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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 132 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 22 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.69% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 3.85% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £393 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.27% -
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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
785 546 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.52% 17.88% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 269 232
Average daily rate £400 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 49
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -19 10 £320 +6.66% 3
Lancashire - 7 £420 - 1
Merseyside -14 3 - -
Cheshire -6 2 £435 - 5
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (73.53%) Windows
3 25 (73.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
5 21 (61.76%) SQL
6 20 (58.82%) ITIL
7 19 (55.88%) Citrix
8 14 (41.18%) SAN
9 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (38.24%) CCNA
9 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
10 12 (35.29%) MCSE
10 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (32.35%) Symantec
12 10 (29.41%) CCA
12 10 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (29.41%) Clustering
12 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (26.47%) MCSA
13 9 (26.47%) MCP
13 9 (26.47%) DNS
14 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
14 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
14 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
14 8 (23.53%) SCCM
15 7 (20.59%) SCOM
15 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
15 7 (20.59%) VMware ESXi

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (17.65%) IIS
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (5.88%) TPMS
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 9 (26.47%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) SSL
3 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) SMTP
3 6 (17.65%) FTP
3 6 (17.65%) HTTP
4 5 (14.71%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) NAS
6 3 (8.82%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.94%) NX-OS
8 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Law
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Project Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Design Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) FlexPod Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (29.41%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) FlexPod
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.65%) Patch Management
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) Validation
6 3 (8.82%) Server Building
6 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Security Management
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (35.29%) MCSE
4 10 (29.41%) CCA
4 10 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (26.47%) MCSA
5 9 (26.47%) MCP
6 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (17.65%) MCITP
9 4 (11.76%) CCNP
10 3 (8.82%) MCSD
10 3 (8.82%) CCEA
10 3 (8.82%) MCTS
10 3 (8.82%) VCP4
10 3 (8.82%) VCP5
10 3 (8.82%) NCIE
11 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.76%) XenApp
6 3 (8.82%) XenServer
6 3 (8.82%) vSphere
7 2 (5.88%) NFS
7 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) SCOM
2 7 (20.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) Citrix
4 11 (32.35%) Symantec
5 7 (20.59%) McAfee
5 7 (20.59%) Sophos
5 7 (20.59%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco
7 4 (11.76%) NetApp
8 3 (8.82%) AppSense
8 3 (8.82%) Altiris
8 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.94%) Brocade
9 1 (2.94%) SAP
9 1 (2.94%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
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