Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 229 219
Rank change year-on-year -25 -10 +56
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 7 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.29% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
City of London median daily rate £394 £451 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.74% +24.48% -3.33%
10th Percentile £347 £383 £287
90th Percentile £490 £487 £473
Central London median daily rate £400 £435 £373
% change year-on-year -8.05% +16.78% -3.87%
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 980 932 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.92% 14.00% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 640 786
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £275 £287 £281
90th Percentile £699 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 22 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -11.93% +11.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.32 £16.36
90th Percentile £28.84 £29.77 £80.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.78
% change year-on-year - -14.14% +15.54%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) VCP6
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) vRealize
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) VCP6
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) VCP5
3 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) vMotion
2 2 (28.57%) vRealize
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas