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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 82 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 24 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 1.46% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -
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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
252 137 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.97% 13.41% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 88 70
Average daily rate £388 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £13.38 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (85.71%) MCSE
2 30 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (82.86%) MCITP
4 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (62.86%) IIS
5 22 (62.86%) EMC
6 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (45.71%) vSphere
7 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (25.71%) Cisco
7 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.86%) Windows
8 8 (22.86%) SUSE
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (20.00%) Firewall
9 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 5 (14.29%) CCNP
10 5 (14.29%) CCNA
11 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
11 4 (11.43%) CCIE
11 4 (11.43%) CCSP
11 4 (11.43%) VPN
11 4 (11.43%) Linux
11 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.43%) DMZ
11 4 (11.43%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (62.86%) IIS
2 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) DMZ
2 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) MPLS
2 4 (11.43%) OSPF
2 4 (11.43%) BGP
2 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
2 4 (11.43%) VRRP
2 4 (11.43%) HSRP
3 3 (8.57%) NAS
4 2 (5.71%) FWSM
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Informix
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.71%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Wiki
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.86%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) SUSE
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security
4 2 (5.71%) Server Building
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) MCSE
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (82.86%) MCITP
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CCNP
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) CISSP
5 4 (11.43%) CCIE
5 4 (11.43%) CCSP
6 2 (5.71%) MCTS
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) NCDA
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (45.71%) vSphere
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Cacti
2 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.86%) Opsview
2 1 (2.86%) Graphite
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (62.86%) EMC
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (11.43%) NetApp
7 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) F5
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) Brocade
9 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba