The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 3 December 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 160 150 196
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +46
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 1.71% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 10
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +85.71%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
471 526 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.82% 15.17% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 393 677
Median daily rate £450 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.80 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) Extranet
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
5 1 (11.11%) UAG
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) Xen
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) PowerCLI
3 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (11.11%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
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