Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 June 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 NSX
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 702 828
Rank change year-on-year -6 +126 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 176 139 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 1.35% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 95 40
UK median daily rate £450 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £290 £355 £374
90th Percentile £575 £575 £676
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
UK median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,774 10,269 12,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.74% 11.21% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,883 6,568 7,674
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £173
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 656 919
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.87 £46.07 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.53 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.55% -6.25% +6.67%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware NSX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware NSX.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware NSX over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware NSX.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware NSX over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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
England -2 161 £450 -10.00% 26
UK excluding London -39 108 £425 -10.53% 21
London -5 66 £450 -10.00% 8
South East -29 38 £438 -2.78% 6
North of England -30 19 £438 -16.67% 6
East of England +15 15 £500 -2.44%
Midlands -10 15 £446 +1.42% 1
West Midlands -9 14 £443 -3.28%
Scotland -53 12 £278 -38.33% 3
South West +4 8 £520 +73.33% 5
Yorkshire -41 7 £456 -13.10%
North West - 7 £510 - 6
North East +6 5 £275 -31.25%
East Midlands -1 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Wales - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 175 (99.43%) VMware
2 114 (64.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (51.14%) Cisco
4 62 (35.23%) Windows
5 60 (34.09%) Data Centre
6 56 (31.82%) vSphere
7 55 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 49 (27.84%) Firewall
9 48 (27.27%) DNS
10 44 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 44 (25.00%) vRealize
11 42 (23.86%) DHCP
12 41 (23.30%) Citrix
13 40 (22.73%) VPN
14 38 (21.59%) Microsoft
15 37 (21.02%) Juniper
16 36 (20.45%) PowerShell
16 36 (20.45%) vCenter Server
17 35 (19.89%) VSAN
18 34 (19.32%) SC Cleared
19 32 (18.18%) XenApp
19 32 (18.18%) XenDesktop
19 32 (18.18%) WAN
20 31 (17.61%) Windows Server
21 29 (16.48%) F5
21 29 (16.48%) Migration
21 29 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
22 28 (15.91%) Load Balancing
22 28 (15.91%) Software-Defined Networking
23 27 (15.34%) Cisco Certification

VMware NSX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (3.98%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Relativity
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.39%) IaaS
4 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.57%) Akamai
7 1 (0.57%) Office 365
7 1 (0.57%) PaaS
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (27.84%) Firewall
2 48 (27.27%) DNS
3 42 (23.86%) DHCP
4 40 (22.73%) VPN
5 35 (19.89%) VSAN
6 32 (18.18%) WAN
7 28 (15.91%) Software-Defined Networking
8 25 (14.20%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (14.20%) MPLS
9 23 (13.07%) BGP
9 23 (13.07%) OSPF
9 23 (13.07%) SAN
10 22 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (12.50%) Wireless
11 21 (11.93%) LAN
12 20 (11.36%) VLAN
13 19 (10.80%) NetScaler
14 18 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (8.52%) NAS
16 12 (6.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Big Data
2 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.98%) JIRA
3 4 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (11.36%) Finance
2 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.70%) Banking
3 3 (1.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) Billing
4 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) German Language
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (25.00%) Architect
2 28 (15.91%) Consultant
2 28 (15.91%) Network Engineer
3 23 (13.07%) Network Architect
4 22 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 16 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
6 11 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 10 (5.68%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (5.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Security Consultant
8 8 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) VMware Architect
10 5 (2.84%) Azure Architect
10 5 (2.84%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (2.84%) Lead Architect
10 5 (2.84%) Network Consultant
10 5 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (2.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) OpenDaylight
2 3 (1.70%) RESTful
2 3 (1.70%) Web Services
2 3 (1.70%) XML
3 2 (1.14%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.14%) HTML
3 2 (1.14%) REST
3 2 (1.14%) SOAP
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (34.09%) Data Centre
2 26 (14.77%) Private Cloud
3 17 (9.66%) PKI
4 13 (7.39%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.98%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.98%) Replication
6 6 (3.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.84%) Clustering
8 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.14%) CMDB
8 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.14%) Derivative
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Blog
9 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.57%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.23%) Windows
2 31 (17.61%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (9.66%) Linux
4 17 (9.66%) Windows 10
4 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.48%) Migration
2 28 (15.91%) Load Balancing
3 24 (13.64%) ITIL
4 19 (10.80%) DevOps
4 19 (10.80%) Network Virtualisation
5 18 (10.23%) Network Management
6 16 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.95%) Capacity Management
8 13 (7.39%) Project Management
9 12 (6.82%) Application Virtualisation
9 12 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.11%) Network Design
11 9 (5.11%) Network Segmentation
11 9 (5.11%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (5.11%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (5.11%) Workflow
11 9 (5.11%) Workflow Development
12 8 (4.55%) Network Architecture
13 7 (3.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.09%) Python
3 12 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.82%) SQL
4 6 (3.41%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.84%) Perl
6 2 (1.14%) Java
6 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.14%) Tcl
7 1 (0.57%) C
7 1 (0.57%) C#
7 1 (0.57%) VB
7 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 27 (15.34%) CCNP
3 27 (15.34%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (11.93%) DV Cleared
5 19 (10.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (9.66%) JNCIS
7 15 (8.52%) CCDP
8 5 (2.84%) CCNA
9 4 (2.27%) Degree
9 4 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.27%) VCAP
10 3 (1.70%) CCSA
10 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.70%) VCP6
11 2 (1.14%) CCIE
11 2 (1.14%) CCSE
11 2 (1.14%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.14%) MCSE
12 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.70%) GCP
4 2 (1.14%) RMADS
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 114 (64.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (31.82%) vSphere
3 44 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (18.18%) XenApp
4 32 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 14 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (7.39%) XenServer
7 12 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (6.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (3.98%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (3.41%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.84%) vCloud
11 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.57%) Docker
12 1 (0.57%) KVM
12 1 (0.57%) NFS
12 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (25.00%) vRealize
2 36 (20.45%) vCenter Server
3 21 (11.93%) PowerCLI
4 18 (10.23%) Ansible
5 17 (9.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 14 (7.95%) Puppet
7 12 (6.82%) SafeCom
8 9 (5.11%) SCCM
9 6 (3.41%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (2.27%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.70%) IBM BigFix
12 3 (1.70%) SCOM
12 3 (1.70%) SnapVault
13 2 (1.14%) ArcSight ESM
13 2 (1.14%) SCOrch
13 2 (1.14%) Terraform
14 1 (0.57%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 175 (99.43%) VMware
2 90 (51.14%) Cisco
3 41 (23.30%) Citrix
4 38 (21.59%) Microsoft
5 37 (21.02%) Juniper
6 29 (16.48%) F5
7 23 (13.07%) Palo Alto
8 21 (11.93%) Brocade
9 16 (9.09%) CheckPoint
10 12 (6.82%) Ivanti
10 12 (6.82%) ThinPrint
10 12 (6.82%) Veeam
10 12 (6.82%) Wyse
11 9 (5.11%) NetApp
12 8 (4.55%) EMC
12 8 (4.55%) HP
13 7 (3.98%) McAfee
14 5 (2.84%) CommVault
14 5 (2.84%) Splunk
14 5 (2.84%) Veritas