Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 521 718 737
Rank change year-on-year +197 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 195 140 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.88% 0.99% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 80 61
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £350
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £496 £500 £468
% change year-on-year -0.75% +6.95% +15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% - -
UK median hourly rate £44.51 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year +0.01% - -

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 10,375 14,109 11,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.64% 15.58% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,866 9,343 7,750
England median daily rate £450 £475 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.34% +7.27%
10th Percentile £165 £188 £163
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 715 629
England median hourly rate £16.95 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.94% -3.03% +2.17%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.27 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.08
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.50% +0.50%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020.

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 January 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
London +107 51 £588 +6.82% 8
North of England +80 51 £333 +6.40% 7
South East +63 43 £525 - 7
South West +38 38 £500 -11.11% 8
Yorkshire +65 27 £350 -
North West +27 24 £325 -20.00% 7
East of England +26 8 £400 -11.11% 5
Midlands +38 4 £500 -13.04% 2
West Midlands +34 4 £500 -13.04% 2
VMware NSX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 194 (99.49%) VMware
2 114 (58.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (42.05%) vSphere
4 66 (33.85%) vRealize
5 60 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 57 (29.23%) vCenter Server
7 56 (28.72%) VSAN
8 54 (27.69%) AWS
9 50 (25.64%) SC Cleared
9 50 (25.64%) Cisco
10 47 (24.10%) Windows
11 46 (23.59%) Firewall
12 43 (22.05%) Azure
13 40 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
15 37 (18.97%) Migration
16 35 (17.95%) Data Centre
17 34 (17.44%) Linux
17 34 (17.44%) PowerShell
18 33 (16.92%) DHCP
19 31 (15.90%) Active Directory
20 29 (14.87%) DV Cleared
20 29 (14.87%) Windows Server
21 28 (14.36%) Hybrid Cloud
21 28 (14.36%) DNS
22 27 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
23 26 (13.33%) IaaS
24 24 (12.31%) Ansible
24 24 (12.31%) Python
24 24 (12.31%) ITIL

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 15 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 54 (27.69%) AWS
2 43 (22.05%) Azure
3 26 (13.33%) IaaS
4 19 (9.74%) GCP
5 13 (6.67%) PaaS
6 9 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (4.62%) SaaS
7 3 (1.54%) Akamai
7 3 (1.54%) GitHub
8 2 (1.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (28.72%) VSAN
2 46 (23.59%) Firewall
3 33 (16.92%) DHCP
4 28 (14.36%) DNS
5 19 (9.74%) Network Security
6 18 (9.23%) iSCSI
6 18 (9.23%) WAN
7 16 (8.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (7.18%) VPN
9 12 (6.15%) BGP
10 10 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (5.13%) OSPF
11 9 (4.62%) LAN
12 8 (4.10%) MPLS
12 8 (4.10%) Wireless
13 7 (3.59%) VXLAN
14 6 (3.08%) SAN
14 6 (3.08%) Skype
15 5 (2.56%) Cisco Firepower
15 5 (2.56%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 15 (7.69%) JIRA
2 14 (7.18%) Bitbucket
3 8 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.54%) GitLab
5 2 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.51%) Hudson
General
1 12 (6.15%) Finance
2 10 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.10%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.56%) Banking
5 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.05%) Local Government
6 3 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Police
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (20.51%) Architect
2 36 (18.46%) Network Engineer
3 33 (16.92%) VMware Engineer
4 23 (11.79%) Automation Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) Consultant
6 16 (8.21%) VMware Architect
7 15 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) PowerShell Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
10 12 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (5.13%) AWS Architect
11 10 (5.13%) Network Architect
12 9 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (4.62%) Analyst
12 9 (4.62%) Security Architect
12 9 (4.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) Administrator
14 7 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.59%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.59%) .NET
2 5 (2.56%) RESTful
3 2 (1.03%) COM
3 2 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) JFC
4 1 (0.51%) LDAP
4 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 28 (14.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (5.64%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.56%) PKI
6 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.54%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.54%) NHS
8 2 (1.03%) CCTV
8 2 (1.03%) iSeries
8 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.51%) TM Forum
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.10%) Windows
2 34 (17.44%) Linux
3 29 (14.87%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.10%) CentOS
5 7 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.05%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.54%) Unix
10 2 (1.03%) HPUX
10 2 (1.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.97%) Migration
2 27 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.31%) ITIL
4 21 (10.77%) High Availability
5 18 (9.23%) DevOps
6 16 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 16 (8.21%) Scrum
7 14 (7.18%) Service Delivery
8 13 (6.67%) Application Packaging
8 13 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.64%) Change Management
10 11 (5.64%) Network Virtualisation
10 11 (5.64%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (5.13%) Project Management
12 9 (4.62%) Network Design
12 9 (4.62%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (4.62%) Service Management
13 8 (4.10%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.44%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.31%) Python
3 8 (4.10%) SQL
4 7 (3.59%) C++
5 5 (2.56%) Perl
6 3 (1.54%) Go
6 3 (1.54%) Java
6 3 (1.54%) Ruby
6 3 (1.54%) VBScript
7 1 (0.51%) C
7 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 50 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 40 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (14.87%) DV Cleared
5 22 (11.28%) CCNA
6 19 (9.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (8.21%) CCNP
8 13 (6.67%) CCENT
9 11 (5.64%) CCIE
10 8 (4.10%) CCDP
10 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.59%) MCSE
11 7 (3.59%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (3.08%) VCAP
13 4 (2.05%) CCA
13 4 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (2.05%) MCITP
13 4 (2.05%) VCP6
14 3 (1.54%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 2 (1.03%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.59%) NIST
2 7 (3.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 114 (58.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (42.05%) vSphere
3 39 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (15.90%) Active Directory
5 21 (10.77%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (9.74%) NFS
6 19 (9.74%) VMFS
7 14 (7.18%) XenApp
8 11 (5.64%) vCloud
9 7 (3.59%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.56%) Docker
10 5 (2.56%) KVM
11 4 (2.05%) Firmware
12 2 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 66 (33.85%) vRealize
2 57 (29.23%) vCenter Server
3 24 (12.31%) Ansible
4 20 (10.26%) vMotion
5 18 (9.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 16 (8.21%) PowerCLI
6 16 (8.21%) SCCM
7 13 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (6.67%) Puppet
8 7 (3.59%) Terraform
9 5 (2.56%) Cobbler
9 5 (2.56%) Icinga
9 5 (2.56%) SCOM
10 3 (1.54%) Cisco CME
10 3 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.54%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 194 (99.49%) VMware
2 50 (25.64%) Cisco
3 21 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.26%) Citrix
5 18 (9.23%) Palo Alto
6 16 (8.21%) F5
7 14 (7.18%) Dell
7 14 (7.18%) Juniper
8 13 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 8 (4.10%) Alibaba
9 8 (4.10%) EMC
9 8 (4.10%) Google
10 7 (3.59%) Brocade
10 7 (3.59%) Remedy
10 7 (3.59%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.59%) Veeam
11 6 (3.08%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.08%) TOWER Software
12 5 (2.56%) NetApp