Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 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.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 853 867
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 +14
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% 0.039% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
England median daily rate £408 £300 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.83% -30.64% +2.25%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £416
90th Percentile £423 £325 £453
UK median daily rate £408 £300 £433
% change year-on-year +35.83% -30.64% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £26.25 -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18,250 17,964 19,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.15% 18.91% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,883 11,048 12,260
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £245
90th Percentile £630 £617 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 860 816 775
England median hourly rate £26.35 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.30 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.50 £25.69
% change year-on-year +3.92% -0.73% +2.75%

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 4 £408 -
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS 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 England region with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
3 2 (50.00%) VCP6
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) VCP5
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) WMI
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN

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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VCP5
3 2 (50.00%) VCP6
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SnapVault
2 1 (25.00%) WMI
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft