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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 120 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 1.30% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.25 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.51% -
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
515 384 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.18% 17.38% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 197 150
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 60 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.00 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 4
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) vRealize
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) NCIE
5 1 (20.00%) vCloud
5 1 (20.00%) VCP5
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Server Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) FlexPod Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) NCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vRealize
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam