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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 157 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 2.93% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 11
Median daily rate £388 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 - £34.25
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
780 752 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.55% 20.67% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 362 309
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 75 53
Median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £11.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £53.54 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +23.69%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 June 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
Manchester -25 1 £325 +0.77%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (54.55%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) NetApp
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) Xen
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
6 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (27.27%) SoftLayer
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP

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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (27.27%) SoftLayer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) MCSE
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) CCAA
4 1 (9.09%) CCEE
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Xen
4 3 (27.27%) NFS
5 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds