Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for vRealize skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vRealize over the 6 months to 29 July 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 vRealize Suite
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 515 477 707
Rank change year-on-year -38 +230 +68
Contract jobs citing vRealize 167 63 128
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.84% 1.26% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 38 81
10th Percentile £402 £389 £406
25th Percentile £436 £427 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £538 £550 £575
90th Percentile £601 £629 £694
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK median hourly rate - - £26.00

vRealize is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,083 5,019 12,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.89% 15.37% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,424 3,539 8,724
10th Percentile £350 £307 £300
25th Percentile £435 £413 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 91 267
10th Percentile £14.33 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.14 £14.81 £13.94
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.72% -1.05%
75th Percentile £41.99 £31.13 £26.00
90th Percentile £59.96 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.21 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.03% -2.50% +5.26%

vRealize
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing vRealize as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for vRealize in England

vRealize
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vRealize in England.

Daily rate trend for vRealize in England

vRealize
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing vRealize in England over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for vRealize in England

vRealize
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing vRealize in England.

Hourly rate trend for vRealize in England

vRealize
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 vRealize within the England region over the 6 months to 29 July 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
London -104 55 £500 +5.26% 3
South East -31 43 £436 -6.99% 7
North of England +1 37 £500 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire +7 31 £475 +8.57%
South West -14 9 £440 -20.00% 4
East of England -4 6 £650 -3.70% 1
North West -29 5 £500 -5.77% 2
West Midlands -36 2 £550 - 2
Midlands -44 2 £550 - 4
North East - 1 £400 -
vRealize
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing vRealize 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 vRealize.

1 164 (98.20%) VMware
2 116 (69.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (42.51%) Windows
4 60 (35.93%) vSphere
5 56 (33.53%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (31.14%) Security Cleared
7 50 (29.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 47 (28.14%) PowerShell
9 45 (26.95%) VMware NSX
10 44 (26.35%) Finance
11 42 (25.15%) Linux
12 41 (24.55%) Ansible
13 38 (22.75%) VSAN
14 36 (21.56%) vCenter Server
14 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
15 35 (20.96%) HP
15 35 (20.96%) Dell
15 35 (20.96%) Terraform
16 34 (20.36%) Windows Server
16 34 (20.36%) Microsoft
16 34 (20.36%) ITIL
16 34 (20.36%) SC Cleared
17 33 (19.76%) Social Skills
18 32 (19.16%) Data Centre
18 32 (19.16%) Configuration Management
19 27 (16.17%) JSON
19 27 (16.17%) AWS
20 26 (15.57%) XML
21 25 (14.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 25 (14.97%) Storage Management

vRealize
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 9 (5.39%) Confluence
2 5 (2.99%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.80%) SAS
5 2 (1.20%) IIS
5 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.17%) AWS
2 22 (13.17%) Azure
3 14 (8.38%) GCP
3 14 (8.38%) IaaS
4 8 (4.79%) GitHub
5 5 (2.99%) Akamai
5 5 (2.99%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (2.40%) Yammer
7 3 (1.80%) SaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Storage
9 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.75%) VSAN
2 14 (8.38%) DNS
2 14 (8.38%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (4.79%) Firewall
3 8 (4.79%) SAN
4 6 (3.59%) LAN
4 6 (3.59%) WAN
5 5 (2.99%) HTTP
5 5 (2.99%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.99%) SNMP
6 4 (2.40%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.40%) Skype
6 4 (2.40%) VLAN
7 3 (1.80%) BGP
7 3 (1.80%) Internet
7 3 (1.80%) MPLS
7 3 (1.80%) Multicast
7 3 (1.80%) OSPF
7 3 (1.80%) Unicast
7 3 (1.80%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) MySQL
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) JIRA
2 9 (5.39%) Bitbucket
2 9 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.79%) GitLab
General
1 44 (26.35%) Finance
2 33 (19.76%) Social Skills
3 9 (5.39%) Banking
4 6 (3.59%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.99%) Influencing Skills
5 5 (2.99%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (2.40%) Retail
6 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (32.34%) VMware Engineer
2 31 (18.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 23 (13.77%) Consultant
4 20 (11.98%) Architect
4 20 (11.98%) VMware Consultant
5 19 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) VMware Architect
7 10 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.59%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Developer
9 5 (2.99%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Technical Architect
10 3 (1.80%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (1.80%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (1.80%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 3 (1.80%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.17%) JSON
2 26 (15.57%) XML
3 3 (1.80%) Spine.js
4 2 (1.20%) Middleware
4 2 (1.20%) Web Services
4 2 (1.20%) YAML
5 1 (0.60%) LDAP
5 1 (0.60%) REST
5 1 (0.60%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.60%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.16%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.19%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.59%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.59%) Clustering
4 6 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.59%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.59%) Replication
5 5 (2.99%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.40%) PKI
6 4 (2.40%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.80%) CMDB
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 71 (42.51%) Windows
2 42 (25.15%) Linux
3 34 (20.36%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.59%) Unix
6 5 (2.99%) Solaris
6 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.40%) CentOS
8 3 (1.80%) AIX
8 3 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.60%) VMS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) ITIL
2 32 (19.16%) Configuration Management
3 25 (14.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (14.97%) Storage Management
4 23 (13.77%) DevOps
5 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.58%) Workflow
7 15 (8.98%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (6.59%) Migration
9 10 (5.99%) Capacity Management
9 10 (5.99%) Dashboard Development
10 8 (4.79%) Change Management
11 7 (4.19%) Data Protection
11 7 (4.19%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.19%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.19%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.19%) Network Design
12 6 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.59%) High Availability
12 6 (3.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.14%) PowerShell
2 24 (14.37%) Python
3 16 (9.58%) Java
4 9 (5.39%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.19%) SQL
6 2 (1.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) Go
7 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
7 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (31.14%) Security Cleared
2 34 (20.36%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.19%) Degree
5 7 (4.19%) RHCA
5 7 (4.19%) RHCE
6 6 (3.59%) MCITP
6 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.99%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (2.40%) VCP6
9 3 (1.80%) MCSA
9 3 (1.80%) MCTS
10 1 (0.60%) CCNP
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.60%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 116 (69.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (35.93%) vSphere
3 56 (33.53%) VMware ESXi
4 45 (26.95%) VMware NSX
5 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
6 22 (13.17%) Hyper-V
7 14 (8.38%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (5.99%) vCloud
9 6 (3.59%) Docker
9 6 (3.59%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.40%) Firmware
10 4 (2.40%) XenApp
11 3 (1.80%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.20%) KVM
12 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.60%) UAG
13 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (29.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 41 (24.55%) Ansible
3 36 (21.56%) vCenter Server
4 35 (20.96%) Terraform
5 21 (12.57%) PowerCLI
6 20 (11.98%) Puppet
7 11 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (6.59%) SCVMM
8 7 (4.19%) Kubernetes
9 6 (3.59%) Packer
9 6 (3.59%) SCCM
10 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (2.40%) AirWatch
11 4 (2.40%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (2.40%) Tivoli
11 4 (2.40%) vMotion
12 3 (1.80%) SCOM
12 3 (1.80%) SCOrch
13 2 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 164 (98.20%) VMware
2 35 (20.96%) Dell
2 35 (20.96%) HP
3 34 (20.36%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.78%) Citrix
5 12 (7.19%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.59%) Google
6 11 (6.59%) Oracle
7 10 (5.99%) Cisco
7 10 (5.99%) EMC
8 9 (5.39%) IBM
9 7 (4.19%) NetApp
9 7 (4.19%) ServiceNow
9 7 (4.19%) Veeam
10 6 (3.59%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.99%) Splunk
11 5 (2.99%) Zscaler
12 4 (2.40%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.40%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.40%) Nimble Storage