Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 268 344 346
Rank change year-on-year +76 +2 -32
Contract jobs citing vRealize 36 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.58% 1.87% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 12
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21% -12.00%
10th Percentile £363 £349 £300
90th Percentile £655 £625 £620
England median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,397 2,243 2,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.08% 14.03% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 1,308 1,279
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £263 £243
90th Percentile £613 £596 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 76 53
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £14.03 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.25% -12.34% -33.16%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.85 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £51.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vRealize in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vRealize in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 22 February 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 +60 19 £500 +33.33% 3
Thames Valley +56 17 £500 - 1
Berkshire +33 11 £425 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 6 £500 -
vRealize
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South East region with a requirement for vRealize.

1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (58.33%) vSphere
4 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
5 18 (50.00%) vCloud
6 17 (47.22%) Windows
7 13 (36.11%) vCenter Server
8 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
9 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 10 (27.78%) DevOps
9 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 9 (25.00%) Terraform
10 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
11 8 (22.22%) OpenStack
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 7 (19.44%) Capacity Management
12 7 (19.44%) Office 365
12 7 (19.44%) Azure
12 7 (19.44%) AWS
12 7 (19.44%) SCCM
12 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
13 6 (16.67%) Dell
13 6 (16.67%) Citrix
13 6 (16.67%) McAfee
13 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

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 8 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) AWS
1 7 (19.44%) Azure
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 6 (16.67%) Yammer
3 5 (13.89%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Skype
2 5 (13.89%) 2G
2 5 (13.89%) 3G
2 5 (13.89%) 4G
2 5 (13.89%) VSAN
3 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) LTE
4 2 (5.56%) MGW
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (11.11%) Billing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Wintel Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Requirements Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Requirements Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) CMDB
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
2 4 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) VMS
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) DevOps
1 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Capacity Management
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.33%) VCP6
6 2 (5.56%) CCNA
6 2 (5.56%) CCNP
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (58.33%) vSphere
3 18 (50.00%) vCloud
4 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (13.89%) NFS
5 5 (13.89%) VMware NSX
6 3 (8.33%) Docker
7 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.56%) VMFS
7 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) vCenter Server
2 9 (25.00%) Terraform
2 9 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 7 (19.44%) SCCM
4 5 (13.89%) AirWatch
5 4 (11.11%) Ansible
5 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (11.11%) Puppet
6 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
7 2 (5.56%) vMotion
8 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) Dell
3 6 (16.67%) McAfee
4 5 (13.89%) MobileIron
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) Arqiva
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto