Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for VMware NSX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware NSX over the 6 months to 25 October 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 NSX
England > South East
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 315 348
Rank change year-on-year +200 +33 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 51 31 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.44% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 9.44% 1.43% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 20
Median daily rate £513 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £421 £310 £300
90th Percentile £641 £640 £538
England median daily rate £500 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% -24.47% -

VMware NSX is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 540 2,163 2,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.24% 15.79% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 1,300 1,455
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
10th Percentile £167 £167 £189
90th Percentile £576 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 152 187
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.20 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.73% +6.85% -7.62%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.25 £53.75 £45.08
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.52% +3.13% -4.19%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VMware NSX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in the South East

VMware NSX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware NSX in the South East.

Daily rate trend for VMware NSX in the South East

VMware NSX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware NSX in the South East over the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware NSX in the South East

VMware NSX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware NSX in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for VMware NSX in the South East

VMware NSX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware NSX within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
Hampshire +95 28 £525 +16.67% 7
Thames Valley +123 21 £463 -15.91% 5
Berkshire +113 12 £472 -14.23% 5
Buckinghamshire +50 9 £463 -22.92%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
VMware NSX
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware NSX 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 49 (96.08%) VMware
2 41 (80.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 25 (49.02%) vRealize
5 23 (45.10%) Cisco
5 23 (45.10%) vSphere
6 21 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (41.18%) VSAN
7 20 (39.22%) Data Centre
8 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
9 18 (35.29%) vCenter Server
10 17 (33.33%) Firewall
10 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (33.33%) Dell
11 16 (31.37%) DNS
12 15 (29.41%) Converged Infrastructure
12 15 (29.41%) DevOps
13 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
14 13 (25.49%) DV Cleared
14 13 (25.49%) IaaS
15 12 (23.53%) High Availability
15 12 (23.53%) Windows
16 11 (21.57%) Linux
16 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
16 11 (21.57%) WAN
16 11 (21.57%) Juniper
16 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
16 11 (21.57%) Migration
16 11 (21.57%) Private Cloud
17 10 (19.61%) DHCP

VMware NSX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (9.80%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) nginx
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) IaaS
2 5 (9.80%) AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Azure
4 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.92%) GCP
4 2 (3.92%) Office 365
4 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Datadog
5 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) VSAN
2 17 (33.33%) Firewall
3 16 (31.37%) DNS
4 11 (21.57%) WAN
5 10 (19.61%) DHCP
6 7 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (11.76%) BGP
7 6 (11.76%) VPN
8 5 (9.80%) MPLS
8 5 (9.80%) OSPF
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
10 3 (5.88%) Internet
10 3 (5.88%) IPsec
10 3 (5.88%) LAN
10 3 (5.88%) SAN
10 3 (5.88%) VLAN
10 3 (5.88%) VXLAN
11 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.96%) HBase
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Bitbucket
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
1 5 (9.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Police
2 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Architect
2 11 (21.57%) VMware Architect
3 10 (19.61%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Network Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Security Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Administrator
8 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
10 2 (3.92%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.92%) Flash
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.57%) Private Cloud
3 7 (13.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.84%) Driving Licence
4 4 (7.84%) Public Cloud
4 4 (7.84%) Replication
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Converged Infrastructure
2 15 (29.41%) DevOps
3 12 (23.53%) High Availability
4 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
4 11 (21.57%) Migration
5 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (17.65%) Network Design
6 8 (15.69%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (11.76%) Project Delivery
8 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (9.80%) Strategic Roadmap
8 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.84%) Change Management
9 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
9 4 (7.84%) Security Hardening
9 4 (7.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (25.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (9.80%) CCNA
7 3 (5.88%) CCNP
7 3 (5.88%) MCSE
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.92%) CCDA
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
9 1 (1.96%) CCDP
9 1 (1.96%) CCIE
9 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.96%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.96%) VCAP
9 1 (1.96%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) NCSC
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 41 (80.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (45.10%) vSphere
3 21 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
5 8 (15.69%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (11.76%) NFS
7 5 (9.80%) Docker
7 5 (9.80%) vCloud
7 5 (9.80%) VMFS
8 1 (1.96%) HDFS
8 1 (1.96%) KVM
8 1 (1.96%) UAG
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.96%) XenApp
8 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (49.02%) vRealize
2 18 (35.29%) vCenter Server
3 9 (17.65%) Ansible
4 6 (11.76%) Kubernetes
4 6 (11.76%) Terraform
4 6 (11.76%) vMotion
4 6 (11.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.92%) Puppet
6 2 (3.92%) SCOM
7 1 (1.96%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (96.08%) VMware
2 23 (45.10%) Cisco
3 17 (33.33%) Dell
4 11 (21.57%) Juniper
4 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.65%) F5
6 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
7 5 (9.80%) EMC
8 4 (7.84%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.84%) Veeam
9 3 (5.88%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 2 (3.92%) Citrix
10 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.92%) Symantec
11 1 (1.96%) BMC
11 1 (1.96%) Brocade
11 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.96%) McAfee
11 1 (1.96%) NetApp
11 1 (1.96%) Red Hat