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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 148 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 21 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 1.87% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £278 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £355 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -9.61%
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
865 588 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.86% 19.20% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 315 235
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 55
Average hourly rate £30.52 £23.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Manchester -15 11 £320 +15.31% 3
Lancashire - 7 £420 -
Cheshire -15 2 £475 - 2
Merseyside - 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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (75.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (72.73%) Windows
5 21 (63.64%) SQL
5 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 20 (60.61%) ITIL
7 19 (57.58%) Citrix
8 17 (51.52%) CCNA
8 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (42.42%) SAN
11 13 (39.39%) DNS
11 13 (39.39%) MCSA
11 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
12 12 (36.36%) Symantec
13 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (33.33%) MCSE
13 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
14 10 (30.30%) HP
14 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
15 9 (27.27%) MCP
15 9 (27.27%) Clustering
16 8 (24.24%) SCCM
17 7 (21.21%) SCOM
17 7 (21.21%) Backup Exec
17 7 (21.21%) MCITP
17 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
17 7 (21.21%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) TPMS
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) SAN
2 13 (39.39%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) DHCP
4 6 (18.18%) FTP
4 6 (18.18%) HTTP
4 6 (18.18%) SSL
4 6 (18.18%) Firewall
4 6 (18.18%) SMTP
5 4 (12.12%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (12.12%) VLAN
5 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
6 3 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Analyst
1 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Project Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.06%) AWS Architect
4 2 (6.06%) NetApp Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) FlexPod Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Management
2 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 4 (12.12%) Server Building
3 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) Validation
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) C
3 4 (12.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (51.52%) CCNA
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (39.39%) MCSA
4 11 (33.33%) MCSE
5 9 (27.27%) MCP
6 7 (21.21%) CCA
6 7 (21.21%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (21.21%) MCITP
7 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) CCNP
9 4 (12.12%) VCP4
9 4 (12.12%) VCP5
10 3 (9.09%) MCTS
11 2 (6.06%) Degree
11 2 (6.06%) CISSP
11 2 (6.06%) NCIE
12 1 (3.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 6 (18.18%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (15.15%) XenApp
6 4 (12.12%) XenServer
6 4 (12.12%) Xen
6 4 (12.12%) NFS
7 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 7 (21.21%) SCOM
2 7 (21.21%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) Citrix
4 12 (36.36%) Symantec
5 10 (30.30%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) McAfee
6 7 (21.21%) Sophos
7 6 (18.18%) NetApp
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco
8 4 (12.12%) AppSense
8 4 (12.12%) Altiris
8 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.03%) Brocade
9 1 (3.03%) SAP
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