Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 625 700 723
Rank change year-on-year +75 +23 +74
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 150 166 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 1.15% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 91 85
England median daily rate £450 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £324
90th Percentile £625 £625 £556
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 0
England median hourly rate £35.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.47% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 12,047 14,390 11,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.59% 15.22% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,066 9,457 7,446
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £175 £185 £163
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 817 628
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.79% +8.42%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.58 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +4.38%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in England

VMware NSX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware NSX in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware NSX in England

VMware NSX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware NSX in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware NSX in England

VMware NSX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware NSX in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware NSX in England

VMware NSX
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware NSX in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 2019. 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
North of England +50 42 £425 +33.33% 10
London +48 36 £550 +7.84% 8
South West +8 31 £356 -31.79% 5
South East +51 30 £513 +2.50% 12
Yorkshire +48 23 £388 -3.13% 6
North West +25 19 £438 +40.00% 4
East of England +20 8 £400 -13.51%
Midlands +40 1 - -
West Midlands +19 1 - -
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 149 (99.33%) VMware
2 102 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (38.00%) Cisco
4 53 (35.33%) vSphere
5 52 (34.67%) Firewall
6 50 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 47 (31.33%) vRealize
7 47 (31.33%) VSAN
8 44 (29.33%) vCenter Server
9 42 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
9 42 (28.00%) Windows
10 34 (22.67%) SC Cleared
11 33 (22.00%) Active Directory
11 33 (22.00%) Data Centre
12 32 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (21.33%) AWS
13 31 (20.67%) Azure
14 30 (20.00%) Migration
15 28 (18.67%) DHCP
16 26 (17.33%) Linux
16 26 (17.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (16.67%) F5
17 25 (16.67%) DNS
17 25 (16.67%) DV Cleared
18 23 (15.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 23 (15.33%) Microsoft
18 23 (15.33%) ITIL
18 23 (15.33%) Windows Server
19 22 (14.67%) vCloud
19 22 (14.67%) IaaS

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 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.33%) AWS
2 31 (20.67%) Azure
3 22 (14.67%) IaaS
4 12 (8.00%) GCP
4 12 (8.00%) PaaS
5 8 (5.33%) SaaS
6 6 (4.00%) GitHub
7 4 (2.67%) Office 365
8 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.33%) Akamai
9 2 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (34.67%) Firewall
2 47 (31.33%) VSAN
3 28 (18.67%) DHCP
4 26 (17.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (16.67%) DNS
6 22 (14.67%) Network Security
7 16 (10.67%) BGP
7 16 (10.67%) WAN
8 15 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (9.33%) LAN
10 13 (8.67%) OSPF
10 13 (8.67%) VPN
11 12 (8.00%) iSCSI
12 10 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 10 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (6.67%) Skype
13 9 (6.00%) NX-OS
14 7 (4.67%) Cisco Firepower
14 7 (4.67%) NetScaler
15 6 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (0.67%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.00%) GitLab
2 3 (2.00%) Hudson
2 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 7 (4.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.00%) Banking
3 3 (2.00%) Legal
3 3 (2.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (22.00%) Architect
2 31 (20.67%) Network Engineer
3 21 (14.00%) Consultant
4 19 (12.67%) VMware Consultant
4 19 (12.67%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 11 (7.33%) VMware Architect
7 10 (6.67%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.33%) Administrator
8 8 (5.33%) Designer
8 8 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) AWS Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Network Designer
9 7 (4.67%) VMWare Administrator
10 6 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.33%) .NET
1 2 (1.33%) JFC
2 1 (0.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.67%) COM
2 1 (0.67%) CSS
2 1 (0.67%) HTML
2 1 (0.67%) LDAP
2 1 (0.67%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (5.33%) PKI
3 8 (5.33%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.33%) NHS
5 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.33%) iSeries
6 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.67%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.67%) TM Forum
7 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.00%) Windows
2 26 (17.33%) Linux
3 23 (15.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.33%) Unix
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.00%) CentOS
8 2 (1.33%) HPUX
8 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.00%) Migration
2 23 (15.33%) ITIL
3 19 (12.67%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.00%) Change Management
5 14 (9.33%) Service Management
6 13 (8.67%) DevOps
7 12 (8.00%) High Availability
8 11 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (7.33%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (6.00%) Project Management
11 8 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.33%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.33%) Security Monitoring
12 7 (4.67%) DevSecOps
12 7 (4.67%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.67%) ITIL V3
12 7 (4.67%) Security Architecture
12 7 (4.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.00%) Python
3 10 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (2.00%) Go
4 3 (2.00%) Java
4 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.00%) Ruby
5 2 (1.33%) C++
5 2 (1.33%) VBScript
6 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 34 (22.67%) SC Cleared
3 32 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 23 (15.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (13.33%) CCNP
7 10 (6.67%) CCENT
8 9 (6.00%) CCNA
8 9 (6.00%) VCAP
9 8 (5.33%) CCIE
9 8 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (4.67%) MCSE
11 5 (3.33%) CCDP
12 4 (2.67%) CCA
12 4 (2.67%) MCITP
13 3 (2.00%) VCP6
14 2 (1.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 2 (1.33%) Degree
14 2 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.00%) PMO
2 3 (2.00%) SLA
3 2 (1.33%) NIST
4 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 102 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (35.33%) vSphere
3 42 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (22.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (14.67%) vCloud
6 13 (8.67%) Hyper-V
7 12 (8.00%) NFS
7 12 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (7.33%) VMFS
9 8 (5.33%) XenApp
10 4 (2.67%) Firmware
10 4 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (2.00%) KVM
12 2 (1.33%) Docker
13 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (31.33%) vRealize
2 44 (29.33%) vCenter Server
3 14 (9.33%) SCCM
4 12 (8.00%) Ansible
4 12 (8.00%) vMotion
5 11 (7.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 8 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (5.33%) Puppet
7 5 (3.33%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.00%) Salt
9 2 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.33%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.33%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.67%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.67%) SCOM
10 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 149 (99.33%) VMware
2 57 (38.00%) Cisco
3 25 (16.67%) F5
4 23 (15.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (14.00%) Citrix
6 14 (9.33%) Palo Alto
7 12 (8.00%) Dell
8 11 (7.33%) Juniper
9 10 (6.67%) NetApp
10 9 (6.00%) EMC
10 9 (6.00%) Fortinet
11 8 (5.33%) Brocade
12 7 (4.67%) Alibaba
12 7 (4.67%) Veeam
13 6 (4.00%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.00%) Google
14 3 (2.00%) HP
14 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.00%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.33%) Blue Coat