The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 37 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.35% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.08% 1.41% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£340 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.27% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 71 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.14% 20.00% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 45 66
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £235 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £16.75 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.77% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £19.70 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) vMotion
3 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
3 7 (77.78%) FCoE
3 7 (77.78%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) VBScript
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 7 (77.78%) SCOM
3 7 (77.78%) 3PAR
3 7 (77.78%) XenApp
3 7 (77.78%) VCP4
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
1 7 (77.78%) FCoE
1 7 (77.78%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) VCP4
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) vMotion
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) 3PAR
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Intel