The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 88 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.25% - 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £314
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 112 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.19% 14.51% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 55 98
Average daily rate £350 £310 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -1.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
West Yorkshire

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 23 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) VCAP
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) CCEE
5 2 (28.57%) CCIA
5 2 (28.57%) FlexPod
5 2 (28.57%) NCDA
5 2 (28.57%) NCIE
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) VMWare Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) FlexPod
3 1 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) VCAP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCEE
2 2 (28.57%) CCIA
2 2 (28.57%) NCDA
2 2 (28.57%) NCIE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco