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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK / England
Rank 494 488 463
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 74 102 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 1.06% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 74 68
Median daily rate £381 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £49.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.97% +68.96%
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8430 9639 9255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.30% 21.04% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 5914 5476
Median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 450 427
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +92.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -6 28 £431 +26.83% 9
South East +5 23 £406 +16.07% 8
East of England +4 6 £375 +15.38% 2
West Midlands +1 6 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +17 4 £375 -6.25% 1
North West +20 3 £281 -6.25% 3
South West -2 3 £300 -17.24% 1
East Midlands -1 1 - - 4
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 160 (100.00%) VMware
2 97 (60.63%) Windows
3 91 (56.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (46.25%) Microsoft
5 73 (45.63%) Active Directory
6 70 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (42.50%) ITIL
8 63 (39.38%) Windows Server
9 57 (35.63%) vSphere
9 57 (35.63%) SAN
10 51 (31.88%) MCSE
11 50 (31.25%) Linux
12 49 (30.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (27.50%) Cisco
14 43 (26.88%) Data Centre
15 39 (24.38%) DNS
15 39 (24.38%) Citrix
16 38 (23.75%) Cisco Certification
16 38 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (21.88%) Security Cleared
18 33 (20.63%) PowerShell
19 30 (18.75%) Firewall
20 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
20 28 (17.50%) DHCP
21 27 (16.88%) HP
21 27 (16.88%) VMware ESX
21 27 (16.88%) NAS
22 25 (15.63%) SCCM
22 25 (15.63%) EMC
22 25 (15.63%) WAN

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 19 (11.88%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.00%) IIS
3 12 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.75%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.75%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.88%) MS Office
3 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.50%) IaaS
4 10 (6.25%) Office 365
5 5 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.13%) SaaS
6 4 (2.50%) PaaS
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (35.63%) SAN
2 39 (24.38%) DNS
3 30 (18.75%) Firewall
4 28 (17.50%) DHCP
5 27 (16.88%) NAS
6 25 (15.63%) WAN
7 22 (13.75%) LAN
8 19 (11.88%) VPN
9 13 (8.13%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.75%) iSCSI
10 6 (3.75%) VLAN
11 5 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (3.13%) Skype
11 5 (3.13%) VSAN
12 4 (2.50%) HTTP
12 4 (2.50%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.50%) VoIP
13 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) CouchDB
2 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.25%) Redis
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.63%) MSI
General
1 23 (14.38%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Back Office
3 8 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.13%) Legal
5 4 (2.50%) Advertising
6 3 (1.88%) Games
7 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (13.75%) VMware Engineer
3 21 (13.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (11.88%) Architect
5 17 (10.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (10.63%) VMware Specialist
6 14 (8.75%) Administrator
6 14 (8.75%) Consultant
7 12 (7.50%) Analyst
7 12 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) VMWare Administrator
8 9 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Wintel Support
9 8 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
10 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.75%) IT Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Senior VMWare Administrator
12 5 (3.13%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.13%) REST
2 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.25%) CSS
2 2 (1.25%) HTML
2 2 (1.25%) J2EE
2 2 (1.25%) jQuery
2 2 (1.25%) Memcached
2 2 (1.25%) Spring
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) LAMP
3 1 (0.63%) SAML
3 1 (0.63%) SOAP
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.25%) VCE vBlock
3 11 (6.88%) EMC VNX
4 8 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 8 (5.00%) Replication
5 5 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.50%) Clustering
6 4 (2.50%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.88%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.88%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.25%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.25%) PKI
8 2 (1.25%) User Experience
8 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (60.63%) Windows
2 63 (39.38%) Windows Server
3 50 (31.25%) Linux
4 49 (30.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (14.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (8.13%) CentOS
9 9 (5.63%) Solaris
10 6 (3.75%) Unix
10 6 (3.75%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.88%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.88%) SUSE
11 3 (1.88%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.25%) HPUX
12 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (42.50%) ITIL
2 24 (15.00%) Migration
3 19 (11.88%) Change Management
4 17 (10.63%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (7.50%) Capacity Management
6 11 (6.88%) ITIL V2
6 11 (6.88%) Server Patching
7 10 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.63%) Converged Infrastructure
8 9 (5.63%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.63%) Service Management
8 9 (5.63%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.00%) Server Building
10 7 (4.38%) DevOps
10 7 (4.38%) Project Management
10 7 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.63%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.75%) SQL
3 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.50%) VBScript
5 3 (1.88%) Java
6 2 (1.25%) PHP
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
7 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.63%) VB
7 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (31.88%) MCSE
3 38 (23.75%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (21.88%) Security Cleared
5 24 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 22 (13.75%) CCNA
7 17 (10.63%) MCITP
7 17 (10.63%) VCAP
8 16 (10.00%) MCSA
9 15 (9.38%) VCP5
10 14 (8.75%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (8.75%) DV Cleared
11 12 (7.50%) CCNP
12 10 (6.25%) VCP6
13 8 (5.00%) CISSP
14 5 (3.13%) CCA
14 5 (3.13%) MCP
14 5 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (2.50%) Degree
15 4 (2.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) GCP
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (56.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (45.63%) Active Directory
3 57 (35.63%) vSphere
4 27 (16.88%) VMware ESX
5 22 (13.75%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (11.88%) vCloud
7 16 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 16 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (8.75%) XenApp
9 12 (7.50%) Docker
10 7 (4.38%) VMware Server
11 6 (3.75%) ISA Server
12 5 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (3.13%) UAG
12 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.88%) NFS
13 3 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (1.25%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 25 (15.63%) SCCM
2 18 (11.25%) NetBackup
2 18 (11.25%) SCOM
3 17 (10.63%) vRealize
4 11 (6.88%) Puppet
5 9 (5.63%) vMotion
6 6 (3.75%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (3.13%) PowerCLI
7 5 (3.13%) WMI
8 4 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.25%) DameWare
9 2 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.63%) Ansible
10 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 160 (100.00%) VMware
2 74 (46.25%) Microsoft
3 44 (27.50%) Cisco
4 39 (24.38%) Citrix
5 27 (16.88%) HP
6 25 (15.63%) EMC
7 24 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 19 (11.88%) NetApp
9 15 (9.38%) Intel Security
10 13 (8.13%) 3PAR
11 12 (7.50%) Veeam
12 11 (6.88%) Dell
13 10 (6.25%) Symantec
14 7 (4.38%) Forcepoint
14 7 (4.38%) IBM
14 7 (4.38%) Oracle
15 6 (3.75%) Google
15 6 (3.75%) Veritas
16 5 (3.13%) Canon
16 5 (3.13%) Intel
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