Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 129 111
Rank change year-on-year -10 -18 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.070% 0.21% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.89% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £388 £336 £338
90th Percentile £463 £409 £538
Scotland median daily rate £325 £388 £345
% change year-on-year -16.13% +12.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £26.25 £19.50
% 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 280 318 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.80% 10.93% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 184 131
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.45% -5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £238
90th Percentile £561 £538 £575
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +7.59% +6.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -17.65% +126.67%
10th Percentile £11.99 £10.73 £14.80
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.39 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £28.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -8.93% -27.27% +40.31%

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 18 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp