Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 96 130
Rank change year-on-year -39 +34 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.13% 0.92% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 3.46% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £513 £488 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +43.91% -17.38%
10th Percentile £439 £264 £311
90th Percentile £576 £500 £371
South East median daily rate £389 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -13.61% +32.35% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 515 462 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.79% 26.67% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 328 382
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £162 £230 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 6 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -43.75% +140.00%
10th Percentile £12.01 £10.24 £16.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.00 £46.50
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 Buckinghamshire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Milton Keynes -41 3 £513 +5.13% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) StorageTek
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Apple