Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 448 547 730
Rank change year-on-year +99 +183 +39
Contract jobs citing vRealize 137 115 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.02% 1.49% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 59 92
10th Percentile £357 £313 £406
25th Percentile £406 £381 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £481
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.30% -3.75%
75th Percentile £522 £569 £575
90th Percentile £572 £610 £636
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £494
% change year-on-year - -8.86% +3.95%

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 6,790 7,699 13,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.10% 14.62% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,862 5,364 9,057
10th Percentile £333 £263 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £592 £594 £590
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 203 290
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.44 £13.81 £14.03
Median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £18.25
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -4.11% +4.29%
75th Percentile £48.13 £25.00 £27.44
90th Percentile £61.18 £44.51 £49.55
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -2.70% +5.71%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 +80 43 £450 - 6
London +33 41 £475 - 4
North of England +55 25 £450 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +48 21 £450 +5.88% 1
South West +59 10 £440 -18.14% 1
East of England +44 4 £575 -14.81%
Midlands +32 2 £395 - 2
West Midlands +16 2 £395 - 1
North West +14 2 £500 +33.33%
North East - 2 £400 -
vRealize
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 133 (97.08%) VMware
2 94 (68.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (47.45%) Security Cleared
4 60 (43.80%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (42.34%) vSphere
5 58 (42.34%) Windows
6 54 (39.42%) Dell
7 53 (38.69%) VMware NSX
8 49 (35.77%) vCenter Server
9 43 (31.39%) VSAN
10 39 (28.47%) Data Centre
11 37 (27.01%) SC Cleared
11 37 (27.01%) Linux
12 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
12 36 (26.28%) Active Directory
13 34 (24.82%) IaaS
14 30 (21.90%) ITIL
15 29 (21.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 28 (20.44%) Finance
17 27 (19.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 27 (19.71%) Windows Server
18 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (18.25%) HP
19 25 (18.25%) Cisco
19 25 (18.25%) Converged Infrastructure
20 24 (17.52%) AWS
20 24 (17.52%) PowerShell
21 23 (16.79%) DV Cleared
21 23 (16.79%) DevOps
22 22 (16.06%) Azure

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 6 (4.38%) Confluence
2 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.19%) Apache
3 3 (2.19%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) SAS
4 2 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.46%) nginx
4 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (7.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (24.82%) IaaS
2 24 (17.52%) AWS
3 22 (16.06%) Azure
4 12 (8.76%) GCP
5 8 (5.84%) GitHub
6 6 (4.38%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (4.38%) SaaS
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.46%) Heroku
7 2 (1.46%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.46%) PaaS
7 2 (1.46%) Yammer
8 1 (0.73%) Akamai
8 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (31.39%) VSAN
2 14 (10.22%) DNS
3 13 (9.49%) Firewall
4 12 (8.76%) DHCP
5 10 (7.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (7.30%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (4.38%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.65%) SAN
8 4 (2.92%) Skype
9 3 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.19%) HTTP
9 3 (2.19%) NAS
9 3 (2.19%) VLAN
10 2 (1.46%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.46%) DMZ
10 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.46%) Network Security
11 1 (0.73%) Internet
11 1 (0.73%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.11%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.38%) GitLab
4 6 (4.38%) JIRA
5 4 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.46%) CF BOSH
6 2 (1.46%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.73%) Maven
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
2 7 (5.11%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.73%) International Banking
3 1 (0.73%) Retail
3 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (30.66%) VMware Engineer
2 26 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (15.33%) Architect
3 21 (15.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (9.49%) Consultant
4 13 (9.49%) VMware Architect
5 12 (8.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) VMware Consultant
7 8 (5.84%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.65%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.92%) Active Directory Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Data Centre Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) XML
2 10 (7.30%) JSON
3 2 (1.46%) .NET
3 2 (1.46%) OAuth
3 2 (1.46%) OAuth2
3 2 (1.46%) REST
3 2 (1.46%) SAML
3 2 (1.46%) SOAP
3 2 (1.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.73%) Django
4 1 (0.73%) J2EE
4 1 (0.73%) LDAP
4 1 (0.73%) Node.js
4 1 (0.73%) ServiceStack
4 1 (0.73%) Spring
4 1 (0.73%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.73%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.47%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (10.22%) Private Cloud
4 9 (6.57%) Public Cloud
5 7 (5.11%) Clustering
5 7 (5.11%) EMC VNX
5 7 (5.11%) Replication
6 6 (4.38%) Cloud Native
6 6 (4.38%) CMDB
7 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.19%) PKI
9 2 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.34%) Windows
2 37 (27.01%) Linux
3 27 (19.71%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.84%) Ubuntu
7 8 (5.84%) Unix
8 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.65%) Solaris
10 4 (2.92%) VMS
10 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.73%) AIX
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.90%) ITIL
2 27 (19.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.25%) Converged Infrastructure
5 23 (16.79%) DevOps
6 18 (13.14%) Change Management
6 18 (13.14%) Migration
7 17 (12.41%) Configuration Management
8 14 (10.22%) Storage Management
9 13 (9.49%) Load Balancing
10 12 (8.76%) High Availability
11 10 (7.30%) Use Case
12 9 (6.57%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (5.84%) Capacity Management
13 8 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (5.84%) Service Management
14 7 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (5.11%) ITIL V3
15 6 (4.38%) Programme Management
16 5 (3.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.52%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.57%) Python
2 9 (6.57%) SQL
3 6 (4.38%) Java
4 5 (3.65%) Ruby
5 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.19%) Go
6 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.19%) Perl
7 2 (1.46%) VB
8 1 (0.73%) C
8 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (47.45%) Security Cleared
2 37 (27.01%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.79%) DV Cleared
4 19 (13.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.11%) Degree
5 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.38%) VCP6
7 5 (3.65%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) VCAP
8 4 (2.92%) MCITP
9 3 (2.19%) CCNP
9 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.19%) MCSA
9 3 (2.19%) MCSE
9 3 (2.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.46%) CCNA
10 2 (1.46%) RHCA
10 2 (1.46%) RHCE
11 1 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.73%) NCSC
System Software
1 94 (68.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (43.80%) VMware ESXi
3 58 (42.34%) vSphere
4 53 (38.69%) VMware NSX
5 36 (26.28%) Active Directory
6 21 (15.33%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (13.14%) Docker
8 16 (11.68%) Hyper-V
9 12 (8.76%) vCloud
10 8 (5.84%) NFS
11 6 (4.38%) VMFS
12 4 (2.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (2.92%) XenApp
13 2 (1.46%) UAG
13 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (35.77%) vCenter Server
2 29 (21.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 21 (15.33%) Terraform
4 20 (14.60%) Ansible
5 17 (12.41%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (8.76%) Kubernetes
7 11 (8.03%) Puppet
8 10 (7.30%) PowerCLI
8 10 (7.30%) vMotion
9 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (4.38%) Packer
9 6 (4.38%) SCCM
10 5 (3.65%) NetBackup
10 5 (3.65%) SCOM
10 5 (3.65%) SCVMM
11 4 (2.92%) Avamar
11 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (2.92%) Tivoli
12 3 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (2.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 133 (97.08%) VMware
2 54 (39.42%) Dell
3 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
4 25 (18.25%) Cisco
4 25 (18.25%) HP
5 16 (11.68%) EMC
6 12 (8.76%) Google
6 12 (8.76%) IBM
6 12 (8.76%) Oracle
7 10 (7.30%) Red Hat
7 10 (7.30%) Veeam
8 9 (6.57%) ServiceNow
9 8 (5.84%) Citrix
10 7 (5.11%) BMC
10 7 (5.11%) Palo Alto
11 6 (4.38%) Atlassian
11 6 (4.38%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.65%) CyberArk
12 5 (3.65%) Juniper
13 4 (2.92%) CA