The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 99 105 113
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 1.64% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £419 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £400 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £381 £325
% change year-on-year -6.55% +17.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £58.75 £44.75
% change year-on-year -40.42% +31.28%  

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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 177 305 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.98% 15.77% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 201 165
Median daily rate £388 £403 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +8.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -1.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in West Yorkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +8 3 £419 +4.68% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Yorkshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (50.00%) Brocade
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) vCloud
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebOps Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) SUSE
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) vCloud
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) VMware GSX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat