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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 73 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.52% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 2.01% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £263 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.51% -
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
206 199 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.82% 25.81% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 106 84
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £122 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £300 - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) VCAP
3 2 (40.00%) CCEE
3 2 (40.00%) CCAA
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCAA
1 2 (40.00%) CCEE
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft