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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 229 255 227
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 41 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 0.46% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 17
Median daily rate £425 £354 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.89% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £44.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.65%
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
2686 2583 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.90% 26.03% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1643 1397 1263
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 123 118
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +21 15 £365 -8.17%
Surrey -2 9 £513 +65.32% 1
Hampshire +4 7 £400 -2.43% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £373 - 1
Kent - 1 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 52 (70.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (63.51%) Windows
4 41 (55.41%) Cisco
4 41 (55.41%) SAN
5 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
6 34 (45.95%) vSphere
7 32 (43.24%) Windows Server
8 29 (39.19%) Linux
9 28 (37.84%) EMC
9 28 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
11 24 (32.43%) HP
11 24 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (32.43%) Firewall
12 20 (27.03%) CCNA
12 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
13 18 (24.32%) NetApp
13 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
14 17 (22.97%) Citrix
15 16 (21.62%) MCSE
16 15 (20.27%) SQL
16 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
16 15 (20.27%) Red Hat
16 15 (20.27%) IBM
17 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (17.57%) Dell
17 13 (17.57%) ITIL
17 13 (17.57%) VMware ESX

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 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.11%) OpenStack
4 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.41%) IIS
6 3 (4.05%) JBoss
6 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.41%) IaaS
2 4 (5.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (55.41%) SAN
2 24 (32.43%) Firewall
3 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.51%) DNS
4 10 (13.51%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (12.16%) Ethernet
5 9 (12.16%) WAN
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (9.46%) LAN
7 7 (9.46%) NAS
8 6 (8.11%) IPv4
8 6 (8.11%) IPv6
9 5 (6.76%) DHCP
9 5 (6.76%) VLAN
10 4 (5.41%) Network Security
11 3 (4.05%) Converged Networks
11 3 (4.05%) VPN
12 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.05%) DB2
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) VMware Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.81%) SAN Specialist
4 8 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) VMware Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Server Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Wintel Server Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Wintel Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Designer
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Project Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (8.11%) FlexPod
4 5 (6.76%) Clustering
4 5 (6.76%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (6.76%) EMC VNX
4 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) e-Health
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 29 (39.19%) Linux
4 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.81%) Unix
8 7 (9.46%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (8.11%) AIX
10 3 (4.05%) CentOS
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Project Management
3 7 (9.46%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (6.76%) DevOps
4 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.76%) Workflow
5 4 (5.41%) PLM
6 3 (4.05%) Change Management
6 3 (4.05%) Coaching
6 3 (4.05%) CRM
6 3 (4.05%) ERP
6 3 (4.05%) High Availability
6 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.05%) Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.05%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.11%) Python
4 5 (6.76%) Ruby
5 3 (4.05%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) VBScript
7 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (27.03%) CCNA
4 16 (21.62%) MCSE
5 12 (16.22%) MCSA
6 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
7 9 (12.16%) CCNP
7 9 (12.16%) MCP
7 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.76%) VCP5
9 4 (5.41%) EMC Certification
9 4 (5.41%) MCITP
9 4 (5.41%) VCAP
10 3 (4.05%) VCP4
11 2 (2.70%) CISSP
11 2 (2.70%) NCDA
11 2 (2.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.35%) CCA
12 1 (1.35%) CCSA
12 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) COBIT
1 3 (4.05%) QA
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (70.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (45.95%) vSphere
3 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
4 13 (17.57%) VMware ESX
5 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
6 9 (12.16%) XenApp
7 6 (8.11%) vCloud
7 6 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.41%) ISA Server
9 3 (4.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (4.05%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.35%) KVM
10 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (6.76%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.05%) SCCM
3 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.05%) WSUS
4 2 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.35%) vMotion
5 1 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (55.41%) Cisco
3 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 28 (37.84%) EMC
5 24 (32.43%) HP
6 18 (24.32%) NetApp
7 17 (22.97%) Citrix
8 15 (20.27%) IBM
8 15 (20.27%) Red Hat
9 13 (17.57%) Dell
10 10 (13.51%) Oracle
11 8 (10.81%) Hitachi
11 8 (10.81%) Intel
11 8 (10.81%) Palo Alto
12 6 (8.11%) CommVault
13 5 (6.76%) SAP
14 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
14 4 (5.41%) Symantec
15 3 (4.05%) Nokia
16 2 (2.70%) Veritas
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