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 3 months to 29 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.34% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -7.81% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.75 -
% change year-on-year -43.04% -  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 150 283 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.73% 32.42% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 409 230
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £532 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 98
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

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 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) VCP6
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware