Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 662 755 779
Rank change year-on-year +93 +24 -31
Contract jobs citing vRealize 119 121 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 0.88% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 82 61
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -0.27%
10th Percentile £333 £338 £320
90th Percentile £653 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £456
% change year-on-year - +4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £30.50 £11.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.57% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £11.75 -
% change year-on-year +159.57% - -

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 11,226 13,775 11,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.56% 14.53% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,675 9,406 7,547
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 373 261
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.88
90th Percentile £53.17 £47.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -24.73%

vRealize
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for vRealize in England

vRealize
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vRealize in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for vRealize in England

vRealize
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vRealize in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vRealize in England

vRealize
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vRealize in England.

Contractor 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 13 November 2019. 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 +26 32 £500 +21.21% 8
North of England +42 29 £350 +131.40% 8
London +89 27 £450 -18.18% 6
South West +18 20 £538 +2.38% 1
Yorkshire +30 18 £340 -22.29% 2
North West +10 11 £375 +172.73% 6
Midlands +34 4 £425 -10.53% 2
West Midlands +26 4 £425 -8.11% 2
East of England +16 4 £450 +4.35%
vRealize
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 118 (99.16%) VMware
2 73 (61.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (49.58%) vSphere
4 53 (44.54%) vCenter Server
5 49 (41.18%) Linux
6 48 (40.34%) VMware NSX
7 43 (36.13%) Windows
8 42 (35.29%) Security Cleared
9 40 (33.61%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (31.93%) VSAN
11 31 (26.05%) AWS
12 30 (25.21%) DV Cleared
12 30 (25.21%) Migration
13 27 (22.69%) Azure
13 27 (22.69%) vCloud
14 26 (21.85%) Windows Server
15 25 (21.01%) DevOps
16 24 (20.17%) IaaS
17 22 (18.49%) Hybrid Cloud
18 20 (16.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 20 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 19 (15.97%) Cisco
20 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
20 18 (15.13%) SC Cleared
20 18 (15.13%) PowerShell
20 18 (15.13%) Virtual Machines
21 17 (14.29%) DHCP
21 17 (14.29%) Active Directory
22 16 (13.45%) Firewall
23 15 (12.61%) SAN

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 14 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.36%) JBoss
4 3 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.05%) AWS
2 27 (22.69%) Azure
3 24 (20.17%) IaaS
4 13 (10.92%) PaaS
5 9 (7.56%) SaaS
6 7 (5.88%) GCP
7 6 (5.04%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.36%) Azure Stack
8 4 (3.36%) Office 365
8 4 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.52%) GitHub
10 2 (1.68%) Yammer
11 1 (0.84%) Akamai
11 1 (0.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.93%) VSAN
2 17 (14.29%) DHCP
3 16 (13.45%) Firewall
4 15 (12.61%) DNS
4 15 (12.61%) SAN
5 14 (11.76%) iSCSI
6 10 (8.40%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (7.56%) Network Security
7 9 (7.56%) VPN
8 5 (4.20%) LAN
8 5 (4.20%) WAN
9 4 (3.36%) NAS
10 2 (1.68%) Skype
10 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.84%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.84%) IPsec
11 1 (0.84%) SSL
11 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) Big Data
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 7 (5.88%) Retail
2 6 (5.04%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Billing
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Architect
2 27 (22.69%) VMware Engineer
3 21 (17.65%) VMware Architect
4 20 (16.81%) Consultant
5 18 (15.13%) VMware Consultant
6 17 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Administrator
8 8 (6.72%) VMWare Administrator
9 7 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) AWS Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.04%) Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) Middleware
2 4 (3.36%) J2EE
3 2 (1.68%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.84%) COM
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) LDAP
4 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.40%) Clustering
4 5 (4.20%) CMDB
4 5 (4.20%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.36%) Replication
6 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.84%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.18%) Linux
2 43 (36.13%) Windows
3 26 (21.85%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.40%) Unix
5 8 (6.72%) CentOS
5 8 (6.72%) Solaris
6 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.20%) VMS
8 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.36%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.68%) HPUX
11 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.84%) AIX
12 1 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) Migration
2 25 (21.01%) DevOps
3 20 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (11.76%) Project Management
5 13 (10.92%) High Availability
6 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
6 11 (9.24%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (9.24%) Load Balancing
6 11 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (8.40%) ITIL
8 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.88%) Analytics
9 7 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.88%) Data Security
9 7 (5.88%) DevSecOps
9 7 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 7 (5.88%) Physics
9 7 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 7 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.13%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.92%) Python
3 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.20%) Java
5 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.36%) C
6 3 (2.52%) SQL
7 2 (1.68%) Perl
7 2 (1.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.84%) Korn
8 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.21%) DV Cleared
3 20 (16.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (15.13%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.88%) MCSE
5 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.88%) VCAP
6 6 (5.04%) VCP6
7 4 (3.36%) CCA
7 4 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.36%) MCITP
8 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.68%) CCNA
9 2 (1.68%) CCNP
9 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.68%) RHCE
9 2 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.84%) RHCA
10 1 (0.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (61.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (49.58%) vSphere
3 48 (40.34%) VMware NSX
4 40 (33.61%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (22.69%) vCloud
6 18 (15.13%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 14 (11.76%) NFS
9 13 (10.92%) VMFS
10 9 (7.56%) Docker
11 6 (5.04%) XenApp
12 3 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (1.68%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.84%) Firmware
14 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.84%) LXC
14 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (44.54%) vCenter Server
2 15 (12.61%) Ansible
2 15 (12.61%) vMotion
3 14 (11.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 13 (10.92%) Puppet
5 10 (8.40%) Kubernetes
5 10 (8.40%) SCCM
5 10 (8.40%) Terraform
6 6 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.04%) SCOM
7 4 (3.36%) QRadar
8 3 (2.52%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.52%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.52%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.84%) Nagios
10 1 (0.84%) yum
Vendors
1 118 (99.16%) VMware
2 19 (15.97%) Cisco
3 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.08%) Citrix
5 10 (8.40%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.72%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.88%) Alibaba
8 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.36%) CommVault
9 4 (3.36%) Dell
9 4 (3.36%) IBM
9 4 (3.36%) PlateSpin
9 4 (3.36%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.52%) McAfee
10 3 (2.52%) Micro Focus
10 3 (2.52%) Veeam
11 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.68%) EMC
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle
11 2 (1.68%) Veritas