Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 195 184
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 1.46% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
East of England median daily rate £373 £318 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.32% -14.19% -5.13%
10th Percentile £320 £239 £318
90th Percentile £419 £419 £467
England median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +50.40% +11.61% -24.32%

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 975 956 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.10% 18.82% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 490 546
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £196
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 96 86
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -11.83% -3.94%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.25 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.25 £47.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.55 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.85% +4.13% +12.09%

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 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 19 October 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 +1 4 £373 +11.19%
Essex -3 2 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) vCloud

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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Server Management
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) VCAP
3 2 (33.33%) VCP5
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VCP4
4 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) vCloud
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas