Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 79 107
Rank change year-on-year +20 +28 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 7 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.89% 0.66% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 2.17% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Median daily rate £400 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +29.03% +6.90%
10th Percentile £369 £381 £359
90th Percentile £420 £502 £490
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £500 £401
% change year-on-year -20.00% +24.77% +10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 217 322 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.29% 30.46% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 216 240
Median daily rate £425 £435 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +12.62% -9.12%
10th Percentile £247 £236 £250
90th Percentile £638 £603 £506
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £433 £380
% change year-on-year -1.73% +13.74% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.60 £13.33 £13.30
90th Percentile £27.87 £49.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% -7.69% +8.33%

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

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion 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

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

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) UAG
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (33.33%) VCP4

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 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (33.33%) Server Management
3 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) VCAP
3 2 (33.33%) VCP4
3 2 (33.33%) VCP5
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) UAG
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (33.33%) vCloud
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
1 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) IFS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint