The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 36
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.72% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.29% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £325
% change year-on-year -8.19% +17.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £58.75 £44.75
% change year-on-year -40.42% +31.28%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 64 70 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.32% 16.75% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 22
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £60.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +179.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £47.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.80 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware