The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 116 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.085% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 3.26% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
Average daily rate
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- £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
250 307 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.67% 14.58% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 149 205
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £34.65 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.26% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.93 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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 31 July 2014. 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
South Yorkshire +1 1 - -
West Yorkshire -4 1 - - 6
North Yorkshire - - - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (85.71%) vSphere
4 10 (71.43%) SAN
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (50.00%) VCAP
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (42.86%) Replication
7 6 (42.86%) Linux
7 6 (42.86%) HP
7 6 (42.86%) Dell
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
8 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (28.57%) Altiris
9 4 (28.57%) WSUS
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (28.57%) Clustering
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL
10 3 (21.43%) MCSE
10 3 (21.43%) Project Management
11 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 2 (14.29%) MCITP
11 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 1 (7.14%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) DSL
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Storage Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) VMWare Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) VCAP
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (7.14%) NCDA
5 1 (7.14%) NCIE
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (85.71%) vSphere
2 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Dell
4 4 (28.57%) Altiris
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco