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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK / England
Rank 493 522 468
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -54
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 74 89 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.87% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 70
Median daily rate £366 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £298 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £58.25 £20.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +73.91%

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
8664 10172 9424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 21.32% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6380 5467
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 406 442
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.60 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.65 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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 22 February 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)
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 +35 30 £425 +8.97% 14
South East +12 21 £356 -2.06% 18
West Midlands +6 5 £346 - 3
Yorkshire +15 4 £375 -6.25% 4
South West 0 4 £288 -23.33%
East of England -2 4 £338 +3.84% 4
North West +14 3 £281 -22.41% 6
East Midlands +3 3 £204 -18.50%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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).

1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 95 (67.38%) Windows
3 88 (62.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (47.52%) Microsoft
5 65 (46.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (45.39%) ITIL
7 60 (42.55%) Active Directory
8 59 (41.84%) Windows Server
9 52 (36.88%) Linux
10 50 (35.46%) vSphere
11 49 (34.75%) MCSE
12 48 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (27.66%) SAN
14 38 (26.95%) Cisco
15 37 (26.24%) PowerShell
15 37 (26.24%) Data Centre
16 35 (24.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (21.99%) Cisco Certification
18 30 (21.28%) Red Hat
18 30 (21.28%) Firewall
18 30 (21.28%) Security Cleared
19 29 (20.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (20.57%) Citrix
20 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
21 25 (17.73%) SC Cleared
21 25 (17.73%) Migration
22 24 (17.02%) VMware ESX
22 24 (17.02%) DNS
23 23 (16.31%) WAN
23 23 (16.31%) Hyper-V

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 17 (12.06%) IIS
2 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.96%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.13%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.80%) MS Office
3 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.38%) IaaS
4 7 (4.96%) Office 365
5 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.42%) PaaS
6 2 (1.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.66%) SAN
2 30 (21.28%) Firewall
3 24 (17.02%) DNS
4 23 (16.31%) WAN
5 22 (15.60%) NAS
6 21 (14.89%) LAN
7 14 (9.93%) DHCP
8 11 (7.80%) VPN
9 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
10 8 (5.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (4.26%) Skype
12 5 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.55%) VLAN
12 5 (3.55%) VSAN
13 4 (2.84%) HTTP
13 4 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.84%) VoIP
14 3 (2.13%) NetScaler
15 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
15 2 (1.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.42%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.42%) Redis
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 16 (11.35%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Back Office
3 6 (4.26%) Legal
4 4 (2.84%) Law
5 3 (2.13%) Games
6 2 (1.42%) Advertising
6 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) VMware Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) VMware Specialist
4 14 (9.93%) Consultant
5 13 (9.22%) Analyst
5 13 (9.22%) Architect
6 10 (7.09%) Administrator
7 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.67%) VMware Consultant
8 7 (4.96%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) VMWare Administrator
9 6 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Automation Specialist
10 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.55%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.55%) VMware Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) REST
2 2 (1.42%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.42%) CSS
2 2 (1.42%) HTML
2 2 (1.42%) J2EE
2 2 (1.42%) jQuery
2 2 (1.42%) Memcached
2 2 (1.42%) Spring
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) LAMP
3 1 (0.71%) RESTful
3 1 (0.71%) SAML
3 1 (0.71%) SOAP
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.80%) EMC VNX
2 11 (7.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 9 (6.38%) Clustering
4 8 (5.67%) Replication
5 5 (3.55%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.84%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.84%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.13%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.13%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.13%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.42%) PKI
9 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Licensing
9 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (67.38%) Windows
2 59 (41.84%) Windows Server
3 52 (36.88%) Linux
4 48 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (24.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (20.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (12.06%) CentOS
9 7 (4.96%) Unix
10 4 (2.84%) Solaris
11 3 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (2.13%) SUSE
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.13%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.42%) HPUX
12 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (45.39%) ITIL
2 25 (17.73%) Migration
3 21 (14.89%) Change Management
4 17 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (9.22%) Service Management
6 11 (7.80%) Capacity Management
6 11 (7.80%) ITIL V2
7 10 (7.09%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (6.38%) Converged Infrastructure
9 8 (5.67%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.67%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.26%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (3.55%) ITSM
11 5 (3.55%) Project Management
12 4 (2.84%) Data Protection
12 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.84%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.24%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.09%) SQL
3 4 (2.84%) C#
3 4 (2.84%) Python
4 3 (2.13%) Java
4 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.42%) VBScript
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.71%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (46.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (34.75%) MCSE
3 31 (21.99%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (21.28%) Security Cleared
5 25 (17.73%) SC Cleared
6 19 (13.48%) CCNA
7 16 (11.35%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (7.80%) VCAP
9 10 (7.09%) CCNP
9 10 (7.09%) MCSA
10 8 (5.67%) MCITP
10 8 (5.67%) VCP5
11 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
11 7 (4.96%) MCP
11 7 (4.96%) VCP6
12 6 (4.26%) CCA
13 5 (3.55%) RHCE
14 4 (2.84%) Degree
14 4 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (1.42%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) GCP
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (62.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (42.55%) Active Directory
3 50 (35.46%) vSphere
4 24 (17.02%) VMware ESX
5 23 (16.31%) Hyper-V
6 22 (15.60%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (12.77%) vCloud
8 15 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (8.51%) Docker
10 10 (7.09%) XenApp
11 7 (4.96%) ISA Server
11 7 (4.96%) UAG
11 7 (4.96%) VMware Server
12 6 (4.26%) XenDesktop
13 5 (3.55%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (2.84%) Terminal Server
15 3 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (1.42%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 20 (14.18%) SCCM
2 17 (12.06%) vRealize
3 14 (9.93%) NetBackup
4 13 (9.22%) SCOM
5 11 (7.80%) Puppet
5 11 (7.80%) vMotion
6 6 (4.26%) WMI
7 5 (3.55%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (3.55%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.55%) PowerCLI
8 4 (2.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.42%) Ansible
9 2 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.71%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (47.52%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.95%) Cisco
4 30 (21.28%) Red Hat
5 29 (20.57%) Citrix
6 21 (14.89%) EMC
7 19 (13.48%) HP
8 12 (8.51%) 3PAR
8 12 (8.51%) NetApp
9 11 (7.80%) Intel Security
10 10 (7.09%) Symantec
10 10 (7.09%) Veeam
11 7 (4.96%) Forcepoint
12 6 (4.26%) Brocade
12 6 (4.26%) Dell
12 6 (4.26%) Intel
13 5 (3.55%) EqualLogic
13 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.84%) F5
14 4 (2.84%) Splunk
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