Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 358 619 698
Rank change year-on-year +261 +79 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 136 151 166
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.43% 1.26% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 72 93
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £413 £283 £325
90th Percentile £627 £624 £623
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -24.47% -
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +18.31% -24.47% -

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 3,966 11,988 14,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.37% 15.58% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,494 8,014 9,487
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £175 £185
90th Percentile £649 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 573 821
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.52% +3.13% -4.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.58
90th Percentile £48.30 £47.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.18% +6.25% -3.96%

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 26 October 2020.

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
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 26 October 2020. 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
South East +195 51 £513 +7.89% 12
South West +119 31 £500 +40.29% 10
London +193 29 £500 -9.09% 7
North of England +90 11 £500 +17.65% 2
East of England +93 8 £500 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +64 8 £500 +29.03% 1
Midlands +97 3 £488 - 3
West Midlands +70 3 £488 - 3
North West +65 3 £425 -2.86% 1
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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.

1 126 (92.65%) VMware
2 95 (69.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 62 (45.59%) Cisco
5 52 (38.24%) SC Cleared
6 47 (34.56%) Firewall
7 44 (32.35%) Data Centre
7 44 (32.35%) VSAN
7 44 (32.35%) vCenter Server
8 43 (31.62%) vSphere
9 41 (30.15%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (27.94%) Active Directory
11 37 (27.21%) DV Cleared
12 36 (26.47%) Windows
12 36 (26.47%) Ansible
13 34 (25.00%) DNS
14 33 (24.26%) DevOps
14 33 (24.26%) vRealize
15 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
15 31 (22.79%) Cisco Certification
16 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (19.85%) F5
18 26 (19.12%) DHCP
19 24 (17.65%) WAN
19 24 (17.65%) ITIL
19 24 (17.65%) Migration
19 24 (17.65%) PowerShell
20 21 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 20 (14.71%) Palo Alto
21 20 (14.71%) Load Balancing

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 11 (8.09%) Confluence
2 8 (5.88%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.21%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) nginx
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.35%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.88%) Photoshop
4 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) AWS
2 13 (9.56%) IaaS
3 11 (8.09%) Azure
4 6 (4.41%) GCP
5 3 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.21%) Office 365
6 2 (1.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (1.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.74%) Datadog
7 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (34.56%) Firewall
2 44 (32.35%) VSAN
3 34 (25.00%) DNS
4 26 (19.12%) DHCP
5 24 (17.65%) WAN
6 14 (10.29%) BGP
6 14 (10.29%) LAN
7 13 (9.56%) OSPF
8 12 (8.82%) VPN
9 10 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (7.35%) Software-Defined Networking
9 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
10 9 (6.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (6.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (6.62%) Network Security
11 8 (5.88%) MPLS
11 8 (5.88%) VLAN
12 7 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (4.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) GIS
3 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.74%) HBase
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) JIRA
2 10 (7.35%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (13.24%) Public Sector
2 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.56%) Finance
4 6 (4.41%) Electronics
4 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.41%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Police
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Architect
2 22 (16.18%) VMware Engineer
3 18 (13.24%) Cloud Architect
3 18 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 16 (11.76%) VMware Architect
5 15 (11.03%) Network Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) Consultant
7 11 (8.09%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.15%) Security Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Administrator
11 6 (4.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Virtualisation Architect
12 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.68%) Flash
2 5 (3.68%) Web Services
3 3 (2.21%) CSS
3 3 (2.21%) CSS3
3 3 (2.21%) HTML
3 3 (2.21%) HTML5
3 3 (2.21%) JSON
3 3 (2.21%) REST
4 2 (1.47%) .NET
4 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.47%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
5 1 (0.74%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.97%) Private Cloud
3 11 (8.09%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.88%) Replication
5 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (4.41%) Clustering
6 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.68%) PKI
8 4 (2.94%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.94%) User Experience
9 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.21%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.21%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.47%) Windows
2 20 (14.71%) Linux
3 16 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (8.09%) Windows 10
7 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.41%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.47%) Unix
12 1 (0.74%) CentOS
12 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) DevOps
2 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.65%) ITIL
3 24 (17.65%) Migration
4 21 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 20 (14.71%) Load Balancing
6 16 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
6 16 (11.76%) High Availability
6 16 (11.76%) Network Design
7 15 (11.03%) Network Virtualisation
8 11 (8.09%) Business Continuity
9 10 (7.35%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Automation
10 9 (6.62%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.62%) Scrum
10 9 (6.62%) Service Management
10 9 (6.62%) Storage Management
10 9 (6.62%) Strategic Roadmap
11 8 (5.88%) Change Management
11 8 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.56%) C
3 12 (8.82%) Python
4 8 (5.88%) VB
5 6 (4.41%) SQL
6 3 (2.21%) C#
6 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 52 (38.24%) SC Cleared
3 37 (27.21%) DV Cleared
4 31 (22.79%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (12.50%) CCNP
6 14 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (9.56%) CCNA
8 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (5.15%) CCIE
10 3 (2.21%) CCA
10 3 (2.21%) CCDA
10 3 (2.21%) CCDP
10 3 (2.21%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.21%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.21%) MCSE
10 3 (2.21%) VCAP
11 2 (1.47%) Degree
11 2 (1.47%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.47%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.47%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) SLA
2 6 (4.41%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.94%) NCSC
4 1 (0.74%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 95 (69.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (31.62%) vSphere
3 41 (30.15%) VMware ESXi
4 38 (27.94%) Active Directory
5 11 (8.09%) vCloud
6 9 (6.62%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (4.41%) NFS
8 5 (3.68%) Docker
8 5 (3.68%) VMFS
9 3 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.47%) UAG
11 1 (0.74%) HDFS
11 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.74%) KVM
11 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.74%) XenApp
11 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (32.35%) vCenter Server
2 36 (26.47%) Ansible
3 33 (24.26%) vRealize
4 13 (9.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 11 (8.09%) Kubernetes
5 11 (8.09%) Terraform
6 8 (5.88%) FortiGate
7 7 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (5.15%) Puppet
7 7 (5.15%) SCCM
8 6 (4.41%) vMotion
9 3 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (2.21%) PowerCLI
9 3 (2.21%) SCOM
10 2 (1.47%) WSUS
11 1 (0.74%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.74%) Nagios
11 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (92.65%) VMware
2 62 (45.59%) Cisco
3 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
4 27 (19.85%) F5
5 20 (14.71%) Palo Alto
6 19 (13.97%) Juniper
7 18 (13.24%) Dell
8 10 (7.35%) Fortinet
8 10 (7.35%) Oracle
9 9 (6.62%) CheckPoint
10 8 (5.88%) ESRI
10 8 (5.88%) Lumension
10 8 (5.88%) Sophos
11 6 (4.41%) Atlassian
11 6 (4.41%) Google
11 6 (4.41%) SAP
12 5 (3.68%) CommVault
12 5 (3.68%) EMC
12 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.68%) SolarWinds