Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +102
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Reading median daily rate £325 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.77% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £475 £398
% change year-on-year -36.84% +19.50% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 313 425 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.57% 28.66% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 210 280
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £227 £257
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 64
Reading median hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% +16.50% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £19.63 £21.55
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £54.64
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Proactive Management
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) NAS
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Proactive Management
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) RHCE
3 2 (28.57%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat