Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 153 177
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 13 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.42% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 1.69% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 1
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £475 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +19.50% +4.61%
10th Percentile £269 £325 £389
90th Percentile £332 £525 £406
South East median daily rate £389 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -13.61% +32.35% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 - £37.48

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 Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 867 1062 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.42% 24.95% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 523 629
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £533
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 97
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.90 £45.39 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Berkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Reading +13 7 £325 -8.77%
Slough +7 2 £288 -17.86%
Newbury 0 2 - -
Windsor -4 2 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
3 8 (61.54%) vSphere
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) MCSE
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
6 5 (38.46%) CCNP
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (38.46%) IIS
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) NAS
6 5 (38.46%) Office 365
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Unix
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) SLA
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) SNMP
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Manager
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Expert
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) VMS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Proactive Management
3 2 (15.38%) API Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) MCSE
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) MCITP
5 2 (15.38%) RHCE
5 2 (15.38%) VCP6
6 1 (7.69%) CCA
6 1 (7.69%) CCAA
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) vSphere
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) VMware NSX
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) PowerCLI
1 2 (15.38%) vRealize
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Zerto
6 1 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (7.69%) Canon
6 1 (7.69%) CommVault
6 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.69%) Lumension
6 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
6 1 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (7.69%) Polycom
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) Wonderware