The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 25 June 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 367 374 373
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 56 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 1.67% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 33
Median daily rate £365 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 - £34.25
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3613 3646 3792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.92% 15.60% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2509 2340 2530
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 95 121
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £15.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 12 £370 -12.94% 4
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (63.89%) Windows
3 38 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 38 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (48.61%) SAN
5 34 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (45.83%) Citrix
7 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 32 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 27 (37.50%) XenApp
8 27 (37.50%) vSphere
9 26 (36.11%) Cisco
9 26 (36.11%) MCSE
10 25 (34.72%) SCOM
11 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (31.94%) MS Exchange
12 22 (30.56%) HP
12 22 (30.56%) Firewall
13 21 (29.17%) NetApp
13 21 (29.17%) DNS
14 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (23.61%) NetScaler
16 17 (23.61%) SCCM
16 17 (23.61%) VLAN
17 16 (22.22%) Linux
17 16 (22.22%) Data Centre
18 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
18 15 (20.83%) ITIL
19 14 (19.44%) Migration

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 23 (31.94%) MS Exchange
2 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 6 (8.33%) IIS
6 4 (5.56%) JBoss
7 2 (2.78%) Apache
7 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.72%) MS Project
3 4 (5.56%) MS Office
4 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Office 365
2 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (48.61%) SAN
2 22 (30.56%) Firewall
3 21 (29.17%) DNS
4 17 (23.61%) NetScaler
4 17 (23.61%) VLAN
5 10 (13.89%) DHCP
6 9 (12.50%) LAN
6 9 (12.50%) Network Security
6 9 (12.50%) WAN
7 7 (9.72%) Extranet
7 7 (9.72%) WLAN
8 5 (6.94%) NAS
8 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.78%) FTP
10 2 (2.78%) HTTP
10 2 (2.78%) LDAP
10 2 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) DB2
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.56%) Back Office
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Legal
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Front Office
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) VMware Engineer
3 15 (20.83%) Server Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) Windows Server Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Architect
6 8 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Citrix Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Replication
3 3 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.78%) FMCG
4 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.78%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.89%) Windows
2 32 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (22.22%) Linux
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Phone
7 5 (6.94%) Unix
7 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.17%) Solaris
10 2 (2.78%) AIX
10 2 (2.78%) Debian
10 2 (2.78%) SUSE
10 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.39%) Android
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) ITIL
2 14 (19.44%) Migration
3 11 (15.28%) Project Management
4 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.72%) Business Continuity
6 7 (9.72%) Capacity Management
6 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (9.72%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (9.72%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (9.72%) Software Deployment
7 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.56%) DevOps
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.17%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.78%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) PHP
4 2 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (36.11%) MCSE
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.89%) CCNA
4 10 (13.89%) MCSA
5 4 (5.56%) CCNP
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (4.17%) MCTS
7 2 (2.78%) CISSP
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (2.78%) NCDA
7 2 (2.78%) NCIE
7 2 (2.78%) Sun Certification
7 2 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.39%) CCA
8 1 (1.39%) CCIE
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) VCAP
8 1 (1.39%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) COBIT
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (52.78%) Active Directory
1 38 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (37.50%) vSphere
2 27 (37.50%) XenApp
3 14 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (11.11%) UAG
4 8 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 7 (9.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (9.72%) DFS Replication
5 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.33%) VMware Server
7 4 (5.56%) Xen
8 2 (2.78%) KVM
8 2 (2.78%) NFS
8 2 (2.78%) Postfix
8 2 (2.78%) Squid
8 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (34.72%) SCOM
2 17 (23.61%) SCCM
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (9.72%) Backup Exec
4 7 (9.72%) IBM BigFix
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (9.72%) SCVMM
4 7 (9.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (4.17%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.17%) WSUS
6 2 (2.78%) Ansible
6 2 (2.78%) Cacti
6 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Nagios
6 2 (2.78%) Puppet
6 2 (2.78%) SnapMirror
6 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (45.83%) Citrix
3 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 26 (36.11%) Cisco
5 22 (30.56%) HP
6 21 (29.17%) NetApp
7 13 (18.06%) IBM
8 10 (13.89%) Dell
8 10 (13.89%) EMC
9 9 (12.50%) Symantec
10 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
10 7 (9.72%) SolarWinds
11 6 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
11 6 (8.33%) Oracle
12 2 (2.78%) F5
12 2 (2.78%) Juniper
12 2 (2.78%) Veeam
12 2 (2.78%) Veritas
13 1 (1.39%) Google
13 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
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