Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 244 252
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 +35
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 14 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 0.87% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 15
City of London median daily rate £475 £331 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.40% -15.06% -2.50%
10th Percentile £232 £286 £283
90th Percentile £533 £441 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £331 £395
% change year-on-year +43.40% -16.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 981 1035 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.96% 15.56% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 728 1023
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +3.54% +18.39%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.24
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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

For the 6 months to 19 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) SLA
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
7 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 6 (42.86%) MCSE
7 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
7 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
7 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
7 6 (42.86%) CCNA
8 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
8 5 (35.71%) MCP
8 5 (35.71%) Sophos
8 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
8 5 (35.71%) Veeam

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Mimecast
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) VSAN
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Budget Control
3 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Change Control
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) People Management
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
3 5 (35.71%) Software Licensing
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 5 (35.71%) MCP
5 3 (21.43%) VCP6
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (14.29%) VCP5
7 1 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (7.14%) CCA
7 1 (7.14%) CCNP
7 1 (7.14%) CCSP
7 1 (7.14%) CISM
7 1 (7.14%) CISSP
7 1 (7.14%) NCSA
7 1 (7.14%) RHCE
7 1 (7.14%) VCAP
7 1 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (35.71%) vSphere
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (14.29%) VMware NSX
6 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
6 1 (7.14%) KVM
6 1 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
1 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 1 (7.14%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) vMotion
4 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 5 (35.71%) Sophos
4 5 (35.71%) Veeam
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.14%) arcserve
6 1 (7.14%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Progress
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas