The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / South West
Rank 136 134 136
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 1.17% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
Median daily rate £288 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -16.66%
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 £35.00 £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
875 1025 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.77% 34.14% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 652 601
Median daily rate £410 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 64 42
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South West region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South West region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Wiltshire -4 2 £288 -23.33%
Dorset +5 1 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £269 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) NAS
5 4 (50.00%) Replication
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) MCITP
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (37.50%) CCNP
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) VoIP
6 3 (37.50%) MCSE
6 3 (37.50%) Solaris
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (37.50%) RHCE
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) Data Centre

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) RHCE
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) UAG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Computacenter
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy