Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for VCP6 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 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 6 (VCP6)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - +88 -
Contract jobs citing VCP6 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.29% - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Birmingham median daily rate £338 - £431
10th Percentile £316 - £389
90th Percentile £349 - £478
West Midlands median daily rate £525 - £331
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

VCP6 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 Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 251 310 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.10% 20.97% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 187 137
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £231
90th Percentile £586 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -23.81% +5.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.43 £16.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +58.91% -39.05% +38.16%

VCP6
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing VCP6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for VCP6 in Birmingham

VCP6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VCP6 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for VCP6 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VCP6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VCP6.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VMware NSX

VCP6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware