Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 667 696 817
Rank change year-on-year +29 +121 +32
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 185 127 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 1.20% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 90 39
England median daily rate £450 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% +7.04%
10th Percentile £300 £349 £398
90th Percentile £600 £563 £675
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
England median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £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 13,438 10,601 12,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.39% 11.92% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,743 6,849 7,734
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £181
90th Percentile £625 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 802 601 796
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.47% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.34 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.24 £45.25 £37.75
UK median hourly rate £16.36 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.23% -3.03% +3.13%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +17 76 £450 - 8
South East -28 32 £450 -2.70% 5
Midlands +8 23 £475 +4.97% 2
North of England -25 23 £319 -39.29% 9
West Midlands -7 22 £495 +9.39% 1
East of England +17 18 £500 -2.44% 1
North West +3 13 £344 -31.25% 8
South West -10 12 £523 +60.77% 1
Yorkshire -27 6 £456 -13.10% 1
North East -3 4 £280 -30.00%
East Midlands +2 1 £475 - 1
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 184 (99.46%) VMware
2 117 (63.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (52.97%) Cisco
4 71 (38.38%) vSphere
5 64 (34.59%) Windows
6 62 (33.51%) Data Centre
7 48 (25.95%) Firewall
7 48 (25.95%) Security Cleared
8 38 (20.54%) Juniper
8 38 (20.54%) Load Balancing
8 38 (20.54%) vCenter Server
9 34 (18.38%) vRealize
9 34 (18.38%) VPN
10 32 (17.30%) DNS
10 32 (17.30%) Microsoft
10 32 (17.30%) Private Cloud
11 31 (16.76%) Active Directory
11 31 (16.76%) Citrix
11 31 (16.76%) SC Cleared
12 30 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (16.22%) Windows Server
13 29 (15.68%) VSAN
13 29 (15.68%) Migration
14 28 (15.14%) DHCP
15 27 (14.59%) WAN
15 27 (14.59%) Linux
15 27 (14.59%) PowerShell
15 27 (14.59%) Software-Defined Networking
16 25 (13.51%) Network Virtualisation
17 24 (12.97%) Amazon AWS

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 12 (6.49%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.16%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.16%) IIS
3 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.95%) IaaS
4 5 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Akamai
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.95%) Firewall
2 34 (18.38%) VPN
3 32 (17.30%) DNS
4 29 (15.68%) VSAN
5 28 (15.14%) DHCP
6 27 (14.59%) Software-Defined Networking
6 27 (14.59%) WAN
7 21 (11.35%) LAN
8 19 (10.27%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (10.27%) Wireless
9 18 (9.73%) MPLS
10 17 (9.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (9.19%) OSPF
11 15 (8.11%) NetScaler
11 15 (8.11%) SAN
12 14 (7.57%) BGP
13 13 (7.03%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (7.03%) NAS
13 13 (7.03%) TCP/IP
14 12 (6.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) DTS
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.62%) JIRA
3 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (8.65%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.24%) Retail
4 4 (2.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Billing
5 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.08%) Publishing
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (25.41%) Consultant
2 38 (20.54%) Architect
3 32 (17.30%) Network Engineer
4 31 (16.76%) VMware Consultant
5 22 (11.89%) VMware Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Network Architect
7 13 (7.03%) Security Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.24%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.70%) Azure Architect
11 5 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (2.70%) Lead Architect
11 5 (2.70%) Network Consultant
11 5 (2.70%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.24%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.70%) OpenDaylight
3 3 (1.62%) REST
3 3 (1.62%) RESTful
4 2 (1.08%) HTML
4 2 (1.08%) SOAP
4 2 (1.08%) Web Services
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (33.51%) Data Centre
2 32 (17.30%) Private Cloud
3 21 (11.35%) PKI
4 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.24%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.24%) Replication
6 5 (2.70%) Clustering
6 5 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.16%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.16%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.08%) CMDB
9 2 (1.08%) Derivative
10 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (34.59%) Windows
2 30 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 27 (14.59%) Linux
4 22 (11.89%) Windows 10
5 16 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.70%) Unix
8 5 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.16%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.54%) Load Balancing
2 29 (15.68%) Migration
3 25 (13.51%) Network Virtualisation
4 23 (12.43%) ITIL
5 19 (10.27%) Network Design
6 17 (9.19%) DevOps
7 14 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.03%) Capacity Management
8 13 (7.03%) Network Management
9 10 (5.41%) Application Virtualisation
9 10 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.86%) Network Segmentation
11 8 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.32%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (4.32%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.32%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (3.78%) Protective Monitoring
12 7 (3.78%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.59%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.95%) Python
3 9 (4.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.16%) SQL
5 4 (2.16%) Tcl
6 3 (1.62%) Perl
7 2 (1.08%) Java
7 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.54%) C
8 1 (0.54%) C#
8 1 (0.54%) VB
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (25.95%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.76%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (10.81%) CCNP
5 19 (10.27%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.41%) JNCIS
7 9 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (4.32%) CCDP
9 7 (3.78%) Degree
10 6 (3.24%) CCNA
11 5 (2.70%) CCIE
12 4 (2.16%) CCSA
12 4 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.62%) CCDE
13 3 (1.62%) CCSE
13 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.62%) VCP6
14 2 (1.08%) CCIE Data Center
14 2 (1.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 2 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.62%) RMADS
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 117 (63.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (38.38%) vSphere
3 31 (16.76%) Active Directory
4 21 (11.35%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (11.35%) XenDesktop
5 19 (10.27%) XenApp
6 16 (8.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (3.78%) Hyper-V
10 6 (3.24%) vCloud
11 4 (2.16%) XenServer
12 3 (1.62%) Docker
13 2 (1.08%) KVM
14 1 (0.54%) Ceph
14 1 (0.54%) Gluster
14 1 (0.54%) NFS
14 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (20.54%) vCenter Server
2 34 (18.38%) vRealize
3 15 (8.11%) PowerCLI
4 13 (7.03%) SCCM
4 13 (7.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 12 (6.49%) Ansible
5 12 (6.49%) Puppet
6 10 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (3.78%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (2.70%) Terraform
8 5 (2.70%) vMotion
9 4 (2.16%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.16%) SafeCom
10 3 (1.62%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (1.62%) IBM BigFix
10 3 (1.62%) SCOM
10 3 (1.62%) SnapVault
10 3 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 184 (99.46%) VMware
2 98 (52.97%) Cisco
3 38 (20.54%) Juniper
4 32 (17.30%) Microsoft
5 31 (16.76%) Citrix
6 21 (11.35%) F5
7 20 (10.81%) Palo Alto
8 18 (9.73%) CheckPoint
8 18 (9.73%) Veeam
9 15 (8.11%) Brocade
10 13 (7.03%) HP
11 10 (5.41%) Blue Coat
11 10 (5.41%) Ivanti
11 10 (5.41%) McAfee
11 10 (5.41%) Wyse
12 7 (3.78%) Atlassian
12 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.78%) Splunk
13 6 (3.24%) EMC
13 6 (3.24%) NetApp