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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 76 74 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 1.81% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£300 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -10.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
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
181 166 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.86% 13.89% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 90
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £37.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 28 August 2014.

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)
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Salford - - - - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) VMware ESX
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (75.00%) SAN
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (75.00%) MCSE
5 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
5 11 (68.75%) Firewall
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (62.50%) Backup Exec
6 10 (62.50%) Symantec
6 10 (62.50%) Cisco
7 9 (56.25%) Juniper
7 9 (56.25%) Degree
7 9 (56.25%) VCP5
8 4 (25.00%) MCITP
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) CCNA
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
10 2 (12.50%) Banking
10 2 (12.50%) MCTS
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (12.50%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Wintel Support
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) MCSE
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) VCP5
4 4 (25.00%) MCITP
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (12.50%) MCP
6 2 (12.50%) MCTS
6 2 (12.50%) CCA
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware ESX
2 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) Symantec
4 9 (56.25%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Sophos
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