Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 657 690 693
Rank change year-on-year +33 +3 +103
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 148 161 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.15% 1.27% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 80
England median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +5.82%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £371
90th Percentile £625 £581 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £480
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
England median hourly rate £34.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.66% - -
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 12,901 12,648 9,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.54% 13.82% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,644 8,198 6,142
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £185 £170
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 749 602
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.01
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.25 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +24 47 £468 +3.89% 2
South East +28 36 £538 +22.86% 2
South West +6 34 £463 -11.06% 2
East of England +5 16 £450 -10.00%
North of England +9 11 £519 +18.57%
North West +16 9 £541 +6.13%
Midlands +11 3 £350 -21.57%
West Midlands -1 3 £350 -20.90%
Yorkshire +10 2 £425 -6.85%
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) VMware
2 108 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (39.86%) Firewall
4 56 (37.84%) Cisco
5 52 (35.14%) Security Cleared
5 52 (35.14%) vSphere
6 49 (33.11%) vRealize
7 46 (31.08%) vCenter Server
8 42 (28.38%) Data Centre
8 42 (28.38%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (25.68%) VSAN
10 37 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (22.97%) Windows
12 34 (22.97%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 33 (22.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 32 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (20.95%) PowerShell
16 29 (19.59%) SC Cleared
16 29 (19.59%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (19.59%) Linux
17 28 (18.92%) Migration
17 28 (18.92%) F5
18 26 (17.57%) CCNP
18 26 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
20 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
20 23 (15.54%) Dell
21 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
21 22 (14.86%) Windows 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 14 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.78%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.11%) Apache
4 4 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.35%) Confluence
5 2 (1.35%) IIS
5 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (12.16%) IaaS
4 15 (10.14%) Office 365
5 12 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.38%) PaaS
7 3 (2.03%) GitHub
7 3 (2.03%) SaaS
8 2 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 59 (39.86%) Firewall
2 38 (25.68%) VSAN
3 29 (19.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (14.19%) DNS
4 21 (14.19%) SAN
5 17 (11.49%) BGP
5 17 (11.49%) Network Security
6 15 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (10.14%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (10.14%) VLAN
7 14 (9.46%) OSPF
8 13 (8.78%) iSCSI
9 12 (8.11%) WAN
10 11 (7.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (7.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (6.76%) LAN
12 9 (6.08%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (5.41%) NX-OS
14 7 (4.73%) MPLS
15 6 (4.05%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.11%) MySQL
2 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.03%) Hudson
3 2 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.35%) JIRA
3 2 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 9 (6.08%) Finance
1 9 (6.08%) Law
2 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (28.38%) Consultant
2 29 (19.59%) Network Engineer
3 25 (16.89%) VMware Consultant
4 18 (12.16%) Architect
5 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (6.76%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Designer
7 9 (6.08%) Junior
7 9 (6.08%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (5.41%) VMware Architect
9 7 (4.73%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Network Designer
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
9 7 (4.73%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 7 (4.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) Spine.js
2 3 (2.03%) Spring
3 2 (1.35%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.35%) Django
3 2 (1.35%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.35%) WAP
4 1 (0.68%) Flash
4 1 (0.68%) JFC
4 1 (0.68%) RESTful
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.78%) Private Cloud
3 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.41%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.03%) NHS
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Clustering
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.97%) Windows
2 29 (19.59%) Linux
3 22 (14.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.76%) Unix
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.92%) Migration
2 26 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (11.49%) Network Virtualisation
4 16 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (10.14%) Load Balancing
5 15 (10.14%) Storage Management
6 14 (9.46%) Information Security
6 14 (9.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.78%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (8.78%) Problem Management
7 13 (8.78%) Server Monitoring
8 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Automation
8 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 12 (8.11%) NsoIT
9 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
9 10 (6.76%) Patch Management
10 9 (6.08%) Information Security Management
10 9 (6.08%) ISMS
10 9 (6.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.95%) PowerShell
2 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.78%) SQL
4 8 (5.41%) Python
5 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 37 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (22.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (19.59%) SC Cleared
5 26 (17.57%) CCNP
6 21 (14.19%) DV Cleared
7 15 (10.14%) CCNA
8 6 (4.05%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (3.38%) VCAP
10 4 (2.70%) Degree
11 3 (2.03%) VCP6
12 2 (1.35%) CCIE
12 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.35%) MCSE
12 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.68%) CCDP
13 1 (0.68%) CCENT
13 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) PMO
2 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 108 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (35.14%) vSphere
3 42 (28.38%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
5 15 (10.14%) NFS
6 14 (9.46%) vCloud
7 13 (8.78%) XenApp
7 13 (8.78%) XenDesktop
8 12 (8.11%) Shibboleth
9 7 (4.73%) Hyper-V
10 5 (3.38%) Docker
11 4 (2.70%) KVM
12 2 (1.35%) Firmware
12 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (33.11%) vRealize
2 46 (31.08%) vCenter Server
3 34 (22.97%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 16 (10.81%) SCCM
5 13 (8.78%) Ansible
5 13 (8.78%) Failover Clustering
6 12 (8.11%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (8.11%) WSUS
7 7 (4.73%) Puppet
8 6 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (4.05%) PowerCLI
9 3 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
9 3 (2.03%) Salt
10 2 (1.35%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.35%) systemd
11 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.68%) Icinga
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.68%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 148 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (37.84%) Cisco
3 28 (18.92%) F5
4 23 (15.54%) Dell
5 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
6 19 (12.84%) EMC
7 18 (12.16%) Citrix
8 9 (6.08%) Juniper
8 9 (6.08%) Palo Alto
8 9 (6.08%) Sony
9 8 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.05%) Computacenter
11 5 (3.38%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.38%) Symantec
12 3 (2.03%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.03%) Google
12 3 (2.03%) HP
12 3 (2.03%) McAfee
12 3 (2.03%) Veeam