Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VCAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 28 March 2020 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 Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +103
Contract jobs citing VCAP 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.056% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

VCAP 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 231 258 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.86% 10.30% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 130 175
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £228 £313 £263
90th Percentile £541 £600 £541
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% -20.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £27.30 £36.13
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.50 £47.38
Median hourly rate £23.43 £26.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year -12.23% -4.67% -26.32%

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VCAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VCAP in Edinburgh

VCAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VCAP in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for VCAP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VCAP 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware NSX
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Avamar
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector

VCAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Avamar
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware