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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 97 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 1.16% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £354 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -4.39%
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 £60.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+106.89% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
West Yorkshire

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
257 172 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.76% 15.10% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 132 87
Average daily rate £413 £374 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £257 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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)
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 14 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) MCITP
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Cacti
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) FWSM
6 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Presales
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) HSRP
6 2 (22.22%) Opsview
6 2 (22.22%) Graphite
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) BGP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) FWSM
1 2 (22.22%) HSRP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) OSPF
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) VRRP
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Presales Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCITP
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCSP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) vCloud
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cacti
1 2 (22.22%) Graphite
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
1 2 (22.22%) Opsview
1 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas