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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank - 72 68
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.19% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -52.05%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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
208 168 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.55% 18.30% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 68 98
Average daily rate £370 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +35.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £11.24 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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)
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber-Ark