The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 June 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 95 96
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 0.78% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £288 - £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -9.37% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £37.75 -
% change year-on-year -52.31% -  

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 East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 281 258 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.67% 16.80% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 172 132
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the East Midlands

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the East Midlands

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the East Midlands

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 3 £173 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £300 - 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
6 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) MCSE
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
8 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (27.27%) CCNP
8 3 (27.27%) Citrix
8 3 (27.27%) NetApp
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) XenApp
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
9 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) PLM
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam