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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 545 444 389
Rank change year-on-year -101 -55 +175
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 27 28 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.67% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 27
10th Percentile £300 £255 £261
25th Percentile £400 £400 £329
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
75th Percentile £575 £519 £475
90th Percentile £600 £545 £538
England median daily rate £455 £464 £425
% change year-on-year -1.94% +9.18% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £46.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +9.78% +16.46% +14.46%

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 6,012 4,209 3,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.56% 17.34% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,194 2,870 2,639
10th Percentile £375 £329 £305
25th Percentile £463 £425 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £740 £700 £650
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 67 54
10th Percentile £21.78 £20.40 £18.95
25th Percentile £25.68 £26.65 £22.61
Median hourly rate £44.13 £36.50 £34.34
Median % change year-on-year +20.89% +6.30% +16.40%
75th Percentile £49.25 £49.80 £47.83
90th Percentile £63.15 £59.85 £52.78
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.67% +36.36% -8.03%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -31 5 £555 -0.45% 2
West London -9 2 £300 -40.00% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (51.85%) Cisco
4 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) vSphere
5 12 (44.44%) VMware NSX
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (29.63%) Citrix
9 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (25.93%) Social Skills
10 7 (25.93%) HP
10 7 (25.93%) MCSA
10 7 (25.93%) XenApp
10 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
11 6 (22.22%) Azure
11 6 (22.22%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) ITIL
11 6 (22.22%) C
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) CCA
11 6 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (22.22%) Private Cloud
12 5 (18.52%) VxRail
12 5 (18.52%) Network Virtualisation
12 5 (18.52%) MCSE

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 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Azure
2 5 (18.52%) AWS
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (14.81%) OpenShift
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.41%) GCP
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (3.70%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) Network Security
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) VSAN
5 2 (7.41%) IPv4
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Social Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Server Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Native
6 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.70%) Clustering
6 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (3.70%) Replication
6 1 (3.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Unix
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Change Control
3 2 (7.41%) CI/CD
3 2 (7.41%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Transfer
3 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
3 2 (7.41%) Presales
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Server Management
3 2 (7.41%) Server Patching
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Use Case
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) C
3 2 (7.41%) Bash
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) MCSA
3 6 (22.22%) CCA
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (18.52%) MCSE
5 4 (14.81%) MCP
6 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.11%) MCITP
7 2 (7.41%) CCAA
7 2 (7.41%) CCIE
7 2 (7.41%) CCNP
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (7.41%) MCTS
7 2 (7.41%) VCP5
7 2 (7.41%) VCP6
8 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.70%) RHCE
8 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) OASIS TOSCA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) vSphere
3 12 (44.44%) VMware NSX
4 7 (25.93%) XenApp
5 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (11.11%) Docker
6 3 (11.11%) NFS
6 3 (11.11%) vCloud
6 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (3.70%) Firmware
8 1 (3.70%) KVM
8 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) VxRail
2 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) vRealize
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (7.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (7.41%) WSUS
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (3.70%) Cloudify
5 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.70%) Rancher
5 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 7 (25.93%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 4 (14.81%) Turbonomic
7 3 (11.11%) Ivanti
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.41%) Google
8 2 (7.41%) Intel
8 2 (7.41%) NetApp
8 2 (7.41%) Shavlik
8 2 (7.41%) Zerto
9 1 (3.70%) Apple
9 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (3.70%) Mirantis
9 1 (3.70%) Nokia
9 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow