Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 107 134
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.76% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 5.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% - -
Scotland median daily rate £388 £345 -
% change year-on-year +12.32% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £19.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +34.62% -1.27% -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 315 301 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.69% 14.26% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 133 185
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £210 £239 £237
90th Percentile £538 £595 £492
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.75 £47.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.74% +195.31% +1.46%
10th Percentile £10.64 £15.35 £12.40
90th Percentile £40.87 £52.00 £21.40
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £28.31
% change year-on-year -22.22% +27.19% +48.97%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Edinburgh

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware NSX
3 3 (50.00%) VXLAN
3 3 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VXLAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware NSX
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) EMC