The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 621 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 -  
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.010% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £335 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.10% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £400 -
% change year-on-year -16.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VERITAS 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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8643 10794 9968
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.16% 20.99% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5367 6867 5731
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 345 467
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.91 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in England

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in England

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 3 £335 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS 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 England region with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (75.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds