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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 526 496 524
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 91 142 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% 1.37% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 85 68
Median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £456 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £32.73 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.63%
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
9972 10395 10481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.38% 19.79% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6187 6330 5830
Median daily rate £410 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 485 439
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -3 46 £439 +9.68% 13
South East -13 22 £425 +18.05% 13
East of England +11 6 £400 +6.66% 2
North West +2 6 £180 -57.64% 2
West Midlands -13 6 £400 +56.09% 4
South West +16 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +1 2 £225 -43.75% 1
East Midlands -13 1 - - 2
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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).

1 222 (100.00%) VMware
2 139 (62.61%) Windows
3 123 (55.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (47.75%) Microsoft
5 102 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 91 (40.99%) Windows Server
7 89 (40.09%) vSphere
8 88 (39.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 86 (38.74%) Cisco
10 85 (38.29%) SAN
11 77 (34.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 74 (33.33%) ITIL
13 73 (32.88%) Cisco Certification
14 68 (30.63%) Linux
15 63 (28.38%) MCSE
15 63 (28.38%) Citrix
15 63 (28.38%) DNS
16 62 (27.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 58 (26.13%) HP
18 57 (25.68%) Data Centre
19 49 (22.07%) Firewall
20 46 (20.72%) DHCP
21 45 (20.27%) SQL Server
22 44 (19.82%) CCNA
22 44 (19.82%) SCOM
23 43 (19.37%) Security Cleared
24 42 (18.92%) SQL
25 40 (18.02%) SCCM
25 40 (18.02%) NetApp
26 39 (17.57%) MCSA

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 35 (15.77%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.16%) SharePoint
3 23 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (6.31%) Skype for Business
5 12 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.95%) IIS
7 8 (3.60%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.80%) Apache
8 4 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.35%) JBoss
9 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.21%) MS Office
3 9 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.70%) MS Project
5 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.21%) Office 365
3 14 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.50%) IaaS
5 5 (2.25%) SaaS
6 4 (1.80%) PaaS
7 3 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (38.29%) SAN
2 63 (28.38%) DNS
3 49 (22.07%) Firewall
4 46 (20.72%) DHCP
5 34 (15.32%) WAN
6 32 (14.41%) LAN
7 25 (11.26%) VLAN
8 21 (9.46%) NAS
9 17 (7.66%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (7.66%) NetScaler
9 17 (7.66%) VPN
10 16 (7.21%) TCP/IP
11 15 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (5.41%) IPv4
13 10 (4.50%) iSCSI
13 10 (4.50%) Network Security
14 9 (4.05%) WLAN
15 7 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (3.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.25%) MySQL
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.90%) Big Data
6 2 (0.90%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.90%) Redis
7 1 (0.45%) DB2
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) Hudson
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 33 (14.86%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Back Office
3 8 (3.60%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.60%) Legal
4 7 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.80%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Law
6 3 (1.35%) Retail
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (18.47%) VMware Engineer
3 23 (10.36%) Administrator
4 22 (9.91%) Architect
5 20 (9.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 20 (9.01%) Server Engineer
6 19 (8.56%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 17 (7.66%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (7.21%) Consultant
9 16 (7.21%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (7.21%) VMWare Administrator
10 13 (5.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
11 12 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
12 11 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (4.50%) Citrix Engineer
13 10 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (4.50%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.80%) REST
2 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
2 2 (0.90%) CSS
2 2 (0.90%) HTML
2 2 (0.90%) J2EE
2 2 (0.90%) jQuery
2 2 (0.90%) LAMP
2 2 (0.90%) Memcached
2 2 (0.90%) Spring
3 1 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.45%) SOAP
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) XML
3 1 (0.45%) XMPP
3 1 (0.45%) XSLT
3 1 (0.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.68%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.66%) Replication
3 14 (6.31%) EMC VNX
4 13 (5.86%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (3.60%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.80%) Clustering
7 4 (1.80%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.35%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) Blog
9 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 139 (62.61%) Windows
2 91 (40.99%) Windows Server
3 77 (34.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (30.63%) Linux
5 62 (27.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.41%) Unix
9 11 (4.95%) CentOS
9 11 (4.95%) Ubuntu
9 11 (4.95%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.05%) Solaris
10 9 (4.05%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.70%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.80%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.80%) SUSE
13 3 (1.35%) Debian
14 2 (0.90%) VMS
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.33%) ITIL
2 32 (14.41%) Migration
3 17 (7.66%) Project Management
4 16 (7.21%) Capacity Management
5 15 (6.76%) DevOps
6 13 (5.86%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 12 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 11 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (4.95%) Server Patching
8 11 (4.95%) Server Virtualisation
9 10 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.05%) Server Building
11 8 (3.60%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (3.60%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.60%) Software Deployment
11 8 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.15%) Service Management
12 7 (3.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.92%) SQL
2 36 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 16 (7.21%) Perl
4 14 (6.31%) Python
5 6 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.70%) PHP
6 5 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.25%) Java
7 3 (1.35%) VBScript
8 2 (0.90%) C
8 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (39.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (32.88%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (28.38%) MCSE
4 44 (19.82%) CCNA
5 43 (19.37%) Security Cleared
6 39 (17.57%) MCSA
7 33 (14.86%) CCNP
8 32 (14.41%) SC Cleared
9 23 (10.36%) VCP5
10 18 (8.11%) VCAP
11 13 (5.86%) MCP
12 12 (5.41%) MCITP
13 10 (4.50%) CISSP
13 10 (4.50%) DV Cleared
14 9 (4.05%) RHCE
14 9 (4.05%) RHCSA
15 8 (3.60%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (3.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (3.15%) VCP6
17 5 (2.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.80%) QA
4 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (55.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 89 (40.09%) vSphere
4 34 (15.32%) XenApp
5 27 (12.16%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (11.26%) VMware ESX
7 17 (7.66%) Hyper-V
8 15 (6.76%) vCloud
9 13 (5.86%) XenDesktop
10 10 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (4.05%) DFS Replication
12 8 (3.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (3.60%) NFS
12 8 (3.60%) VMware Server
13 7 (3.15%) UAG
13 7 (3.15%) Xen
14 4 (1.80%) Docker
14 4 (1.80%) Firmware
14 4 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (19.82%) SCOM
2 40 (18.02%) SCCM
3 18 (8.11%) PowerCLI
4 17 (7.66%) Puppet
5 14 (6.31%) NetBackup
6 12 (5.41%) Nagios
6 12 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (4.50%) Backup Exec
7 10 (4.50%) vRealize
8 9 (4.05%) vMotion
9 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (3.60%) SCVMM
10 6 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (2.70%) IBM BigFix
10 6 (2.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 4 (1.80%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.80%) Ansible
11 4 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (1.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 222 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (47.75%) Microsoft
3 86 (38.74%) Cisco
4 63 (28.38%) Citrix
5 58 (26.13%) HP
6 40 (18.02%) NetApp
7 36 (16.22%) EMC
8 24 (10.81%) Red Hat
9 20 (9.01%) IBM
10 18 (8.11%) Dell
10 18 (8.11%) Symantec
11 15 (6.76%) Oracle
11 15 (6.76%) Veeam
12 13 (5.86%) Juniper
13 11 (4.95%) CheckPoint
14 10 (4.50%) CommVault
15 9 (4.05%) SolarWinds
15 9 (4.05%) Veritas
16 8 (3.60%) Intel Security
17 7 (3.15%) 3PAR
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