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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 38 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% 0.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +50.00%

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
102 148 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.69% 32.89% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 87 64
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £25.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £53.25 £48.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Canon
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (75.00%) Windows

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MetaFrame
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Canon
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle