Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 426 666 696
Rank change year-on-year +240 +30 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 95 149 185
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.04% 1.15% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 117
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £300 £300
90th Percentile £631 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £39.88 - £47.00
UK median hourly rate £52.50 - £47.00

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 4,664 12,995 13,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.93% 15.64% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,963 8,710 8,730
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £182 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 535 793
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% - +3.86%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.93 £45.39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.22
% change year-on-year +17.65% +4.84% +1.34%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +191 26 £519 -1.19% 1
South East +182 26 £500 +29.03% 4
North of England +118 15 £438 -7.89% 2
East of England +80 14 £500 +11.11% 1
South West +56 9 £500 +5.26% 7
North West +74 8 £400 -25.67%
Yorkshire +79 7 £475 +11.76% 1
Midlands +98 5 £500 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +73 5 £500 +33.33% 1
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (61.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (44.21%) Security Cleared
4 40 (42.11%) Cisco
5 30 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 26 (27.37%) Windows
6 26 (27.37%) Firewall
6 26 (27.37%) Ansible
7 25 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (25.26%) vSphere
8 24 (25.26%) DevOps
9 23 (24.21%) SC Cleared
10 22 (23.16%) Migration
11 21 (22.11%) Linux
11 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
12 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
12 20 (21.05%) Juniper
12 20 (21.05%) vCenter Server
13 19 (20.00%) Palo Alto
13 19 (20.00%) DNS
13 19 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (20.00%) F5
14 18 (18.95%) ITIL
14 18 (18.95%) vRealize
14 18 (18.95%) VSAN
14 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
15 17 (17.89%) Windows Server
16 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
17 15 (15.79%) Oracle
17 15 (15.79%) SQL Server

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 (11.58%) ArcGIS
2 6 (6.32%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.21%) Confluence
4 3 (3.16%) JBoss
5 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (11.58%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) AWS
2 9 (9.47%) Azure
2 9 (9.47%) GCP
3 8 (8.42%) IaaS
4 5 (5.26%) PaaS
5 3 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.11%) Akamai
6 2 (2.11%) Office 365
6 2 (2.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.05%) GitHub
7 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) Firewall
2 19 (20.00%) DNS
3 18 (18.95%) VSAN
4 14 (14.74%) DHCP
5 13 (13.68%) BGP
5 13 (13.68%) OSPF
6 11 (11.58%) Network Security
7 10 (10.53%) WAN
8 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
8 9 (9.47%) VPN
9 8 (8.42%) VLAN
10 6 (6.32%) Internet
10 6 (6.32%) IPsec
10 6 (6.32%) MPLS
10 6 (6.32%) NetScaler
11 5 (5.26%) EIGRP
11 5 (5.26%) VXLAN
12 4 (4.21%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.21%) LAN
13 3 (3.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) GIS
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 5 (5.26%) JIRA
2 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) GitLab
4 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Local Government
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Police
4 1 (1.05%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Architect
2 19 (20.00%) Consultant
3 16 (16.84%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Designer
4 8 (8.42%) Network Architect
4 8 (8.42%) VMware Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.32%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.21%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) RESTful
4 2 (2.11%) Flash
4 2 (2.11%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) REST
4 2 (2.11%) YAML
5 1 (1.05%) HTML
5 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.26%) Replication
4 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.11%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.11%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.05%) Derivative
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Windows
2 21 (22.11%) Linux
3 17 (17.89%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.68%) Windows 10
6 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.32%) Unix
10 5 (5.26%) CentOS
11 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) DevOps
2 22 (23.16%) Migration
3 18 (18.95%) ITIL
4 13 (13.68%) Network Design
5 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.63%) Data Migration
6 11 (11.58%) Image Processing
6 11 (11.58%) Load Balancing
6 11 (11.58%) Test Scripting
7 10 (10.53%) SIEM
8 7 (7.37%) Change Management
8 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.37%) High Availability
8 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (7.37%) Network Virtualisation
9 6 (6.32%) Business Continuity
9 6 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.63%) C
3 11 (11.58%) Python
3 11 (11.58%) VB
4 4 (4.21%) C++
4 4 (4.21%) Perl
5 2 (2.11%) VBScript
6 1 (1.05%) Go
6 1 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
6 1 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (44.21%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (24.21%) SC Cleared
4 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
5 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (9.47%) CCNP
7 8 (8.42%) CCNA
8 7 (7.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (4.21%) CCA
9 4 (4.21%) CCENT
9 4 (4.21%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (4.21%) CISSP
9 4 (4.21%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.16%) CISM
10 3 (3.16%) GIAC
10 3 (3.16%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.16%) JNCIE
10 3 (3.16%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.16%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) NIST
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) NCSC
3 1 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (61.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 24 (25.26%) vSphere
4 19 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.37%) vCloud
6 5 (5.26%) Docker
7 3 (3.16%) KVM
8 2 (2.11%) GFS2
8 2 (2.11%) Samba
8 2 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.05%) UAG
9 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.05%) XenApp
9 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (27.37%) Ansible
2 20 (21.05%) vCenter Server
3 18 (18.95%) vRealize
4 11 (11.58%) Puppet
5 10 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.26%) FortiGate
7 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.16%) Cobbler
8 3 (3.16%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (3.16%) Icinga
9 2 (2.11%) Nessus
9 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.11%) SCOM
9 2 (2.11%) SELinux
9 2 (2.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.05%) SCCM
10 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (42.11%) Cisco
3 20 (21.05%) Juniper
4 19 (20.00%) F5
4 19 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.79%) Oracle
7 11 (11.58%) ESRI
7 11 (11.58%) Lumension
7 11 (11.58%) Sophos
8 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
9 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.32%) Citrix
10 6 (6.32%) CommVault
10 6 (6.32%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.26%) EMC
12 4 (4.21%) CA
12 4 (4.21%) Dell
12 4 (4.21%) Remedy
13 3 (3.16%) Aruba