The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 129 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 0.81% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £379 £318 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £340 £336
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £34.25
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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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
609 494 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.42% 19.43% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 290 208
Median daily rate £375 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 43
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.86% +30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
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 West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

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

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

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

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Worcestershire -5 5 £358 -10.62% 1
Birmingham +3 2 £450 -10.00% 2
Solihull - 2 £450 -
Coventry -4 1 - -
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) vSphere
4 5 (41.67%) VCP5
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (16.67%) VCP6
7 2 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (16.67%) vMotion
7 2 (16.67%) VCAP
7 2 (16.67%) System Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) CentOS
7 2 (16.67%) Veeam

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Heroku
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) VMS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) PLM
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Product Management
2 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VCP5
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) VCAP
2 2 (16.67%) VCP6
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) EMC Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (8.33%) vCloud
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) vMotion
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
2 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec