Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for vRealize skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vRealize over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 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 vRealize Suite
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 768 679 808
Rank change year-on-year -89 +129 +53
Contract jobs citing vRealize 116 169 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 1.70% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 103 29
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £276 £342 £299
90th Percentile £581 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £435
% change year-on-year -8.33% +3.45% +12.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

vRealize is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,054 9,944 10,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 10.72% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,718 6,583 6,616
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £274 £258
90th Percentile £625 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.12% +5.39% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 233 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.71
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.84 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.50% -0.63% -0.30%

vRealize
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing vRealize as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vRealize.

Contractor daily rate trend for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vRealize over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vRealize.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vRealize within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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 -75 95 £500 - 12
UK excluding London -91 62 £413 -8.33% 6
London -35 49 £500 - 7
South East -35 22 £413 -10.81% 2
North of England -29 14 £500 -4.76% 1
Scotland -47 14 £283 -33.53%
Yorkshire -38 9 £550 +4.76% 1
West Midlands +8 7 £459 -8.25% 1
Midlands +1 7 £459 -8.25% 1
North East - 5 £275 -
East of England 0 3 £450 +12.50%
Wales - 2 £550 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing vRealize 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 vRealize.

1 108 (93.10%) VMware
2 57 (49.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (47.41%) Windows
4 46 (39.66%) vSphere
5 45 (38.79%) VMware NSX
6 38 (32.76%) Windows Server
6 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
7 36 (31.03%) PowerShell
8 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 31 (26.72%) Puppet
10 30 (25.86%) Citrix
11 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (22.41%) ITIL
13 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (21.55%) Ansible
14 24 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
16 21 (18.10%) Cisco
16 21 (18.10%) XenDesktop
16 21 (18.10%) VSAN
16 21 (18.10%) vCenter Server
17 20 (17.24%) Workflow
18 19 (16.38%) XenApp
18 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
18 19 (16.38%) Private Cloud
19 18 (15.52%) Data Centre
19 18 (15.52%) VMware ESXi
20 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
20 17 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (14.66%) HP

vRealize
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 4 (3.45%) IIS
1 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) IBM Domino
2 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Relativity
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.45%) Office 365
3 4 (3.45%) Yammer
4 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.72%) GitHub
6 1 (0.86%) Akamai
6 1 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.10%) VSAN
2 16 (13.79%) SAN
3 12 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (9.48%) DNS
5 10 (8.62%) iSCSI
6 9 (7.76%) DHCP
7 8 (6.90%) Firewall
8 5 (4.31%) LAN
8 5 (4.31%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.31%) PuTTY
8 5 (4.31%) WAN
9 4 (3.45%) MPLS
9 4 (3.45%) Skype
9 4 (3.45%) VLAN
9 4 (3.45%) VPN
9 4 (3.45%) WinSCP
10 3 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.59%) NAS
10 3 (2.59%) SNMP
10 3 (2.59%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.21%) JIRA
3 4 (3.45%) Ant
3 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (3.45%) Selenium
3 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.45%) TestNG
4 2 (1.72%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (9.48%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Back Office
3 2 (1.72%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.72%) Publishing
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Automotive
4 1 (0.86%) German Language
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Consultant
2 17 (14.66%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) Architect
3 16 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) VMware Architect
4 9 (7.76%) VMware Consultant
5 7 (6.03%) VMware Specialist
6 6 (5.17%) Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Administrator
7 5 (4.31%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.31%) VMWare Administrator
8 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.45%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.59%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (2.59%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) .NET
1 7 (6.03%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) REST
3 2 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.86%) LDAP
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Private Cloud
2 18 (15.52%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (10.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 9 (7.76%) Replication
5 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (4.31%) PKI
8 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.86%) CMDB
10 1 (0.86%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (47.41%) Windows
2 38 (32.76%) Windows Server
3 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.93%) Linux
6 10 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.03%) Unix
8 3 (2.59%) CentOS
8 3 (2.59%) Solaris
8 3 (2.59%) SUSE
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) ITIL
2 20 (17.24%) Workflow
3 15 (12.93%) Workflow Development
4 14 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (11.21%) DevOps
6 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.90%) Migration
9 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.17%) SDLC
10 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.31%) Server Hardening
12 4 (3.45%) BDD
12 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.45%) Network Management
12 4 (3.45%) Patch Management
12 4 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (3.45%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.79%) Python
4 15 (12.93%) SQL
5 7 (6.03%) VBScript
6 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.31%) Java
6 5 (4.31%) VB
7 4 (3.45%) F#
8 3 (2.59%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) C
9 2 (1.72%) C#
10 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.76%) VCP6
5 7 (6.03%) CCNP
5 7 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.17%) Degree
6 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.45%) ISEB
7 4 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.45%) MCSE
8 2 (1.72%) VCAP
9 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.86%) MCITP
9 1 (0.86%) MCTS
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (49.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (39.66%) vSphere
3 45 (38.79%) VMware NSX
4 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 21 (18.10%) XenDesktop
6 19 (16.38%) XenApp
7 18 (15.52%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (13.79%) vCloud
9 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
9 13 (11.21%) XenServer
10 10 (8.62%) NFS
11 7 (6.03%) KVM
12 4 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (2.59%) Docker
14 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (26.72%) Puppet
2 25 (21.55%) Ansible
3 21 (18.10%) vCenter Server
4 16 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (12.07%) PowerCLI
6 12 (10.34%) SafeCom
7 9 (7.76%) SCCM
8 8 (6.90%) vMotion
9 4 (3.45%) HP ALM
9 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
9 4 (3.45%) SCOrch
10 3 (2.59%) CFEngine
10 3 (2.59%) SCOM
10 3 (2.59%) SCVMM
10 3 (2.59%) SnapVault
10 3 (2.59%) Unicenter
11 2 (1.72%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.86%) Automic
12 1 (0.86%) Terraform
12 1 (0.86%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 108 (93.10%) VMware
2 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.86%) Citrix
4 21 (18.10%) Cisco
5 17 (14.66%) HP
6 12 (10.34%) EMC
6 12 (10.34%) ThinPrint
7 11 (9.48%) NetApp
8 10 (8.62%) 3PAR
9 8 (6.90%) IBM
9 8 (6.90%) Oracle
9 8 (6.90%) Palo Alto
9 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.17%) CommVault
11 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.45%) Software AG
12 4 (3.45%) webMethods
13 3 (2.59%) CA
13 3 (2.59%) Dell
13 3 (2.59%) Lotus