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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 595 493 455
Rank change year-on-year -102 -38 +248
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 168 130 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 1.73% 1.98% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 84 100
10th Percentile £449 £356 £313
25th Percentile £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £460 £500
Median % change year-on-year +19.46% -8.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £658 £550 £600
90th Percentile £726 £650 £688
UK median daily rate £540 £470 £481
% change year-on-year +14.89% -2.34% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
10th Percentile £64.95 £21.44 £42.37
25th Percentile £67.88 £27.66 £42.73
Median hourly rate £74.00 £40.51 £44.63
Median % change year-on-year +82.67% -9.24% -8.91%
75th Percentile £81.38 £54.63 £46.66
90th Percentile £85.05 £61.60 £47.09
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £40.51 £57.00
% change year-on-year +17.25% -28.93% +28.09%

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 9,736 6,577 7,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.85% 14.52% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,072 4,600 4,802
10th Percentile £198 £225 £180
25th Percentile £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £632 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £658 £640
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +7.53% +5.57% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 229 337
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.29 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.94 £13.06 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.95
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.99% +2.73%
75th Percentile £28.75 £45.08 £21.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £41.45
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -8.05% +24.29% +7.99%

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 17 May 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware NSX in England over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -98 69 £575 +15.00% 6
South East -27 47 £500 +17.65% 4
South West -19 22 £539 +34.75% 2
East of England -27 8 £625 -3.85%
Midlands -41 3 £455 +21.33% 1
West Midlands -42 2 - - 1
North West -45 2 £558 +54.86% 2
North of England -58 2 £558 +48.67% 3
East Midlands - 1 £455 -
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 162 (96.43%) VMware
2 123 (73.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (40.48%) vSphere
4 67 (39.88%) Cisco
5 64 (38.10%) vRealize
6 62 (36.90%) Windows
7 58 (34.52%) Firewall
8 55 (32.74%) Security Cleared
9 54 (32.14%) Ansible
10 53 (31.55%) Data Centre
10 53 (31.55%) Linux
11 48 (28.57%) VSAN
12 47 (27.98%) Active Directory
13 44 (26.19%) SC Cleared
14 40 (23.81%) PowerShell
14 40 (23.81%) Microsoft
15 38 (22.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 36 (21.43%) F5
16 36 (21.43%) Network Security
17 34 (20.24%) Dell
18 31 (18.45%) vCloud
19 30 (17.86%) vCenter Server
19 30 (17.86%) ITIL
20 29 (17.26%) DV Cleared
21 28 (16.67%) CheckPoint
21 28 (16.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
22 27 (16.07%) Load Balancing
23 26 (15.48%) Python
24 25 (14.88%) DNS
24 25 (14.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.90%) AWS
1 20 (11.90%) Azure
2 9 (5.36%) IaaS
3 7 (4.17%) OpenShift
3 7 (4.17%) SaaS
4 5 (2.98%) GCP
5 3 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.79%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (1.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (34.52%) Firewall
2 48 (28.57%) VSAN
3 36 (21.43%) Network Security
4 25 (14.88%) DNS
5 19 (11.31%) WAN
6 15 (8.93%) VPN
7 12 (7.14%) NGFW
8 10 (5.95%) BGP
8 10 (5.95%) MPLS
8 10 (5.95%) Software-Defined Networking
8 10 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (5.36%) VLAN
10 8 (4.76%) LAN
10 8 (4.76%) OSPF
10 8 (4.76%) SD-WAN
11 6 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (3.57%) IPsec
11 6 (3.57%) SAN
11 6 (3.57%) VXLAN
12 5 (2.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.93%) DB2
2 15 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.60%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.33%) GitLab
2 11 (6.55%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (1.79%) JIRA
4 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (11.31%) Social Skills
2 16 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 13 (7.74%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.36%) Finance
5 9 (5.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 44 (26.19%) Architect
2 32 (19.05%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 21 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (11.31%) Infrastructure Architect
6 18 (10.71%) Consultant
7 15 (8.93%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 13 (7.74%) Developer
9 10 (5.95%) Automation Developer
9 10 (5.95%) Network Architect
9 10 (5.95%) VMware Consultant
10 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (4.17%) Senior Architect
11 7 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (3.57%) VMware Specialist
13 5 (2.98%) Security Engineer
13 5 (2.98%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
13 5 (2.98%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.12%) HTML
2 15 (8.93%) .NET
2 15 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 12 (7.14%) JSON
3 12 (7.14%) XML
4 11 (6.55%) Regular Expression
5 7 (4.17%) REST
6 6 (3.57%) COM
7 5 (2.98%) CSS
7 5 (2.98%) CSS3
7 5 (2.98%) HTML5
8 2 (1.19%) Middleware
8 2 (1.19%) SOAP
8 2 (1.19%) XMPP
9 1 (0.60%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (31.55%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.93%) Private Cloud
3 11 (6.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (6.55%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.95%) Clustering
5 7 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.98%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.98%) PKI
8 3 (1.79%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.79%) User Experience
9 2 (1.19%) CCTV
9 2 (1.19%) CMDB
9 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.19%) Replication
9 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.60%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.90%) Windows
2 53 (31.55%) Linux
3 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.95%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (4.17%) Unix
7 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.60%) VMS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (17.86%) ITIL
3 27 (16.07%) Load Balancing
4 23 (13.69%) SIEM
5 18 (10.71%) Network Design
6 16 (9.52%) Agile
6 16 (9.52%) Migration
6 16 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
7 15 (8.93%) Multithreading
8 13 (7.74%) Change Management
9 12 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
10 11 (6.55%) ITIL V3
10 11 (6.55%) Service Management
11 10 (5.95%) Data Protection
12 9 (5.36%) Service Design
13 8 (4.76%) Network Management
13 8 (4.76%) Process Improvement
13 8 (4.76%) Project Management
13 8 (4.76%) Security Architecture
13 8 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 26 (15.48%) Python
3 20 (11.90%) C#
4 18 (10.71%) SQL
5 13 (7.74%) C
6 7 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.38%) Bash
8 2 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (32.74%) Security Cleared
2 44 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 29 (17.26%) DV Cleared
4 25 (14.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.14%) Degree
6 11 (6.55%) VCAP
7 10 (5.95%) CCNP
8 5 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.98%) FFIEC
9 4 (2.38%) CCNA
10 3 (1.79%) CCIE
10 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.79%) RHCE
11 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.19%) Master's Degree
11 2 (1.19%) MCSE
11 2 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) GDPR
2 5 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (2.98%) NIST
2 5 (2.98%) NIST 800
2 5 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.79%) OASIS TOSCA
4 2 (1.19%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (73.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (40.48%) vSphere
3 47 (27.98%) Active Directory
4 31 (18.45%) vCloud
5 24 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (4.17%) Docker
8 6 (3.57%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.79%) KVM
9 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.79%) Xen
10 2 (1.19%) NFS
11 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 64 (38.10%) vRealize
2 54 (32.14%) Ansible
3 30 (17.86%) vCenter Server
4 28 (16.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 20 (11.90%) PowerCLI
6 15 (8.93%) VxRail
7 14 (8.33%) Terraform
8 13 (7.74%) Kubernetes
9 12 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (7.14%) Salt
9 12 (7.14%) WMI
10 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (5.95%) Puppet
11 6 (3.57%) Prometheus
11 6 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (2.98%) CASB
13 4 (2.38%) FortiGate
13 4 (2.38%) WSUS
13 4 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 162 (96.43%) VMware
2 67 (39.88%) Cisco
3 40 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 36 (21.43%) F5
5 34 (20.24%) Dell
6 28 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 23 (13.69%) Palo Alto
8 19 (11.31%) Infoblox
9 18 (10.71%) Ericsson
9 18 (10.71%) Oracle
9 18 (10.71%) Red Hat
9 18 (10.71%) SolarWinds
10 12 (7.14%) Splunk
11 11 (6.55%) SaltStack
12 8 (4.76%) Citrix
12 8 (4.76%) Nokia
13 7 (4.17%) Juniper
13 7 (4.17%) Remedy
14 6 (3.57%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.57%) Symantec