Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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 of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 180 188
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 15 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 0.95% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
East of England median daily rate £300 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -10.94% +21.21%
10th Percentile £252 £178 £295
90th Percentile £415 £476 £453
England median daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% -38.46% +109.20%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 986 945 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.28% 19.39% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 545 550
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £181 £205 £212
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 95 149
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.83% +28.47% +7.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.17 £10.70
90th Percentile £46.65 £46.60 £49.80
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%

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

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the East of England

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

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

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

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

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

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bedfordshire -3 10 £318 -23.03%
Essex -16 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £183 +46.00% 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 of England region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) Citrix
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 9 (60.00%) Windows
5 9 (60.00%) MCSE
5 9 (60.00%) MCSA
5 9 (60.00%) SAN
6 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (46.67%) 3PAR
7 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
7 7 (46.67%) Degree
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) CommVault
8 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (40.00%) IBM
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 6 (40.00%) DHCP
8 6 (40.00%) DNS
8 6 (40.00%) Terminal Services
8 6 (40.00%) Clustering
8 6 (40.00%) Replication
8 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (40.00%) VCAP

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 5 (33.33%) NAS
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) Replication
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (26.67%) CMMI
3 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) MCSA
2 9 (60.00%) MCSE
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (40.00%) VCAP
5 5 (33.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (26.67%) CCA
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (13.33%) CCNP
7 2 (13.33%) CCSP
7 2 (13.33%) CISM
7 2 (13.33%) CISSP
7 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
8 1 (6.67%) MCP
8 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (13.33%) VMware NSX
6 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
6 1 (6.67%) vCloud
6 1 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 5 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) 3PAR
4 7 (46.67%) CommVault
4 7 (46.67%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) Dell
6 5 (33.33%) EqualLogic
6 5 (33.33%) NetApp
6 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec
6 5 (33.33%) Veritas
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 1 (6.67%) Brocade