Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 20 June 2019 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 West
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 - 192
Rank change year-on-year - +192 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 48 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.80% - 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 0 3
South West median daily rate £431 - £275
10th Percentile £375 - £264
90th Percentile £575 - £318
England median daily rate £463 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +23.33% -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £34.51 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.40% +40.00% -58.33%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,943 1,371 1,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.42% 27.44% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,131 734 1,023
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £300 £230 £226
90th Percentile £625 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 79 140
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £37.55 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.85% -6.13% -4.31%
10th Percentile £14.64 £17.50 £17.00
90th Percentile £52.17 £47.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the South West over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

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

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. 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
Wiltshire - 43 £431 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £270 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (81.25%) Cisco
3 39 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (77.08%) vCenter Server
5 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 36 (75.00%) SC Cleared
6 29 (60.42%) Windows
7 27 (56.25%) CCNA
8 25 (52.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (52.08%) MCSE
9 23 (47.92%) MCSA
9 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
10 22 (45.83%) Data Centre
10 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
10 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (45.83%) NsoIT
11 20 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
12 18 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
12 18 (37.50%) Network Virtualisation
12 18 (37.50%) PowerCLI
12 18 (37.50%) Software Engineering
12 18 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
12 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Automation
13 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
13 14 (29.17%) VMware NSX
14 13 (27.08%) Confluence
14 13 (27.08%) JIRA
14 13 (27.08%) Atlassian

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 13 (27.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) BGP
2 11 (22.92%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (22.92%) DMVPN
2 11 (22.92%) Multicast
2 11 (22.92%) OSPF
2 11 (22.92%) VXLAN
3 5 (10.42%) DNS
4 4 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (6.25%) DHCP
5 3 (6.25%) VSAN
6 2 (4.17%) Skype
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 7 (14.58%) Bitbucket
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Automation Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Consultant
4 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Senior VMware Consultant
10 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Consultant
10 2 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Spine.js
2 9 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) PKI
2 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.08%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (45.83%) NsoIT
2 20 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
3 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Automation
3 18 (37.50%) Network Virtualisation
3 18 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 18 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
5 11 (22.92%) Network Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (4.17%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) Security Hardening
10 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.08%) High Availability
10 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.08%) Presales
10 1 (2.08%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (56.25%) CCNA
4 25 (52.08%) MCSE
4 25 (52.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (47.92%) MCSA
6 13 (27.08%) CCNP
7 9 (18.75%) OCA
7 9 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (14.58%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
10 3 (6.25%) VCAP
11 1 (2.08%) CCDP
11 1 (2.08%) MCP
11 1 (2.08%) RHCE
11 1 (2.08%) RHCSA
System Software
1 46 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (29.17%) VMware NSX
3 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) KVM
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (77.08%) vCenter Server
2 18 (37.50%) PowerCLI
3 3 (6.25%) vRealize
4 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) systemd
4 2 (4.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (81.25%) Cisco
3 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.08%) Atlassian
5 10 (20.83%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) DataCore
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) PlateSpin