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 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 239 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 22 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.72% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 21
Median daily rate £425 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.96 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -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
2045 2680 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.89% 27.15% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1610 1231
Median daily rate £400 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +7.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 115 121
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.43 £50.00
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 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 1 October 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 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
Buckinghamshire +27 7 £450 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +5 7 £358 -4.46% 3
Berkshire - 5 £475 - 4
West Sussex -6 2 £370 +9.62% 2
Surrey +2 1 £500 +33.33% 1
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England

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

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

1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (57.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (55.93%) Windows
4 31 (52.54%) ITIL
5 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
6 28 (47.46%) Linux
6 28 (47.46%) vSphere
7 23 (38.98%) Cisco
8 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (30.51%) EMC
9 18 (30.51%) CCNA
9 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
11 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
11 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
12 15 (25.42%) CCNP
12 15 (25.42%) SAN
12 15 (25.42%) Red Hat
13 14 (23.73%) Puppet
14 12 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (20.34%) NetApp
14 12 (20.34%) Citrix
14 12 (20.34%) HP
14 12 (20.34%) EMC VNX
15 11 (18.64%) Python
15 11 (18.64%) Firewall
15 11 (18.64%) 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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) IaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.39%) Office 365
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) SAN
2 12 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (18.64%) Firewall
4 10 (16.95%) DNS
5 8 (13.56%) DHCP
6 7 (11.86%) NAS
6 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
7 5 (8.47%) LAN
7 5 (8.47%) WAN
8 4 (6.78%) VLAN
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (5.08%) IPv4
9 3 (5.08%) IPv6
10 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.39%) VoIP
11 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Administrator
2 10 (16.95%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (15.25%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) VMWare Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) VMware Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Data Centre Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.08%) VMware Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Wintel Server Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) REST
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) XMPP
2 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) EMC VNX
2 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.17%) Replication
4 4 (6.78%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (5.08%) FlexPod
5 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.39%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Linux
3 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
6 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (13.56%) CentOS
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.78%) Solaris
9 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.39%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (3.39%) Unix
11 1 (1.69%) AIX
11 1 (1.69%) SUSE
11 1 (1.69%) VMS
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Capacity Management
2 9 (15.25%) DevOps
2 9 (15.25%) Migration
3 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (10.17%) ITIL V2
4 6 (10.17%) Server Building
5 5 (8.47%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (5.08%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (5.08%) Workflow
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) MOF
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
1 11 (18.64%) Python
2 10 (16.95%) SQL
3 9 (15.25%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Java
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) CCNA
1 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.42%) CCNP
4 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.25%) MCSE
5 9 (15.25%) RHCE
5 9 (15.25%) RHCSA
6 8 (13.56%) MCSA
7 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
7 7 (11.86%) VCP5
8 5 (8.47%) MCITP
8 5 (8.47%) VCP4
9 4 (6.78%) MCP
10 3 (5.08%) RHCT
10 3 (5.08%) VCAP
11 2 (3.39%) Degree
12 1 (1.69%) CCA
12 1 (1.69%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (47.46%) vSphere
3 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
4 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
5 8 (13.56%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (11.86%) vCloud
6 7 (11.86%) XenApp
7 6 (10.17%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
9 3 (5.08%) Docker
10 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.69%) NFS
11 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.25%) Nagios
4 5 (8.47%) SCCM
4 5 (8.47%) SCOM
4 5 (8.47%) vMotion
4 5 (8.47%) vRealize
5 4 (6.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (6.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.39%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (3.39%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.69%) Ansible
8 1 (1.69%) Bacula
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.69%) Rsyslog
8 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.98%) Cisco
4 18 (30.51%) EMC
5 15 (25.42%) Red Hat
6 12 (20.34%) Citrix
6 12 (20.34%) HP
6 12 (20.34%) NetApp
7 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.47%) CommVault
7 5 (8.47%) Veeam
8 4 (6.78%) Altiris
8 4 (6.78%) Dell
8 4 (6.78%) F5
8 4 (6.78%) IBM
8 4 (6.78%) Intel Security
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle
8 4 (6.78%) Supermicro
9 3 (5.08%) Intel
9 3 (5.08%) Isilon