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 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)
England / South East
Rank 208 225 237
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 25 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 1.29% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 10
Median daily rate £450 £351 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.11% +4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £491
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1977 2318 2603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.23% 27.76% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1374 1260
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 125 122
Median hourly rate £23.10 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.29% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.12 £45.00
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 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 19 January 2017.

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 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
Buckinghamshire +10 11 £350 +6.87%
Hampshire +15 9 £460 +15.00% 2
Berkshire +8 2 £331 -6.02% 1
West Sussex +5 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (65.31%) Windows
3 28 (57.14%) ITIL
4 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
4 27 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
6 20 (40.82%) vSphere
7 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
7 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
8 17 (34.69%) Linux
8 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (34.69%) Red Hat
9 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
10 15 (30.61%) Data Centre
11 14 (28.57%) DNS
11 14 (28.57%) DHCP
12 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
12 13 (26.53%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (24.49%) vRealize
13 12 (24.49%) vCloud
13 12 (24.49%) SAN
14 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (22.45%) Cisco
14 11 (22.45%) MCSA
14 11 (22.45%) DV Cleared
14 11 (22.45%) CentOS
14 11 (22.45%) ITIL V2

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 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) IaaS
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) DHCP
1 14 (28.57%) DNS
2 12 (24.49%) SAN
3 9 (18.37%) NAS
4 8 (16.33%) Firewall
5 7 (14.29%) LAN
5 7 (14.29%) WAN
6 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.12%) VSAN
8 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.08%) VLAN
8 2 (4.08%) VPN
9 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.04%) IPsec
9 1 (2.04%) Network Security
9 1 (2.04%) SSL
9 1 (2.04%) Wireless
9 1 (2.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) VMware Specialist
2 6 (12.24%) Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Automation Specialist
3 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Build Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Data Centre Specialist
4 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) VMware Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) VMWare Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Workflow Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (10.20%) EMC VNX
2 5 (10.20%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (34.69%) Linux
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
4 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (22.45%) CentOS
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Solaris
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL V2
3 10 (20.41%) Capacity Management
3 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (18.37%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Server Building
7 6 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (8.16%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.08%) Defect Management
11 2 (4.08%) Server Patching
11 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
11 2 (4.08%) Validation
11 2 (4.08%) Workflow
11 2 (4.08%) Workflow Development
12 1 (2.04%) Build Automation
12 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (22.45%) DV Cleared
4 11 (22.45%) MCSA
5 10 (20.41%) CCNA
5 10 (20.41%) CCNP
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (14.29%) VCP5
7 6 (12.24%) MCSE
8 5 (10.20%) MCITP
9 4 (8.16%) VCP4
10 2 (4.08%) MCP
11 1 (2.04%) CCA
11 1 (2.04%) CCAA
11 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.04%) Degree
11 1 (2.04%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (40.82%) vSphere
3 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
4 13 (26.53%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (24.49%) vCloud
6 10 (20.41%) Docker
7 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
8 6 (12.24%) ISA Server
8 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (10.20%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (10.20%) UAG
10 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
11 3 (6.12%) XenApp
12 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (2.04%) SRDF
12 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
12 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) vRealize
2 9 (18.37%) SCCM
3 8 (16.33%) Puppet
4 5 (10.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (8.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) SCOM
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (8.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (8.16%) vMotion
6 2 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (4.08%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.04%) AppDNA
7 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) Red Hat
4 11 (22.45%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) Forcepoint
6 6 (12.24%) HP
6 6 (12.24%) NetApp
7 5 (10.20%) EMC
7 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
7 5 (10.20%) Veeam
8 4 (8.16%) Altiris
8 4 (8.16%) Supermicro
9 3 (6.12%) Citrix
9 3 (6.12%) Remedy
10 2 (4.08%) Computacenter
10 2 (4.08%) Dell
11 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.04%) Clearswift
11 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.04%) Juniper