The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / London
Rank 354 415 352
Rank change year-on-year +61 -63  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 44 16 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.072% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 0.41% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 41
Median daily rate £435 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.82% +2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £283 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £325
% change year-on-year -8.19% +17.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £58.75 £44.75
% change year-on-year -40.42% +31.28%  

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3325 3863 3617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.17% 17.45% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2254 2725 2372
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 88
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London - 7 £415 - 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (71.64%) Windows
3 41 (61.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (53.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
5 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
6 30 (44.78%) ITIL
7 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (40.30%) PowerShell
8 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
9 23 (34.33%) MCSE
10 21 (31.34%) vSphere
11 20 (29.85%) Service Management
12 19 (28.36%) Firewall
12 19 (28.36%) Linux
12 19 (28.36%) Cisco
12 19 (28.36%) Citrix
13 18 (26.87%) SAN
14 17 (25.37%) Migration
14 17 (25.37%) HP
15 16 (23.88%) VMware ESX
15 16 (23.88%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
16 15 (22.39%) SCCM
16 15 (22.39%) Finance
17 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (19.40%) EMC
18 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
18 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (13.43%) Office 365
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.99%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) IaaS
4 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) Firewall
2 18 (26.87%) SAN
3 10 (14.93%) NAS
4 9 (13.43%) DNS
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (11.94%) WAN
6 6 (8.96%) LAN
6 6 (8.96%) Skype
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.48%) DHCP
8 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.99%) VLAN
9 2 (2.99%) VPN
10 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.49%) FCoE
10 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Law
3 7 (10.45%) Back Office
4 6 (8.96%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Games
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) VMware Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Storage Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) VMWare Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) Clustering
3 5 (7.46%) BYOD
3 5 (7.46%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.48%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.48%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.99%) EPoS
5 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Blog
6 1 (1.49%) CMDB
6 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
4 19 (28.36%) Linux
5 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (13.43%) Windows 10
8 7 (10.45%) CentOS
9 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.48%) Android
10 3 (4.48%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.99%) HPUX
12 1 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) ITIL
2 20 (29.85%) Service Management
3 17 (25.37%) Migration
4 10 (14.93%) Change Management
5 9 (13.43%) ITIL V3
6 7 (10.45%) ITSM
6 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.96%) Network Management
7 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.46%) Service Design
8 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.97%) Storage Virtualisation
10 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.45%) Python
3 6 (8.96%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (34.33%) MCSE
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (16.42%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (16.42%) MCP
5 8 (11.94%) VCAP
6 7 (10.45%) VCP6
7 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
8 5 (7.46%) CCNA
9 4 (5.97%) MCITP
9 4 (5.97%) MCSA
9 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (4.48%) Degree
10 3 (4.48%) MCTS
10 3 (4.48%) VCP5
11 2 (2.99%) CCA
11 2 (2.99%) CCNP
11 2 (2.99%) CISSP
11 2 (2.99%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) GCP
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (61.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
3 21 (31.34%) vSphere
4 16 (23.88%) VMware ESX
4 16 (23.88%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.97%) XenApp
7 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.99%) NFS
8 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.49%) UAG
9 1 (1.49%) vCloud
9 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) SCCM
2 9 (13.43%) PowerCLI
3 8 (11.94%) NetBackup
3 8 (11.94%) SCOM
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (10.45%) WMI
5 6 (8.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (8.96%) vMotion
6 3 (4.48%) Ansible
7 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.99%) Puppet
7 2 (2.99%) vRealize
7 2 (2.99%) WSUS
8 1 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.49%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.36%) Cisco
3 19 (28.36%) Citrix
4 17 (25.37%) HP
5 13 (19.40%) EMC
6 10 (14.93%) 3PAR
7 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
8 7 (10.45%) NetApp
8 7 (10.45%) Symantec
9 6 (8.96%) Apple
9 6 (8.96%) AppSense
9 6 (8.96%) Intel
9 6 (8.96%) Intel Security
9 6 (8.96%) Lumension
9 6 (8.96%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.96%) Splunk
10 5 (7.46%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.97%) IBM
12 3 (4.48%) Brocade
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