Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 June 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 98 94
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.20% 0.076% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.22% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Wales median daily rate £300 - £388
10th Percentile £268 - £366
90th Percentile £333 - £399
UK median daily rate £350 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £25.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year +88.00% -56.52% +43.75%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 436 463 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 29.72% 35.00% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 346 240
Wales median daily rate £400 £405 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +13.92% -2.27%
10th Percentile £219 £175 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.23% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 12
Wales median hourly rate £19.44 £30.75 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.80% -32.04% +248.08%
10th Percentile £10.78 £12.78 £17.29
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £73.38
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -18.13% -6.25% +42.22%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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

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

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
South Wales -12 3 £300 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware