Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 196 217
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.035% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
South West median daily rate £300 £350 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +17.65% -25.63%
10th Percentile £250 £285 £230
90th Percentile £350 £475 £371
England median daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% -38.46% +111.63%

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 1599 1763 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.20% 30.72% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1092 1217
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £531
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 106 129
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £50.45
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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 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 22 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
Somerset -6 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp