Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 569 429 678
Rank change year-on-year -140 +249 +35
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 130 96 154
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.57% 1.98% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 83
10th Percentile £356 £400 £275
25th Percentile £363 £450 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £566 £588 £549
90th Percentile £646 £650 £598
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £44.76 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year - +135.55% -59.57%
UK median hourly rate - £54.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year - +72.44% -32.45%

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 8,262 4,855 12,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.43% 15.04% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,793 3,319 8,792
10th Percentile £213 £200 £181
25th Percentile £376 £363 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 208 501
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.42 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +0.44% +5.59% +2.48%
75th Percentile £31.63 £22.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £63.08 £47.50 £47.69
UK median hourly rate £18.27 £17.50 £16.95
% change year-on-year +4.40% +3.24% +5.94%

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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -25 43 £416 -16.75% 5
London -140 32 £525 -2.33% 11
South West -14 10 £400 -20.00% 2
East of England -30 8 £675 +35.00% 2
North of England -44 8 £388 -16.22% 5
West Midlands -35 5 £375 -25.00%
Midlands -40 5 £375 -25.00%
North West -33 4 £360 -12.67% 4
Yorkshire -26 3 £475 - 1
North East - 1 £400 -
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 128 (98.46%) VMware
2 97 (74.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (39.23%) Security Cleared
4 48 (36.92%) vSphere
4 48 (36.92%) Windows
4 48 (36.92%) VSAN
5 47 (36.15%) vRealize
6 46 (35.38%) Data Centre
7 43 (33.08%) vCenter Server
8 41 (31.54%) Firewall
9 39 (30.00%) Cisco
10 37 (28.46%) Social Skills
11 36 (27.69%) Ansible
11 36 (27.69%) VMware ESXi
12 34 (26.15%) PowerShell
13 31 (23.85%) Windows Server
14 30 (23.08%) SC Cleared
14 30 (23.08%) Dell
15 28 (21.54%) ITIL
16 27 (20.77%) Active Directory
17 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 25 (19.23%) Linux
18 25 (19.23%) WAN
18 25 (19.23%) F5
18 25 (19.23%) Network Security
19 23 (17.69%) Azure
20 20 (15.38%) Configuration Management
21 19 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
21 19 (14.62%) Kubernetes
22 18 (13.85%) HP

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 4 (3.08%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.31%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.54%) IIS
3 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.77%) JBoss
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.69%) Azure
2 18 (13.85%) AWS
3 14 (10.77%) IaaS
4 10 (7.69%) PaaS
5 9 (6.92%) GCP
6 6 (4.62%) Akamai
7 5 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (3.85%) SoftLayer
8 4 (3.08%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.08%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.54%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.77%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (36.92%) VSAN
2 41 (31.54%) Firewall
3 25 (19.23%) Network Security
3 25 (19.23%) WAN
4 18 (13.85%) BGP
4 18 (13.85%) LAN
5 17 (13.08%) OSPF
6 15 (11.54%) DNS
7 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
7 12 (9.23%) VPN
8 11 (8.46%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (6.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (6.92%) Multicast
10 8 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.15%) Ethernet
10 8 (6.15%) VLAN
10 8 (6.15%) Wireless
11 7 (5.38%) HTTP
11 7 (5.38%) HTTPS
11 7 (5.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.38%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.08%) GIS
3 4 (3.08%) Power BI
3 4 (3.08%) Tableau
4 2 (1.54%) HBase
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Hudson
3 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (28.46%) Social Skills
2 12 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.69%) Public Sector
4 9 (6.92%) Banking
5 8 (6.15%) Finance
6 7 (5.38%) Retail
7 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.08%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.31%) Military
10 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) VMware Engineer
2 21 (16.15%) Network Engineer
3 20 (15.38%) Architect
4 17 (13.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 16 (12.31%) Consultant
6 13 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
7 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) VMware Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Designer
10 4 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Design Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.08%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.31%) Hadoop Specialist
11 3 (2.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.31%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.31%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) XML
2 13 (10.00%) JSON
3 4 (3.08%) Kafka
4 3 (2.31%) Spine.js
4 3 (2.31%) Web Services
5 2 (1.54%) Flash
5 2 (1.54%) LDAP
5 2 (1.54%) SAML
6 1 (0.77%) .NET
6 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.77%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.77%) COM
6 1 (0.77%) CSS
6 1 (0.77%) Middleware
6 1 (0.77%) REST
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.77%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.38%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.38%) Clustering
3 7 (5.38%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.62%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.85%) PKI
6 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.31%) Replication
7 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.54%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.77%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.77%) Derivative
9 1 (0.77%) e-Health
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.92%) Windows
2 31 (23.85%) Windows Server
3 25 (19.23%) Linux
4 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.92%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (3.08%) Unix
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.54%) CatOS
11 1 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) ITIL
2 20 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 16 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (12.31%) Migration
4 15 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
5 14 (10.77%) Network Design
6 12 (9.23%) SIEM
7 11 (8.46%) Data Protection
7 11 (8.46%) Network Management
7 11 (8.46%) Network Virtualisation
7 11 (8.46%) Storage Management
8 10 (7.69%) DevOps
9 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.15%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.15%) Workflow
10 6 (4.62%) Service Management
11 5 (3.85%) Change Management
11 5 (3.85%) High Availability
11 5 (3.85%) Open Source
11 5 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.69%) Python
3 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.08%) C
3 4 (3.08%) SQL
3 4 (3.08%) VB
4 1 (0.77%) Go
4 1 (0.77%) Java
4 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.77%) Ruby
4 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (39.23%) Security Cleared
2 30 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (13.08%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.15%) CCNP
7 6 (4.62%) CCIE
8 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.08%) CCNA
10 3 (2.31%) Degree
11 2 (1.54%) VCAP
12 1 (0.77%) CISSP
12 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) NCSC
3 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.77%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (74.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (36.92%) vSphere
3 36 (27.69%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (20.77%) Active Directory
5 14 (10.77%) vCloud
6 13 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.85%) Docker
8 4 (3.08%) XenApp
9 3 (2.31%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.54%) Firmware
10 2 (1.54%) HDFS
10 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.77%) Ceph
11 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (36.15%) vRealize
2 43 (33.08%) vCenter Server
3 36 (27.69%) Ansible
4 19 (14.62%) Kubernetes
5 15 (11.54%) PowerCLI
6 13 (10.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 11 (8.46%) Puppet
8 8 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (4.62%) WSUS
10 4 (3.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (3.08%) Terraform
11 3 (2.31%) FortiGate
11 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (1.54%) SCCM
12 2 (1.54%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.77%) CASB
Vendors
1 128 (98.46%) VMware
2 39 (30.00%) Cisco
3 30 (23.08%) Dell
4 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (19.23%) F5
6 18 (13.85%) HP
7 15 (11.54%) CheckPoint
8 11 (8.46%) Palo Alto
9 9 (6.92%) Citrix
9 9 (6.92%) Google
10 8 (6.15%) Ericsson
10 8 (6.15%) Fortinet
11 7 (5.38%) IBM
11 7 (5.38%) Juniper
11 7 (5.38%) SolarWinds
11 7 (5.38%) Zscaler
12 6 (4.62%) Nokia
12 6 (4.62%) Oracle
12 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.85%) Splunk