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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 237 226 215
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 26 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 1.94% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 22
Median daily rate £388 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -10.63%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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
2235 2576 2327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.79% 26.51% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1527 1197
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 105
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 - 13 £500 - 7
Hampshire -10 5 £355 -10.69% 8
Surrey +2 2 £438 +45.83% 4
Oxfordshire -6 2 £425 +123.68%
West Sussex -7 2 £370 +9.62%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £200 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (54.05%) Windows
4 36 (48.65%) Cisco
4 36 (48.65%) vSphere
5 34 (45.95%) Linux
6 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
7 27 (36.49%) SAN
8 26 (35.14%) EMC
8 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (33.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (33.78%) ITIL
10 24 (32.43%) Windows Server
11 22 (29.73%) CCNA
11 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
12 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (27.03%) NetApp
13 20 (27.03%) CCNP
13 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (22.97%) Firewall
15 17 (22.97%) HP
16 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
16 15 (20.27%) SQL
16 15 (20.27%) Citrix
17 14 (18.92%) Finance
17 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
17 14 (18.92%) MCSE
17 14 (18.92%) Python
17 14 (18.92%) PowerShell

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 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.81%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.05%) IaaS
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) PaaS
2 3 (4.05%) SaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.49%) SAN
2 18 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (22.97%) Firewall
4 13 (17.57%) DNS
5 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.16%) DHCP
6 9 (12.16%) NAS
6 9 (12.16%) WAN
7 8 (10.81%) LAN
8 6 (8.11%) Ethernet
8 6 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (6.76%) IPv4
9 5 (6.76%) IPv6
9 5 (6.76%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (4.05%) VLAN
11 3 (4.05%) VPN
12 2 (2.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) VMware Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Administrator
3 10 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (12.16%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.16%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) VMWare Administrator
6 7 (9.46%) SAN Specialist
6 7 (9.46%) Server Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Server Specialist
6 7 (9.46%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Wintel Server Specialist
6 7 (9.46%) Wintel Specialist
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (6.76%) SAN Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (1.35%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) XMPP
2 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
1 13 (17.57%) EMC VNX
2 7 (9.46%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (8.11%) FlexPod
4 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) e-Health
7 1 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Windows
2 34 (45.95%) Linux
3 24 (32.43%) Windows Server
4 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (9.46%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.41%) CentOS
9 4 (5.41%) Solaris
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.70%) Unix
11 1 (1.35%) AIX
11 1 (1.35%) SUSE
11 1 (1.35%) VMS
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) DevOps
3 7 (9.46%) Migration
4 6 (8.11%) Server Building
5 5 (6.76%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) Workflow
6 4 (5.41%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.41%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (5.41%) High Availability
7 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) PLM
7 3 (4.05%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.70%) MOF
8 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.70%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.92%) Python
3 9 (12.16%) Perl
4 4 (5.41%) Ruby
5 3 (4.05%) VBScript
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (33.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (29.73%) CCNA
4 20 (27.03%) CCNP
5 14 (18.92%) MCSE
5 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
6 11 (14.86%) MCSA
7 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
8 9 (12.16%) RHCE
8 9 (12.16%) RHCSA
9 7 (9.46%) MCP
9 7 (9.46%) VCP4
9 7 (9.46%) VCP5
10 6 (8.11%) MCITP
11 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
11 4 (5.41%) VCAP
12 3 (4.05%) EMC Certification
12 3 (4.05%) RHCT
13 2 (2.70%) Degree
13 2 (2.70%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) COBIT
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (48.65%) vSphere
3 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
4 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 9 (12.16%) XenApp
6 7 (9.46%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.46%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (5.41%) vCloud
8 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.35%) NFS
9 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Puppet
2 10 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.16%) Nagios
4 6 (8.11%) SCOM
5 4 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.05%) SCCM
7 2 (2.70%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (2.70%) vMotion
8 1 (1.35%) Ansible
8 1 (1.35%) Bacula
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.35%) Rsyslog
8 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.35%) vRealize
8 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (48.65%) Cisco
3 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
4 26 (35.14%) EMC
5 20 (27.03%) NetApp
6 17 (22.97%) HP
7 15 (20.27%) Citrix
8 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
9 9 (12.16%) CommVault
10 8 (10.81%) IBM
11 7 (9.46%) Dell
12 6 (8.11%) Intel
12 6 (8.11%) Oracle
13 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
13 5 (6.76%) F5
13 5 (6.76%) Hitachi
14 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
14 4 (5.41%) Altiris
14 4 (5.41%) Intel Security
14 4 (5.41%) Supermicro
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