The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - £12.50
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
604 357 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.97% 14.48% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 186 133
Average daily rate £347 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.43 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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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)
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 25 July 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (42.86%) vCloud
4 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
4 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) EDI
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) PlateSpin
5 2 (28.57%) VCAP
5 2 (28.57%) Vizioncore
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) VCP4
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) VCP5

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) VCP5
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) vCloud
2 3 (42.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) PlateSpin
4 2 (28.57%) Vizioncore
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Dell