The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 76 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 2.26% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -
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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 Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
145 177 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.27% 21.56% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 84 67
Average daily rate £425 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £525 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.65 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (50.00%) NCIE
3 2 (50.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) VCAP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) NCDA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (50.00%) AWS Architect
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) FlexPod Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (25.00%) VCAP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco