Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 598 443 677
Rank change year-on-year -155 +234 +86
Contract jobs citing vRealize 138 46 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.30% 1.08% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 21 74
10th Percentile £399 £195 £341
25th Percentile £456 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £438 £500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £594 £538 £570
90th Percentile £650 £638 £674
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +5.26%
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 10,638 4,261 11,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.90% 16.09% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,664 2,968 8,015
10th Percentile £350 £310 £284
25th Percentile £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £664 £675
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 72 246
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.71 £12.44
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.97 £14.34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.57
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% -0.36% +11.83%
75th Percentile £47.63 £37.88 £28.75
90th Percentile £63.00 £52.90 £50.13
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.46% -3.66% +17.14%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -167 47 £550 +33.33% 4
South East -93 40 £440 +8.64% 1
North of England -53 22 £500 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -39 14 £500 +11.11%
South West -40 8 £625 +28.21%
East of England -46 7 £550 -19.71% 1
North West - 7 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £550 -
Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
North East - 1 £400 - 1
vRealize
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 132 (95.65%) VMware
2 96 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (47.10%) vSphere
4 62 (44.93%) Windows
5 50 (36.23%) Security Cleared
6 48 (34.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 46 (33.33%) VMware NSX
8 45 (32.61%) Active Directory
9 43 (31.16%) PowerShell
10 38 (27.54%) Ansible
10 38 (27.54%) Linux
11 36 (26.09%) ITIL
11 36 (26.09%) AWS
12 35 (25.36%) Azure
12 35 (25.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 34 (24.64%) VSAN
14 32 (23.19%) Social Skills
15 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
15 31 (22.46%) VMware ESXi
16 30 (21.74%) Microsoft
16 30 (21.74%) vCenter Server
16 30 (21.74%) Windows Server
17 29 (21.01%) DevOps
18 27 (19.57%) Data Centre
19 26 (18.84%) Terraform
20 25 (18.12%) Python
20 25 (18.12%) Finance
21 24 (17.39%) Configuration Management
22 22 (15.94%) Dell
22 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development

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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) Confluence
2 4 (2.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.09%) AWS
2 35 (25.36%) Azure
3 13 (9.42%) GCP
4 7 (5.07%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (4.35%) Yammer
6 4 (2.90%) Akamai
6 4 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.90%) IaaS
7 2 (1.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.45%) Azure Storage
7 2 (1.45%) GitHub
7 2 (1.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.64%) VSAN
2 17 (12.32%) Firewall
3 16 (11.59%) DNS
4 12 (8.70%) Software-Defined Networking
5 8 (5.80%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (5.07%) SAN
7 6 (4.35%) LAN
7 6 (4.35%) Skype
7 6 (4.35%) WAN
8 4 (2.90%) HTTP
8 4 (2.90%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.90%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.90%) SNMP
8 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.17%) BGP
9 3 (2.17%) IPv4
9 3 (2.17%) IPv6
9 3 (2.17%) MPLS
9 3 (2.17%) OSPF
9 3 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) JIRA
2 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.17%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.17%) GitLab
4 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (23.19%) Social Skills
2 25 (18.12%) Finance
3 6 (4.35%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.17%) Legal
6 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.45%) Military
8 1 (0.72%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (27.54%) VMware Engineer
2 24 (17.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 20 (14.49%) Consultant
4 19 (13.77%) Architect
5 16 (11.59%) VMware Consultant
6 15 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) VMware Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Automation Architect
12 4 (2.90%) Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Storage Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (2.17%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) JSON
2 17 (12.32%) XML
3 4 (2.90%) Web Services
4 3 (2.17%) Spine.js
4 3 (2.17%) YAML
5 2 (1.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.72%) COM
6 1 (0.72%) FastAPI
6 1 (0.72%) REST
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.72%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.14%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.25%) Clustering
4 8 (5.80%) Replication
5 6 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.35%) PKI
6 4 (2.90%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.45%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.72%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.93%) Windows
2 38 (27.54%) Linux
3 30 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.35%) CentOS
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.90%) Unix
8 3 (2.17%) AIX
8 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.72%) VMS
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.09%) ITIL
2 35 (25.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (21.01%) DevOps
4 24 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 18 (13.04%) Workflow
7 13 (9.42%) Load Balancing
7 13 (9.42%) Storage Management
8 12 (8.70%) Change Management
8 12 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (7.25%) Dashboard Development
9 10 (7.25%) IT Strategy
10 9 (6.52%) Migration
11 7 (5.07%) Data Protection
12 6 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.35%) Network Virtualisation
13 5 (3.62%) Content Development
13 5 (3.62%) Security Hardening
13 5 (3.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.16%) PowerShell
2 25 (18.12%) Python
3 14 (10.14%) SQL
4 12 (8.70%) Java
5 9 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.52%) C
6 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.72%) Go
7 1 (0.72%) Ruby
7 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (36.23%) Security Cleared
2 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.32%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.07%) MCITP
5 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.35%) MCTS
7 5 (3.62%) Degree
7 5 (3.62%) RHCA
7 5 (3.62%) RHCE
8 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.45%) VCAP
8 2 (1.45%) VCP6
9 1 (0.72%) CCNA
9 1 (0.72%) CCNP
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 96 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (47.10%) vSphere
3 46 (33.33%) VMware NSX
4 45 (32.61%) Active Directory
5 31 (22.46%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (11.59%) Hyper-V
7 10 (7.25%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (6.52%) vCloud
9 5 (3.62%) Firmware
9 5 (3.62%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (2.17%) Docker
10 3 (2.17%) KVM
11 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.45%) XenApp
12 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.72%) NFS
12 1 (0.72%) UAG
Systems Management
1 48 (34.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 38 (27.54%) Ansible
3 30 (21.74%) vCenter Server
4 26 (18.84%) Terraform
5 21 (15.22%) Puppet
6 19 (13.77%) PowerCLI
7 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (6.52%) SCCM
9 8 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (5.07%) SCVMM
11 6 (4.35%) AirWatch
12 5 (3.62%) Kubernetes
12 5 (3.62%) SCOM
13 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (2.17%) SCOrch
14 2 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (1.45%) Rancher
14 2 (1.45%) vMotion
14 2 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 132 (95.65%) VMware
2 30 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (15.94%) Dell
4 20 (14.49%) HP
5 19 (13.77%) Cisco
6 13 (9.42%) Citrix
7 10 (7.25%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.52%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.80%) Veeam
10 7 (5.07%) NetApp
11 6 (4.35%) CommVault
11 6 (4.35%) MobileIron
11 6 (4.35%) Nimble Storage
11 6 (4.35%) ServiceNow
12 5 (3.62%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.62%) Oracle
13 4 (2.90%) Splunk
13 4 (2.90%) Zscaler
14 3 (2.17%) Juniper
15 2 (1.45%) Google