The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 131 142
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.39% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.10%  
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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 311 443 419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.41% 15.14% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 299 276
Median daily rate £420 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £600 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.28% -34.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £12.00 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £32.50 £29.50
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix