Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 9 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
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 480 691 737
Rank change year-on-year +211 +46 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 180 159 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 1.16% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 96 87
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £350
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Median hourly rate £39.75 £48.25 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.62% +124.16% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £28.65 £20.41
90th Percentile £45.37 £49.75 £22.64
UK median hourly rate £44.63 £44.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year +0.30% +106.74% -

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,444 13,719 12,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.51% 15.50% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,453 9,189 7,933
Median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £170 £190 £175
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 598 646
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.34 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.13% +2.99% -0.88%
10th Percentile £11.29 £10.92 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £45.65
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.04% -0.88%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in England

VMware NSX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for VMware NSX in England

VMware NSX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware NSX in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware NSX in England

VMware NSX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware NSX in England.

Hourly rate trend for VMware NSX in England

VMware NSX
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 9 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
London +162 58 £575 +22.67% 6
South East +102 35 £488 -7.14% 3
South West +45 35 £500 +5.26% 11
North of England +100 34 £325 -40.91% 4
North West +65 22 £325 -40.91% 1
Yorkshire +75 12 £387 - 2
East of England +22 12 £675 +50.00% 7
West Midlands +69 7 £500 +48.15%
Midlands +65 7 £500 +48.15%
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 9 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 England region with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 179 (99.44%) VMware
2 109 (60.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 61 (33.89%) vSphere
5 52 (28.89%) vCenter Server
6 48 (26.67%) vRealize
6 48 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 44 (24.44%) AWS
8 41 (22.78%) Firewall
8 41 (22.78%) Cisco
9 40 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (21.67%) Windows
10 39 (21.67%) Ansible
10 39 (21.67%) VSAN
11 37 (20.56%) Linux
12 36 (20.00%) Data Centre
13 35 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
14 34 (18.89%) PowerShell
15 33 (18.33%) Azure
15 33 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (18.33%) Migration
16 32 (17.78%) Python
17 31 (17.22%) DV Cleared
18 30 (16.67%) Palo Alto
19 28 (15.56%) Active Directory
20 26 (14.44%) DHCP
21 25 (13.89%) Windows Server
22 24 (13.33%) CCNA
23 22 (12.22%) High Availability
24 20 (11.11%) Puppet

VMware NSX
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.11%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.11%) JBoss
3 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (24.44%) AWS
2 33 (18.33%) Azure
3 19 (10.56%) GCP
4 18 (10.00%) IaaS
5 9 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.44%) PaaS
7 5 (2.78%) Akamai
8 3 (1.67%) SaaS
9 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.56%) GitHub
9 1 (0.56%) Office 365
9 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (22.78%) Firewall
2 39 (21.67%) VSAN
3 26 (14.44%) DHCP
4 20 (11.11%) WAN
5 19 (10.56%) DNS
6 16 (8.89%) Network Security
7 15 (8.33%) BGP
7 15 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 13 (7.22%) VPN
9 12 (6.67%) LAN
9 12 (6.67%) OSPF
10 10 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (5.56%) VXLAN
11 9 (5.00%) MPLS
12 8 (4.44%) Junos
12 8 (4.44%) SAN
13 7 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.89%) VLAN
14 6 (3.33%) IPsec
14 6 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.11%) GIS
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (8.89%) JIRA
2 15 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 8 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.11%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) GitLab
General
1 16 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.67%) Finance
3 8 (4.44%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.33%) Local Government
5 3 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Police
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (21.67%) Architect
1 39 (21.67%) Network Engineer
2 28 (15.56%) Consultant
3 24 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 23 (12.78%) VMware Engineer
5 15 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 15 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
6 14 (7.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (7.22%) VMware Consultant
8 12 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (5.00%) VMware Architect
10 8 (4.44%) Virtualisation Architect
11 6 (3.33%) Security Architect
11 6 (3.33%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Administrator
12 5 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.00%) .NET
2 8 (4.44%) RESTful
3 3 (1.67%) Web Services
4 2 (1.11%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.11%) JSON
4 2 (1.11%) Middleware
4 2 (1.11%) REST
4 2 (1.11%) XML
4 2 (1.11%) YAML
5 1 (0.56%) COM
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.89%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.67%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.67%) PKI
7 3 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.11%) CCTV
8 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.11%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.67%) Windows
2 37 (20.56%) Linux
3 25 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.00%) CentOS
5 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.89%) Unix
7 7 (3.89%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (18.33%) Migration
2 22 (12.22%) High Availability
3 19 (10.56%) DevOps
4 17 (9.44%) ITIL
5 16 (8.89%) Scrum
6 15 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (7.22%) Application Packaging
7 13 (7.22%) Load Balancing
7 13 (7.22%) Network Virtualisation
7 13 (7.22%) SIEM
7 13 (7.22%) Software Engineering
7 13 (7.22%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (6.67%) Network Design
9 11 (6.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.00%) Change Management
11 9 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.89%) PowerShell
2 32 (17.78%) Python
3 9 (5.00%) C++
3 9 (5.00%) Perl
4 6 (3.33%) SQL
5 5 (2.78%) VBScript
6 3 (1.67%) C
7 2 (1.11%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) Go
8 1 (0.56%) Java
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 40 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (17.22%) DV Cleared
5 24 (13.33%) CCNA
6 14 (7.78%) CCNP
7 12 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (6.11%) CCENT
9 9 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (3.89%) CCIE
11 4 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (2.22%) CISM
11 4 (2.22%) CISSP
11 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.22%) SANS
12 3 (1.67%) CCDP
12 3 (1.67%) GIAC
12 3 (1.67%) VCAP
13 2 (1.11%) OCP
13 2 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) NIST
2 5 (2.78%) SLA
3 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 109 (60.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (33.89%) vSphere
3 35 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (15.56%) Active Directory
5 16 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (8.33%) NFS
6 15 (8.33%) VMFS
7 10 (5.56%) Docker
8 9 (5.00%) XenApp
9 8 (4.44%) KVM
10 4 (2.22%) vCloud
11 3 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.11%) Firmware
12 2 (1.11%) GFS2
12 2 (1.11%) Samba
13 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (28.89%) vCenter Server
2 48 (26.67%) vRealize
3 39 (21.67%) Ansible
4 20 (11.11%) Puppet
5 19 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (8.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 15 (8.33%) PowerCLI
7 15 (8.33%) vMotion
8 9 (5.00%) Terraform
9 8 (4.44%) Cobbler
9 8 (4.44%) Icinga
9 8 (4.44%) SCCM
10 5 (2.78%) SCOM
11 4 (2.22%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.67%) Cisco CME
12 3 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.67%) Kubernetes
12 3 (1.67%) Nessus
12 3 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 179 (99.44%) VMware
2 41 (22.78%) Cisco
3 30 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 18 (10.00%) F5
4 18 (10.00%) Juniper
5 17 (9.44%) Citrix
6 15 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.22%) CheckPoint
8 12 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 10 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.56%) Remedy
10 9 (5.00%) Google
10 9 (5.00%) TOWER Software
10 9 (5.00%) Veeam
11 8 (4.44%) Dell
11 8 (4.44%) Mirantis
12 6 (3.33%) Atlassian
12 6 (3.33%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.33%) HP
12 6 (3.33%) Oracle