The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 528 492 502
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 132 182 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 1.67% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 119 70
Median daily rate £398 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £293 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -17.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+51.35% -21.27%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11516 10926 10460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.15% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7176 6533 5916
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 543 458
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +18.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £51.17 £43.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
England -73 117 £398 +6.00% 43
London -7 50 £360 +6.66% 15
South East -15 32 £425 +13.33% 14
West Midlands -24 16 £379 -5.31% 1
Berkshire +15 15 £500 +25.78% 4
City of London +57 14 £370 -8.92% 2
Scotland +17 14 £320 +8.47%
Birmingham - 11 £400 -
Edinburgh - 7 £431 -
Windsor - 7 £500 -
Hampshire -9 6 £388 +3.33% 8
Worcestershire 0 5 £358 -10.62%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 - -
North East - 5 - -
Tyne and Wear - 5 - -
East of England +17 4 £400 - 2
Surrey 0 4 £375 +28.20%
Worcester -1 4 £358 -10.62%
West Yorkshire -23 4 £425 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -24 4 £425 +6.25% 3
Leeds -22 3 £425 +6.25% 1
North West -25 3 £388 +19.23% 2
Oxford - 3 £325 -
Erskine - 3 £305 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £305 -
Farnborough - 3 £425 -
Milton Keynes +13 2 £315 +3.27%
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £315 +3.27%
Bedfordshire +1 2 - -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 267 (100.00%) VMware
2 172 (64.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (62.55%) Windows
4 127 (47.57%) Microsoft
5 117 (43.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 117 (43.82%) vSphere
6 115 (43.07%) Windows Server
7 112 (41.95%) Active Directory
8 109 (40.82%) SAN
8 109 (40.82%) Cisco
9 89 (33.33%) Linux
10 86 (32.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 77 (28.84%) ITIL
12 76 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 73 (27.34%) MCSE
14 72 (26.97%) HP
15 71 (26.59%) Cisco Certification
16 70 (26.22%) DNS
17 68 (25.47%) Citrix
18 67 (25.09%) Data Centre
19 66 (24.72%) SQL Server
20 64 (23.97%) Firewall
21 61 (22.85%) MCSA
22 60 (22.47%) SQL
23 58 (21.72%) NetApp
23 58 (21.72%) PowerShell
24 55 (20.60%) MS Excel
25 53 (19.85%) Security Cleared
26 52 (19.48%) EMC
27 50 (18.73%) CCNA

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills 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 47 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (9.36%) SharePoint
4 22 (8.24%) OpenStack
5 18 (6.74%) Skype for Business
6 14 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (4.12%) IIS
8 7 (2.62%) Apache
9 5 (1.87%) JBoss
9 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.37%) nginx
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (20.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.49%) MS Office
3 8 (3.00%) MS Project
4 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.24%) Office 365
3 12 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.62%) IaaS
6 6 (2.25%) SaaS
7 5 (1.87%) PaaS
8 4 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.50%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 109 (40.82%) SAN
2 70 (26.22%) DNS
3 64 (23.97%) Firewall
4 47 (17.60%) DHCP
5 36 (13.48%) WAN
6 32 (11.99%) LAN
7 27 (10.11%) VLAN
8 26 (9.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (8.99%) NetScaler
10 22 (8.24%) TCP/IP
11 19 (7.12%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (6.37%) NAS
13 15 (5.62%) Network Security
14 14 (5.24%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (5.24%) IPv4
15 9 (3.37%) Internet
15 9 (3.37%) iSCSI
15 9 (3.37%) WLAN
16 8 (3.00%) Extranet
17 7 (2.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.00%) MySQL
4 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.50%) Big Data
5 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.12%) DB2
6 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.75%) Informix
7 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Hudson
3 2 (0.75%) JIRA
3 2 (0.75%) Subversion
3 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (11.24%) Finance
2 10 (3.75%) Legal
3 8 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.25%) Retail
5 5 (1.87%) Back Office
5 5 (1.87%) Banking
5 5 (1.87%) Law
6 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Games
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (22.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 58 (21.72%) VMware Engineer
3 27 (10.11%) Server Engineer
4 26 (9.74%) Architect
5 23 (8.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 22 (8.24%) Windows Engineer
7 21 (7.87%) Consultant
8 19 (7.12%) Analyst
9 18 (6.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (5.99%) Infrastructure Architect
10 16 (5.99%) Support Engineer
11 15 (5.62%) Administrator
11 15 (5.62%) Windows Server Engineer
12 14 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (4.49%) Citrix Engineer
14 12 (4.49%) Senior VMware Engineer
15 10 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
15 10 (3.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.25%) J2EE
2 5 (1.87%) REST
3 4 (1.50%) Middleware
4 3 (1.12%) Java EE
5 2 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.75%) LAMP
5 2 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.37%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) XMPP
6 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (25.09%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.24%) EMC VNX
3 16 (5.99%) Replication
4 13 (4.87%) VCE vBlock
5 10 (3.75%) Clustering
6 8 (3.00%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.62%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.50%) IBM XIV
11 3 (1.12%) CLARiiON
11 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.12%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.75%) Life Science
12 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.75%) Symmetrix
12 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 167 (62.55%) Windows
2 115 (43.07%) Windows Server
3 89 (33.33%) Linux
4 86 (32.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (6.37%) Unix
7 17 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (5.24%) Data ONTAP
9 13 (4.87%) Windows 7
10 12 (4.49%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.12%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.00%) Windows Phone
13 7 (2.62%) CentOS
14 5 (1.87%) Solaris
15 4 (1.50%) AIX
15 4 (1.50%) SUSE
16 3 (1.12%) Debian
16 3 (1.12%) VMS
16 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.84%) ITIL
2 33 (12.36%) Migration
3 22 (8.24%) Project Management
4 19 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (5.62%) DevOps
5 15 (5.62%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.24%) Server Virtualisation
7 13 (4.87%) Capacity Management
8 12 (4.49%) Risk Management
8 12 (4.49%) TOGAF
9 11 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (3.75%) Conflict Management
11 9 (3.37%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (3.00%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.00%) Converged Infrastructure
12 8 (3.00%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (3.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.00%) Software Deployment
12 8 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.47%) SQL
2 58 (21.72%) PowerShell
3 20 (7.49%) Python
4 16 (5.99%) Perl
5 8 (3.00%) Java
6 6 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.25%) C
6 6 (2.25%) Ruby
7 5 (1.87%) PHP
8 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.12%) VBScript
10 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (43.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (27.34%) MCSE
3 71 (26.59%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (22.85%) MCSA
5 53 (19.85%) Security Cleared
6 50 (18.73%) CCNA
7 44 (16.48%) SC Cleared
8 39 (14.61%) CCNP
9 18 (6.74%) VCAP
10 17 (6.37%) VCP5
11 16 (5.99%) MCP
12 11 (4.12%) VCP6
13 9 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (3.37%) RHCE
13 9 (3.37%) RHCSA
14 8 (3.00%) CISSP
14 8 (3.00%) MCITP
15 5 (1.87%) Degree
15 5 (1.87%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.87%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (1.87%) PCI DSS
1 5 (1.87%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) COBIT
3 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 172 (64.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (43.82%) vSphere
3 112 (41.95%) Active Directory
4 42 (15.73%) XenApp
5 37 (13.86%) Hyper-V
6 30 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (8.99%) VMware ESX
8 14 (5.24%) vCloud
9 13 (4.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (4.87%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.75%) DFS Replication
10 10 (3.75%) VMware Server
11 9 (3.37%) NFS
11 9 (3.37%) UAG
11 9 (3.37%) Xen
12 7 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (2.25%) Docker
14 4 (1.50%) Firmware
14 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (14.61%) SCOM
2 34 (12.73%) SCCM
3 15 (5.62%) Puppet
4 13 (4.87%) Nagios
5 12 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (4.12%) Backup Exec
7 10 (3.75%) Ansible
7 10 (3.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (3.75%) vRealize
8 8 (3.00%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (3.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (3.00%) NetBackup
8 8 (3.00%) SCVMM
8 8 (3.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 7 (2.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (2.25%) vMotion
11 4 (1.50%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.50%) Cacti
11 4 (1.50%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 267 (100.00%) VMware
2 127 (47.57%) Microsoft
3 109 (40.82%) Cisco
4 72 (26.97%) HP
5 68 (25.47%) Citrix
6 58 (21.72%) NetApp
7 52 (19.48%) EMC
8 29 (10.86%) IBM
9 27 (10.11%) Red Hat
10 24 (8.99%) Dell
11 18 (6.74%) Oracle
12 16 (5.99%) Juniper
13 15 (5.62%) Symantec
14 12 (4.49%) CheckPoint
14 12 (4.49%) CommVault
14 12 (4.49%) Veeam
15 10 (3.75%) Dell Compellent
15 10 (3.75%) SolarWinds
16 9 (3.37%) F5
17 6 (2.25%) 3PAR
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