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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank - 88 84
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.21% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.51% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.51% -
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
246 199 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.58% 13.94% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 106 89
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +2.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £13.49 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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)
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 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Hitachi