The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 - 33 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.41% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £201 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.48% 25.20% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 21
Average daily rate £425 £443 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.46%
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 Merseyside

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMFS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp