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 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 496 475 475
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 133 155 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 1.62% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 110 76
Median daily rate £380 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £258 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £37.75 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 - £21.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 - £34.25
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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
10612 9546 9548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.52% 18.76% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6713 5629 5636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 481 445
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +22.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.10 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +34.00%

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 24 June 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)
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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 -5 57 £364 +21.25% 15
South East +5 38 £425 +25.00% 14
Yorkshire -5 11 £425 +13.33% 2
West Midlands -18 9 £358 -10.62% 10
North East - 8 - -
East of England +15 5 £370 -6.32% 4
East Midlands +2 2 - - 5
North West -21 2 £388 +19.23%
South West 0 1 £500 +4.16% 4
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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).

1 235 (100.00%) VMware
2 156 (66.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (62.55%) Windows
4 106 (45.11%) Microsoft
5 102 (43.40%) Active Directory
5 102 (43.40%) Windows Server
6 98 (41.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 93 (39.57%) SAN
7 93 (39.57%) Cisco
8 87 (37.02%) vSphere
9 81 (34.47%) Linux
10 75 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 70 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 70 (29.79%) NetApp
12 68 (28.94%) MCSE
13 65 (27.66%) Citrix
14 61 (25.96%) HP
14 61 (25.96%) Data Centre
15 60 (25.53%) ITIL
16 57 (24.26%) DNS
16 57 (24.26%) MS Exchange
17 53 (22.55%) Cisco Certification
17 53 (22.55%) Firewall
18 49 (20.85%) EMC
19 48 (20.43%) SQL Server
20 47 (20.00%) MCSA
21 45 (19.15%) SQL
22 42 (17.87%) CCNA
22 42 (17.87%) XenApp
22 42 (17.87%) PowerShell

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 57 (24.26%) MS Exchange
2 41 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 22 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (7.23%) Skype for Business
6 14 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.68%) IIS
8 10 (4.26%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.55%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.13%) Apache
10 5 (2.13%) JBoss
11 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.68%) MS Office
3 7 (2.98%) MS Project
4 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.68%) Office 365
3 7 (2.98%) IaaS
3 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.55%) SaaS
5 5 (2.13%) PaaS
6 4 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.28%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 93 (39.57%) SAN
2 57 (24.26%) DNS
3 53 (22.55%) Firewall
4 35 (14.89%) DHCP
5 28 (11.91%) WAN
6 25 (10.64%) TCP/IP
6 25 (10.64%) VLAN
7 23 (9.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (8.94%) LAN
9 20 (8.51%) NetScaler
10 18 (7.66%) NAS
11 16 (6.81%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (5.53%) Network Security
13 10 (4.26%) Ethernet
14 9 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (3.40%) WLAN
16 7 (2.98%) Extranet
16 7 (2.98%) Internet
16 7 (2.98%) iSCSI
16 7 (2.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.40%) MySQL
4 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.70%) Big Data
5 4 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.28%) DB2
6 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.85%) Informix
7 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.85%) Hudson
3 2 (0.85%) JIRA
3 2 (0.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (12.77%) Finance
2 8 (3.40%) Legal
2 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.55%) Back Office
4 5 (2.13%) Law
4 5 (2.13%) Retail
5 4 (1.70%) Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Advertising
6 3 (1.28%) Games
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (22.13%) VMware Engineer
2 46 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (11.06%) Server Engineer
4 23 (9.79%) Architect
5 22 (9.36%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (7.66%) Consultant
8 15 (6.38%) Analyst
8 15 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (6.38%) Windows Server Engineer
9 14 (5.96%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.96%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 13 (5.53%) Administrator
11 12 (5.11%) VMware Specialist
12 11 (4.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.68%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 10 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 10 (4.26%) Active Directory Engineer
13 10 (4.26%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.70%) Middleware
2 2 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (0.85%) LAMP
2 2 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.43%) REST
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) XMPP
3 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.96%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.38%) EMC VNX
2 15 (6.38%) Replication
3 14 (5.96%) VCE vBlock
4 12 (5.11%) Clustering
5 11 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.40%) FlexPod
8 6 (2.55%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.70%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.70%) IBM XIV
10 3 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.28%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.28%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.85%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 147 (62.55%) Windows
2 102 (43.40%) Windows Server
3 81 (34.47%) Linux
4 75 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (9.36%) Unix
8 21 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.96%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (3.83%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.98%) CentOS
11 7 (2.98%) Windows Phone
12 6 (2.55%) AIX
13 4 (1.70%) SUSE
14 3 (1.28%) Debian
14 3 (1.28%) Solaris
14 3 (1.28%) VMS
14 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.53%) ITIL
2 36 (15.32%) Migration
3 23 (9.79%) Project Management
4 21 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (7.23%) Virtual Environments
6 15 (6.38%) DevOps
7 14 (5.96%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.11%) Capacity Management
8 12 (5.11%) Server Virtualisation
9 11 (4.68%) TOGAF
10 8 (3.40%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (2.98%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.98%) Converged Infrastructure
11 7 (2.98%) Data Migration
11 7 (2.98%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (2.98%) Software Deployment
12 6 (2.55%) Change Management
12 6 (2.55%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.55%) Load Balancing
12 6 (2.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.15%) SQL
2 42 (17.87%) PowerShell
3 19 (8.09%) Python
4 15 (6.38%) Perl
5 6 (2.55%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.55%) Ruby
6 5 (2.13%) C
6 5 (2.13%) PHP
7 4 (1.70%) Java
8 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.85%) VB
9 2 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (41.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (28.94%) MCSE
3 53 (22.55%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (20.00%) MCSA
5 42 (17.87%) CCNA
6 31 (13.19%) Security Cleared
7 28 (11.91%) CCNP
7 28 (11.91%) SC Cleared
8 20 (8.51%) VCP5
9 11 (4.68%) MCP
10 10 (4.26%) VCAP
11 8 (3.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (3.40%) CISSP
11 8 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.40%) RHCE
11 8 (3.40%) RHCSA
12 7 (2.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.55%) VCP6
14 5 (2.13%) EMC Certification
14 5 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.70%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.70%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) SLA
3 3 (1.28%) COBIT
4 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 156 (66.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (43.40%) Active Directory
3 87 (37.02%) vSphere
4 42 (17.87%) XenApp
5 35 (14.89%) VMware ESX
6 33 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (10.64%) Hyper-V
8 17 (7.23%) XenDesktop
9 14 (5.96%) vCloud
10 11 (4.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (3.83%) VMware Server
12 8 (3.40%) DFS Replication
12 8 (3.40%) NFS
12 8 (3.40%) UAG
12 8 (3.40%) Xen
13 6 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.70%) ISA Server
15 3 (1.28%) Firmware
15 3 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 35 (14.89%) SCOM
2 28 (11.91%) SCCM
3 14 (5.96%) Puppet
4 12 (5.11%) Nagios
5 11 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.68%) WSUS
6 10 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (3.83%) Backup Exec
8 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (3.40%) SCVMM
9 7 (2.98%) IBM BigFix
9 7 (2.98%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.98%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (2.13%) Ansible
10 5 (2.13%) Tivoli
10 5 (2.13%) vMotion
11 4 (1.70%) Cacti
11 4 (1.70%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 235 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (45.11%) Microsoft
3 93 (39.57%) Cisco
4 70 (29.79%) NetApp
5 65 (27.66%) Citrix
6 61 (25.96%) HP
7 49 (20.85%) EMC
8 33 (14.04%) Dell
9 32 (13.62%) IBM
10 30 (12.77%) Red Hat
11 20 (8.51%) Oracle
12 13 (5.53%) Symantec
13 11 (4.68%) CommVault
14 10 (4.26%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.26%) Veeam
15 9 (3.83%) Dell Compellent
15 9 (3.83%) F5
15 9 (3.83%) Intel
16 8 (3.40%) Hitachi
16 8 (3.40%) Palo Alto
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