Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 391 515 691
Rank change year-on-year +124 +176 +59
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 185 182 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 1.93% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 111 97
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £363 £313 £363
90th Percentile £628 £663 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £62.50 £44.51 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -5.81% -
10th Percentile £33.87 £24.75 £17.68
90th Percentile £66.25 £45.94 £49.65
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £44.76 £44.50
% change year-on-year +39.65% +0.57% -

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 5,597 9,447 13,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.42% 15.62% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,797 6,513 9,442
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £220 £170 £185
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £473
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 484 637
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +0.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.58
90th Percentile £59.13 £41.98 £45.38
Median hourly rate £18.44 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.74% +3.13% +1.98%

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 3 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware NSX in England over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 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
South East +139 72 £450 -18.18% 7
London +38 42 £500 -13.04% 11
South West +63 26 £463 -7.50% 4
North of England +59 19 £360 +10.77% 4
North West +34 9 £360 +10.77% 2
Yorkshire +40 6 £500 +17.72% 2
East of England +57 5 £525 -25.00% 3
North East - 4 £400 -
Midlands +45 3 £375 -25.00% 4
West Midlands +35 3 £375 -25.00% 4
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 170 (91.89%) VMware
2 126 (68.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (62.70%) Security Cleared
4 82 (44.32%) Cisco
5 70 (37.84%) SC Cleared
6 68 (36.76%) vCenter Server
7 64 (34.59%) VSAN
8 59 (31.89%) Windows
9 58 (31.35%) Dell
9 58 (31.35%) vSphere
10 57 (30.81%) Firewall
11 56 (30.27%) vRealize
11 56 (30.27%) Data Centre
12 54 (29.19%) DevOps
13 51 (27.57%) Ansible
13 51 (27.57%) Active Directory
14 48 (25.95%) Microsoft
15 47 (25.41%) VMware ESXi
15 47 (25.41%) DV Cleared
16 46 (24.86%) Linux
17 43 (23.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 41 (22.16%) Converged Infrastructure
19 40 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
20 39 (21.08%) F5
21 38 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
22 36 (19.46%) WAN
23 34 (18.38%) Private Cloud
24 32 (17.30%) Kubernetes
25 30 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
25 30 (16.22%) Azure

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 9 (4.86%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.16%) Confluence
2 4 (2.16%) nginx
3 3 (1.62%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (12.97%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.22%) Azure
2 26 (14.05%) IaaS
3 23 (12.43%) AWS
4 12 (6.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (5.95%) Amazon ECS
6 10 (5.41%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (3.78%) GCP
8 5 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.62%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.62%) SaaS
10 2 (1.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) PaaS
10 2 (1.08%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.54%) GitHub
11 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (34.59%) VSAN
2 57 (30.81%) Firewall
3 36 (19.46%) WAN
4 30 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (12.97%) DNS
6 21 (11.35%) Network Security
7 20 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (10.27%) Ethernet
9 18 (9.73%) DHCP
9 18 (9.73%) LAN
10 17 (9.19%) BGP
11 16 (8.65%) OSPF
11 16 (8.65%) VLAN
12 15 (8.11%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (6.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (6.49%) VPN
14 11 (5.95%) Calico
15 10 (5.41%) Wireless
16 9 (4.86%) BIG-IP
16 9 (4.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.95%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.86%) HBase
4 8 (4.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Git (software)
1 9 (4.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (3.78%) JIRA
3 4 (2.16%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.16%) Hudson
3 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (13.51%) Finance
2 17 (9.19%) Public Sector
3 16 (8.65%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.95%) Law
5 7 (3.78%) Electronics
5 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.78%) Marketing
6 6 (3.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (23.24%) Architect
2 38 (20.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (18.38%) VMware Engineer
4 30 (16.22%) Consultant
5 27 (14.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (9.73%) Network Engineer
7 17 (9.19%) VMware Architect
8 16 (8.65%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (8.11%) Network Architect
10 14 (7.57%) VMware Consultant
11 10 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 9 (4.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 6 (3.24%) Cloud Consultant
15 5 (2.70%) Senior VMware Engineer
16 4 (2.16%) Kubernetes Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) JSON
2 6 (3.24%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.70%) XML
4 4 (2.16%) REST
5 2 (1.08%) CSS
5 2 (1.08%) CSS3
5 2 (1.08%) HTML
5 2 (1.08%) HTML5
5 2 (1.08%) ModSecurity
5 2 (1.08%) Web Services
5 2 (1.08%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.54%) Flash
6 1 (0.54%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (30.27%) Data Centre
2 34 (18.38%) Private Cloud
3 15 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (4.86%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.16%) Replication
7 3 (1.62%) Clustering
7 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.62%) PKI
8 2 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.54%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.89%) Windows
2 46 (24.86%) Linux
3 25 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 20 (10.81%) Ubuntu
5 16 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (4.86%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.16%) Unix
10 4 (2.16%) VMS
11 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.19%) DevOps
2 43 (23.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (22.16%) Converged Infrastructure
4 38 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (15.14%) ITIL
5 28 (15.14%) Project Delivery
6 27 (14.59%) Migration
7 24 (12.97%) Network Virtualisation
8 21 (11.35%) Load Balancing
9 18 (9.73%) Change Management
10 16 (8.65%) High Availability
11 13 (7.03%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.03%) Scrum
11 13 (7.03%) Storage Management
12 11 (5.95%) Runbook
12 11 (5.95%) Security Hardening
13 9 (4.86%) Data Migration
13 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (4.86%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (4.86%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.14%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.73%) C
3 13 (7.03%) Python
4 9 (4.86%) VB
5 5 (2.70%) SQL
6 3 (1.62%) R
7 2 (1.08%) C#
7 2 (1.08%) Java
7 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 116 (62.70%) Security Cleared
2 70 (37.84%) SC Cleared
3 47 (25.41%) DV Cleared
4 40 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (13.51%) CCNP
6 15 (8.11%) CCNA
7 13 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.78%) CCIE
9 6 (3.24%) Degree
10 5 (2.70%) VCAP
11 3 (1.62%) CISSP
12 2 (1.08%) CCDA
12 2 (1.08%) CCDP
12 2 (1.08%) MCSE
12 2 (1.08%) VCP6
13 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.54%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.54%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.54%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.54%) NCSC
System Software
1 126 (68.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (31.35%) vSphere
3 51 (27.57%) Active Directory
4 47 (25.41%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (9.19%) vCloud
7 12 (6.49%) Docker
8 10 (5.41%) NFS
9 9 (4.86%) HDFS
9 9 (4.86%) VMFS
10 5 (2.70%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.62%) KVM
12 2 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.54%) UAG
13 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 68 (36.76%) vCenter Server
2 56 (30.27%) vRealize
3 51 (27.57%) Ansible
4 32 (17.30%) Kubernetes
5 21 (11.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 19 (10.27%) Terraform
7 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (5.95%) Istio
8 11 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (5.95%) Puppet
9 9 (4.86%) PowerCLI
9 9 (4.86%) vMotion
10 5 (2.70%) FortiGate
11 4 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (2.16%) HAProxy
11 4 (2.16%) Salt
12 3 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (1.62%) SCCM
12 3 (1.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 170 (91.89%) VMware
2 82 (44.32%) Cisco
3 58 (31.35%) Dell
4 48 (25.95%) Microsoft
5 39 (21.08%) F5
6 27 (14.59%) Palo Alto
7 18 (9.73%) Fortinet
8 12 (6.49%) EMC
8 12 (6.49%) Juniper
9 9 (4.86%) ESRI
9 9 (4.86%) Lumension
9 9 (4.86%) Oracle
9 9 (4.86%) SolarWinds
9 9 (4.86%) Sophos
9 9 (4.86%) Veeam
10 8 (4.32%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.32%) HP
11 7 (3.78%) SAP
12 4 (2.16%) Aruba
12 4 (2.16%) Red Hat