Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 237 233
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 +33
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 1.01% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
City of London median daily rate £420 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +28.38% -5.13%
10th Percentile £360 £232 £287
90th Percentile £435 £513 £480
Central London median daily rate £420 £413 £370
% change year-on-year +1.82% +11.49% -6.33%
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 961 986 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.72% 14.38% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 712 756
City of London median daily rate £480 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £489 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -1.61% +5.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.15 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% +5.67%

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 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 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) VCAP
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (44.44%) VCDX
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) VLAN
5 4 (44.44%) VSAN
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM
7 2 (22.22%) Veeam
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VLAN
1 4 (44.44%) VSAN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) VCAP
2 4 (44.44%) VCDX
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) VCP5
4 1 (11.11%) VCP6
4 1 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Veeam
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (11.11%) Veritas