Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 615 713 748
Rank change year-on-year +98 +35 +41
Contract jobs citing VMware NSX 197 189 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 1.20% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 110 88
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £347 £317
90th Percentile £620 £614 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -25.53% - -

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 12,943 15,765 12,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.49% 15.15% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,472 10,291 8,349
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £163 £181 £158
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +2.93% +6.87% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 707 884 722
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.58 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.35 £43.75 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.20 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.73% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 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 +105 168 £485 -3.00% 34
UK excluding London +105 158 £450 -10.00% 28
North of England +58 45 £388 +51.22% 7
London +69 37 £550 +3.77% 10
South East +51 36 £550 +10.00% 8
South West +16 36 £450 -14.29% 7
Scotland +21 25 £475 -5.00% 4
Yorkshire +58 24 £388 - 4
North West +22 21 £381 +22.00% 3
East of England +30 8 £400 -20.00%
West Midlands +24 4 £500 -2.44% 2
Midlands +19 4 £500 -2.44% 2
Wales - 4 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 196 (99.49%) VMware
2 130 (65.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (38.58%) Cisco
4 68 (34.52%) vSphere
5 61 (30.96%) vRealize
6 58 (29.44%) Security Cleared
6 58 (29.44%) Windows
7 56 (28.43%) Firewall
7 56 (28.43%) VMware ESXi
8 54 (27.41%) VSAN
8 54 (27.41%) vCenter Server
9 49 (24.87%) Data Centre
10 46 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (22.84%) Migration
12 42 (21.32%) AWS
13 41 (20.81%) SC Cleared
14 39 (19.80%) Linux
15 36 (18.27%) CCNP
15 36 (18.27%) PowerShell
16 34 (17.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 33 (16.75%) DNS
17 33 (16.75%) Active Directory
18 32 (16.24%) DHCP
19 31 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (15.23%) Azure
20 30 (15.23%) Windows Server
21 29 (14.72%) F5
21 29 (14.72%) DV Cleared
22 28 (14.21%) EMC
22 28 (14.21%) Python

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 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.51%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.32%) AWS
2 30 (15.23%) Azure
3 25 (12.69%) IaaS
4 13 (6.60%) GCP
4 13 (6.60%) GitHub
4 13 (6.60%) PaaS
5 9 (4.57%) SaaS
6 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.52%) Office 365
7 2 (1.02%) Akamai
7 2 (1.02%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (28.43%) Firewall
2 54 (27.41%) VSAN
3 33 (16.75%) DNS
4 32 (16.24%) DHCP
5 31 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (12.18%) Network Security
7 22 (11.17%) WAN
8 20 (10.15%) SAN
9 19 (9.64%) LAN
10 18 (9.14%) BGP
11 17 (8.63%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (8.12%) iSCSI
13 15 (7.61%) OSPF
14 14 (7.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 14 (7.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 14 (7.11%) VPN
15 12 (6.09%) BIG-IP
16 11 (5.58%) Skype
17 8 (4.06%) NetScaler
17 8 (4.06%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Bitbucket
1 11 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.06%) GitLab
2 8 (4.06%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.55%) JIRA
4 5 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (2.54%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.51%) Hudson
General
1 17 (8.63%) Public Sector
2 12 (6.09%) Finance
3 6 (3.05%) Banking
4 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Military
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 41 (20.81%) Architect
2 37 (18.78%) Network Engineer
3 27 (13.71%) VMware Engineer
4 22 (11.17%) Consultant
4 22 (11.17%) VMware Consultant
5 15 (7.61%) VMware Architect
6 14 (7.11%) Network Architect
7 13 (6.60%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (5.58%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (5.58%) Security Architect
9 10 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.08%) Senior Platform Engineer
10 9 (4.57%) Administrator
10 9 (4.57%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (4.06%) AWS Architect
11 8 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.06%) VMWare Administrator
12 7 (3.55%) Analyst
13 6 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (3.05%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) .NET
1 2 (1.02%) JFC
1 2 (1.02%) LDAP
1 2 (1.02%) XML
2 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.51%) COM
2 1 (0.51%) CSS
2 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.87%) Data Centre
2 25 (12.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (7.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 11 (5.58%) PKI
5 9 (4.57%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.05%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.03%) NHS
8 4 (2.03%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.52%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.02%) iSeries
10 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.02%) Replication
11 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.51%) Frameworx
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (29.44%) Windows
2 39 (19.80%) Linux
3 30 (15.23%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.58%) Unix
4 11 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.03%) Solaris
7 4 (2.03%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.52%) CentOS
9 2 (1.02%) HPUX
9 2 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.84%) Migration
2 28 (14.21%) DevOps
3 27 (13.71%) ITIL
3 27 (13.71%) Load Balancing
4 24 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (9.64%) High Availability
6 17 (8.63%) Service Management
7 16 (8.12%) Change Management
8 12 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (5.58%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (5.58%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.08%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.08%) Kanban
10 10 (5.08%) Project Management
10 10 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.57%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.57%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.57%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.27%) PowerShell
2 28 (14.21%) Python
3 12 (6.09%) SQL
4 8 (4.06%) Perl
5 6 (3.05%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.52%) Go
7 3 (1.52%) Java
7 3 (1.52%) Ruby
8 2 (1.02%) C++
8 2 (1.02%) VBScript
9 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (29.44%) Security Cleared
2 46 (23.35%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (20.81%) SC Cleared
4 36 (18.27%) CCNP
5 34 (17.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (14.72%) DV Cleared
7 20 (10.15%) CCNA
8 17 (8.63%) VCAP
9 11 (5.58%) CCENT
10 8 (4.06%) CCDP
10 8 (4.06%) CCIE
10 8 (4.06%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.55%) MCSE
12 4 (2.03%) CCA
12 4 (2.03%) Degree
12 4 (2.03%) MCITP
13 3 (1.52%) VCP6
14 2 (1.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 2 (1.02%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (4.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.54%) PMO
3 4 (2.03%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) NIST
5 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 130 (65.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (34.52%) vSphere
3 56 (28.43%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (16.75%) Active Directory
5 22 (11.17%) vCloud
5 22 (11.17%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (8.63%) Hyper-V
6 17 (8.63%) NFS
6 17 (8.63%) VMFS
7 7 (3.55%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (3.55%) XenApp
8 6 (3.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 6 (3.05%) Firmware
8 6 (3.05%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.54%) KVM
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (30.96%) vRealize
2 54 (27.41%) vCenter Server
3 20 (10.15%) Ansible
4 18 (9.14%) vMotion
5 15 (7.61%) SCCM
6 14 (7.11%) PowerCLI
7 13 (6.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 12 (6.09%) Avamar
9 10 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (5.08%) Puppet
10 5 (2.54%) FortiGate
10 5 (2.54%) Salt
11 4 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
12 2 (1.02%) SCOM
12 2 (1.02%) Terraform
13 1 (0.51%) Cisco CME
13 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.51%) Kibana
13 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 196 (99.49%) VMware
2 76 (38.58%) Cisco
3 29 (14.72%) F5
4 28 (14.21%) EMC
5 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
6 21 (10.66%) Citrix
7 20 (10.15%) Dell
8 16 (8.12%) NetApp
8 16 (8.12%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.57%) CheckPoint
9 9 (4.57%) Fortinet
9 9 (4.57%) Juniper
10 8 (4.06%) Alibaba
10 8 (4.06%) Brocade
11 7 (3.55%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (3.05%) HP
12 6 (3.05%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.05%) Veeam
13 4 (2.03%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.52%) Google