Period
to 30 November 2021

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 6 months to 30 November 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 553 365 519
Rank change year-on-year -188 +154 +65
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 29 23 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.14% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.75% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 25
10th Percentile £342 £320 £338
25th Percentile £403 £338 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £355 £438
Median % change year-on-year +37.32% -18.86% +4.17%
75th Percentile £547 £525 £500
90th Percentile £575 " £598
England median daily rate £455 £488 £388
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.81% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £44.00 £43.25 £51.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £52.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.12% -14.42% -
75th Percentile £46.00 £45.75 £53.00
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £50.50 £44.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +13.48% +58.93% -40.43%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,747 3,078 5,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.17% 19.39% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,819 2,199 4,163
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
25th Percentile £438 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £644 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £675 £694
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 40 98
10th Percentile £17.28 £14.83 £12.80
25th Percentile £21.30 £23.09 £20.00
Median hourly rate £39.25 £36.75 £31.88
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +15.29% +48.26%
75th Percentile £51.31 £46.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £59.70 £52.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +50.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in London

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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in London.

Daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in London over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in London.

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 6 months to 30 November 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 5 £413 - 2
South London 0 2 - - 4
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
3 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 15 (51.72%) vSphere
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
7 13 (44.83%) Social Skills
8 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
9 11 (37.93%) MCSE
9 11 (37.93%) Azure
10 10 (34.48%) Cisco
10 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (31.03%) CCNA
11 9 (31.03%) HP
11 9 (31.03%) ITIL
12 8 (27.59%) MCSA
13 7 (24.14%) Linux
13 7 (24.14%) DNS
13 7 (24.14%) Citrix
13 7 (24.14%) SCCM
13 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
14 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (20.69%) Network Security
14 6 (20.69%) Firewall
14 6 (20.69%) Finance
14 6 (20.69%) SAN
14 6 (20.69%) McAfee

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) AWS
3 4 (13.79%) IaaS
4 3 (10.34%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Storage
5 2 (6.90%) GCP
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
6 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) Network Security
2 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
3 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
4 3 (10.34%) NAS
4 3 (10.34%) VLAN
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) IPv4
5 2 (6.90%) SD-WAN
5 2 (6.90%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) NGN
6 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.45%) Skype
6 1 (3.45%) VSAN
6 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.45%) FishEye
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (44.83%) Social Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Law
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) HP Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (13.79%) Android
5 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) Mac OS
6 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (3.45%) VMS
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
2 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (17.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) IT Strategy
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Project Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Network Segmentation
4 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (37.93%) MCSE
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (31.03%) CCNA
5 8 (27.59%) MCSA
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) MCITP
7 4 (13.79%) VCP6
8 3 (10.34%) ACSP
8 3 (10.34%) CCA
8 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (10.34%) MCP
8 3 (10.34%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (10.34%) VCAP
9 2 (6.90%) CCNP
9 2 (6.90%) MCTS
9 2 (6.90%) VCDX
10 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 22301
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) NIST
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) vSphere
3 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (17.24%) VMware NSX
6 3 (10.34%) Firmware
6 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (10.34%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.90%) NFS
7 2 (6.90%) vCloud
7 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (6.90%) XenApp
7 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
1 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
2 3 (10.34%) PowerCLI
2 3 (10.34%) vRealize
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) CASB
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.45%) Terraform
4 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) HP
5 7 (24.14%) Citrix
6 6 (20.69%) McAfee
7 4 (13.79%) Apple
8 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
8 3 (10.34%) Avaya
8 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 3 (10.34%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (10.34%) Polycom
8 3 (10.34%) Symantec
8 3 (10.34%) Turbonomic
9 2 (6.90%) EMC
9 2 (6.90%) Ivanti
9 2 (6.90%) Juniper
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.90%) Shavlik
9 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds