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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 617 526 422
Rank change year-on-year -91 -104 +268
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 250 214 175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 2.28% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 131 106
10th Percentile £435 £363 £363
25th Percentile £500 £412 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £475 £472
Median % change year-on-year +13.68% +0.61% +4.92%
75th Percentile £638 £544 £566
90th Percentile £718 £611 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £436 £459
% change year-on-year +14.68% -4.96% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 7
10th Percentile £42.21 - £45.67
25th Percentile £46.25 - £49.64
Median hourly rate £63.00 - £57.00
75th Percentile £76.50 - -
90th Percentile £79.30 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £44.76
% change year-on-year - - +135.55%

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 11,716 9,387 6,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.17% 14.15% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,421 6,501 4,330
10th Percentile £200 £230 £189
25th Percentile £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £630 £585 £569
90th Percentile £713 £665 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 301 289
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.65 £11.26
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.00 £13.07
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year - +12.68% +4.72%
75th Percentile £47.73 £46.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £65.50 £50.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.93 £16.67
% change year-on-year +3.16% +7.56% +5.79%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware NSX.

Daily rate trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware NSX over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware NSX.

Hourly rate trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware NSX over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -56 187 £550 +15.79% 19
Work from Home -105 117 £550 +14.58% 8
UK excluding London -27 111 £500 +14.68% 8
London -56 75 £594 +18.75% 10
South East -19 49 £500 +16.14% 5
South West +7 30 £545 +32.12% 2
Scotland -11 20 £450 +3.21%
East of England -23 5 £613 -18.33%
Wales -9 2 £678 +27.92%
Midlands -35 2 - -
West Midlands -39 2 - -
North of England -55 2 £533 +33.13% 1
Yorkshire -35 1 £600 +26.32% 1
North West -38 1 £465 +29.17%
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 244 (97.60%) VMware
2 168 (67.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (40.40%) Cisco
4 98 (39.20%) Data Centre
5 92 (36.80%) vSphere
6 77 (30.80%) vRealize
6 77 (30.80%) Windows
7 73 (29.20%) Ansible
8 70 (28.00%) Firewall
9 69 (27.60%) Linux
10 61 (24.40%) Security Cleared
11 58 (23.20%) Active Directory
12 57 (22.80%) VSAN
13 51 (20.40%) SC Cleared
14 48 (19.20%) PowerShell
14 48 (19.20%) Network Security
15 46 (18.40%) Microsoft
15 46 (18.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 45 (18.00%) F5
17 42 (16.80%) Migration
18 40 (16.00%) vCloud
19 39 (15.60%) Python
19 39 (15.60%) ITIL
20 38 (15.20%) Dell
21 34 (13.60%) WAN
21 34 (13.60%) AWS
22 33 (13.20%) Load Balancing
22 33 (13.20%) Agile
22 33 (13.20%) Azure
22 33 (13.20%) vCenter Server

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 (3.20%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.20%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.60%) AWS
2 33 (13.20%) Azure
3 15 (6.00%) IaaS
4 10 (4.00%) Catchpoint
4 10 (4.00%) Nutanix
4 10 (4.00%) OpenShift
5 8 (3.20%) GCP
5 8 (3.20%) GitHub
6 7 (2.80%) Azure Stack
6 7 (2.80%) SaaS
7 3 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.20%) Azure AKS
7 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.20%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (1.20%) PaaS
7 3 (1.20%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (0.40%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 70 (28.00%) Firewall
2 57 (22.80%) VSAN
3 48 (19.20%) Network Security
4 34 (13.60%) WAN
5 29 (11.60%) DNS
6 26 (10.40%) BGP
7 20 (8.00%) OSPF
8 19 (7.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (7.60%) VPN
9 17 (6.80%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (6.40%) LAN
10 16 (6.40%) SD-WAN
11 15 (6.00%) Wireless
12 14 (5.60%) Software-Defined Networking
13 13 (5.20%) MPLS
13 13 (5.20%) SAN
14 12 (4.80%) NGFW
15 10 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (3.60%) DHCP
16 9 (3.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.00%) DB2
2 15 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (7.60%) GitLab
2 11 (4.40%) Visual Studio Code
3 7 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (2.40%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (12.80%) Social Skills
2 17 (6.80%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Public Sector
3 16 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (1.20%) Publishing
6 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.80%) French Language
6 2 (0.80%) Local Government
6 2 (0.80%) Military
6 2 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.40%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 59 (23.60%) Architect
2 45 (18.00%) VMware Engineer
3 40 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 38 (15.20%) Consultant
5 32 (12.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (8.80%) Network Architect
7 19 (7.60%) VMware Consultant
8 17 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (5.20%) Developer
11 11 (4.40%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 10 (4.00%) Automation Developer
12 10 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.20%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (3.20%) VMware Architect
14 7 (2.80%) Senior Network Engineer
15 6 (2.40%) Platform Engineer
15 6 (2.40%) Senior Architect
16 5 (2.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.80%) HTML
1 17 (6.80%) JSON
2 16 (6.40%) XML
3 15 (6.00%) .NET
3 15 (6.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (4.40%) Regular Expression
5 7 (2.80%) COM
6 6 (2.40%) REST
7 5 (2.00%) CSS
7 5 (2.00%) CSS3
7 5 (2.00%) HTML5
8 4 (1.60%) Flash
9 2 (0.80%) Middleware
9 2 (0.80%) XMPP
10 1 (0.40%) SOAP
10 1 (0.40%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 98 (39.20%) Data Centre
2 29 (11.60%) Private Cloud
3 23 (9.20%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.40%) Clustering
4 11 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.40%) PKI
7 6 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.00%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.60%) Replication
10 3 (1.20%) User Experience
11 2 (0.80%) CCTV
11 2 (0.80%) CMDB
11 2 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.40%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.80%) Windows
2 69 (27.60%) Linux
3 17 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.00%) Ubuntu
4 15 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (2.40%) Unix
6 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.00%) VMS
8 4 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 42 (16.80%) Migration
3 39 (15.60%) ITIL
4 33 (13.20%) Agile
4 33 (13.20%) Load Balancing
5 24 (9.60%) Infrastructure as Code
5 24 (9.60%) Network Virtualisation
6 23 (9.20%) Decision-Making
7 22 (8.80%) SIEM
8 19 (7.60%) Service Delivery
9 18 (7.20%) Service Management
10 17 (6.80%) Converged Infrastructure
10 17 (6.80%) Network Design
11 16 (6.40%) CI/CD
12 15 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (6.00%) Multithreading
13 14 (5.60%) Change Management
14 12 (4.80%) Use Case
15 11 (4.40%) DevOps
15 11 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.20%) PowerShell
2 39 (15.60%) Python
3 20 (8.00%) C#
4 18 (7.20%) SQL
5 11 (4.40%) C
6 7 (2.80%) Bash
7 6 (2.40%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (24.40%) Security Cleared
2 51 (20.40%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.60%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (11.60%) DV Cleared
3 29 (11.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (10.80%) CCNP
5 16 (6.40%) CCIE
5 16 (6.40%) VCAP
6 14 (5.60%) Degree
7 6 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.00%) FFIEC
9 4 (1.60%) CCNA
9 4 (1.60%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.60%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.20%) MCSE
10 3 (1.20%) NCDA
10 3 (1.20%) RHCE
10 3 (1.20%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.40%) GDPR
2 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (2.00%) NIST
2 5 (2.00%) NIST 800
2 5 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.60%) SLA
4 3 (1.20%) OASIS TOSCA
4 3 (1.20%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.40%) NCSC
System Software
1 168 (67.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (36.80%) vSphere
3 58 (23.20%) Active Directory
4 40 (16.00%) vCloud
5 27 (10.80%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (10.40%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (5.20%) Docker
7 13 (5.20%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.80%) KVM
9 4 (1.60%) NFS
10 3 (1.20%) Xen
11 1 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 77 (30.80%) vRealize
2 73 (29.20%) Ansible
3 33 (13.20%) vCenter Server
4 31 (12.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 25 (10.00%) Terraform
6 24 (9.60%) PowerCLI
7 18 (7.20%) VxRail
8 17 (6.80%) Kubernetes
8 17 (6.80%) Salt
9 12 (4.80%) WMI
10 11 (4.40%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (3.20%) Puppet
13 7 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (2.00%) CASB
14 5 (2.00%) Grafana
14 5 (2.00%) Nagios
15 4 (1.60%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 4 (1.60%) SCCM
15 4 (1.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 244 (97.60%) VMware
2 101 (40.40%) Cisco
3 46 (18.40%) Microsoft
4 45 (18.00%) F5
5 38 (15.20%) Dell
6 33 (13.20%) Palo Alto
7 30 (12.00%) CheckPoint
8 23 (9.20%) Juniper
9 20 (8.00%) Red Hat
10 19 (7.60%) Infoblox
10 19 (7.60%) Oracle
10 19 (7.60%) SolarWinds
11 15 (6.00%) Ericsson
11 15 (6.00%) Fortinet
12 14 (5.60%) Arista
12 14 (5.60%) Splunk
13 11 (4.40%) SaltStack
14 10 (4.00%) AppNeta
14 10 (4.00%) Citrix
15 9 (3.60%) NetApp