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 24 June 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 113 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.23% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.71% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £300 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -9.37% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £37.75 -
% change year-on-year -52.31% -  

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 682 850 779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 38.84% 42.78% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 505 481
Median daily rate £415 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% +5.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +145.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £25.40 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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
Portsmouth - 2 £300 -
Southampton - 1 £290 - 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
5 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Server Building
5 2 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) VCAP

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring 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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VSAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SAN Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Encryption
3 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) VCAP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) VCDX
4 1 (11.11%) VCP6
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
4 1 (11.11%) SRDF
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) PowerCLI
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
2 1 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam