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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 141 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.040% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £213 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.63%
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
720 463 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.22% 18.43% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 228 235
Median daily rate £386 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 35
Median hourly rate £24.75 £28.69 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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)
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 29 September 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
Birmingham - 8 £400 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 16 (84.21%) Data Centre
4 12 (63.16%) vSphere
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco
6 10 (52.63%) MCSE
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
7 9 (47.37%) Ubuntu
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (47.37%) Juniper
7 9 (47.37%) SAN
7 9 (47.37%) Firewall
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (47.37%) MCSA
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 9 (47.37%) LAN
7 9 (47.37%) WAN
7 9 (47.37%) IPv4
7 9 (47.37%) CCNP
8 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) DHCP

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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
1 9 (47.37%) IPv4
1 9 (47.37%) LAN
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
1 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Ubuntu
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (10.53%) System Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) MCSE
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) CCNP
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) MCSA
3 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) VCP5
5 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.26%) VCAP
5 1 (5.26%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) vSphere
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
4 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) PowerCLI
2 4 (21.05%) vMotion
3 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) Veeam
6 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 2 (10.53%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.26%) EMC