Period
to 23 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 641 715 705
Rank change year-on-year +74 -10 +134
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 194 193 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 1.34% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 118 106
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £311 £290 £344
90th Percentile £595 £591 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £480
% change year-on-year +4.35% -10.16% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -59.57% - -

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 14,270 14,428 10,817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 13.97% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,467 9,338 6,910
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £180 £183 £163
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 863 660
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +0.78% +3.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.78 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.88% +5.73% -4.97%

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 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 14 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 July 2019. 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 +42 160 £450 - 43
UK excluding London +70 141 £450 +4.35% 43
London +24 46 £500 +11.11% 1
South West +16 44 £450 -13.46% 12
South East +15 32 £413 -2.94% 10
Scotland +31 24 £438 +54.19%
North of England +16 16 £475 +26.67% 13
East of England +11 16 £450 -10.00% 3
North West +28 13 £538 +22.86% 4
Wales +3 4 £363 -34.09%
Yorkshire +21 3 £425 -2.86% 9
Midlands +4 3 £350 -22.22% 4
West Midlands -1 3 £350 -22.22% 4
Channel Islands - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 194 (100.00%) VMware
2 130 (67.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (48.45%) Cisco
4 78 (40.21%) Firewall
5 66 (34.02%) Security Cleared
6 61 (31.44%) vSphere
7 59 (30.41%) Data Centre
8 57 (29.38%) VMware ESXi
9 54 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
10 51 (26.29%) vCenter Server
11 49 (25.26%) vRealize
11 49 (25.26%) Windows
12 44 (22.68%) Migration
13 43 (22.16%) PowerShell
13 43 (22.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 43 (22.16%) F5
14 42 (21.65%) VSAN
14 42 (21.65%) CCNP
15 41 (21.13%) SC Cleared
16 40 (20.62%) Linux
16 40 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
17 36 (18.56%) Active Directory
18 33 (17.01%) DV Cleared
19 32 (16.49%) Windows Server
20 31 (15.98%) Load Balancing
21 30 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
22 29 (14.95%) Microsoft
23 27 (13.92%) SAN
24 26 (13.40%) vRealize Orchestrator

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 17 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.70%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.19%) Apache
4 4 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
6 2 (1.03%) Confluence
6 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.76%) Office 365
4 14 (7.22%) IaaS
5 12 (6.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (5.15%) GitHub
7 5 (2.58%) PaaS
8 4 (2.06%) SaaS
9 3 (1.55%) Apigee
9 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.52%) Akamai
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (40.21%) Firewall
2 42 (21.65%) VSAN
3 40 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 27 (13.92%) SAN
5 25 (12.89%) Network Security
6 24 (12.37%) BGP
6 24 (12.37%) DNS
7 22 (11.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 22 (11.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 21 (10.82%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (10.82%) OSPF
9 20 (10.31%) WAN
10 19 (9.79%) LAN
11 13 (6.70%) NX-OS
12 11 (5.67%) BIG-IP
13 10 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (5.15%) iSCSI
13 10 (5.15%) MPLS
13 10 (5.15%) NetScaler
14 8 (4.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.19%) MySQL
2 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.12%) Bitbucket
2 8 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (2.58%) GitLab
4 5 (2.58%) Travis CI
5 3 (1.55%) Subversion
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.03%) Hudson
6 2 (1.03%) JIRA
6 2 (1.03%) MSI
General
1 9 (4.64%) Banking
1 9 (4.64%) Law
2 8 (4.12%) Finance
3 6 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.55%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) Military
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (24.23%) Network Engineer
2 41 (21.13%) Consultant
3 30 (15.46%) VMware Consultant
4 25 (12.89%) Architect
5 18 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.76%) VMware Engineer
7 11 (5.67%) Network Architect
8 9 (4.64%) Designer
8 9 (4.64%) Junior
8 9 (4.64%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (3.61%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.61%) Network Designer
10 7 (3.61%) VMware Specialist
11 6 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.09%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.06%) Spine.js
2 3 (1.55%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.55%) RESTful
2 3 (1.55%) Spring
3 2 (1.03%) Django
3 2 (1.03%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.52%) Flash
4 1 (0.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) JFC
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (30.41%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.22%) Private Cloud
3 11 (5.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.12%) PKI
5 8 (4.12%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.06%) Clustering
7 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.55%) NHS
7 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.03%) Replication
8 2 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.52%) CMDB
9 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.52%) FMCG
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.26%) Windows
2 40 (20.62%) Linux
3 32 (16.49%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.70%) Unix
5 11 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.68%) Migration
2 31 (15.98%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (10.31%) Network Virtualisation
5 18 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (7.73%) Configuration Management
7 15 (7.73%) Information Security
7 15 (7.73%) Storage Management
8 14 (7.22%) DevOps
8 14 (7.22%) NsoIT
9 13 (6.70%) Service Management
10 12 (6.19%) Computer Science
10 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 11 (5.67%) ITIL
12 10 (5.15%) High Availability
12 10 (5.15%) Infrastructure Automation
12 10 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (5.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 9 (4.64%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.16%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.37%) JavaScript
3 21 (10.82%) Python
4 19 (9.79%) SQL
5 6 (3.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.55%) Perl
7 1 (0.52%) C
7 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (34.02%) Security Cleared
2 54 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (22.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (21.65%) CCNP
5 41 (21.13%) SC Cleared
6 33 (17.01%) DV Cleared
7 21 (10.82%) CCNA
8 7 (3.61%) VCAP
9 6 (3.09%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (3.09%) Degree
10 5 (2.58%) CCIE
11 4 (2.06%) CCENT
11 4 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.55%) VCP6
13 2 (1.03%) MCSE
13 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.52%) CCDE
14 1 (0.52%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) PMO
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) RMADS
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (67.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (31.44%) vSphere
3 57 (29.38%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (18.56%) Active Directory
5 24 (12.37%) vCloud
6 14 (7.22%) Hyper-V
7 12 (6.19%) NFS
7 12 (6.19%) Shibboleth
8 8 (4.12%) XenApp
8 8 (4.12%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (3.09%) Firmware
10 6 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (2.58%) KVM
12 4 (2.06%) Docker
12 4 (2.06%) VMFS
13 3 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 51 (26.29%) vCenter Server
2 49 (25.26%) vRealize
3 26 (13.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 19 (9.79%) Ansible
4 19 (9.79%) SCCM
5 13 (6.70%) Puppet
6 12 (6.19%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (6.19%) WSUS
7 9 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (3.61%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (2.58%) FortiGate
9 5 (2.58%) Salt
10 4 (2.06%) Kubernetes
10 4 (2.06%) PowerCLI
10 4 (2.06%) vMotion
11 3 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.03%) systemd
13 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.52%) Kibana
13 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 194 (100.00%) VMware
2 94 (48.45%) Cisco
3 43 (22.16%) F5
4 29 (14.95%) Microsoft
5 22 (11.34%) Dell
6 21 (10.82%) Citrix
7 18 (9.28%) EMC
8 13 (6.70%) Juniper
9 12 (6.19%) CheckPoint
10 11 (5.67%) NetApp
10 11 (5.67%) Palo Alto
11 10 (5.15%) Fortinet
11 10 (5.15%) Veeam
12 9 (4.64%) Sony
13 8 (4.12%) HP
13 8 (4.12%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.61%) CA Agile Central
15 6 (3.09%) Computacenter
16 5 (2.58%) Meraki
16 5 (2.58%) Zerto