The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 120 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 27 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.87% 1.38% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
460 289 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.51% 12.03% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 181 147
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 25
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.41 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £25.00 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
West Yorkshire -8 24 £400 +33.33% 8
South Yorkshire -12 3 - - 2
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (86.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (86.84%) MCSE
3 29 (76.32%) MCITP
4 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 22 (57.89%) IIS
5 22 (57.89%) EMC
6 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (42.11%) vSphere
8 11 (28.95%) Windows
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco
9 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
9 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (21.05%) SUSE
11 7 (18.42%) Firewall
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
12 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
12 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
12 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
12 5 (13.16%) CCNP
12 5 (13.16%) CCNA
13 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
13 4 (10.53%) CCIE
13 4 (10.53%) CCSP
13 4 (10.53%) VPN
13 4 (10.53%) Linux
13 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.53%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 22 (57.89%) IIS
2 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) DMZ
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) MPLS
2 4 (10.53%) OSPF
2 4 (10.53%) BGP
2 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
2 4 (10.53%) VRRP
2 4 (10.53%) HSRP
3 3 (7.89%) NAS
4 2 (5.26%) FWSM
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Informix
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Project Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 3 (7.89%) FMCG
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Wiki
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.05%) SUSE
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.53%) Change Management
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security
4 2 (5.26%) Server Building
4 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) MCSE
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (76.32%) MCITP
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCNP
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) CISSP
5 4 (10.53%) CCIE
5 4 (10.53%) CCSP
6 2 (5.26%) MCTS
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) NCDA
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (42.11%) vSphere
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) Cacti
2 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.63%) Opsview
2 1 (2.63%) Graphite
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (57.89%) EMC
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.53%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 3 (7.89%) F5
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) HP
9 1 (2.63%) Brocade
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) Aruba