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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 219 231 245
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 27 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 1.09% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 13
Median daily rate £470 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.48 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +85.71%
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
1974 2569 2915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.48% 27.32% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1509 1452
Median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 140 141
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +91.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.78 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +23 15 £500 +42.85%
Hampshire +20 8 £470 +17.50% 4
Berkshire - 3 £350 - 4
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 5 December 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 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (58.00%) ITIL
2 29 (58.00%) Windows
3 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (54.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (50.00%) vSphere
6 21 (42.00%) Linux
7 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (32.00%) Red Hat
10 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (28.00%) Puppet
11 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
12 13 (26.00%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
12 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
12 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (24.00%) vCloud
13 12 (24.00%) vRealize
14 11 (22.00%) ITIL V2
14 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (22.00%) CCNA
14 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
14 11 (22.00%) SAN
14 11 (22.00%) CentOS
15 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
15 10 (20.00%) Migration
15 10 (20.00%) CCNP
15 10 (20.00%) Cisco

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 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) IaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) DHCP
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) NAS
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.00%) Firewall
6 3 (6.00%) VLAN
7 2 (4.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.00%) HTTP
8 1 (2.00%) LAN
8 1 (2.00%) LDAP
8 1 (2.00%) SNMP
8 1 (2.00%) SSL
8 1 (2.00%) VoIP
8 1 (2.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) VMware Specialist
2 8 (16.00%) Administrator
2 8 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (16.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Build Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Wintel Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) EMC VNX
3 5 (10.00%) Replication
4 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) FlexPod
5 2 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) PKI
6 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (22.00%) CentOS
8 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.00%) Solaris
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.00%) SUSE
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) ITIL V2
3 10 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 10 (20.00%) Migration
3 10 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.00%) Server Building
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps
6 4 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.00%) Workflow
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (4.00%) Defect Management
8 2 (4.00%) MOF
8 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Server Patching
8 2 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.00%) Validation
8 2 (4.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) Python
3 5 (10.00%) Perl
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (20.00%) CCNP
5 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (16.00%) VCP5
7 7 (14.00%) MCSE
8 6 (12.00%) MCSA
9 5 (10.00%) MCITP
9 5 (10.00%) RHCE
9 5 (10.00%) RHCSA
10 4 (8.00%) VCP4
11 2 (4.00%) MCP
12 1 (2.00%) CCA
12 1 (2.00%) CCAA
12 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (2.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (50.00%) vSphere
3 13 (26.00%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (24.00%) vCloud
5 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (20.00%) Docker
7 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (8.00%) XenApp
10 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
10 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
10 2 (4.00%) XenServer
11 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
11 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) vRealize
3 9 (18.00%) SCCM
4 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (10.00%) Nagios
6 4 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) SCOM
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (8.00%) vMotion
7 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (4.00%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (4.00%) PowerCLI
7 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Ansible
8 1 (2.00%) AppDNA
8 1 (2.00%) Bacula
8 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
8 1 (2.00%) Rsyslog
8 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (20.00%) Cisco
5 7 (14.00%) EMC
5 7 (14.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Citrix
6 5 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (10.00%) Veeam
7 4 (8.00%) Altiris
7 4 (8.00%) NetApp
7 4 (8.00%) Supermicro
8 2 (4.00%) CommVault
8 2 (4.00%) Dell
8 2 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.00%) F5
9 1 (2.00%) Intel
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.00%) Meraki