The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 79 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 23 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.44% 0.094% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.36% 0.87% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.27% -
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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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
222 115 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.88% 10.81% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 71 89
Average daily rate £365 £336 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.51 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £14.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £16.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (82.14%) MCSE
2 23 (82.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (75.00%) MCITP
4 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (50.00%) EMC
5 14 (50.00%) IIS
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco
6 10 (35.71%) vSphere
7 8 (28.57%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) CCNP
9 5 (17.86%) CCNA
9 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
9 5 (17.86%) SUSE
9 5 (17.86%) SAN
9 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
10 4 (14.29%) DMZ
10 4 (14.29%) Internet
10 4 (14.29%) NetApp
10 4 (14.29%) Change Management
10 4 (14.29%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) DMZ
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (10.71%) MPLS
4 3 (10.71%) OSPF
4 3 (10.71%) BGP
4 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
4 3 (10.71%) VRRP
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) HSRP
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) FWSM
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Informix
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Wiki
3 2 (7.14%) FMCG
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.14%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (17.86%) SUSE
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Server Building
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PHP
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) MCSE
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (75.00%) MCITP
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) CISSP
5 3 (10.71%) CCIE
5 3 (10.71%) CCSP
6 2 (7.14%) MCSA
6 2 (7.14%) MCTS
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) NCDA
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) EMC
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) Citrix
9 1 (3.57%) Brocade