The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 228 225 220
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 37 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.63% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 18
Median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 - £34.25
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2485 2337 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.89% 24.81% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1326 1198
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 122 100
Median hourly rate £28.90 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.10% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Berkshire +10 16 £475 +19.49% 8
Hampshire +2 6 £388 +8.39% 4
Surrey -3 6 £475 +62.39% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £415 +36.06%
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
West Sussex -13 2 £325 -3.70%
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 83 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (67.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (57.83%) Cisco
4 47 (56.63%) Windows
5 42 (50.60%) Linux
6 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
7 35 (42.17%) vSphere
8 34 (40.96%) SAN
9 33 (39.76%) EMC
10 29 (34.94%) Windows Server
11 28 (33.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (32.53%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (30.12%) Firewall
14 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
15 23 (27.71%) CCNA
15 23 (27.71%) NetApp
16 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (24.10%) ITIL
18 19 (22.89%) HP
19 18 (21.69%) Citrix
19 18 (21.69%) Finance
20 17 (20.48%) CCNP
20 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
20 17 (20.48%) Cisco Nexus
20 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
21 16 (19.28%) MCSE
21 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
21 16 (19.28%) Red Hat
22 15 (18.07%) Python
23 14 (16.87%) Data Centre

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
1 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.64%) Skype for Business
3 7 (8.43%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) JBoss
7 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.82%) IaaS
3 4 (4.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.96%) SAN
2 25 (30.12%) Firewall
3 17 (20.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.05%) DNS
5 10 (12.05%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (12.05%) WAN
6 9 (10.84%) Ethernet
6 9 (10.84%) NAS
7 8 (9.64%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (9.64%) LAN
8 5 (6.02%) IPv4
8 5 (6.02%) IPv6
9 4 (4.82%) DHCP
9 4 (4.82%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (3.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (3.61%) VLAN
10 3 (3.61%) VPN
11 2 (2.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.20%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) VMware Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) Administrator
3 10 (12.05%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (9.64%) SAN Specialist
5 8 (9.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) VMWare Administrator
6 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.43%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Server Specialist
6 7 (8.43%) VMware Specialist
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Server Specialist
6 7 (8.43%) Wintel Specialist
7 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.20%) Middleware
1 1 (1.20%) XML
1 1 (1.20%) XMPP
1 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.66%) EMC VNX
3 9 (10.84%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (7.23%) FlexPod
5 4 (4.82%) Clustering
5 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (4.82%) Replication
6 3 (3.61%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (3.61%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.20%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.20%) e-Health
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 42 (50.60%) Linux
3 29 (34.94%) Windows Server
4 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.43%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (7.23%) Unix
10 5 (6.02%) CentOS
11 3 (3.61%) AIX
12 1 (1.20%) SUSE
12 1 (1.20%) VMS
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) ITIL
2 10 (12.05%) DevOps
3 8 (9.64%) Project Management
4 5 (6.02%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (4.82%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.82%) High Availability
5 4 (4.82%) Migration
5 4 (4.82%) PLM
5 4 (4.82%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.61%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (3.61%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.61%) Workflow
7 2 (2.41%) Coaching
7 2 (2.41%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.41%) Open Source
7 2 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) Python
2 13 (15.66%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.66%) SQL
3 8 (9.64%) Perl
4 5 (6.02%) Ruby
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) VBScript
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (32.53%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (27.71%) CCNA
4 17 (20.48%) CCNP
5 16 (19.28%) MCSE
6 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
7 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.05%) MCSA
9 9 (10.84%) MCP
10 8 (9.64%) RHCE
10 8 (9.64%) RHCSA
11 5 (6.02%) VCAP
11 5 (6.02%) VCP5
12 4 (4.82%) EMC Certification
12 4 (4.82%) MCITP
13 3 (3.61%) RHCT
13 3 (3.61%) VCP4
14 2 (2.41%) CISSP
14 2 (2.41%) Degree
14 2 (2.41%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) COBIT
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (67.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (42.17%) vSphere
3 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
4 13 (15.66%) Hyper-V
5 12 (14.46%) VMware ESX
6 11 (13.25%) XenApp
7 8 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (7.23%) vCloud
8 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (3.61%) ISA Server
11 2 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (1.20%) KVM
12 1 (1.20%) NFS
12 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Puppet
2 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.64%) Nagios
4 6 (7.23%) SCOM
4 6 (7.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.61%) SCCM
7 2 (2.41%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.41%) vMotion
7 2 (2.41%) WSUS
8 1 (1.20%) Ansible
8 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.20%) Bacula
8 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.20%) Rsyslog
8 1 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (1.20%) vRealize
8 1 (1.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (57.83%) Cisco
3 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
4 33 (39.76%) EMC
5 23 (27.71%) NetApp
6 19 (22.89%) HP
7 18 (21.69%) Citrix
8 16 (19.28%) Red Hat
9 13 (15.66%) IBM
10 11 (13.25%) Dell
11 9 (10.84%) CommVault
11 9 (10.84%) Intel
12 8 (9.64%) Hitachi
13 7 (8.43%) Oracle
14 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
15 5 (6.02%) 3PAR
15 5 (6.02%) F5
15 5 (6.02%) Palo Alto
16 4 (4.82%) Juniper
17 3 (3.61%) Isilon