The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 119 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.30% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £418 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.51% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
478 499 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.73% 18.44% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 273 163
Average daily rate £343 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.24 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Renfrewshire -2 7 £418 +7.74%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (83.33%) MCSA
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) DHCP
4 9 (75.00%) DNS
4 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (66.67%) vSphere
5 8 (66.67%) OpenStack
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (58.33%) HP
7 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (8.33%) Migration
9 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (8.33%) CCENT
9 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (66.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Support
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) ICT Support
2 1 (8.33%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) MCSA
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ACSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCENT
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam