Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 173 176
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 17 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 1.23% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 13
East of England median daily rate £300 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +5.00% +15.38%
England median daily rate £331 £415 £353
% change year-on-year -20.18% +17.73% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate £29.08 £25.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +16.31% -45.05% +106.82%

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 942 893 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.81% 19.86% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 501 462
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £192 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.81% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 99 144
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +52.17% +17.95%
10th Percentile £10.60 £13.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £23.75 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -3.70% +42.11%

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 23 January 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 +2 12 £300 -27.27% 3
Essex -3 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -24 1 £300 - 3
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (76.47%) Citrix
5 12 (70.59%) SAN
5 12 (70.59%) Windows
5 12 (70.59%) MCSA
6 11 (64.71%) SQL
6 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
6 11 (64.71%) MCSE
6 11 (64.71%) CommVault
6 11 (64.71%) IBM
6 11 (64.71%) HP
6 11 (64.71%) Degree
6 11 (64.71%) 3PAR
6 11 (64.71%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (58.82%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
7 10 (58.82%) DHCP
7 10 (58.82%) DNS
8 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
8 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
8 9 (52.94%) ITIL
8 9 (52.94%) VBScript
8 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
8 9 (52.94%) NetApp
8 9 (52.94%) Veritas
8 9 (52.94%) Terminal Services
8 9 (52.94%) Dell

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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
1 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
1 9 (52.94%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) SAN
2 11 (64.71%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (58.82%) DHCP
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) iSCSI
4 9 (52.94%) NAS
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Storage Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
1 9 (52.94%) Replication
2 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) CMMI
5 2 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 9 (52.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSA
3 11 (64.71%) Degree
3 11 (64.71%) MCSE
4 9 (52.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (29.41%) VCAP
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (11.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (11.76%) CCA
7 2 (11.76%) CCNP
7 2 (11.76%) CCSP
7 2 (11.76%) CISM
7 2 (11.76%) CISSP
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (52.94%) Terminal Services
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) VMware NSX
5 2 (11.76%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.88%) vCloud
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Backup Exec
1 9 (52.94%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Clustering
1 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
1 9 (52.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
1 9 (52.94%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) Citrix
4 11 (64.71%) 3PAR
4 11 (64.71%) CommVault
4 11 (64.71%) HP
4 11 (64.71%) IBM
5 9 (52.94%) Dell
5 9 (52.94%) EqualLogic
5 9 (52.94%) NetApp
5 9 (52.94%) SolarWinds
5 9 (52.94%) Symantec
5 9 (52.94%) Veritas
6 2 (11.76%) Brocade
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) EMC