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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 163 199 200
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.17% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 1.10% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Median daily rate £331 £383 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £323 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -10.63%
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
609 816 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.59% 15.11% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 591 637
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £44.12 £31.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Migration
7 6 (33.33%) SCOM
7 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Office 365
8 5 (27.78%) XenApp
8 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
8 5 (27.78%) Network Security
8 5 (27.78%) UAG
8 5 (27.78%) vSphere
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix
8 5 (27.78%) Project Management
8 5 (27.78%) MCSE
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 4 (22.22%) MS Project
9 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server

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 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) Extranet
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.11%) FTP
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) SMTP
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) DMZ
7 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Server Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Server Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Phone
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Debian
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) SUSE
5 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (27.78%) UAG
4 5 (27.78%) vSphere
4 5 (27.78%) XenApp
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (11.11%) NFS
6 2 (11.11%) Postfix
6 2 (11.11%) Squid
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
7 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.56%) vCloud
7 1 (5.56%) Xen
7 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 4 (22.22%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) Cacti
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Sophos