Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 714 810
Rank change year-on-year -12 +96 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 121 112 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 1.04% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 72 23
England median daily rate £500 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.51% +20.71%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £349
90th Percentile £600 £586 £675
UK median daily rate £481 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +13.24% +0.29% +21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £32.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% -
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - -23.08% -

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 11,970 10,734 10,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.85% 12.07% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,893 6,741 5,994
England median daily rate £450 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +7.64%
10th Percentile £163 £165 £160
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 754 1,057
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £43.28 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.67% -3.23%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -21 54 £513 -2.38% 19
South East -14 25 £525 +16.67% 11
North of England +36 24 £450 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -6 17 £550 +10.00%
Midlands +10 9 £443 +10.63% 1
West Midlands - 9 £443 - 1
East of England -4 7 £500 +53.85% 1
North East - 5 £275 -
North West - 2 £500 - 4
South West +1 1 £325 +8.33%
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 119 (98.35%) VMware
2 62 (51.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (43.80%) Cisco
4 49 (40.50%) Data Centre
5 45 (37.19%) Firewall
6 29 (23.97%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (23.14%) vRealize
8 27 (22.31%) WAN
9 24 (19.83%) Software-Defined Networking
10 23 (19.01%) Windows
10 23 (19.01%) CCNP
10 23 (19.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 22 (18.18%) Puppet
11 22 (18.18%) F5
12 21 (17.36%) vSphere
12 21 (17.36%) VPN
12 21 (17.36%) DNS
12 21 (17.36%) Linux
12 21 (17.36%) Python
13 20 (16.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (15.70%) Citrix
14 19 (15.70%) BGP
14 19 (15.70%) Private Cloud
15 18 (14.88%) Palo Alto
15 18 (14.88%) Ansible
15 18 (14.88%) LAN
15 18 (14.88%) PowerShell
16 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (14.05%) Active Directory

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 (7.44%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.44%) IaaS
4 7 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.48%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) PaaS
5 3 (2.48%) SaaS
5 3 (2.48%) SoftLayer
5 3 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Office 365
7 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (37.19%) Firewall
2 27 (22.31%) WAN
3 24 (19.83%) Software-Defined Networking
4 21 (17.36%) DNS
4 21 (17.36%) VPN
5 20 (16.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (15.70%) BGP
7 18 (14.88%) LAN
8 17 (14.05%) OSPF
9 15 (12.40%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (12.40%) DHCP
9 15 (12.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 15 (12.40%) MPLS
9 15 (12.40%) VSAN
10 13 (10.74%) VLAN
11 12 (9.92%) Wireless
12 10 (8.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (5.79%) SAN
14 6 (4.96%) DAB
14 6 (4.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) Big Data
1 2 (1.65%) Blockchain
1 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.96%) JIRA
2 6 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.83%) GoCD
4 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Banking
2 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (30.58%) Architect
2 29 (23.97%) Consultant
3 26 (21.49%) Network Engineer
4 18 (14.88%) Network Architect
5 16 (13.22%) VMware Architect
6 14 (11.57%) VMware Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Security Architect
7 9 (7.44%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Cisco Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Cisco Network Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Network Consultant
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Network Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.48%) Network Security Engineer
12 3 (2.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) REST
2 2 (1.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.65%) SOAP
2 2 (1.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.83%) LDAP
3 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (40.50%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.70%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.79%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (4.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.48%) PKI
6 3 (2.48%) Replication
7 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.65%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.65%) Derivative
7 2 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exalogic
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Windows
2 21 (17.36%) Linux
3 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.92%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.48%) CentOS
7 3 (2.48%) Unix
7 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.65%) Solaris
8 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.83%) AIX
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.83%) VMS
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.05%) Migration
2 14 (11.57%) DevOps
2 14 (11.57%) Network Virtualisation
3 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.92%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.26%) Workflow
6 9 (7.44%) Network Management
6 9 (7.44%) Workflow Development
7 7 (5.79%) High Availability
7 7 (5.79%) Project Management
8 6 (4.96%) Change Management
8 6 (4.96%) Information Security
8 6 (4.96%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.96%) Network Design
8 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.13%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.31%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.31%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) Python
2 18 (14.88%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.13%) SQL
5 3 (2.48%) Perl
6 2 (1.65%) Java
6 2 (1.65%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (23.97%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.01%) CCNP
2 23 (19.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.44%) CCDP
5 9 (7.44%) JNCIS
6 7 (5.79%) CCNA
7 6 (4.96%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (3.31%) CCSP
8 4 (3.31%) CISM
8 4 (3.31%) CISSP
8 4 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.31%) Degree
8 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.48%) CCIE
10 1 (0.83%) VCAP
10 1 (0.83%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.48%) GCP
4 2 (1.65%) GDPR
4 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (51.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.36%) vSphere
3 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
4 14 (11.57%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 10 (8.26%) XenApp
7 9 (7.44%) vCloud
8 7 (5.79%) Docker
9 5 (4.13%) XenServer
10 4 (3.31%) KVM
11 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.65%) flannel
13 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) vRealize
2 22 (18.18%) Puppet
3 18 (14.88%) Ansible
4 10 (8.26%) vCenter Server
5 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.96%) PowerCLI
6 4 (3.31%) FortiGate
6 4 (3.31%) Juju
6 4 (3.31%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.31%) SafeCom
6 4 (3.31%) SCCM
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.65%) SCOM
7 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.83%) Packer
8 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 119 (98.35%) VMware
2 53 (43.80%) Cisco
3 22 (18.18%) F5
4 19 (15.70%) Citrix
5 18 (14.88%) Palo Alto
6 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.40%) Juniper
8 13 (10.74%) CheckPoint
9 12 (9.92%) Brocade
10 8 (6.61%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.96%) IBM
12 5 (4.13%) Arista
12 5 (4.13%) Dell
12 5 (4.13%) EMC
13 4 (3.31%) CommVault
13 4 (3.31%) Infoblox
13 4 (3.31%) ThinPrint
14 3 (2.48%) Ivanti
14 3 (2.48%) McAfee
14 3 (2.48%) SolarWinds