The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 81 69
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.77% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £263 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -9.67% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 90 260 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 16.70% 25.87% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 125 95
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Median hourly rate £18.68 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.62% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £16.84 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.98 £50.00 £48.00
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Cheshire
Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago