Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 56 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.46% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.55% 4.12% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £318 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.03% +5.77% +129.41%
10th Percentile £300 £406 £335
90th Percentile £419 £419 £423
East of England median daily rate £300 £356 £400
% change year-on-year -15.79% -10.94% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 117 97 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.08% 15.50% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 90
Bedfordshire median daily rate £415 £415 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.28% -10.00%
10th Percentile £127 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £600 £523
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.53% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.98 £19.18 £35.50
90th Percentile £23.93 £47.47 £50.80
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.61 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.81% +28.42% +7.50%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Bedfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Bedfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 3 - -
Bedford - 2 £368 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) MCSA
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 8 (80.00%) SAN
4 7 (70.00%) CommVault
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (70.00%) 3PAR
4 7 (70.00%) Skype for Business
5 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (60.00%) DHCP
5 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (50.00%) IBM
6 5 (50.00%) Dell
6 5 (50.00%) NetApp
6 5 (50.00%) Veritas
6 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (50.00%) Symantec
6 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (50.00%) VBScript
6 5 (50.00%) ITIL

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (40.00%) CMMI
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) MCSA
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) VCAP
2 5 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) CCA
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (40.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (10.00%) vCloud
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
1 5 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) 3PAR
3 7 (70.00%) CommVault
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 5 (50.00%) EqualLogic
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
4 5 (50.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle