Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 307 312
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 35 58 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.35% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 49 55
South East median daily rate £389 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.61% +32.35% -8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £438
England median daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
South East median hourly rate £37.50 - £37.48
10th Percentile £35.25 - £37.10
90th Percentile £39.75 - £37.86
England median hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% -38.46% +109.20%

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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3686 4307 5217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.22% 25.92% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 2649 3102
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 217 247
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.94 £11.92
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.70
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the South East

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley -24 17 £363 -23.68% 3
Berkshire +4 13 £300 -36.84% 2
Hampshire +6 12 £394 +4.30% 3
Buckinghamshire -38 3 £513 +5.13% 1
East Sussex - 2 £395 -
Oxfordshire +3 1 £400 -5.88%
Surrey -15 1 - - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 18 (51.43%) vSphere
5 17 (48.57%) Cisco
6 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (40.00%) Firewall
7 14 (40.00%) MCSE
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
9 12 (34.29%) Linux
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
10 11 (31.43%) ITIL
10 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (28.57%) SAN
11 10 (28.57%) HP
11 10 (28.57%) DNS
11 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
12 9 (25.71%) DHCP
12 9 (25.71%) CCNA
12 9 (25.71%) Citrix
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (22.86%) Office 365
13 8 (22.86%) NAS
13 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 8 (22.86%) IIS

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) IIS
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) SAN
3 9 (25.71%) DHCP
4 8 (22.86%) NAS
5 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.43%) VoIP
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.57%) LAN
8 3 (8.57%) VPN
8 3 (8.57%) WAN
9 2 (5.71%) PBX
9 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.71%) VLAN
9 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.86%) NX-OS
10 1 (2.86%) OSPF
10 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Manager
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Architect
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.86%) VMS
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Change Control
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Proactive Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) BCP
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (40.00%) MCSE
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) CCNA
6 7 (20.00%) VCP6
7 6 (17.14%) MCITP
8 5 (14.29%) CCNP
9 4 (11.43%) MCSA
10 3 (8.57%) VCAP
11 2 (5.71%) Degree
11 2 (5.71%) MCTS
11 2 (5.71%) RHCE
11 2 (5.71%) VCDX
12 1 (2.86%) CCA
12 1 (2.86%) CCDP
12 1 (2.86%) CCSA
12 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (2.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (51.43%) vSphere
3 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.00%) VMware NSX
5 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.57%) XenApp
7 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.86%) NFS
8 1 (2.86%) vCloud
8 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) vCenter Server
1 3 (8.57%) vRealize
2 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) PowerCLI
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) NetCrunch
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) HP
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.57%) Veeam
7 3 (8.57%) Zerto
8 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) CommVault
8 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
8 2 (5.71%) Meraki
8 2 (5.71%) StorageTek
8 2 (5.71%) Sun
8 2 (5.71%) Symantec
9 1 (2.86%) Polycom
9 1 (2.86%) Wonderware