Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 179 198
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.071% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.49% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +44.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £283 £345 £218
90th Percentile £525 £555 £426
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £31.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year +50.40% -17.22% +2.03%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 717 612 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.55% 14.42% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 363 509
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +9.40%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £553 £565
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 31 27
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -2.51% -7.11%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £33.15 £35.00 £24.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.87 £25.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +5.35% +13.33%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
West Yorkshire - 4 £303 - 2
South Yorkshire -4 2 £388 -13.89% 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) Veeam
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) MCP
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) CCA
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) NAS
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) SUSE

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SAN Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SAN Storage Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior VMware Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) SUSE
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) NCDA
3 1 (14.29%) NCIE
3 1 (14.29%) VCP5
3 1 (14.29%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) vRealize
2 1 (14.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Ivanti
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp