Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 576 373 643
Rank change year-on-year -203 +270 +71
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 163 126 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 3.22% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 70 75
10th Percentile £363 £411 £275
25th Percentile £431 £458 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £438
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -7.89%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £553
90th Percentile £650 £631 £620
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK median hourly rate - £57.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +60.56% -24.47%

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 9,632 3,917 12,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.24% 14.39% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,912 2,660 8,267
10th Percentile £200 £225 £170
25th Percentile £385 £363 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £481 £463
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +3.95% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £687 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 145 544
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.70 £13.24
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% -
75th Percentile £26.38 £38.25 £23.75
90th Percentile £63.30 £50.60 £47.43
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £16.70
% change year-on-year -0.71% +5.54% +5.30%

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 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 2021. 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 -181 57 £585 +11.43% 4
South East -85 51 £488 -9.30% 2
East of England -47 15 £550 +10.00% 2
North of England -72 11 £475 - 4
South West -82 6 £575 +6.98% 1
Yorkshire -50 5 £444 -11.20%
North West -59 5 £475 +11.76% 4
West Midlands -70 3 £458 -6.15% 1
Midlands -71 3 £458 -6.15% 1
North East - 1 £400 -
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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.

1 162 (99.39%) VMware
2 121 (74.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (46.63%) Cisco
4 67 (41.10%) Firewall
5 65 (39.88%) Windows
6 58 (35.58%) Security Cleared
7 56 (34.36%) Ansible
8 55 (33.74%) Data Centre
8 55 (33.74%) vSphere
9 47 (28.83%) vRealize
10 46 (28.22%) Active Directory
11 45 (27.61%) ITIL
11 45 (27.61%) VSAN
12 44 (26.99%) PowerShell
13 43 (26.38%) vCenter Server
14 40 (24.54%) Windows Server
14 40 (24.54%) Azure
15 36 (22.09%) Linux
15 36 (22.09%) Social Skills
16 35 (21.47%) AWS
16 35 (21.47%) F5
17 33 (20.25%) VMware ESXi
18 32 (19.63%) Cisco Certification
18 32 (19.63%) Microsoft
19 31 (19.02%) Dell
19 31 (19.02%) Network Security
20 30 (18.40%) DV Cleared
20 30 (18.40%) CheckPoint
21 29 (17.79%) SC Cleared
21 29 (17.79%) Public Cloud

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 (7.36%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) nginx
3 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.36%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.54%) Azure
2 35 (21.47%) AWS
3 20 (12.27%) GCP
4 11 (6.75%) IaaS
5 10 (6.13%) PaaS
6 9 (5.52%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (3.68%) SoftLayer
8 5 (3.07%) Akamai
9 4 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.45%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (1.23%) SaaS
12 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.61%) Azure Service Bus
12 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (41.10%) Firewall
2 45 (27.61%) VSAN
3 31 (19.02%) Network Security
4 26 (15.95%) WAN
5 21 (12.88%) VPN
6 20 (12.27%) BGP
7 19 (11.66%) Software-Defined Networking
8 17 (10.43%) OSPF
9 16 (9.82%) DNS
10 13 (7.98%) LAN
11 12 (7.36%) MPLS
11 12 (7.36%) TCP/IP
12 10 (6.13%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (6.13%) Ethernet
12 10 (6.13%) Multicast
12 10 (6.13%) VXLAN
13 9 (5.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (5.52%) Wireless
14 8 (4.91%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (4.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.36%) GIS
3 6 (3.68%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.45%) Power BI
4 4 (2.45%) Tableau
5 2 (1.23%) Big Data
5 2 (1.23%) HBase
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.68%) GitLab
2 5 (3.07%) Bitbucket
2 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (22.09%) Social Skills
2 13 (7.98%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.91%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.68%) Retail
5 3 (1.84%) Military
6 2 (1.23%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (19.63%) Architect
2 25 (15.34%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (14.72%) Network Engineer
4 20 (12.27%) Consultant
5 15 (9.20%) VMware Consultant
6 14 (8.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.29%) VMware Architect
10 6 (3.68%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) Network Architect
11 5 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.45%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) Data Architect
12 4 (2.45%) Data Centre Architect
12 4 (2.45%) Designer
12 4 (2.45%) Infrastructure Designer
12 4 (2.45%) Network Design Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.98%) JSON
2 10 (6.13%) XML
3 4 (2.45%) Kafka
4 3 (1.84%) Spine.js
4 3 (1.84%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.23%) ARM Templates
5 2 (1.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.61%) .NET
6 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Blueprints
6 1 (0.61%) COM
6 1 (0.61%) CSS
6 1 (0.61%) Middleware
6 1 (0.61%) REST
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.61%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 55 (33.74%) Data Centre
2 29 (17.79%) Public Cloud
3 13 (7.98%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (6.13%) Clustering
5 9 (5.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (4.29%) PKI
6 7 (4.29%) Private Cloud
7 5 (3.07%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 4 (2.45%) Replication
8 4 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.84%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.84%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.84%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.61%) e-Health
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (39.88%) Windows
2 40 (24.54%) Windows Server
3 36 (22.09%) Linux
4 18 (11.04%) Windows Server 2019
5 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (9.82%) Windows 10
7 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (7.36%) Windows 7
9 11 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.45%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.45%) Unix
11 1 (0.61%) AIX
11 1 (0.61%) CentOS
11 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.61%) ITIL
2 28 (17.18%) DevOps
2 28 (17.18%) Migration
3 27 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (14.11%) Network Virtualisation
5 22 (13.50%) Configuration Management
6 21 (12.88%) Load Balancing
7 20 (12.27%) Network Design
8 17 (10.43%) Data Protection
9 16 (9.82%) Deployment Automation
10 14 (8.59%) Data Migration
10 14 (8.59%) SIEM
11 13 (7.98%) Change Management
12 12 (7.36%) Image Processing
12 12 (7.36%) ITIL V3
12 12 (7.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (7.36%) Service Design
12 12 (7.36%) Systems Engineering
12 12 (7.36%) Test Scripting
13 11 (6.75%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.99%) PowerShell
2 23 (14.11%) C
3 21 (12.88%) Python
4 15 (9.20%) SQL
5 12 (7.36%) VB
6 9 (5.52%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) Go
8 1 (0.61%) Java
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (35.58%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.63%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (18.40%) DV Cleared
4 29 (17.79%) SC Cleared
5 16 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (8.59%) CCNP
6 14 (8.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.29%) CCIE
8 4 (2.45%) Degree
9 3 (1.84%) CCDP
9 3 (1.84%) MCSE
9 3 (1.84%) VCP6
10 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.23%) VCAP
11 1 (0.61%) CCNA
11 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.61%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.61%) MCSA
11 1 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) GDPR
1 3 (1.84%) NCSC
1 3 (1.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.61%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.61%) NIST
System Software
1 121 (74.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (33.74%) vSphere
3 46 (28.22%) Active Directory
4 33 (20.25%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (12.27%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (11.04%) vCloud
7 3 (1.84%) Docker
8 2 (1.23%) Firmware
8 2 (1.23%) HDFS
8 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 56 (34.36%) Ansible
2 47 (28.83%) vRealize
3 43 (26.38%) vCenter Server
4 24 (14.72%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 16 (9.82%) Kubernetes
6 14 (8.59%) Terraform
7 11 (6.75%) PowerCLI
8 10 (6.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (4.91%) FortiGate
9 8 (4.91%) Puppet
10 7 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (4.29%) WSUS
11 4 (2.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (2.45%) Nagios
11 4 (2.45%) Packer
11 4 (2.45%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.84%) ZABBIX
13 2 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 162 (99.39%) VMware
2 76 (46.63%) Cisco
3 35 (21.47%) F5
4 32 (19.63%) Microsoft
5 31 (19.02%) Dell
6 30 (18.40%) CheckPoint
7 20 (12.27%) Red Hat
8 16 (9.82%) Juniper
9 15 (9.20%) Oracle
10 14 (8.59%) Citrix
10 14 (8.59%) HP
11 12 (7.36%) Ericsson
11 12 (7.36%) ESRI
11 12 (7.36%) Fortinet
11 12 (7.36%) Lumension
11 12 (7.36%) Sophos
12 11 (6.75%) Google
12 11 (6.75%) IBM
12 11 (6.75%) Palo Alto
12 11 (6.75%) SolarWinds