The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 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.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 65 67
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.23% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £335 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £390 £305
% change year-on-year -13.46% +27.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.14%  

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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 78 163 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 13.02% 24.33% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 76 86
Median daily rate £350 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £226 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Median hourly rate - - £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (100.00%) VSAN

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware