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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £58.75 £44.75
% change year-on-year -40.42% +31.28%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 123 140 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.55% 9.22% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 72 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £244 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) vSphere
4 7 (58.33%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) VXLAN
7 4 (33.33%) vRealize
7 4 (33.33%) VCP6
7 4 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) Ansible
7 4 (33.33%) PaaS
7 4 (33.33%) VCAP
7 4 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) MCP
8 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (25.00%) Information Security
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud

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 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VXLAN
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) Java EE
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
1 4 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) VCAP
2 4 (33.33%) VCP6
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Docker
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
1 4 (33.33%) vRealize
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft