Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VMware NSX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware NSX over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 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 NSX
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 170 168
Rank change year-on-year +42 -2 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 15 7 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.53% 0.16% 0.100%
As % of the System Software category 4.03% 1.35% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £575 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +50.00% -33.33%
South East median daily rate £488 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year +84.21% -11.73% -

VMware NSX is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 372 519 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.27% 12.16% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 277 270
Median daily rate £425 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +4.12% -
10th Percentile £142 £212 £210
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 22
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £17.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +96.60% -35.26%
10th Percentile £13.98 £11.25 £11.86
90th Percentile £57.65 £49.75 £41.35
Median hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +0.78% -0.99% -2.06%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VMware NSX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in Berkshire

VMware NSX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware NSX in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware NSX in Berkshire

VMware NSX
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware NSX in Berkshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware NSX in Berkshire

VMware NSX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware NSX within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
Bracknell +35 5 £600 -
Reading +21 5 £450 +50.00% 1
Slough +11 3 £525 +2.94%
Newbury -6 1 £650 +44.44% 1
VMware NSX
South East

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware NSX 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) Juniper
5 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Ansible
5 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (40.00%) vCenter Server
6 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 5 (33.33%) Docker
6 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Puppet
6 5 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) Network Design
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful

VMware NSX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Akamai
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) AWS
3 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Junos
5 4 (26.67%) VXLAN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (20.00%) VSAN
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 1 (6.67%) BGP
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) IPsec
8 1 (6.67%) MPLS
8 1 (6.67%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) CCTV Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) CCTV
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Co-Creation
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Network Management
4 3 (20.00%) Product Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Server Management
6 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Docker
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) KVM
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (13.33%) NFS
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (13.33%) VMFS
6 1 (6.67%) vCloud
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
1 6 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (26.67%) Cobbler
3 4 (26.67%) Icinga
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco CME
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
5 2 (13.33%) vMotion
5 2 (13.33%) vRealize
6 1 (6.67%) Terraform
6 1 (6.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Mirantis
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (20.00%) Prolexic
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (20.00%) Zscaler
6 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) BMC
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) CommVault
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy