Period
to 20 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 197 207
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 30 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.018% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 0.062% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
South West median daily rate £550 - £350
10th Percentile £410 - £285
90th Percentile £610 - £475
England median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +50.40% +11.61% -24.32%

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 1,799 1,607 1,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.78% 29.23% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 856 1,092
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £269 £226 £255
90th Percentile £575 £579 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 118 95
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +18.46% -20.73%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.93 £17.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.31
% change year-on-year -3.85% +2.73% +11.25%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 - 23 £550 - 1
Bristol - 6 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 29 (96.67%) vCenter Server
3 23 (76.67%) Data Centre
4 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 19 (63.33%) CCNA
6 18 (60.00%) MCSE
6 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (56.67%) JIRA
7 17 (56.67%) Atlassian
7 17 (56.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (56.67%) Confluence
7 17 (56.67%) MCSA
7 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
7 17 (56.67%) Windows
7 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
8 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
9 15 (50.00%) NsoIT
10 13 (43.33%) Network Virtualisation
10 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
10 13 (43.33%) CCNP
10 13 (43.33%) Oracle
10 13 (43.33%) OCA
10 13 (43.33%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (40.00%) Firewall
12 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
13 10 (33.33%) PowerCLI

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 17 (56.67%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) BGP
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (23.33%) OSPF
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (16.67%) DMVPN
3 5 (16.67%) Multicast
3 5 (16.67%) VXLAN
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.33%) Skype
5 1 (3.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 17 (56.67%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
1 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) PowerShell Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Network Design Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Technical Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Designer
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Designer
7 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) Spine.js
3 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) RIA
5 1 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
1 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) NsoIT
3 13 (43.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 10 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Network Design
7 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (16.67%) Network Architecture
9 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.67%) Critical Thinking
10 2 (6.67%) DevOps
10 2 (6.67%) SDLC
10 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
10 2 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 19 (63.33%) CCNA
4 18 (60.00%) MCSE
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (56.67%) MCSA
6 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
7 13 (43.33%) CCNP
7 13 (43.33%) OCA
7 13 (43.33%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (30.00%) CCIE
9 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
10 1 (3.33%) CCDP
10 1 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (96.67%) vCenter Server
2 10 (33.33%) PowerCLI
3 4 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) Atlassian
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat