The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 111 113 118
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.27% 0.41% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 1.03% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £275 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £381 £373
% change year-on-year -6.55% +2.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -41.66% +34.07%  

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 Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 768 877 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.81% 40.30% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 586 437
Median daily rate £415 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 24 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +145.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £54.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Hampshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Hampshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Winchester +3 2 £500 +29.03%
Fareham - 2 £275 - 1
Southampton +7 1 £270 -30.76% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) vSphere
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) EMC VNX
5 5 (38.46%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (38.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (38.46%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) EMC
5 5 (38.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
6 4 (30.77%) NAS
6 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) vRealize
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (15.38%) Docker
8 2 (15.38%) Server Building

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) SAN Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (38.46%) EMC VNX
2 5 (38.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (15.38%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Converged Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) vSphere
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Docker
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) SRDF
6 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
6 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (23.08%) vRealize
4 1 (7.69%) PowerCLI
4 1 (7.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Google