The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - - 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £394 £340
% change year-on-year -7.93% +15.80%  
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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 135 125 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 40.06% 28.03% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 78 59
Median daily rate £455 £432 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.32% +15.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 19
Median hourly rate £41.13 £43.00 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +38.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £20.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £43.00 £67.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

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

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

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