Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 118 81
Rank change year-on-year +44 -37 +32
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 24 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.94% 0.17% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 0.72% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 14
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +17.95% +39.29%
10th Percentile £353 £563 £264
90th Percentile £501 £588 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £575 £488
% change year-on-year -30.43% +17.95% +39.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 385 416 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 31.12% 23.53% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 253 319
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.78%
10th Percentile £215 £221 £214
90th Percentile £550 £511 £552
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.77 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +52.17% -30.30%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.41 £10.44
90th Percentile £29.70 £51.00 £44.35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -8.70% -14.81%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Milton Keynes

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (75.00%) Citrix
4 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (50.00%) ITIL
6 12 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
7 11 (45.83%) SCCM
7 11 (45.83%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (41.67%) NetApp
9 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
9 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
9 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
9 9 (37.50%) vSphere
10 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (33.33%) Change Management
10 8 (33.33%) Cisco
11 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (29.17%) CCA
11 7 (29.17%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
11 7 (29.17%) VCAP
11 7 (29.17%) Data Centre

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) VSAN
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) Change Management
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
5 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 6 (25.00%) Server Building
5 6 (25.00%) Server Management
5 6 (25.00%) Task Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.33%) Change Control
8 2 (8.33%) ITSM
8 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) CCA
5 7 (29.17%) VCAP
6 6 (25.00%) MCTS
6 6 (25.00%) VCP4
6 6 (25.00%) VCP5
7 3 (12.50%) CCNA
7 3 (12.50%) CCNP
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.50%) MCSA
7 3 (12.50%) MCSE
7 3 (12.50%) VCP6
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.33%) MCITP
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 9 (37.50%) vSphere
5 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (29.17%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (25.00%) vCloud
7 6 (25.00%) XenServer
8 3 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (12.50%) UAG
9 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 6 (25.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Citrix
3 10 (41.67%) NetApp
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
6 3 (12.50%) Remedy
7 2 (8.33%) Computacenter