Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VCP6 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 10 December 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 6 (VCP6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing VCP6 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.062% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £275 - -
England median daily rate £475 £433 £220
% change year-on-year +9.83% +96.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

VCP6 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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 846 1265 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.39% 21.26% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 704 510
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.27% +3.21%
10th Percentile £195 £234 £179
90th Percentile £525 £543 £525
England median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 39 69
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +47.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.70 £43.92
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year -1.96% +5.74% +26.92%

VCP6
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VCP6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VCP6 in the West Midlands

VCP6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VCP6 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for VCP6 in the West Midlands

VCP6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VCP6 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VCP6 in the West Midlands

VCP6
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VCP6 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Worcestershire - 2 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
VCP6
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VCP6 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VCP6.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MOF
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

VCP6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) MOF
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VCP5
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft