Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 778 860
Rank change year-on-year +48 +82 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 148 116 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.029%
As % of the System Software category 1.15% 0.88% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 81 12
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +0.59% +30.00%
10th Percentile £317 £300 £279
90th Percentile £566 £545 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £409
% change year-on-year +15.63% -2.14% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.42% -
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 12915 13122 11760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.56% 12.38% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8359 8228 6685
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
10th Percentile £157 £174 £161
90th Percentile £606 £575 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 891 1264
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.08 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +63 134 £494 +9.72% 11
UK excluding London +45 98 £463 +15.63% 8
London +12 48 £500 - 4
North of England +80 34 £500 +11.73% 1
South East +6 31 £490 +8.89% 1
Yorkshire +44 28 £525 +17.32% 1
Scotland -21 14 £413 +17.86% 1
South West +5 9 £325 +8.33%
Midlands +33 6 £450 +63.64% 3
West Midlands - 6 £450 - 3
North West +26 4 £500 -
East of England -20 4 - - 2
North East - 2 £338 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 147 (99.32%) VMware
2 75 (50.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (47.97%) Cisco
4 46 (31.08%) vSphere
5 41 (27.70%) Firewall
6 40 (27.03%) Data Centre
7 36 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (24.32%) Windows
7 36 (24.32%) Linux
8 33 (22.30%) Security Cleared
9 29 (19.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (18.24%) Puppet
11 26 (17.57%) SC Cleared
11 26 (17.57%) LAN
11 26 (17.57%) CCNP
11 26 (17.57%) vRealize
12 24 (16.22%) WAN
13 22 (14.86%) Windows Server
14 21 (14.19%) vCenter Server
14 21 (14.19%) Citrix
15 20 (13.51%) PowerShell
15 20 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (12.84%) Active Directory
16 19 (12.84%) BGP
16 19 (12.84%) Ansible
17 18 (12.16%) Migration
17 18 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
18 17 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus

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 10 (6.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.35%) IIS
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) OpenShift
2 7 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.38%) IaaS
5 4 (2.70%) PaaS
6 3 (2.03%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (2.03%) SoftLayer
7 2 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.35%) Office 365
7 2 (1.35%) SaaS
8 1 (0.68%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.68%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.70%) Firewall
2 26 (17.57%) LAN
3 24 (16.22%) WAN
4 19 (12.84%) BGP
5 17 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (10.81%) OSPF
7 14 (9.46%) VLAN
8 12 (8.11%) SAN
8 12 (8.11%) VPN
9 10 (6.76%) Network Security
9 10 (6.76%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (4.73%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (4.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (4.73%) MPLS
10 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.73%) VXLAN
11 6 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.05%) DNS
11 6 (4.05%) SMTP
11 6 (4.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.73%) JIRA
3 5 (3.38%) Artifactory
3 5 (3.38%) GitLab
4 4 (2.70%) Chocolatey
4 4 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.68%) GoCD
General
1 12 (8.11%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.70%) Electronics
3 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 34 (22.97%) Consultant
3 29 (19.59%) Architect
4 19 (12.84%) VMware Engineer
5 18 (12.16%) VMware Consultant
6 17 (11.49%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (11.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (9.46%) VMware Architect
8 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Network Architect
10 8 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Cloud Consultant
11 6 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Security Architect
11 6 (4.05%) VMware Specialist
12 5 (3.38%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 4 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) REST
2 3 (2.03%) Web Services
3 2 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.49%) Private Cloud
2 17 (11.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 7 (4.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.05%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.03%) Derivative
8 2 (1.35%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.35%) Clustering
8 2 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.35%) PKI
8 2 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.68%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.32%) Linux
1 36 (24.32%) Windows
2 22 (14.86%) Windows Server
3 20 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.73%) Unix
7 2 (1.35%) CentOS
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) AIX
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) VMS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.16%) Migration
3 12 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.43%) DevOps
4 11 (7.43%) Network Design
4 11 (7.43%) Network Virtualisation
4 11 (7.43%) Workflow
5 10 (6.76%) Workflow Development
6 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (5.41%) High Availability
7 7 (4.73%) Risk Management
7 7 (4.73%) Server Hardening
8 6 (4.05%) Kanban
9 5 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.38%) Change Management
9 5 (3.38%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (3.38%) Network Segmentation
9 5 (3.38%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (2.70%) Information Security
10 4 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 15 (10.14%) Python
3 12 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.43%) SQL
5 10 (6.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.05%) C
7 5 (3.38%) Go
8 3 (2.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (22.30%) Security Cleared
3 29 (19.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (17.57%) CCNP
4 26 (17.57%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.78%) CCNA
6 7 (4.73%) CCIE
7 6 (4.05%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.05%) VCP6
8 5 (3.38%) Degree
9 4 (2.70%) VCAP
10 3 (2.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (2.03%) CCSP
10 3 (2.03%) CISM
10 3 (2.03%) CISSP
10 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.35%) CCDP
11 2 (1.35%) VCDX
12 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.35%) GDPR
3 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 75 (50.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (31.08%) vSphere
3 19 (12.84%) Active Directory
4 13 (8.78%) Docker
5 11 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (6.76%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.08%) vCloud
8 7 (4.73%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.70%) KVM
9 4 (2.70%) XenApp
10 2 (1.35%) flannel
11 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (18.24%) Puppet
2 26 (17.57%) vRealize
3 21 (14.19%) vCenter Server
4 19 (12.84%) Ansible
5 10 (6.76%) Kubernetes
5 10 (6.76%) PowerCLI
6 7 (4.73%) SCCM
7 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.70%) Juju
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.70%) SELinux
9 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.03%) WSUS
10 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.68%) Consul
11 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.68%) SafeCom
11 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.68%) vMotion
Vendors
1 147 (99.32%) VMware
2 71 (47.97%) Cisco
3 21 (14.19%) Citrix
4 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 13 (8.78%) F5
6 13 (8.78%) Palo Alto
7 12 (8.11%) EMC
7 12 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.73%) Arista
8 7 (4.73%) CommVault
8 7 (4.73%) NetApp
9 5 (3.38%) Dell
9 5 (3.38%) IBM
10 4 (2.70%) Black Duck
10 4 (2.70%) HP
10 4 (2.70%) Juniper
10 4 (2.70%) Oracle
10 4 (2.70%) SAP
11 3 (2.03%) Zerto