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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 100 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.26% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 1.48% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £325 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £340 £336
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £34.25
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
262 271 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.27% 17.83% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 117 74
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 20
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.98 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +3.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £38.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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)
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 30 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Xen
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SoftLayer
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP

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

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (60.00%) SoftLayer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco