The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / North West
Rank 130 151 133
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.87% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £281 £363 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £248 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +73.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
498 689 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.95% 18.49% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 353 328
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 57
Median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the North West region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +9 1 £263 -
Merseyside -5 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £300 - 4
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Canon
4 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) SCOM
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
1 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Canon
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
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