The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 52 58 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 3.06% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £338
% change year-on-year -8.19% +12.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +411.07%  
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 Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 109 98 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.41% 15.76% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 44
Median daily rate £400 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £200 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £57.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.82% +379.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

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

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

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

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) DameWare

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) DameWare
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron