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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
London / City of London
Rank 152 146 186
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +40
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.62% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £418 £575 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.39% +24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £335 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £49.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-48.97% +68.96%

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
420 487 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.51% 15.85% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 350 625
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £638 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £17.89 £21.62 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% +54.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £35.60 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) DMZ
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) MSI
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Sysprep
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp