The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 April 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 95 86
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.23% 0.68% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 2.46% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £335 £513 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.63% +61.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £390 £313
% change year-on-year -13.46% +24.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.14%  

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 Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 256 366 378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.34% 27.66% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 269 194
Median daily rate £400 £463 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +18.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% -40.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £5.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £54.40 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Surrey

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Surrey

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tadworth - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Intel
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Intel
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) VMware