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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 500 498 471
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 122 120 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 1.20% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 71
Median daily rate £380 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £416 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £44.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.31% +103.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £25.87 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £49.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £44.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.65%
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
10750 10035 9772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.49% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 5752 5648
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 488 497
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +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 May 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 May 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 +14 40 £425 +20.14% 17
London -43 38 £353 +12.80% 18
Yorkshire +10 15 £400 +15.10% 7
East of England +10 8 £345 +45.26% 1
West Midlands -9 7 £450 +12.50% 4
North West -15 6 £218 -33.07%
East Midlands +4 3 £250 +78.57% 4
North East - 3 - - 1
South West +1 2 £375 +30.43% 4
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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).

1 223 (100.00%) VMware
2 139 (62.33%) Windows
3 136 (60.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (47.53%) Microsoft
5 98 (43.95%) Active Directory
5 98 (43.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 95 (42.60%) Cisco
7 92 (41.26%) vSphere
7 92 (41.26%) Windows Server
8 86 (38.57%) SAN
9 76 (34.08%) Data Centre
10 70 (31.39%) MCSE
11 65 (29.15%) EMC
12 64 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
13 60 (26.91%) NetApp
13 60 (26.91%) MS Exchange
14 56 (25.11%) Linux
14 56 (25.11%) CCNA
15 54 (24.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 53 (23.77%) Citrix
17 52 (23.32%) ITIL
18 51 (22.87%) Firewall
18 51 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (20.18%) MCSA
20 42 (18.83%) HP
21 41 (18.39%) SQL Server
21 41 (18.39%) DNS
22 39 (17.49%) Exchange Server 2010
23 38 (17.04%) MS Excel
23 38 (17.04%) Finance

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 60 (26.91%) MS Exchange
2 39 (17.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (8.07%) SharePoint
5 16 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (5.83%) IIS
6 13 (5.83%) Skype for Business
7 12 (5.38%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.14%) JBoss
9 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.69%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.24%) Apache
10 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 38 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.28%) Office 365
2 12 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.14%) IaaS
4 6 (2.69%) SaaS
5 5 (2.24%) PaaS
6 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.90%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 86 (38.57%) SAN
2 51 (22.87%) Firewall
3 41 (18.39%) DNS
4 29 (13.00%) TCP/IP
5 26 (11.66%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (9.87%) DHCP
7 21 (9.42%) NAS
8 19 (8.52%) WAN
9 17 (7.62%) VLAN
10 15 (6.73%) Ethernet
11 14 (6.28%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (5.38%) LAN
13 11 (4.93%) Network Security
14 10 (4.48%) Internet
14 10 (4.48%) NetScaler
15 9 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.59%) LDAP
17 7 (3.14%) VPN
18 6 (2.69%) IPv4
18 6 (2.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.48%) MySQL
4 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.24%) DB2
6 5 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.79%) Big Data
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.90%) Informix
9 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.90%) Hudson
2 2 (0.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (17.04%) Finance
2 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.59%) Banking
3 8 (3.59%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.59%) Marketing
4 7 (3.14%) Back Office
4 7 (3.14%) Electronics
4 7 (3.14%) Retail
5 4 (1.79%) Law
6 3 (1.35%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Games
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (19.28%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (10.76%) Architect
4 19 (8.52%) Consultant
5 18 (8.07%) Server Engineer
6 15 (6.73%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (6.28%) Analyst
7 14 (6.28%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.38%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.38%) VMware Specialist
9 10 (4.48%) Administrator
9 10 (4.48%) Windows Server Engineer
10 9 (4.04%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (4.04%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 9 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.59%) Active Directory Engineer
11 8 (3.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.14%) Middleware
2 2 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (0.90%) LAMP
2 2 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.45%) REST
3 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (34.08%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.42%) EMC VNX
3 15 (6.73%) VCE vBlock
4 14 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.38%) Replication
6 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.48%) Clustering
8 9 (4.04%) FlexPod
9 8 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (3.14%) Public Cloud
11 5 (2.24%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.24%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.79%) IBM XIV
13 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 3 (1.35%) CLARiiON
13 3 (1.35%) EqualLogic
13 3 (1.35%) FMCG
13 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 139 (62.33%) Windows
2 92 (41.26%) Windows Server
3 56 (25.11%) Linux
4 54 (24.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (9.42%) Unix
8 19 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (6.28%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (3.59%) AIX
11 6 (2.69%) CentOS
11 6 (2.69%) Solaris
12 5 (2.24%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.79%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.35%) Debian
14 3 (1.35%) SUSE
14 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.90%) VMS
15 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.32%) ITIL
2 32 (14.35%) Migration
3 23 (10.31%) Project Management
4 22 (9.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (4.93%) Capacity Management
5 11 (4.93%) PRINCE2
5 11 (4.93%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.48%) DevOps
7 9 (4.04%) Converged Infrastructure
7 9 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (4.04%) TOGAF
8 8 (3.59%) Time Management
9 7 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.14%) Change Management
9 7 (3.14%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (3.14%) Programme Management
10 6 (2.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.69%) Data Migration
10 6 (2.69%) ERP
10 6 (2.69%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.59%) PowerShell
1 37 (16.59%) SQL
2 10 (4.48%) Python
3 7 (3.14%) Java
3 7 (3.14%) Perl
4 6 (2.69%) Ruby
5 5 (2.24%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.24%) C
6 4 (1.79%) PHP
7 3 (1.35%) VBScript
8 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 98 (43.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (31.39%) MCSE
3 64 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (25.11%) CCNA
5 45 (20.18%) MCSA
6 31 (13.90%) Security Cleared
7 28 (12.56%) SC Cleared
8 23 (10.31%) Degree
9 20 (8.97%) CCNP
9 20 (8.97%) VCP5
10 17 (7.62%) MCITP
11 13 (5.83%) MCP
12 9 (4.04%) VCAP
13 8 (3.59%) VCP6
14 7 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (3.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (2.69%) CISSP
16 5 (2.24%) EMC Certification
16 5 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) COBIT
1 5 (2.24%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 136 (60.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (43.95%) Active Directory
3 92 (41.26%) vSphere
4 33 (14.80%) XenApp
5 31 (13.90%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (13.00%) Hyper-V
7 26 (11.66%) VMware ESX
8 15 (6.73%) vCloud
9 9 (4.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 9 (4.04%) ISA Server
9 9 (4.04%) XenDesktop
10 7 (3.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (3.14%) NFS
11 5 (2.24%) Terminal Server
11 5 (2.24%) UAG
12 3 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.35%) KVM
12 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (13.45%) SCOM
2 20 (8.97%) SCCM
3 18 (8.07%) NetBackup
4 9 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (4.04%) WSUS
5 8 (3.59%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.59%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (2.69%) BladeLogic
6 6 (2.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.69%) Puppet
7 5 (2.24%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.79%) Ansible
8 4 (1.79%) Cacti
8 4 (1.79%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (1.79%) Nagios
8 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.79%) vRealize
9 3 (1.35%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 223 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (47.53%) Microsoft
3 95 (42.60%) Cisco
4 65 (29.15%) EMC
5 60 (26.91%) NetApp
6 53 (23.77%) Citrix
7 42 (18.83%) HP
8 34 (15.25%) Dell
9 29 (13.00%) IBM
10 27 (12.11%) Red Hat
11 21 (9.42%) Oracle
12 16 (7.17%) CommVault
13 11 (4.93%) SAP
13 11 (4.93%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.48%) Palo Alto
14 10 (4.48%) Symantec
15 8 (3.59%) Dell Compellent
15 8 (3.59%) Hitachi
15 8 (3.59%) Sophos
15 8 (3.59%) Veeam
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