Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 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 NSX
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 504 683 760
Rank change year-on-year +179 +77 -46
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 230 206 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.16% 1.36% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 124 71
UK median daily rate £484 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £313 £364 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 0
UK median hourly rate £44.51 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.01% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -25.93% - -

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 10,657 15,166 12,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 15.30% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,975 9,965 8,440
UK median daily rate £450 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +4.11% +11.11%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £163
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 617 774 711
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% - -
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.58 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.09 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.49% +3.30% -

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 13 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 21 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
England +200 190 £500 - 37
UK excluding London +137 165 £475 -5.00% 36
London +146 59 £575 +12.20% 10
North of England +102 44 £325 -40.91% 8
South West +44 38 £500 +14.29% 10
South East +81 35 £538 - 5
Scotland +19 32 £450 -10.00% 8
Yorkshire +67 22 £350 - 3
North West +52 22 £325 -42.22% 5
East of England +23 10 £450 - 4
Midlands +64 5 £500 +48.15%
West Midlands +48 5 £500 +48.15%
Wales +30 2 £400 +23.08%

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 227 (98.70%) VMware
2 143 (62.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (39.13%) vSphere
4 76 (33.04%) vRealize
5 74 (32.17%) Security Cleared
6 70 (30.43%) Windows
7 67 (29.13%) VSAN
8 60 (26.09%) Cisco
9 59 (25.65%) AWS
10 58 (25.22%) SC Cleared
11 57 (24.78%) vCenter Server
12 51 (22.17%) PowerShell
13 49 (21.30%) Data Centre
14 48 (20.87%) Cisco Certification
14 48 (20.87%) Firewall
15 47 (20.43%) Windows Server
16 45 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (18.70%) Active Directory
17 43 (18.70%) Linux
17 43 (18.70%) VMware ESXi
18 41 (17.83%) Azure
19 39 (16.96%) Migration
20 34 (14.78%) Citrix
21 33 (14.35%) DHCP
22 31 (13.48%) PowerCLI
23 30 (13.04%) CCNA
24 28 (12.17%) Python
24 28 (12.17%) DV Cleared
25 27 (11.74%) XenApp
25 27 (11.74%) Palo Alto

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 11 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (25.65%) AWS
2 41 (17.83%) Azure
3 24 (10.43%) IaaS
4 16 (6.96%) GCP
5 14 (6.09%) PaaS
6 9 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.61%) SaaS
8 3 (1.30%) Akamai
8 3 (1.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (1.30%) Office 365
9 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 67 (29.13%) VSAN
2 48 (20.87%) Firewall
3 33 (14.35%) DHCP
4 26 (11.30%) WAN
5 25 (10.87%) DNS
6 23 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (8.70%) iSCSI
8 19 (8.26%) LAN
9 18 (7.83%) BGP
10 17 (7.39%) Network Security
11 16 (6.96%) SAN
12 15 (6.52%) VPN
13 14 (6.09%) OSPF
14 13 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (3.91%) MPLS
16 7 (3.04%) Skype
16 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
16 7 (3.04%) VXLAN
16 7 (3.04%) Wireless
17 6 (2.61%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (7.39%) JIRA
2 15 (6.52%) Bitbucket
3 8 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.43%) GitLab
General
1 23 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 11 (4.78%) Finance
2 11 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.61%) Banking
4 5 (2.17%) Local Government
5 3 (1.30%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Police
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 43 (18.70%) Architect
1 43 (18.70%) Network Engineer
2 27 (11.74%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (10.43%) Automation Engineer
4 22 (9.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 21 (9.13%) Consultant
6 15 (6.52%) Network Architect
6 15 (6.52%) PowerShell Engineer
7 14 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.09%) Platform Engineer
7 14 (6.09%) VMware Consultant
8 13 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (5.65%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 10 (4.35%) VMware Architect
10 9 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.91%) Administrator
10 9 (3.91%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (3.48%) Analyst
11 8 (3.48%) Virtualisation Architect
11 8 (3.48%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.65%) XML
2 8 (3.48%) .NET
3 5 (2.17%) RESTful
4 4 (1.74%) Web Services
5 2 (0.87%) COM
5 2 (0.87%) JSON
5 2 (0.87%) LDAP
6 1 (0.43%) CSS
6 1 (0.43%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.30%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (6.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 14 (6.09%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.61%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.17%) PKI
8 4 (1.74%) NHS
9 3 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.87%) CCTV
10 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) CMDB
11 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.43%) iSeries
11 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Replication
11 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (30.43%) Windows
2 47 (20.43%) Windows Server
3 43 (18.70%) Linux
4 11 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.91%) CentOS
5 9 (3.91%) Unix
6 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.30%) VMS
10 2 (0.87%) HPUX
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.96%) Migration
3 26 (11.30%) DevOps
3 26 (11.30%) High Availability
3 26 (11.30%) ITIL
4 17 (7.39%) Scrum
5 16 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (6.09%) Configuration Management
7 14 (6.09%) Kanban
8 13 (5.65%) Application Packaging
8 13 (5.65%) Load Balancing
8 13 (5.65%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.22%) Change Management
9 12 (5.22%) Decision-Making
9 12 (5.22%) Network Virtualisation
10 11 (4.78%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (4.78%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (4.35%) Network Design
11 10 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.17%) PowerShell
2 28 (12.17%) Python
3 10 (4.35%) SQL
4 9 (3.91%) Perl
5 8 (3.48%) C++
6 4 (1.74%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.30%) C
7 3 (1.30%) VBScript
8 1 (0.43%) Go
8 1 (0.43%) Java
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (32.17%) Security Cleared
2 58 (25.22%) SC Cleared
3 48 (20.87%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (13.04%) CCNA
5 28 (12.17%) DV Cleared
6 22 (9.57%) CCNP
7 21 (9.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (6.09%) CCENT
9 10 (4.35%) CCIE
9 10 (4.35%) VCAP
10 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (3.48%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (3.04%) MCSE
12 6 (2.61%) CCDP
13 4 (1.74%) CCA
13 4 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.74%) MCITP
13 4 (1.74%) VCP6
14 3 (1.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 2 (0.87%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.48%) NIST
2 7 (3.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.74%) PMO
3 4 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 143 (62.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (39.13%) vSphere
3 43 (18.70%) Active Directory
3 43 (18.70%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (11.74%) XenApp
5 22 (9.57%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (8.70%) NFS
6 20 (8.70%) VMFS
7 12 (5.22%) Terminal Services
8 9 (3.91%) Hyper-V
9 6 (2.61%) Docker
10 5 (2.17%) KVM
10 5 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (1.74%) Firmware
11 4 (1.74%) vCloud
12 3 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 76 (33.04%) vRealize
2 57 (24.78%) vCenter Server
3 31 (13.48%) PowerCLI
4 27 (11.74%) Ansible
5 21 (9.13%) vMotion
6 18 (7.83%) SCCM
7 16 (6.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 13 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (5.65%) Puppet
9 10 (4.35%) Avamar
10 9 (3.91%) Terraform
11 7 (3.04%) SCOM
12 5 (2.17%) Cobbler
12 5 (2.17%) Icinga
13 3 (1.30%) Cisco CME
13 3 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (1.30%) FortiGate
13 3 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 227 (98.70%) VMware
2 60 (26.09%) Cisco
3 34 (14.78%) Citrix
4 27 (11.74%) Palo Alto
5 24 (10.43%) Microsoft
6 16 (6.96%) Dell
6 16 (6.96%) F5
7 15 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 15 (6.52%) EMC
8 14 (6.09%) Juniper
8 14 (6.09%) NetApp
9 11 (4.78%) Fortinet
10 9 (3.91%) Google
10 9 (3.91%) Remedy
11 8 (3.48%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.04%) HP
12 7 (3.04%) TOWER Software
12 7 (3.04%) Veeam
13 5 (2.17%) Atlassian
13 5 (2.17%) Red Hat