The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 £55.25 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.51% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
124 119 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.85% 27.67% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 25
Average daily rate £410 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £510 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.54 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% +97.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.10 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £43.60 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec