Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 186 177
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 14 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 0.68% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 11
East of England median daily rate £300 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +21.15% +4.00%
England median daily rate £375 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
East of England median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate £19.38 £35.00 £49.00
% change year-on-year -44.63% -28.57% +68.97%

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 906 877 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.54% 20.27% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 480 477
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £175 £208 £213
90th Percentile £575 £557 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 108 107
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.86% +16.67% +57.89%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.83 £9.65
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £23.44 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% +9.09% +37.50%

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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 -7 6 £300 -27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £308 -8.89% 2
Essex - 3 £400 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 8 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (57.14%) NetApp
4 8 (57.14%) IBM
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) MCSA
5 7 (50.00%) SAN
5 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
5 7 (50.00%) SCOM
5 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (42.86%) Skype for Business
6 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
6 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 6 (42.86%) NAS
6 6 (42.86%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (42.86%) iSCSI
6 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
6 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
6 6 (42.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (42.86%) CommVault
6 6 (42.86%) Symantec

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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 6 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Storage Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
1 6 (42.86%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 2 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
1 8 (57.14%) MCSA
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
2 6 (42.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) VCAP
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (42.86%) Terminal Services
4 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
1 7 (50.00%) SCOM
2 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 6 (42.86%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (7.14%) vRealize
4 1 (7.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) 3PAR
2 8 (57.14%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) NetApp
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) CommVault
3 6 (42.86%) Dell
3 6 (42.86%) EqualLogic
3 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 6 (42.86%) Symantec
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
5 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco