The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 52 61
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.15% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.66% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  
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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 149 152 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.59% 22.55% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 55
Median daily rate £330 £380 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -10.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.41% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.63 £40.00 £36.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

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

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

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

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

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

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