Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 648 471 609
Rank change year-on-year -177 +138 +149
Contract jobs citing vRealize 114 94 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 1.64% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 54 61
10th Percentile £413 £329 £300
25th Percentile £470 £400 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%
75th Percentile £625 £525 £550
90th Percentile £675 £550 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £448 £441
% change year-on-year +17.19% +1.59% -11.80%

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 11,323 5,736 9,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.21% 16.47% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,287 4,061 6,622
10th Percentile £359 £313 £263
25th Percentile £463 £406 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £580 £597
90th Percentile £726 £656 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 121 241
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.75 £12.44
25th Percentile £15.50 £16.02 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +37.14% -
75th Percentile £41.65 £50.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £63.73 £61.25 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £21.35 £31.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year -32.76% +78.87% +1.43%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -150 48 £600 +30.29% 1
South East -79 33 £495 +10.00% 5
South West -45 11 £575 +27.78% 3
East of England -43 7 £488 -8.02%
North of England -54 5 £520 +22.35%
North West -43 4 £460 -8.00%
Midlands -61 3 £453 +14.56% 2
East Midlands - 2 £453 -
Yorkshire -35 1 £525 +16.67%
West Midlands -49 1 - - 2
vRealize
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 109 (95.61%) VMware
2 80 (70.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (62.28%) vSphere
4 63 (55.26%) Windows
5 60 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 56 (49.12%) VMware NSX
7 49 (42.98%) Linux
8 46 (40.35%) Active Directory
9 43 (37.72%) ITIL
10 40 (35.09%) Microsoft
11 37 (32.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 36 (31.58%) SC Cleared
13 34 (29.82%) Azure
13 34 (29.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 34 (29.82%) Windows Server
14 32 (28.07%) VSAN
15 30 (26.32%) Firewall
16 29 (25.44%) ITIL V3
16 29 (25.44%) DV Cleared
17 28 (24.56%) Ansible
17 28 (24.56%) Cisco
18 27 (23.68%) AWS
19 25 (21.93%) PowerShell
20 24 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
20 24 (21.05%) SQL
21 23 (20.18%) Change Management
21 23 (20.18%) Data Centre
22 20 (17.54%) Red Hat
22 20 (17.54%) Software-Defined Networking
22 20 (17.54%) Load Balancing

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 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.82%) Azure
2 27 (23.68%) AWS
3 10 (8.77%) GCP
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (6.14%) Yammer
6 6 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.75%) GitHub
7 2 (1.75%) IaaS
7 2 (1.75%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.88%) Azure Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Nutanix
8 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.07%) VSAN
2 30 (26.32%) Firewall
3 20 (17.54%) Software-Defined Networking
4 8 (7.02%) DNS
5 7 (6.14%) Skype
6 5 (4.39%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (3.51%) SNMP
8 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.75%) DHCP
9 2 (1.75%) Internet
9 2 (1.75%) LAN
9 2 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.75%) WAN
10 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.88%) SAN
10 1 (0.88%) SD-WAN
10 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) DB2
3 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.51%) GitLab
2 4 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (14.91%) Social Skills
2 10 (8.77%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.26%) Finance
3 6 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Military
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Architect
2 21 (18.42%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (10.53%) Consultant
3 12 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.14%) VMware Architect
6 7 (6.14%) VMware Consultant
7 6 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Data Centre Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Designer
8 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.51%) Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) JSON
2 2 (1.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.75%) HTML
2 2 (1.75%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.75%) REST
2 2 (1.75%) SOAP
2 2 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) FastAPI
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.67%) Clustering
3 18 (15.79%) Public Cloud
4 13 (11.40%) PKI
5 10 (8.77%) Replication
6 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (5.26%) CMDB
7 6 (5.26%) Private Cloud
8 5 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.75%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.88%) NHS
10 1 (0.88%) PMI
10 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (55.26%) Windows
2 49 (42.98%) Linux
3 34 (29.82%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (5.26%) CentOS
9 5 (4.39%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.51%) Unix
11 3 (2.63%) AIX
12 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) ITIL
2 34 (29.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (25.44%) ITIL V3
4 23 (20.18%) Change Management
5 20 (17.54%) Load Balancing
6 19 (16.67%) IT Strategy
7 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (15.79%) DevOps
8 8 (7.02%) CI/CD
8 8 (7.02%) Migration
8 8 (7.02%) Workflow
9 7 (6.14%) Process Improvement
9 7 (6.14%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (6.14%) TOGAF
9 7 (6.14%) Use Case
10 6 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 6 (5.26%) Project Management
11 5 (4.39%) Data Centre Operations
11 5 (4.39%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.39%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) PowerShell
2 24 (21.05%) SQL
3 18 (15.79%) C
4 17 (14.91%) Python
5 6 (5.26%) Bash
6 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.75%) C#
7 2 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) Java
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 36 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 29 (25.44%) DV Cleared
4 18 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (9.65%) VCAP
7 8 (7.02%) MCITP
8 7 (6.14%) MCTS
9 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.63%) CCIE
10 3 (2.63%) CCNA
10 3 (2.63%) CCNP
11 2 (1.75%) Degree
11 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.75%) MCSE
11 2 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (1.75%) VCP6
12 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.88%) MCP
12 1 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 80 (70.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (62.28%) vSphere
3 56 (49.12%) VMware NSX
4 46 (40.35%) Active Directory
5 24 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (13.16%) vCloud
7 11 (9.65%) Docker
8 6 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (4.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (4.39%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.75%) NFS
12 1 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.88%) Firmware
12 1 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (32.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 28 (24.56%) Ansible
3 18 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 18 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (14.04%) vCenter Server
5 15 (13.16%) SCCM
6 12 (10.53%) Puppet
6 12 (10.53%) VxRail
7 11 (9.65%) Terraform
8 9 (7.89%) PowerCLI
8 9 (7.89%) SCOM
9 7 (6.14%) AirWatch
10 6 (5.26%) Kubernetes
11 5 (4.39%) Avamar
11 5 (4.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
12 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 109 (95.61%) VMware
2 40 (35.09%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.56%) Cisco
4 20 (17.54%) Red Hat
5 19 (16.67%) Dell
6 18 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 10 (8.77%) Oracle
8 9 (7.89%) Citrix
9 7 (6.14%) MobileIron
9 7 (6.14%) Remedy
10 6 (5.26%) ServiceNow
11 5 (4.39%) F5
11 5 (4.39%) Hitachi
11 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
11 5 (4.39%) Symantec
12 4 (3.51%) IBM
13 3 (2.63%) Commvault
13 3 (2.63%) EMC
13 3 (2.63%) HP
13 3 (2.63%) NetApp