The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 24 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 Cambridgeshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 61 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 0.91% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £369 - £283
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 110 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.96% 19.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 79
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.45 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -38.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.95 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 4 £369 - 1
Huntingdon - - - - 2
Peterborough - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) CCA
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) NCDA
4 1 (20.00%) NCIE
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) NCDA
2 1 (20.00%) NCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper