Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 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 > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 150 125
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.098% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.72% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Manchester median daily rate £300 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +10.60%
North West median daily rate £370 £250 £313
% change year-on-year +48.00% -20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £35.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 400 418 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.81% 13.71% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 257 224
Manchester median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £200 £165
90th Percentile £625 £600 £571
North West median daily rate £434 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.06% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 8
Manchester median hourly rate £25.67 £18.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.62% +70.82% -26.67%
10th Percentile £16.40 £12.78 £9.63
90th Percentile £42.50 £32.90 £49.58
North West median hourly rate £36.87 £32.82 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.36% -17.96% -6.98%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) VCP6
2 2 (50.00%) Grafana
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) vRealize
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) MCP

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Grafana
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat