Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 339 349 307
Rank change year-on-year +10 -42 +51
Contract jobs citing vRealize 41 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.85% 1.07% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 33
South East median daily rate £500 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £349 £300 £358
90th Percentile £625 £620 £524
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
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 2,217 2,153 1,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.96% 13.04% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,288 1,275 999
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 51 56
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% -45.21% +2.91%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.60 £47.50 £55.65
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 -24 12 £375 +0.67% 2
West Sussex -3 11 £413 -
Surrey +9 10 £588 -6.00%
Thames Valley +19 4 £500 +66.67% 1
Kent - 3 £600 -
Buckinghamshire +25 2 - -
Berkshire -12 2 £500 +66.67% 1
East Sussex - 2 £500 -
vRealize
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 33 (80.49%) vSphere
3 31 (75.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (56.10%) iSCSI
4 23 (56.10%) NFS
5 20 (48.78%) Citrix
5 20 (48.78%) XenApp
5 20 (48.78%) XenDesktop
6 19 (46.34%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (46.34%) Finance
7 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
7 18 (43.90%) EMC
8 17 (41.46%) VMware NSX
9 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (36.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 15 (36.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 15 (36.59%) DNS
10 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (34.15%) VSAN
11 14 (34.15%) vCenter Server
11 14 (34.15%) IaaS
12 13 (31.71%) Server Monitoring
12 13 (31.71%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (31.71%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (31.71%) Failover Clustering
12 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (31.71%) VLAN
12 13 (31.71%) Problem Management
12 13 (31.71%) Cisco
12 13 (31.71%) Dell

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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (34.15%) IaaS
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.32%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) iSCSI
2 15 (36.59%) DNS
3 14 (34.15%) VSAN
4 13 (31.71%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (31.71%) VLAN
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Consultant
3 11 (26.83%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (36.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 13 (31.71%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (31.71%) Problem Management
3 13 (31.71%) Server Monitoring
4 10 (24.39%) Patch Management
5 8 (19.51%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
6 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) Proactive Management
8 4 (9.76%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
9 3 (7.32%) Change Control
9 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.88%) BCP
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) VCP6
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.76%) MCSE
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 33 (80.49%) vSphere
2 31 (75.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (56.10%) NFS
4 20 (48.78%) XenApp
4 20 (48.78%) XenDesktop
5 19 (46.34%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
7 17 (41.46%) VMware NSX
8 12 (29.27%) vCloud
9 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 14 (34.15%) vCenter Server
3 13 (31.71%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (48.78%) Citrix
3 18 (43.90%) EMC
4 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 13 (31.71%) Dell
5 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec