The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 516 466 519
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +53
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 117 172 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.70% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 60
Median daily rate £400 £386 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -10.63%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10246 10103 9544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.41% 19.37% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6419 6116 5492
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 486 402
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.25 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 60 £400 - 5
South East -11 26 £388 +7.63% 20
West Midlands -24 12 £400 +30.61% 5
East of England +14 6 £400 +1.91% 3
North West -7 4 £350 -6.66% 2
South West +14 3 £500 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire -30 3 £225 -43.75% 1
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands -1 1 - -
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 248 (100.00%) VMware
2 149 (60.08%) Windows
3 139 (56.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 109 (43.95%) Active Directory
6 103 (41.53%) Cisco
6 103 (41.53%) Windows Server
7 101 (40.73%) SAN
8 100 (40.32%) vSphere
9 99 (39.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 81 (32.66%) Cisco Certification
11 79 (31.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 75 (30.24%) Linux
13 72 (29.03%) Citrix
14 70 (28.23%) MCSE
14 70 (28.23%) Data Centre
15 67 (27.02%) DNS
15 67 (27.02%) ITIL
16 64 (25.81%) HP
17 62 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 59 (23.79%) Firewall
19 53 (21.37%) NetApp
20 52 (20.97%) SQL Server
21 49 (19.76%) SCOM
21 49 (19.76%) CCNA
22 48 (19.35%) EMC
23 47 (18.95%) SQL
23 47 (18.95%) DHCP
24 43 (17.34%) MCSA
24 43 (17.34%) Security Cleared

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 42 (16.94%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.71%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.66%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.44%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.23%) IIS
8 5 (2.02%) JBoss
9 4 (1.61%) Apache
9 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.03%) MS Office
3 8 (3.23%) MS Project
4 7 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.85%) Office 365
3 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.63%) IaaS
5 7 (2.82%) PaaS
5 7 (2.82%) SaaS
6 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 101 (40.73%) SAN
2 67 (27.02%) DNS
3 59 (23.79%) Firewall
4 47 (18.95%) DHCP
5 36 (14.52%) WAN
6 34 (13.71%) LAN
7 25 (10.08%) VLAN
8 24 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (8.47%) NAS
9 21 (8.47%) NetScaler
10 20 (8.06%) TCP/IP
11 18 (7.26%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (6.45%) VPN
13 15 (6.05%) Network Security
14 14 (5.65%) IPv4
15 11 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (4.03%) iSCSI
17 9 (3.63%) WLAN
18 8 (3.23%) Ethernet
18 8 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.82%) MySQL
4 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.21%) Big Data
6 3 (1.21%) DB2
6 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.40%) Informix
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (3.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) Hudson
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 38 (15.32%) Finance
2 12 (4.84%) Back Office
3 9 (3.63%) Legal
4 8 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.42%) Retail
6 5 (2.02%) Law
7 4 (1.61%) Advertising
7 4 (1.61%) Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Marketing
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
9 2 (0.81%) Games
9 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (23.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (20.97%) VMware Engineer
3 28 (11.29%) Architect
4 26 (10.48%) Server Engineer
5 22 (8.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (8.87%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.87%) Windows Engineer
6 20 (8.06%) Administrator
7 19 (7.66%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (6.85%) Consultant
9 15 (6.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.05%) Windows Server Engineer
10 14 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.65%) VMWare Administrator
10 14 (5.65%) Wintel Engineer
11 13 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
13 11 (4.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) REST
2 3 (1.21%) Middleware
3 2 (0.81%) LAMP
4 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) J2EE
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) Memcached
4 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.40%) Spring
4 1 (0.40%) XML
4 1 (0.40%) XMPP
4 1 (0.40%) XSLT
4 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 70 (28.23%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.06%) VCE vBlock
3 15 (6.05%) EMC VNX
4 14 (5.65%) Replication
5 8 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.42%) FlexPod
7 5 (2.02%) Clustering
8 4 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.61%) IBM XIV
9 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.21%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.81%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.81%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.81%) FMCG
10 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 149 (60.08%) Windows
2 103 (41.53%) Windows Server
3 79 (31.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (30.24%) Linux
5 62 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.24%) Unix
9 11 (4.44%) Data ONTAP
9 11 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 11 (4.44%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.63%) Solaris
10 9 (3.63%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.23%) Windows Phone
12 6 (2.42%) CentOS
13 4 (1.61%) SUSE
14 3 (1.21%) AIX
14 3 (1.21%) Debian
14 3 (1.21%) VMS
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.02%) ITIL
2 33 (13.31%) Migration
3 21 (8.47%) Project Management
4 17 (6.85%) DevOps
4 17 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (6.05%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.65%) Capacity Management
7 13 (5.24%) Server Virtualisation
8 12 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (4.44%) Server Patching
9 11 (4.44%) TOGAF
10 10 (4.03%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (4.03%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (4.03%) Software Deployment
10 10 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.63%) Server Building
12 8 (3.23%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.23%) Converged Infrastructure
12 8 (3.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.95%) SQL
2 40 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 18 (7.26%) Python
4 15 (6.05%) Perl
5 6 (2.42%) Java
5 6 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.42%) PHP
6 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.02%) Ruby
7 3 (1.21%) VBScript
8 2 (0.81%) C
8 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (39.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (32.66%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (28.23%) MCSE
4 49 (19.76%) CCNA
5 43 (17.34%) MCSA
5 43 (17.34%) Security Cleared
6 39 (15.73%) CCNP
7 33 (13.31%) SC Cleared
8 22 (8.87%) VCP5
9 16 (6.45%) MCP
9 16 (6.45%) VCAP
10 12 (4.84%) MCITP
11 10 (4.03%) CISSP
12 9 (3.63%) RHCE
12 9 (3.63%) RHCSA
13 8 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.82%) DV Cleared
14 7 (2.82%) VCP4
14 7 (2.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.84%) SLA
2 5 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.61%) QA
4 3 (1.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 139 (56.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (43.95%) Active Directory
3 100 (40.32%) vSphere
4 42 (16.94%) XenApp
5 29 (11.69%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (10.89%) VMware ESX
7 20 (8.06%) Hyper-V
8 13 (5.24%) XenDesktop
9 12 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (4.03%) vCloud
11 9 (3.63%) DFS Replication
11 9 (3.63%) UAG
12 8 (3.23%) NFS
12 8 (3.23%) VMware Server
13 7 (2.82%) Xen
14 4 (1.61%) Firmware
14 4 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.81%) KVM
15 2 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (19.76%) SCOM
2 39 (15.73%) SCCM
3 14 (5.65%) Puppet
4 13 (5.24%) NetBackup
5 12 (4.84%) Nagios
6 11 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (4.03%) Backup Exec
8 9 (3.63%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (3.23%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (3.23%) SCVMM
9 8 (3.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 6 (2.42%) vMotion
11 4 (1.61%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.61%) Ansible
11 4 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (1.61%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 248 (100.00%) VMware
2 112 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 103 (41.53%) Cisco
4 72 (29.03%) Citrix
5 64 (25.81%) HP
6 53 (21.37%) NetApp
7 48 (19.35%) EMC
8 29 (11.69%) IBM
9 24 (9.68%) Red Hat
10 23 (9.27%) Dell
11 17 (6.85%) Oracle
11 17 (6.85%) Symantec
12 14 (5.65%) CommVault
12 14 (5.65%) Juniper
13 11 (4.44%) CheckPoint
13 11 (4.44%) Veeam
14 9 (3.63%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.63%) Veritas
15 8 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
15 8 (3.23%) F5
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