Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 14 November 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 352 346
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 +38
Contract jobs citing vRealize 41 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% 0.99% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 28
South East median daily rate £413 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -14.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £361
90th Percentile £531 £511 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £464
% change year-on-year +2.70% -0.27% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £32.50
England median hourly rate £11.75 - £32.50

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,285 2,118 2,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.66% 12.54% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,375 1,308 1,185
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 54 66
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.30% -54.40% +55.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.83 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £46.38 £59.03
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% -22.78% +11.47%

vRealize
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing vRealize as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for vRealize in the South East

vRealize
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vRealize in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for vRealize in the South East

vRealize
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vRealize in the South East over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vRealize in the South East

vRealize
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 vRealize within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
West Sussex +7 18 £428 +3.64% 2
Hampshire -12 16 £375 -5.66%
Thames Valley +7 4 £500 +53.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 2 - -
Berkshire -16 2 £500 +53.85% 1
Surrey -17 2 £488 +8.33% 2
East Sussex - 2 £500 -
vRealize
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for vRealize.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (65.85%) vSphere
3 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
4 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (48.78%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (43.90%) Windows
6 18 (43.90%) Cisco
7 15 (36.59%) Finance
8 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
9 13 (31.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
9 13 (31.71%) VCP6
9 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
10 12 (29.27%) vCloud
10 12 (29.27%) iSCSI
10 12 (29.27%) NFS
11 10 (24.39%) Citrix
11 10 (24.39%) Migration
11 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (21.95%) XenApp
12 9 (21.95%) XenDesktop
12 9 (21.95%) EMC
13 6 (14.63%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (14.63%) IBM
13 6 (14.63%) MCSE
13 6 (14.63%) SharePoint

vRealize
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 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.88%) Office 365
4 2 (4.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) iSCSI
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 4 (9.76%) NAS
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) PuTTY
4 2 (4.88%) Skype
4 2 (4.88%) WinSCP
5 1 (2.44%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Ant
1 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
1 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
1 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
1 2 (4.88%) TestNG
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) VMware Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
1 10 (24.39%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
3 5 (12.20%) Change Control
3 5 (12.20%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) BCP
4 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) API Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) F#
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) VCP6
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) GDPR
1 3 (7.32%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 27 (65.85%) vSphere
2 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (48.78%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (29.27%) NFS
5 12 (29.27%) vCloud
6 9 (21.95%) XenApp
6 9 (21.95%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Citrix
5 9 (21.95%) EMC
6 6 (14.63%) IBM
7 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.76%) Juniper
8 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.88%) Software AG
9 2 (4.88%) webMethods