The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 72 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% - 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% - 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate £363 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £44.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.65%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
299 305 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.06% 31.03% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 150 144
Average daily rate £400 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 5
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) SAN
4 10 (66.67%) CCNA
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (60.00%) Firewall
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (53.33%) MCP
6 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
6 8 (53.33%) Hitachi
6 8 (53.33%) Intel
6 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
6 8 (53.33%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (53.33%) HP
6 8 (53.33%) Dell
6 8 (53.33%) MCSA
6 8 (53.33%) IBM
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) vSphere
8 3 (20.00%) CentOS
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (20.00%) CCNP
8 3 (20.00%) EMC
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (20.00%) vCloud

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) SAN
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
4 8 (53.33%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
7 1 (6.67%) H.323
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) Intranet
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) IPsec
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) VRRP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) FlexPod Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Presales
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (53.33%) MCP
4 8 (53.33%) MCSA
5 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) VCP5
7 1 (6.67%) CCENT
7 1 (6.67%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (6.67%) MCITP
7 1 (6.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
4 3 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Dell
2 8 (53.33%) Hitachi
2 8 (53.33%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 8 (53.33%) Intel
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat