The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 118 114 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 2.31% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Average daily rate £325 £288 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -39.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £11.74 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+411.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+106.89% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
462 389 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.43% 15.52% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 190 214
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 29
Average hourly rate £43.82 £21.50 £18.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.82% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 14 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
Cambridgeshire +8 3 - - 6
Bedfordshire +6 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire +5 2 £325 -26.55% 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) MCSE
6 7 (50.00%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 7 (50.00%) XenApp
6 7 (50.00%) VCP5
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (42.86%) vSphere
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
8 5 (35.71%) Linux
8 5 (35.71%) MCSA
8 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 5 (35.71%) NetApp
8 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
9 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (28.57%) Office 365
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (28.57%) MS Office
10 3 (21.43%) Web Services
10 3 (21.43%) Unix

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) VCP5
4 5 (35.71%) MCSA
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (21.43%) VCP6
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) MCITP
7 2 (14.29%) MCP
7 2 (14.29%) MCTS
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) VCAP
7 2 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Bacula
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Intel
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) HP