Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 150 134
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 19 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.031% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 0.17% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
East Midlands median daily rate £325 - £500
England median daily rate £373 £400 £373
% change year-on-year -6.88% +7.38% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% -38.46% +111.63%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 652 586 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.26% 17.92% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 399 319
East Midlands median daily rate £383 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £233
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 38
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.60 £39.13 £33.65
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 6 £413 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £325 -
Leicestershire -4 4 £228 -
Derbyshire - 3 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) MCSE
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (26.32%) SCCM
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) MCSA
9 5 (26.32%) Citrix
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) HP
10 4 (21.05%) NetApp
10 4 (21.05%) DevOps
10 4 (21.05%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (21.05%) Docker
10 4 (21.05%) Office 365
10 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
11 3 (15.79%) VCAP
11 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications

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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
3 2 (10.53%) Converged Networks
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Support
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.79%) PLM
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) MCSE
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) MCSA
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) CCIE
5 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (15.79%) VCAP
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Docker
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) Splunk
7 1 (5.26%) 3PAR