The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 89 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 11 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.68% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 4.95% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £237 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £351 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
288 182 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.29% 13.79% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 78
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.93% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.81 £23.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Citrix
3 13 (86.67%) Windows
4 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (73.33%) SQL
5 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
7 9 (60.00%) CCNA
7 9 (60.00%) ITIL
7 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (53.33%) SAN
9 7 (46.67%) Symantec
9 7 (46.67%) MCSE
9 7 (46.67%) MCSA
9 7 (46.67%) SCCM
10 6 (40.00%) SCOM
10 6 (40.00%) Backup Exec
10 6 (40.00%) Service Management
10 6 (40.00%) CCA
10 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (40.00%) McAfee
10 6 (40.00%) Sophos
10 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
11 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
12 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
12 4 (26.67%) Clustering
12 4 (26.67%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) TPMS
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (20.00%) Law
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) MCSE
3 7 (46.67%) MCSA
4 6 (40.00%) CCA
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (13.33%) MCP
5 2 (13.33%) MCTS
5 2 (13.33%) MCITP
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Xen
4 3 (20.00%) NFS
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 6 (40.00%) SCOM
2 6 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Symantec
5 6 (40.00%) McAfee
5 6 (40.00%) Sophos
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) NetApp
8 1 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (6.67%) Brocade
8 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
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