Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 703 702 797
Rank change year-on-year -1 +95 +21
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 155 106 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 1.13% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 32
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.26% +11.52%
10th Percentile £304 £313 £364
90th Percentile £588 £575 £686
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 12,353 9,420 10,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 11.31% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,031 6,024 6,735
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £185 £167 £173
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 712 590 860
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.13 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £43.75 £41.05
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -0.88% +3.23% -1.59%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -30 67 £475 -5.00% 8
South East -33 34 £450 - 4
North of England -18 21 £456 -13.10% 4
Midlands +4 15 £446 +3.18% 7
East of England +16 14 £500 -2.44% 3
West Midlands -11 14 £443 -3.28% 6
Yorkshire -26 10 £475 -9.52% 2
North West - 6 £520 - 2
North East - 5 £275 -
South West +1 4 £520 +73.33% 5
East Midlands -4 1 £475 +18.75% 1
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 154 (99.35%) VMware
2 98 (63.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (49.68%) Cisco
4 61 (39.35%) Data Centre
5 49 (31.61%) Firewall
5 49 (31.61%) vSphere
6 44 (28.39%) DNS
7 43 (27.74%) Windows
8 41 (26.45%) VPN
9 40 (25.81%) Security Cleared
10 38 (24.52%) DHCP
11 35 (22.58%) vRealize
12 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
12 33 (21.29%) Juniper
13 32 (20.65%) Citrix
13 32 (20.65%) WAN
13 32 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (20.65%) vCenter Server
14 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 29 (18.71%) Software-Defined Networking
16 27 (17.42%) F5
17 26 (16.77%) MPLS
17 26 (16.77%) Migration
17 26 (16.77%) Private Cloud
18 25 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (16.13%) PowerShell
19 24 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (15.48%) XenDesktop
19 24 (15.48%) CCNP

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 8 (5.16%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.58%) IIS
3 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Relativity
1 2 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.39%) IaaS
4 5 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.65%) Akamai
7 1 (0.65%) Office 365
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (31.61%) Firewall
2 44 (28.39%) DNS
3 41 (26.45%) VPN
4 38 (24.52%) DHCP
5 32 (20.65%) WAN
6 29 (18.71%) Software-Defined Networking
7 26 (16.77%) MPLS
8 24 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (15.48%) VSAN
9 23 (14.84%) BGP
9 23 (14.84%) OSPF
9 23 (14.84%) Wireless
10 22 (14.19%) LAN
11 19 (12.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (12.26%) NetScaler
11 19 (12.26%) VLAN
12 17 (10.97%) SAN
13 15 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 15 (9.68%) NAS
14 10 (6.45%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) Big Data
2 2 (1.29%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.16%) JIRA
3 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (10.32%) Finance
2 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.29%) Billing
5 2 (1.29%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (29.68%) Architect
2 26 (16.77%) Network Engineer
3 24 (15.48%) Network Architect
4 21 (13.55%) VMware Engineer
5 20 (12.90%) Consultant
6 11 (7.10%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (7.10%) Technical Leader
7 9 (5.81%) VMware Consultant
8 7 (4.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) VMware Architect
9 6 (3.87%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Azure Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.23%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.58%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.58%) Security Architect
11 4 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.23%) OpenDaylight
2 3 (1.94%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.94%) REST
2 3 (1.94%) SOAP
2 3 (1.94%) Web Services
3 2 (1.29%) HTML
3 2 (1.29%) Middleware
3 2 (1.29%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) LDAP
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (39.35%) Data Centre
2 26 (16.77%) Private Cloud
3 15 (9.68%) PKI
4 8 (5.16%) Replication
5 7 (4.52%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.23%) Clustering
6 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.29%) CMDB
7 2 (1.29%) Derivative
7 2 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.65%) Fintech
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.74%) Windows
2 17 (10.97%) Linux
3 16 (10.32%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.03%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.77%) Migration
2 23 (14.84%) DevOps
3 22 (14.19%) Load Balancing
4 18 (11.61%) Network Management
4 18 (11.61%) Network Virtualisation
5 15 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.68%) ITIL
6 14 (9.03%) Capacity Management
7 13 (8.39%) Project Management
8 12 (7.74%) Application Virtualisation
8 12 (7.74%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (7.74%) Workflow
8 12 (7.74%) Workflow Development
9 10 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (5.81%) Network Design
10 9 (5.81%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (5.16%) Network Architecture
11 8 (5.16%) Network Segmentation
12 7 (4.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.97%) Python
3 16 (10.32%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.52%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.87%) SQL
6 4 (2.58%) Java
6 4 (2.58%) Perl
7 2 (1.29%) PHP
7 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) C#
8 1 (0.65%) VB
8 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (15.48%) CCNP
4 21 (13.55%) DV Cleared
4 21 (13.55%) SC Cleared
5 17 (10.97%) JNCIS
6 15 (9.68%) CCDP
7 10 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.58%) CCNA
8 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.94%) Degree
9 3 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.94%) VCAP
9 3 (1.94%) VCP6
10 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.29%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.29%) MCSE
10 2 (1.29%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.65%) CCIE
11 1 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.94%) GCP
3 2 (1.29%) RMADS
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 98 (63.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (31.61%) vSphere
3 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
4 24 (15.48%) XenDesktop
5 22 (14.19%) XenApp
6 12 (7.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (7.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (7.74%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.23%) vCloud
8 5 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.23%) XenServer
9 2 (1.29%) Docker
10 1 (0.65%) NFS
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (22.58%) vRealize
2 32 (20.65%) vCenter Server
3 21 (13.55%) Ansible
4 19 (12.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 18 (11.61%) Puppet
6 9 (5.81%) SCCM
7 8 (5.16%) PowerCLI
8 7 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.58%) FortiGate
10 4 (2.58%) SafeCom
10 4 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.94%) IBM BigFix
11 3 (1.94%) SCOM
11 3 (1.94%) SnapVault
12 2 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.29%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.29%) Terraform
12 2 (1.29%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.65%) vMotion
Vendors
1 154 (99.35%) VMware
2 77 (49.68%) Cisco
3 33 (21.29%) Juniper
4 32 (20.65%) Citrix
5 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 27 (17.42%) F5
7 24 (15.48%) Palo Alto
8 21 (13.55%) Brocade
9 15 (9.68%) CheckPoint
10 12 (7.74%) Ivanti
10 12 (7.74%) Wyse
11 8 (5.16%) EMC
11 8 (5.16%) HP
12 7 (4.52%) NetApp
12 7 (4.52%) Veeam
13 5 (3.23%) Aruba
13 5 (3.23%) Bomgar
13 5 (3.23%) CommVault
13 5 (3.23%) Veritas
14 4 (2.58%) Meraki