Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 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)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 221 218
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 7 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.56% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 17
North West median daily rate £275 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -33.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £258 £134 £262
90th Percentile £298 £430 £466
England median daily rate £366 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -8.44% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% -38.46% +111.63%

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 986 1253 1699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.29% 18.33% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 737 958
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £204 £225 £253
90th Percentile £550 £600 £573
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 56 108
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £26.25 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.10% -13.99% +54.53%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.13 £15.31
90th Percentile £53.60 £53.25 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester +19 6 £275 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) ISDN
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) HP AIS

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) ISDN
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) ACSP
4 2 (28.57%) HP AIS
4 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) HP