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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 85 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.48% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 3.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +26.85%
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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
265 158 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.43% 12.56% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 73 62
Average daily rate £325 £310 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £182 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Law
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) TPMS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPLS
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
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