The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 636 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 -  
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.006% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.011% 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £353 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £353 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VERITAS 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9361 11155 10845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5974 6974 6147
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 405 501
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England +29 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS 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 with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware