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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 61 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.60% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 2.22% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £454 £415 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.39% +36.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £260 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £430 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -9.37% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £37.75 -
% change year-on-year -52.31% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 206 180 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.03% 26.99% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 128 134
Median daily rate £405 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.62 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -73.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) CCNA
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Forcepoint
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) MCSA
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) CCNP
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (55.56%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (55.56%) UAG
5 5 (55.56%) ISA Server

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 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (55.56%) ISA Server
2 5 (55.56%) UAG
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) EdgeSight
3 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Forcepoint
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Computacenter
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) CommVault
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Genesys
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) StorageTek
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam