The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
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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 Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
67 65 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.59% 17.86% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 36
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.60 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) NCDA
4 2 (33.33%) NCIE
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) CCA
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) CCA
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) NCDA
2 2 (33.33%) NCIE
3 1 (16.67%) VCAP
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenServer
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC