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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 527 516 497
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 71 105 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 1.01% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 77
Median daily rate £429 £329 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.41% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +85.71%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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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
9276 10438 10744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.65% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5861 6363 6180
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 506 499
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +52.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
South East +32 25 £470 +34.28% 7
London -28 23 £438 +42.74% 12
East of England +6 6 £356 -8.06% 3
South West +18 5 £300 +36.36% 2
North West +10 5 £186 -44.81% 4
West Midlands -8 4 £350 +16.66% 4
Yorkshire +9 3 £400 +18.95% 2
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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).

1 180 (100.00%) VMware
2 112 (62.22%) Windows
3 94 (52.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 80 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 76 (42.22%) vSphere
7 71 (39.44%) Windows Server
8 70 (38.89%) SAN
9 69 (38.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 64 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (35.00%) Cisco
11 63 (35.00%) ITIL
12 62 (34.44%) Linux
13 56 (31.11%) MCSE
13 56 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
14 47 (26.11%) Data Centre
14 47 (26.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (25.56%) Citrix
16 38 (21.11%) SCCM
17 37 (20.56%) Security Cleared
17 37 (20.56%) HP
17 37 (20.56%) DNS
18 34 (18.89%) WAN
19 32 (17.78%) CCNA
19 32 (17.78%) Firewall
19 32 (17.78%) SCOM
20 30 (16.67%) DHCP
20 30 (16.67%) LAN
21 29 (16.11%) NetApp
21 29 (16.11%) VMware ESX

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 26 (14.44%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.56%) IIS
6 4 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.22%) MS Office
3 5 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.78%) Office 365
3 12 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.67%) IaaS
4 5 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.78%) SaaS
5 4 (2.22%) PaaS
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 70 (38.89%) SAN
2 37 (20.56%) DNS
3 34 (18.89%) WAN
4 32 (17.78%) Firewall
5 30 (16.67%) DHCP
5 30 (16.67%) LAN
6 23 (12.78%) NAS
7 20 (11.11%) VLAN
8 19 (10.56%) VPN
9 15 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (7.78%) NetScaler
10 14 (7.78%) TCP/IP
11 11 (6.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (5.56%) iSCSI
13 9 (5.00%) IPv4
13 9 (5.00%) WLAN
14 4 (2.22%) Internet
14 4 (2.22%) Network Security
14 4 (2.22%) VoIP
15 3 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.11%) CouchDB
2 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.11%) Redis
2 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (12.22%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Back Office
2 8 (4.44%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.22%) Advertising
4 3 (1.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Games
5 2 (1.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (16.11%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (13.33%) Administrator
4 20 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 19 (10.56%) Architect
5 19 (10.56%) VMWare Administrator
6 17 (9.44%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (9.44%) VMware Specialist
7 16 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (8.89%) Consultant
8 14 (7.78%) Support Engineer
9 13 (7.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
12 8 (4.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.44%) Wintel Support
13 7 (3.89%) IT Engineer
13 7 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (3.89%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) REST
2 2 (1.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.11%) CSS
2 2 (1.11%) HTML
2 2 (1.11%) J2EE
2 2 (1.11%) jQuery
2 2 (1.11%) Memcached
2 2 (1.11%) Spring
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.56%) LAMP
3 1 (0.56%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) XSLT
3 1 (0.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.11%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.00%) Replication
3 13 (7.22%) VCE vBlock
4 12 (6.67%) EMC VNX
5 8 (4.44%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.22%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.67%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.67%) Clustering
7 3 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.67%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.11%) Blog
8 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) NHS
8 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (62.22%) Windows
2 71 (39.44%) Windows Server
3 64 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (34.44%) Linux
5 47 (26.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (7.22%) CentOS
9 11 (6.11%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.56%) Solaris
11 9 (5.00%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.33%) Unix
12 6 (3.33%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.11%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.11%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.00%) ITIL
2 27 (15.00%) Migration
3 14 (7.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (7.22%) Capacity Management
4 13 (7.22%) DevOps
5 12 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (6.11%) ITIL V2
6 11 (6.11%) Server Patching
7 10 (5.56%) Project Management
7 10 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (5.00%) Server Building
9 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.89%) Converged Infrastructure
10 7 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (3.33%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.00%) SQL
3 6 (3.33%) Perl
3 6 (3.33%) Python
4 5 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.67%) Java
5 3 (1.67%) VBScript
6 2 (1.11%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (38.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (31.11%) MCSE
3 37 (20.56%) Security Cleared
4 32 (17.78%) CCNA
5 23 (12.78%) MCSA
5 23 (12.78%) SC Cleared
6 21 (11.67%) CCNP
7 18 (10.00%) MCITP
8 17 (9.44%) VCAP
8 17 (9.44%) VCP5
9 13 (7.22%) DV Cleared
10 12 (6.67%) MCP
11 9 (5.00%) RHCE
11 9 (5.00%) VCP6
12 7 (3.89%) CISSP
12 7 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.78%) RHCSA
13 5 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) SLA
2 6 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) GCP
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (52.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 76 (42.22%) vSphere
4 29 (16.11%) VMware ESX
5 22 (12.22%) XenApp
6 21 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (10.56%) vCloud
8 17 (9.44%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (6.67%) Docker
9 12 (6.67%) VMware Server
10 11 (6.11%) XenDesktop
11 10 (5.56%) Hyper-V
12 9 (5.00%) DFS Replication
13 6 (3.33%) Xen
14 4 (2.22%) NFS
15 3 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (1.11%) Firmware
16 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (1.11%) VMware GSX
17 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (21.11%) SCCM
2 32 (17.78%) SCOM
3 17 (9.44%) Puppet
3 17 (9.44%) vRealize
4 10 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 9 (5.00%) PowerCLI
6 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.44%) SCVMM
7 6 (3.33%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (3.33%) vMotion
8 5 (2.78%) Nagios
9 4 (2.22%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (1.11%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 180 (100.00%) VMware
2 88 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 63 (35.00%) Cisco
4 46 (25.56%) Citrix
5 37 (20.56%) HP
6 29 (16.11%) NetApp
7 26 (14.44%) EMC
8 24 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 15 (8.33%) Veeam
10 12 (6.67%) 3PAR
10 12 (6.67%) Dell
11 11 (6.11%) Juniper
11 11 (6.11%) Symantec
12 10 (5.56%) Intel Security
13 9 (5.00%) IBM
14 8 (4.44%) Oracle
14 8 (4.44%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.89%) CheckPoint
16 6 (3.33%) Google
16 6 (3.33%) Veritas
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