Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 2017 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 689 800 880
Rank change year-on-year +111 +80 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 161 83 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.077% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 0.63% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 55 7
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% +46.15%
10th Percentile £333 £375 £300
90th Percentile £556 £611 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +3.06% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 11738 13249 11842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.99% 12.33% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7545 8282 6712
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £160 £175 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 669 892 1259
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £16.29 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +1.81% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.04
90th Percentile £47.30 £40.70 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -2.25% +3.23% +3.33%

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 23 September 2017.

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
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 23 September 2017. 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 +100 138 £480 +1.05% 8
UK excluding London +115 116 £464 +3.06% 4
London +19 43 £488 -4.18% 4
South East +45 42 £450 - 1
North of England +89 31 £525 +10.53%
Yorkshire +44 25 £525 +10.53%
Scotland +36 23 £413 -
South West +23 9 £325 -
West Midlands +46 7 £465 - 1
Midlands +32 7 £465 - 1
North West +36 4 £500 -
East of England -2 4 £513 +13.89% 2
North East - 2 £338 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware NSX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 160 (99.38%) VMware
2 80 (49.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (45.34%) Cisco
4 47 (29.19%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (29.19%) Firewall
5 46 (28.57%) vSphere
6 38 (23.60%) Security Cleared
7 37 (22.98%) CCNP
8 36 (22.36%) Linux
9 34 (21.12%) SC Cleared
10 32 (19.88%) Windows
11 31 (19.25%) vRealize
12 29 (18.01%) Data Centre
12 29 (18.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (17.39%) Puppet
13 28 (17.39%) Ansible
14 27 (16.77%) BGP
14 27 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (16.15%) OSPF
16 25 (15.53%) VLAN
17 24 (14.91%) vCenter Server
18 23 (14.29%) Jenkins
18 23 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (14.29%) LAN
18 23 (14.29%) VPN
18 23 (14.29%) Migration
19 22 (13.66%) DevOps
20 21 (13.04%) Private Cloud
20 21 (13.04%) WAN
20 21 (13.04%) Citrix

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 8 (4.97%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.94%) OpenShift
2 8 (4.97%) PaaS
3 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.62%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 47 (29.19%) Firewall
2 27 (16.77%) BGP
3 26 (16.15%) OSPF
4 25 (15.53%) VLAN
5 23 (14.29%) LAN
5 23 (14.29%) VPN
6 21 (13.04%) WAN
7 16 (9.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (8.07%) Network Security
8 13 (8.07%) SAN
9 8 (4.97%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (4.97%) DAB
9 8 (4.97%) MPLS
9 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.97%) VSAN
9 8 (4.97%) VXLAN
10 7 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.35%) DNS
10 7 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (3.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.07%) GitLab
3 12 (7.45%) Artifactory
4 11 (6.83%) JIRA
5 9 (5.59%) Selenium
6 4 (2.48%) Chocolatey
7 2 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.62%) GoCD
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.48%) Electronics
3 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (23.60%) Network Engineer
2 36 (22.36%) Architect
2 36 (22.36%) Consultant
3 20 (12.42%) VMware Engineer
4 18 (11.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (11.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (10.56%) VMware Consultant
6 14 (8.70%) VMware Architect
7 11 (6.83%) Network Architect
7 11 (6.83%) Virtualisation Architect
8 8 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Build Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.73%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (1.24%) Web Services
2 1 (0.62%) LAMP
2 1 (0.62%) REST
2 1 (0.62%) RESTful
2 1 (0.62%) Sensu
2 1 (0.62%) SOAP
2 1 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.01%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.04%) Private Cloud
3 16 (9.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.48%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.86%) Derivative
7 3 (1.86%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.24%) Clustering
8 2 (1.24%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.62%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.36%) Linux
2 32 (19.88%) Windows
3 23 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (11.80%) Windows Server
5 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.35%) Unix
8 2 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.62%) CentOS
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Solaris
9 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.29%) Migration
3 22 (13.66%) DevOps
4 16 (9.94%) Network Virtualisation
5 14 (8.70%) Kanban
5 14 (8.70%) Network Design
6 13 (8.07%) Workflow
6 13 (8.07%) Workflow Development
7 11 (6.83%) Scrum
8 9 (5.59%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.35%) Build Automation
10 7 (4.35%) Server Hardening
11 6 (3.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (3.73%) ITIL
12 5 (3.11%) Mathematics
12 5 (3.11%) Risk Management
13 4 (2.48%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (2.48%) Network Management
13 4 (2.48%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.18%) Python
2 17 (10.56%) Bash Shell
3 13 (8.07%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.45%) SQL
5 11 (6.83%) Go
6 6 (3.73%) C
7 5 (3.11%) Java
8 3 (1.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (29.19%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (23.60%) Security Cleared
3 37 (22.98%) CCNP
4 34 (21.12%) SC Cleared
5 29 (18.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (7.45%) CCNA
7 11 (6.83%) CCDP
8 9 (5.59%) CCIE
8 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
8 9 (5.59%) VCP6
9 7 (4.35%) Degree
9 7 (4.35%) VCAP
10 2 (1.24%) VCDX
11 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.62%) CCSA
11 1 (0.62%) CISM
11 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.62%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.62%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (49.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (28.57%) vSphere
3 21 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 16 (9.94%) Docker
5 12 (7.45%) vCloud
6 11 (6.83%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.48%) XenApp
10 1 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.62%) KVM
10 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (19.25%) vRealize
2 28 (17.39%) Ansible
2 28 (17.39%) Puppet
3 24 (14.91%) vCenter Server
4 14 (8.70%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.59%) PowerCLI
6 8 (4.97%) SELinux
7 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (3.73%) SCCM
9 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.48%) WSUS
11 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.86%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.86%) Xymon
12 1 (0.62%) Consul
12 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.62%) Nagios
12 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 160 (99.38%) VMware
2 73 (45.34%) Cisco
3 21 (13.04%) Citrix
4 17 (10.56%) CheckPoint
5 15 (9.32%) Palo Alto
6 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.07%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.45%) F5
8 10 (6.21%) EMC
9 9 (5.59%) Black Duck
10 8 (4.97%) Juniper
10 8 (4.97%) NetApp
11 7 (4.35%) CommVault
12 6 (3.73%) Arista
13 4 (2.48%) SAP
14 3 (1.86%) Dell
14 3 (1.86%) HP
14 3 (1.86%) Intel
15 2 (1.24%) Oracle
15 2 (1.24%) Symantec