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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 506 445 479
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +34
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 117 176 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 1.78% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 117 64
Median daily rate £399 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - £23.50
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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
10673 9913 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.40% 19.21% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6699 5990 5297
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 486 403
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -15 50 £373 +10.37% 17
South East -14 33 £425 +13.33% 19
West Midlands -16 16 £379 -5.31% 1
North East - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -31 4 £425 +6.25% 3
East of England +16 3 £400 - 3
North West -11 3 £388 +19.23% 2
East Midlands -2 2 - - 3
South West -6 1 £500 +4.16% 5
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
2 145 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (61.28%) Windows
4 106 (45.11%) Microsoft
5 98 (41.70%) Cisco
6 95 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 95 (40.43%) Windows Server
7 94 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 94 (40.00%) SAN
8 92 (39.15%) vSphere
9 82 (34.89%) Linux
10 70 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 69 (29.36%) Cisco Certification
12 68 (28.94%) MCSE
13 64 (27.23%) Data Centre
14 63 (26.81%) Citrix
15 62 (26.38%) Firewall
16 58 (24.68%) ITIL
16 58 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 57 (24.26%) NetApp
18 56 (23.83%) HP
19 54 (22.98%) DNS
20 53 (22.55%) SQL Server
21 48 (20.43%) CCNA
22 46 (19.57%) SQL
23 45 (19.15%) MS Exchange
24 44 (18.72%) EMC
25 42 (17.87%) MCSA
26 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
27 40 (17.02%) XenApp

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 45 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.66%) Skype for Business
5 14 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.26%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.83%) IIS
8 5 (2.13%) Apache
8 5 (2.13%) JBoss
8 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.11%) MS Office
3 8 (3.40%) MS Project
4 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.96%) Office 365
3 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.98%) IaaS
5 6 (2.55%) SaaS
6 5 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.13%) PaaS
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.70%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 94 (40.00%) SAN
2 62 (26.38%) Firewall
3 54 (22.98%) DNS
4 34 (14.47%) WAN
5 32 (13.62%) DHCP
6 31 (13.19%) LAN
7 27 (11.49%) VLAN
8 25 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (8.94%) NetScaler
10 20 (8.51%) TCP/IP
11 19 (8.09%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (7.23%) NAS
13 15 (6.38%) Network Security
14 14 (5.96%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (5.96%) IPv4
15 9 (3.83%) Internet
15 9 (3.83%) iSCSI
15 9 (3.83%) WLAN
16 8 (3.40%) Extranet
17 7 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.26%) 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
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 10 (4.26%) 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
3 2 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (12.34%) Finance
2 9 (3.83%) Legal
3 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.55%) Retail
5 5 (2.13%) Back Office
5 5 (2.13%) Banking
5 5 (2.13%) Law
6 3 (1.28%) Games
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (21.70%) VMware Engineer
3 27 (11.49%) Server Engineer
4 25 (10.64%) Architect
5 21 (8.94%) Windows Engineer
6 20 (8.51%) Consultant
7 18 (7.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (7.23%) Analyst
8 17 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (6.81%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (6.38%) Administrator
10 15 (6.38%) Support Engineer
10 15 (6.38%) Windows Server Engineer
11 13 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (5.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 11 (4.68%) Citrix Engineer
13 11 (4.68%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 11 (4.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 10 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
15 9 (3.83%) Senior Server 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%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) XMPP
3 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (27.23%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.81%) Replication
3 15 (6.38%) EMC VNX
4 13 (5.53%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (3.40%) Clustering
5 8 (3.40%) FlexPod
6 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.70%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.28%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.28%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.28%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.85%) FMCG
9 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 144 (61.28%) Windows
2 95 (40.43%) Windows Server
3 82 (34.89%) Linux
4 70 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (7.23%) Unix
8 16 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (5.96%) Data ONTAP
10 12 (5.11%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.68%) Ubuntu
12 10 (4.26%) Windows 7
13 8 (3.40%) Windows Phone
14 7 (2.98%) CentOS
15 4 (1.70%) AIX
15 4 (1.70%) Solaris
15 4 (1.70%) SUSE
16 3 (1.28%) Debian
16 3 (1.28%) VMS
17 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.68%) ITIL
2 30 (12.77%) Migration
3 22 (9.36%) Project Management
4 17 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (6.38%) DevOps
5 15 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.96%) Server Virtualisation
7 13 (5.53%) Capacity Management
8 12 (5.11%) TOGAF
9 9 (3.83%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (3.40%) Business Continuity
10 8 (3.40%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (3.40%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 8 (3.40%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (3.40%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (3.40%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.98%) Converged Infrastructure
11 7 (2.98%) Service Management
11 7 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.57%) SQL
2 39 (16.60%) PowerShell
3 20 (8.51%) Python
4 16 (6.81%) Perl
5 6 (2.55%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.55%) C
5 6 (2.55%) Ruby
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 95 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (29.36%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (28.94%) MCSE
4 48 (20.43%) CCNA
5 42 (17.87%) MCSA
6 39 (16.60%) CCNP
7 38 (16.17%) Security Cleared
8 34 (14.47%) SC Cleared
9 16 (6.81%) VCP5
10 15 (6.38%) MCP
11 10 (4.26%) VCAP
12 9 (3.83%) RHCE
12 9 (3.83%) RHCSA
13 8 (3.40%) CISSP
13 8 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (2.13%) Degree
14 5 (2.13%) EMC Certification
14 5 (2.13%) MCITP
14 5 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.70%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) COBIT
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 145 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 92 (39.15%) vSphere
4 40 (17.02%) XenApp
5 28 (11.91%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (9.79%) Hyper-V
6 23 (9.79%) VMware ESX
7 13 (5.53%) vCloud
7 13 (5.53%) XenDesktop
8 12 (5.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (4.26%) VMware Server
10 9 (3.83%) DFS Replication
10 9 (3.83%) NFS
10 9 (3.83%) UAG
10 9 (3.83%) Xen
11 6 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.70%) Firmware
13 3 (1.28%) KVM
13 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (16.60%) SCOM
2 32 (13.62%) SCCM
3 15 (6.38%) Puppet
4 13 (5.53%) Nagios
5 12 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (3.40%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.40%) IBM BigFix
7 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (3.40%) SCVMM
7 8 (3.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 7 (2.98%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.55%) vMotion
10 5 (2.13%) Ansible
11 4 (1.70%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.70%) Cacti
11 4 (1.70%) WSUS
12 3 (1.28%) SCOrch
12 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 235 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (45.11%) Microsoft
3 98 (41.70%) Cisco
4 63 (26.81%) Citrix
5 57 (24.26%) NetApp
6 56 (23.83%) HP
7 44 (18.72%) EMC
8 28 (11.91%) IBM
9 27 (11.49%) Red Hat
10 23 (9.79%) Dell
11 17 (7.23%) Oracle
12 15 (6.38%) Juniper
13 12 (5.11%) CheckPoint
13 12 (5.11%) CommVault
13 12 (5.11%) Symantec
13 12 (5.11%) Veeam
14 10 (4.26%) Dell Compellent
14 10 (4.26%) SolarWinds
15 9 (3.83%) F5
16 6 (2.55%) Intel
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Doncaster, Crawley, Cheltenham
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