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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / London
Rank 375 378 368
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 28 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 1.00% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 31
Median daily rate £431 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.83% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £49.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-48.97% +68.96%

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
3156 3786 3630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.51% 18.03% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2507 2500
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 69 64
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -6 3 £418 -27.39% 3
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (51.47%) Windows
4 31 (45.59%) SAN
5 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
6 24 (35.29%) Citrix
6 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (33.82%) vSphere
8 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (30.88%) DNS
8 21 (30.88%) Finance
9 20 (29.41%) VMware ESX
9 20 (29.41%) Cisco
9 20 (29.41%) ITIL
10 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
10 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (27.94%) Windows Server
11 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
11 18 (26.47%) MCSE
12 14 (20.59%) Firewall
12 14 (20.59%) Linux
12 14 (20.59%) HP
12 14 (20.59%) VCAP
12 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
12 14 (20.59%) NAS
13 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (19.12%) EMC
13 13 (19.12%) Back Office
13 13 (19.12%) NetBackup
14 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003

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 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (7.35%) SaaS
4 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 4 (5.88%) Office 365
4 4 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) SAN
2 21 (30.88%) DNS
3 14 (20.59%) Firewall
3 14 (20.59%) NAS
4 10 (14.71%) DHCP
4 10 (14.71%) VPN
5 8 (11.76%) WAN
6 6 (8.82%) LAN
7 5 (7.35%) Skype
8 4 (5.88%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.88%) VLAN
9 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.94%) FCoE
10 2 (2.94%) HTTP
10 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.94%) VSAN
11 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.47%) Network Security
11 1 (1.47%) SNMP
11 1 (1.47%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) CouchDB
2 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.94%) Redis
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Back Office
3 8 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.35%) Legal
5 4 (5.88%) Advertising
6 3 (4.41%) Games
7 1 (1.47%) Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Architect
2 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (14.71%) Administrator
4 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 9 (13.24%) VMWare Administrator
5 7 (10.29%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Wintel Support
6 6 (8.82%) Senior VMWare Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) AWS Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Backup Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.88%) SaaS Architect
8 4 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.94%) CSS
1 2 (2.94%) HTML
1 2 (2.94%) J2EE
1 2 (2.94%) jQuery
1 2 (2.94%) Memcached
1 2 (2.94%) REST
1 2 (2.94%) Spring
2 1 (1.47%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Hedge funds
2 8 (11.76%) VCE vBlock
3 4 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.41%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.41%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.94%) Blog
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (51.47%) Windows
2 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (27.94%) Windows Server
4 14 (20.59%) Linux
5 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.88%) Unix
7 2 (2.94%) HPUX
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (13.24%) Change Management
2 9 (13.24%) Migration
2 9 (13.24%) Server Patching
3 8 (11.76%) Service Management
4 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.35%) DevOps
6 5 (7.35%) Information Security
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.35%) Security Operations
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 4 (5.88%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (4.41%) Presales
8 3 (4.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.41%) Java
2 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (26.47%) MCSE
4 14 (20.59%) VCAP
5 10 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (13.24%) VCP6
7 8 (11.76%) CISSP
7 8 (11.76%) VCP5
8 5 (7.35%) CCNA
8 5 (7.35%) MCITP
8 5 (7.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (5.88%) AWS Certification
10 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.94%) CCA
11 2 (2.94%) Degree
11 2 (2.94%) MCP
11 2 (2.94%) MCSA
11 2 (2.94%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) GCP
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
3 23 (33.82%) vSphere
4 20 (29.41%) VMware ESX
5 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (8.82%) XenApp
7 5 (7.35%) vCloud
8 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
9 3 (4.41%) NFS
10 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) NetBackup
2 10 (14.71%) SCCM
3 9 (13.24%) SCOM
4 5 (7.35%) vMotion
4 5 (7.35%) vRealize
4 5 (7.35%) WMI
5 3 (4.41%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.47%) Ansible
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.47%) DameWare
7 1 (1.47%) Puppet
7 1 (1.47%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (35.29%) Citrix
3 20 (29.41%) Cisco
4 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.59%) HP
6 13 (19.12%) EMC
7 10 (14.71%) 3PAR
7 10 (14.71%) NetApp
8 7 (10.29%) IBM
9 6 (8.82%) Veritas
10 5 (7.35%) Intel
10 5 (7.35%) Intel Security
11 4 (5.88%) Google
11 4 (5.88%) Oracle
12 3 (4.41%) arcserve
12 3 (4.41%) Symantec
12 3 (4.41%) Veeam
13 2 (2.94%) Adobe
13 2 (2.94%) Apple
13 2 (2.94%) Dell