Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 691 777
Rank change year-on-year +189 +86 -91
Contract jobs citing vRealize 83 128 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 1.03% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 91 55
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £363 £406 £326
90th Percentile £602 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 6,073 12,475 12,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.92% 15.06% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,043 8,341 8,233
Median daily rate £500 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.50% +7.57%
10th Percentile £290 £313 £289
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 301 298
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £18.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +4.81% -11.40%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.00 £11.76
90th Percentile £47.40 £49.50 £50.08
Median hourly rate £23.59 £20.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year +17.93% +7.50% -19.11%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +116 28 £450 - 8
London +173 21 £475 -6.17%
North of England +88 21 £450 -10.00% 1
North West +60 16 £500 - 1
South West +44 7 £500 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +71 5 £438 -
Midlands +79 3 - -
West Midlands +64 3 - -
East of England +44 3 £675 +50.00%
vRealize
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 76 (91.57%) VMware
2 67 (80.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (44.58%) Windows
4 36 (43.37%) vSphere
5 28 (33.73%) PowerShell
6 26 (31.33%) AWS
6 26 (31.33%) Active Directory
6 26 (31.33%) Data Centre
7 24 (28.92%) VMware NSX
8 22 (26.51%) Migration
8 22 (26.51%) Azure
9 19 (22.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (20.48%) Ansible
11 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
12 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Automation
12 16 (19.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
13 15 (18.07%) ITIL
13 15 (18.07%) DevOps
13 15 (18.07%) High Availability
13 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
13 15 (18.07%) SCCM
13 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2016
13 15 (18.07%) vCenter Server
14 14 (16.87%) Middleware
14 14 (16.87%) Finance
15 13 (15.66%) Workflow
15 13 (15.66%) Citrix
16 12 (14.46%) Python

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 (7.23%) IIS
2 5 (6.02%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (2.41%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.33%) AWS
2 22 (26.51%) Azure
3 9 (10.84%) Office 365
4 6 (7.23%) GCP
5 4 (4.82%) Yammer
6 3 (3.61%) IaaS
7 2 (2.41%) Akamai
7 2 (2.41%) PaaS
8 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) LAN
1 10 (12.05%) SAN
1 10 (12.05%) VSAN
1 10 (12.05%) WAN
2 8 (9.64%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.23%) DHCP
4 5 (6.02%) DNS
4 5 (6.02%) Firewall
4 5 (6.02%) Skype
5 4 (4.82%) 2G
5 4 (4.82%) 3G
5 4 (4.82%) 4G
5 4 (4.82%) DMZ
5 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.82%) VLAN
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (3.61%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (3.61%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (3.61%) VPN
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.64%) Vagrant
4 5 (6.02%) JIRA
5 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.43%) Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Local Government
5 4 (4.82%) Retail
6 3 (3.61%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) VMware Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Consultant
3 14 (16.87%) Automation Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Architect
4 12 (14.46%) VMware Consultant
5 10 (12.05%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) VMware Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Storage Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Office 365 Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.41%) IT Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) Middleware
2 4 (4.82%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.41%) JSON
3 2 (2.41%) REST
3 2 (2.41%) YAML
4 1 (1.20%) HTML
4 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (8.43%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.02%) Clustering
5 4 (4.82%) PKI
6 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.05%) Linux
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (8.43%) Unix
8 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.20%) CentOS
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Migration
2 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Automation
4 15 (18.07%) DevOps
4 15 (18.07%) High Availability
4 15 (18.07%) ITIL
5 13 (15.66%) Workflow
6 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.84%) Server Management
8 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.64%) Systems Engineering
9 7 (8.43%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.23%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (7.23%) Validation
11 5 (6.02%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.46%) Python
3 7 (8.43%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) CCNP
3 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) VCP6
4 4 (4.82%) CCNA
4 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) MCSE
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (2.41%) OCP
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (80.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (43.37%) vSphere
3 26 (31.33%) Active Directory
4 24 (28.92%) VMware NSX
5 12 (14.46%) vCloud
6 8 (9.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (9.64%) NFS
6 8 (9.64%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (9.64%) XenApp
7 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (4.82%) VMFS
9 2 (2.41%) GFS2
9 2 (2.41%) Samba
9 2 (2.41%) UAG
10 1 (1.20%) Docker
10 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (22.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 17 (20.48%) Ansible
3 15 (18.07%) SCCM
3 15 (18.07%) vCenter Server
4 12 (14.46%) SCOM
5 11 (13.25%) NetBackup
6 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (7.23%) Terraform
7 5 (6.02%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 5 (6.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (4.82%) SCOrch
8 4 (4.82%) vMotion
9 3 (3.61%) AirWatch
9 3 (3.61%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (3.61%) Tivoli
10 2 (2.41%) Nessus
10 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.41%) Puppet
10 2 (2.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 76 (91.57%) VMware
2 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.66%) Citrix
4 12 (14.46%) Cisco
5 9 (10.84%) Dell
6 8 (9.64%) HP
6 8 (9.64%) Veeam
7 5 (6.02%) EMC
7 5 (6.02%) IBM
7 5 (6.02%) McAfee
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle
7 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.82%) EqualLogic
8 4 (4.82%) NetApp
9 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.61%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.61%) Juniper
9 3 (3.61%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.41%) Hitachi