Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 413 414 579
Rank change year-on-year +1 +165 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 27 53 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.22% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 1.14% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 22
10th Percentile £295 £266 £340
25th Percentile £338 £338 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £413 £475
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% -13.16% +24.18%
75th Percentile £513 £475 £572
90th Percentile £525 £546 £634
England median daily rate £425 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £34.51
England median hourly rate £46.00 £39.50 £34.51
% change year-on-year +16.46% +14.46% +78.07%

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 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 4,012 4,630 6,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.26% 19.26% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,749 3,187 4,635
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
England median daily rate £485 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +2.05% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 116
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.00 £13.13
25th Percentile £24.00 £21.43 £18.36
Median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £29.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.12% +44.07% +40.48%
75th Percentile £50.00 £49.38 £47.09
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £27.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +46.79% -0.91% +27.91%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
South London +57 10 £348 +28.81% 1
East London +23 2 £400 +40.35%
West London - 2 £500 -
Central London +51 1 £558 +60.43% 2
North London - 1 £263 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (74.07%) vSphere
4 13 (48.15%) VCAP
5 12 (44.44%) VCP6
6 11 (40.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (40.74%) VCDX
6 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
6 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
7 10 (37.04%) AWS
8 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 9 (33.33%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 8 (29.63%) Azure
9 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
9 8 (29.63%) vRealize
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 6 (22.22%) Dell
11 6 (22.22%) Python
11 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 6 (22.22%) vCenter Server
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
12 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (18.52%) Ansible
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (18.52%) Finance
13 4 (14.81%) Firewall

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 (7.41%) OpenStack
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) AWS
2 8 (29.63%) Azure
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 2 (7.41%) IaaS
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VSAN
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Python Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.41%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Use Case
4 4 (14.81%) Workshop Facilitation
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.41%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Microservices
6 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) VCAP
2 12 (44.44%) VCP6
3 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) VCDX
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CCA
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (7.41%) MCITP
5 2 (7.41%) MCSA
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) RHCA
5 2 (7.41%) RHCE
6 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (74.07%) vSphere
3 11 (40.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) vCloud
5 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) VMware NSX
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.70%) XenApp
7 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) vRealize
2 6 (22.22%) vCenter Server
3 5 (18.52%) Ansible
4 4 (14.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (11.11%) Puppet
5 3 (11.11%) Terraform
6 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (7.41%) PowerCLI
6 2 (7.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) CommVault
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Isilon
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp