The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
London / City of London
Rank 147 - 171
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 14
Median daily rate £395 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £388 £338
% change year-on-year -8.06% +14.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -41.66% +34.07%  

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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 430 482 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.18% 14.63% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 345 627
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.96 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) AppSense
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) BYOD
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCDST
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Sysprep
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
City, London
Red10
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £420 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago