The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 53 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.47% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 2.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+63.79% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 104 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.62% 16.38% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 56
Average daily rate £363 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.72 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +41.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Hertfordshire region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Hertfordshire region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) VCAP
2 2 (28.57%) VCP4
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Bacula
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp