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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 379 369 410
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +41
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 60 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 1.55% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -10.63%
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
4080 3617 3863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.69% 15.55% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2379 2486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 67 91
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +27 9 £331 -13.39% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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).

1 104 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (60.58%) Windows
2 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
3 50 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (47.12%) SAN
5 45 (43.27%) Citrix
6 44 (42.31%) Cisco
7 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
7 43 (41.35%) Windows Server
8 41 (39.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (37.50%) vSphere
10 38 (36.54%) DNS
11 37 (35.58%) SCOM
12 34 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (29.81%) Firewall
13 31 (29.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (28.85%) MCSE
14 30 (28.85%) XenApp
15 29 (27.88%) SCCM
16 27 (25.96%) HP
17 25 (24.04%) MS Exchange
17 25 (24.04%) Data Centre
18 24 (23.08%) DHCP
18 24 (23.08%) ITIL
19 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
20 22 (21.15%) NetApp
21 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
22 19 (18.27%) VMware ESXi
23 18 (17.31%) 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 25 (24.04%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (16.35%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.58%) Skype for Business
5 10 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.73%) IIS
7 4 (3.85%) JBoss
7 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.92%) Apache
9 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Project
3 4 (3.85%) MS Office
4 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Office 365
2 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.88%) IaaS
4 3 (2.88%) PaaS
4 3 (2.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 49 (47.12%) SAN
2 38 (36.54%) DNS
3 31 (29.81%) Firewall
4 24 (23.08%) DHCP
5 18 (17.31%) VLAN
6 16 (15.38%) NetScaler
7 12 (11.54%) Network Security
8 11 (10.58%) LAN
9 10 (9.62%) WAN
10 9 (8.65%) VPN
11 8 (7.69%) Extranet
11 8 (7.69%) NAS
12 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
12 7 (6.73%) WLAN
13 6 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (2.88%) HTTP
15 3 (2.88%) IP Telephony
15 3 (2.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) DB2
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Redis
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Back Office
3 8 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.85%) Advertising
5 3 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Front Office
7 1 (0.96%) Publishing
7 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (21.15%) VMware Engineer
3 17 (16.35%) Server Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) Architect
4 15 (14.42%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (10.58%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Senior Server Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Administrator
8 8 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Wintel Support
10 6 (5.77%) Citrix Server Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Citrix Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.96%) CSS
2 1 (0.96%) HTML
2 1 (0.96%) J2EE
2 1 (0.96%) jQuery
2 1 (0.96%) Memcached
2 1 (0.96%) REST
2 1 (0.96%) Spring
2 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.62%) VCE vBlock
3 8 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 8 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (1.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) FMCG
4 2 (1.92%) IBM XIV
4 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Blog
5 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (60.58%) Windows
2 43 (41.35%) Windows Server
3 31 (29.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (17.31%) Linux
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.77%) Unix
8 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.88%) Solaris
10 2 (1.92%) AIX
10 2 (1.92%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.92%) Debian
10 2 (1.92%) SUSE
10 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) Migration
3 16 (15.38%) Project Management
4 11 (10.58%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.65%) Capacity Management
5 9 (8.65%) Server Patching
6 8 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 8 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 7 (6.73%) DevOps
7 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (4.81%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.58%) SQL
3 4 (3.85%) Java
3 4 (3.85%) Perl
4 3 (2.88%) PHP
5 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (39.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (28.85%) MCSE
4 18 (17.31%) CCNA
5 9 (8.65%) MCSA
6 7 (6.73%) CISSP
6 7 (6.73%) VCAP
7 6 (5.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.81%) CCNP
8 5 (4.81%) MCP
8 5 (4.81%) VCP5
9 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.85%) VCP6
10 3 (2.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (2.88%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.88%) MCITP
10 3 (2.88%) MCTS
11 2 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) COBIT
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
2 50 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (37.50%) vSphere
4 30 (28.85%) XenApp
5 19 (18.27%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (9.62%) VMware ESX
6 10 (9.62%) XenDesktop
7 9 (8.65%) UAG
8 8 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (7.69%) DFS Replication
9 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
9 7 (6.73%) VMware Server
10 4 (3.85%) Xen
11 3 (2.88%) NFS
11 3 (2.88%) vCloud
11 3 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.92%) KVM
12 2 (1.92%) Postfix
12 2 (1.92%) Squid
12 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (35.58%) SCOM
2 29 (27.88%) SCCM
3 8 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (7.69%) IBM BigFix
3 8 (7.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (6.73%) SCVMM
5 6 (5.77%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.88%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.88%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.88%) WSUS
7 2 (1.92%) Ansible
7 2 (1.92%) Cacti
7 2 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.92%) Nagios
7 2 (1.92%) Puppet
7 2 (1.92%) vRealize
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 104 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (43.27%) Citrix
3 44 (42.31%) Cisco
4 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
5 27 (25.96%) HP
6 22 (21.15%) NetApp
7 17 (16.35%) IBM
8 15 (14.42%) EMC
9 12 (11.54%) Symantec
10 10 (9.62%) Dell
11 8 (7.69%) Oracle
12 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
12 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
12 7 (6.73%) Veritas
13 6 (5.77%) CheckPoint
14 4 (3.85%) Dell Compellent
14 4 (3.85%) Google
15 3 (2.88%) arcserve
15 3 (2.88%) Veeam
16 2 (1.92%) Juniper