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
6 12 (57.14%) Linux
6 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
7 11 (52.38%) CentOS
7 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (52.38%) ITIL V2
7 11 (52.38%) vCloud
7 11 (52.38%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (47.62%) Capacity Management
9 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (42.86%) SCCM
10 8 (38.10%) Change Management
10 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (38.10%) MS Office
10 8 (38.10%) IaaS
10 8 (38.10%) Docker
10 8 (38.10%) vRealize
10 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
10 8 (38.10%) Puppet
11 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) X.509
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) CentOS
3 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL V2
3 10 (47.62%) Capacity Management
3 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (38.10%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
8 1 (4.76%) DNA
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Presales
8 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 6 (28.57%) CCNP
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) VCP5
7 1 (4.76%) CCA
7 1 (4.76%) CCAA
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (52.38%) vCloud
2 11 (52.38%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 8 (38.10%) Docker
5 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) ISA Server
7 5 (23.81%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (23.81%) UAG
8 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (19.05%) vSphere
9 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (4.76%) XenApp
9 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
9 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 8 (38.10%) vRealize
3 4 (19.05%) SCOM
3 4 (19.05%) vMotion
4 2 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
5 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 4 (19.05%) Veeam
6 3 (14.29%) Remedy
7 2 (9.52%) Computacenter
8 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper