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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 117 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 0.83% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £290 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.63%
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
520 480 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.07% 15.05% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 249 290
Median daily rate £325 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 33
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £17.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 £425 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £160 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £290 -
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (66.67%) vSphere
4 19 (63.33%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) MCSA
4 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
6 15 (50.00%) PowerCLI
6 15 (50.00%) ITIL
6 15 (50.00%) Cisco
6 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
8 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 13 (43.33%) DHCP
8 13 (43.33%) DNS
8 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
8 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 12 (40.00%) SAN
9 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 11 (36.67%) HP
10 11 (36.67%) OpenStack
11 10 (33.33%) VCP6
12 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
13 8 (26.67%) EMC
13 8 (26.67%) EMC VNX

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 11 (36.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DHCP
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 12 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) VXLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (13.33%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) EMC VNX
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Conflict Management
3 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Build Automation
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) MCSA
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) VCP6
4 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) VCAP
6 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) A+ Certification
7 4 (13.33%) ACSA
7 4 (13.33%) CCENT
7 4 (13.33%) CCNA
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (13.33%) MCITP
7 4 (13.33%) MCSE
7 4 (13.33%) MCTS
7 4 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (66.67%) vSphere
3 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (3.33%) vCloud
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) PowerCLI
2 7 (23.33%) vRealize
3 5 (16.67%) Ansible
4 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) HP
5 8 (26.67%) EMC
6 4 (13.33%) Apple
6 4 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Juniper
8 1 (3.33%) NetApp