Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 473 459 683
Rank change year-on-year -14 +224 +55
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 136 160 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.10% 2.22% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 100 92
10th Percentile £356 £313 £321
25th Percentile £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £550 £591 £578
90th Percentile £636 £688 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £481 £450
% change year-on-year -6.49% +6.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
10th Percentile £21.44 £42.37 £28.65
25th Percentile £27.66 £42.73 £40.66
Median hourly rate £40.51 £44.63 £48.25
Median % change year-on-year -9.24% -7.50% +2.66%
75th Percentile £54.63 £46.66 £49.50
90th Percentile £61.60 £47.09 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £40.51 £55.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year -27.34% +25.28% -5.32%

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 6,468 7,205 13,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.56% 15.60% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,516 4,888 9,015
10th Percentile £225 £177 £190
25th Percentile £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.79% -1.11% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £660 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 365 548
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.20 £10.92
25th Percentile £13.04 £13.07 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.96 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.92% +2.79% +4.04%
75th Percentile £44.25 £21.00 £24.31
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.71 £47.69
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £16.21
% change year-on-year +24.29% +7.96% +2.21%

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 11 May 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 11 May 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 11 May 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 +53 44 £436 -11.70% 2
London -26 42 £500 -13.79% 13
South West +27 12 £400 -21.95% 5
North of England +22 12 £375 +7.14% 4
North West +8 6 £360 +10.77% 4
East of England +23 5 £650 -3.70% 1
Midlands +13 4 £375 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -7 4 £375 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +22 3 £438 +9.51%
North East - 3 £400 -
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 126 (92.65%) VMware
2 93 (68.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (50.74%) Security Cleared
4 54 (39.71%) Cisco
5 53 (38.97%) Windows
6 45 (33.09%) SC Cleared
7 44 (32.35%) VSAN
8 42 (30.88%) vRealize
9 41 (30.15%) Firewall
10 40 (29.41%) Active Directory
10 40 (29.41%) vCenter Server
11 39 (28.68%) Dell
12 38 (27.94%) Linux
13 37 (27.21%) Data Centre
14 36 (26.47%) Ansible
14 36 (26.47%) vSphere
14 36 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
15 34 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 34 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 33 (24.26%) PowerShell
17 31 (22.79%) Social Skills
18 30 (22.06%) DevOps
19 29 (21.32%) Windows Server
20 28 (20.59%) WAN
21 26 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
21 26 (19.12%) F5
22 24 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
22 24 (17.65%) ITIL
23 23 (16.91%) DV Cleared
24 22 (16.18%) 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 (6.62%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.94%) nginx
3 3 (2.21%) Confluence
4 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.18%) Azure
2 14 (10.29%) IaaS
3 12 (8.82%) AWS
4 8 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (4.41%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (3.68%) GCP
7 4 (2.94%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.21%) PaaS
9 2 (1.47%) Akamai
9 2 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.47%) SaaS
9 2 (1.47%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.74%) AWS Direct Connect
10 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (32.35%) VSAN
2 41 (30.15%) Firewall
3 28 (20.59%) WAN
4 24 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (13.97%) Network Security
6 17 (12.50%) LAN
7 13 (9.56%) BGP
7 13 (9.56%) Ethernet
7 13 (9.56%) OSPF
8 12 (8.82%) VLAN
8 12 (8.82%) VPN
9 11 (8.09%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (8.09%) DNS
10 8 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (5.15%) TCP/IP
11 7 (5.15%) Wireless
12 6 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (4.41%) MPLS
12 6 (4.41%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (4.41%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) GIS
2 8 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.41%) HBase
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.68%) JIRA
2 5 (3.68%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (2.94%) Hudson
4 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
General
1 31 (22.79%) Social Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Finance
3 7 (5.15%) Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Law
5 5 (3.68%) Documentation Skills
5 5 (3.68%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (22.06%) VMware Engineer
2 29 (21.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (16.91%) Consultant
4 20 (14.71%) Architect
5 16 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 14 (10.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 11 (8.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (8.09%) VMware Consultant
8 9 (6.62%) VMware Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Network Architect
10 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.68%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) Designer
12 4 (2.94%) Security Engineer
13 3 (2.21%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) XML
2 8 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (1.47%) Flash
3 2 (1.47%) LDAP
3 2 (1.47%) REST
3 2 (1.47%) SAML
3 2 (1.47%) Spine.js
4 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) CSS3
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) HTML5
4 1 (0.74%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.21%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.15%) Clustering
3 7 (5.15%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.47%) PKI
7 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.74%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.74%) Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.97%) Windows
2 38 (27.94%) Linux
3 29 (21.32%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.56%) Ubuntu
5 13 (9.56%) Windows 10
5 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (6.62%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.41%) Unix
8 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.21%) VMS
10 2 (1.47%) CatOS
11 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (22.06%) DevOps
3 24 (17.65%) ITIL
4 22 (16.18%) Migration
5 17 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
5 17 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
6 16 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.03%) Project Delivery
8 14 (10.29%) Change Management
9 12 (8.82%) Load Balancing
10 10 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (6.62%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.62%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (6.62%) Storage Management
11 9 (6.62%) Systems Engineering
12 8 (5.88%) High Availability
12 8 (5.88%) Image Processing
12 8 (5.88%) Service Design
12 8 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.26%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.09%) C
3 9 (6.62%) Python
3 9 (6.62%) VB
4 2 (1.47%) SQL
5 1 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 69 (50.74%) Security Cleared
2 45 (33.09%) SC Cleared
3 26 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (16.91%) DV Cleared
5 11 (8.09%) CCNP
6 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.68%) CCIE
9 4 (2.94%) CCNA
9 4 (2.94%) Degree
10 2 (1.47%) CISSP
10 2 (1.47%) VCAP
10 2 (1.47%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (68.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 36 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
3 36 (26.47%) vSphere
4 10 (7.35%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (6.62%) Docker
6 7 (5.15%) vCloud
7 6 (4.41%) HDFS
7 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.21%) XenApp
9 2 (1.47%) KVM
9 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.74%) Ceph
10 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (30.88%) vRealize
2 40 (29.41%) vCenter Server
3 36 (26.47%) Ansible
4 20 (14.71%) Kubernetes
5 16 (11.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 12 (8.82%) PowerCLI
7 10 (7.35%) Puppet
8 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (4.41%) Istio
11 4 (2.94%) HAProxy
11 4 (2.94%) SCCM
11 4 (2.94%) SCOM
11 4 (2.94%) Terraform
12 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (2.21%) Salt
12 3 (2.21%) WSUS
13 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 126 (92.65%) VMware
2 54 (39.71%) Cisco
3 39 (28.68%) Dell
4 34 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (19.12%) F5
6 16 (11.76%) HP
7 14 (10.29%) Palo Alto
8 13 (9.56%) Fortinet
9 10 (7.35%) Oracle
10 9 (6.62%) EMC
10 9 (6.62%) ESRI
10 9 (6.62%) Lumension
10 9 (6.62%) Sophos
11 8 (5.88%) Citrix
11 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.68%) Juniper
12 5 (3.68%) SAP
12 5 (3.68%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.68%) Veeam