Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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 NSX
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 693 720 788
Rank change year-on-year +27 +68 +54
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 151 135 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 1.12% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 81 60
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +6.51%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £575 £589
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
England median hourly rate £47.00 - £32.50
UK median hourly rate £47.00 - £32.50

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 14,640 12,013 12,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.37% 12.68% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,630 7,847 7,725
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £185 £162 £175
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 802 662 819
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.78 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.63% +8.24% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.48 £38.35
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.73 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.33% +7.04% -2.34%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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
London +32 61 £530 +6.00% 5
South East -24 28 £500 +2.04% 6
North of England -37 19 £256 -48.75% 6
Midlands +7 16 £550 +22.22% 6
West Midlands -11 16 £550 +22.22% 6
North West -9 15 £313 -37.50% 4
South West -17 14 £525 +61.54% 3
East of England +3 12 £500 -
Yorkshire -32 3 - - 2
North East -8 1 £200 -40.74%
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 150 (99.34%) VMware
2 85 (56.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (48.34%) Cisco
4 54 (35.76%) Windows
4 54 (35.76%) vSphere
5 38 (25.17%) Firewall
6 35 (23.18%) Data Centre
7 33 (21.85%) Security Cleared
8 32 (21.19%) Load Balancing
9 31 (20.53%) vRealize
10 29 (19.21%) SC Cleared
11 28 (18.54%) Windows Server
12 27 (17.88%) Linux
13 26 (17.22%) VMware ESXi
14 25 (16.56%) VSAN
15 24 (15.89%) Network Virtualisation
15 24 (15.89%) PowerShell
16 23 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (15.23%) Juniper
16 23 (15.23%) Private Cloud
17 21 (13.91%) vCenter Server
17 21 (13.91%) Network Design
18 18 (11.92%) VPN
18 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
18 18 (11.92%) WAN
18 18 (11.92%) Migration
18 18 (11.92%) Windows 10
19 17 (11.26%) CCNP
20 16 (10.60%) Citrix
20 16 (10.60%) ITIL

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 7 (4.64%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.31%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.31%) IaaS
4 3 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.99%) Office 365
4 3 (1.99%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) GitHub
5 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.17%) Firewall
2 25 (16.56%) VSAN
3 18 (11.92%) VPN
3 18 (11.92%) WAN
4 16 (10.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (10.60%) Software-Defined Networking
5 13 (8.61%) LAN
6 12 (7.95%) DNS
6 12 (7.95%) OSPF
7 10 (6.62%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (6.62%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (5.96%) TCP/IP
9 8 (5.30%) Extranet
9 8 (5.30%) Network Security
10 7 (4.64%) DHCP
10 7 (4.64%) SAN
10 7 (4.64%) VXLAN
11 6 (3.97%) BGP
11 6 (3.97%) MPLS
12 5 (3.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) DTS
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.99%) GitLab
3 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Retail
3 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.99%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (32.45%) Consultant
2 29 (19.21%) Network Engineer
3 28 (18.54%) VMware Consultant
4 17 (11.26%) Architect
5 15 (9.93%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (5.96%) Network Architect
7 8 (5.30%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (5.30%) Network Consultant
7 8 (5.30%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.64%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.97%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (2.65%) Cisco Consultant
11 4 (2.65%) Information Security Specialist
11 4 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (2.65%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) REST
2 4 (2.65%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.32%) LDAP
3 2 (1.32%) RESTful
4 1 (0.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.66%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.18%) Data Centre
2 23 (15.23%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.30%) PKI
4 7 (4.64%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.64%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.66%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) CMDB
8 1 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.66%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 54 (35.76%) Windows
2 28 (18.54%) Windows Server
3 27 (17.88%) Linux
4 18 (11.92%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.96%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.97%) Unix
8 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.31%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.32%) CentOS
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.66%) AIX
11 1 (0.66%) HPUX
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.19%) Load Balancing
2 24 (15.89%) Network Virtualisation
3 21 (13.91%) Network Design
4 18 (11.92%) Migration
5 16 (10.60%) ITIL
6 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.30%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (5.30%) Workflow
8 7 (4.64%) Protective Monitoring
9 6 (3.97%) Business Transformation
9 6 (3.97%) Information Assurance
9 6 (3.97%) Risk Management
9 6 (3.97%) Task Automation
10 5 (3.31%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.31%) DevOps
10 5 (3.31%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (3.31%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.65%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.30%) Bash Shell
3 7 (4.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.97%) Python
5 5 (3.31%) Tcl
6 3 (1.99%) Java
6 3 (1.99%) Perl
6 3 (1.99%) SQL
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (21.85%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.21%) SC Cleared
3 23 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (11.26%) CCNP
5 11 (7.28%) CCNA
6 10 (6.62%) Degree
7 9 (5.96%) CCIE
7 9 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.31%) CCDP
8 5 (3.31%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.65%) CCSA
9 4 (2.65%) CCSE
9 4 (2.65%) MCSE
10 3 (1.99%) CCDE
10 3 (1.99%) MCSA
11 2 (1.32%) MCP
11 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.32%) VCAP
11 2 (1.32%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) RMADS
System Software
1 85 (56.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (35.76%) vSphere
3 26 (17.22%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (9.93%) Active Directory
5 12 (7.95%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (7.28%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (5.96%) vCloud
8 7 (4.64%) Docker
9 5 (3.31%) XenApp
9 5 (3.31%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.99%) Hyper-V
12 2 (1.32%) KVM
13 1 (0.66%) Ceph
13 1 (0.66%) Firmware
13 1 (0.66%) Gluster
13 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 31 (20.53%) vRealize
2 21 (13.91%) vCenter Server
3 15 (9.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 9 (5.96%) SCCM
5 8 (5.30%) PowerCLI
6 7 (4.64%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (4.64%) Puppet
7 6 (3.97%) RSA enVision
7 6 (3.97%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (3.31%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.31%) NetBackup
8 5 (3.31%) vMotion
9 4 (2.65%) Ansible
9 4 (2.65%) ArcSight ESM
9 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.99%) Terraform
11 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
11 2 (1.32%) Icinga
11 2 (1.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 150 (99.34%) VMware
2 73 (48.34%) Cisco
3 23 (15.23%) Juniper
4 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.60%) CheckPoint
5 16 (10.60%) Citrix
5 16 (10.60%) F5
6 15 (9.93%) Veeam
7 13 (8.61%) Blue Coat
7 13 (8.61%) McAfee
8 11 (7.28%) Palo Alto
9 9 (5.96%) HP
10 8 (5.30%) Splunk
11 7 (4.64%) Atlassian
11 7 (4.64%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.31%) EMC
12 5 (3.31%) Lotus
12 5 (3.31%) Xerox
13 4 (2.65%) ArcSight
14 3 (1.99%) Wyse