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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 1.58% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Median daily rate £350 £418 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +34.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £49.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-48.97% +68.96%

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
281 505 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.87% 19.10% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 275 224
Median daily rate £338 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% +102.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.78 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.50 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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)
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +27 6 £475 -
Renfrewshire +23 5 £340 -18.56%
Glasgow - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (66.67%) vSphere
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 16 (59.26%) MS Excel
5 15 (55.56%) DNS
6 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
6 14 (51.85%) SQL
6 14 (51.85%) ITIL
6 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
6 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (51.85%) vRealize
6 14 (51.85%) PowerCLI
6 14 (51.85%) VSAN
7 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
7 13 (48.15%) DHCP
8 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 11 (40.74%) Cisco
9 11 (40.74%) SAN
10 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) DevOps
10 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) CCNA
12 5 (18.52%) LAN
12 5 (18.52%) WAN
13 4 (14.81%) CCNP

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) DNS
2 14 (51.85%) VSAN
3 13 (48.15%) DHCP
4 11 (40.74%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (14.81%) VXLAN
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall
7 2 (7.41%) Internet
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (11.11%) Private Cloud
1 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Kanban
4 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) CCNP
5 3 (11.11%) MCP
5 3 (11.11%) VCP6
6 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
6 2 (7.41%) ACSA
6 2 (7.41%) CCENT
6 2 (7.41%) MCITP
6 2 (7.41%) MCSA
6 2 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) MCTS
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (66.67%) vSphere
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) PowerCLI
1 14 (51.85%) vRealize
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Sophos
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec