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 28 September 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 150 157 136
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 1.26% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £250 £375 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.63%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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
627 873 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.64% 19.42% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 508 335
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.95 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +55.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 3 - -
Manchester -17 1 - - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) SCOM
3 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (57.14%) Canon
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 4 (57.14%) Intel Security

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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) IT Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (42.86%) Xen
5 2 (28.57%) NFS
6 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
1 5 (71.43%) SCOM
2 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Canon
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Intel Security
4 4 (57.14%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) EqualLogic
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) Veeam
7 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds