Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 750 783
Rank change year-on-year -29 +33 +36
Contract jobs citing vRealize 118 119 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 1.06% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 78
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £338 £350 £201
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £455 £394
% change year-on-year -4.95% +15.56% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £11.75 - £32.50
10th Percentile £10.88 - £31.25
90th Percentile £12.63 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 - £32.50

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 14,130 11,274 12,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 11.41% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,493 7,465 7,943
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.64% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 263 279
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +23.85%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.32% -35.39% +33.76%

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 September 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 September 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 -34 110 £475 - 16
UK excluding London +1 85 £433 -4.95% 15
South East -8 36 £425 -5.56% 5
London -31 31 £550 +15.79% 2
East of England +13 14 £425 +30.77% 2
Midlands -5 13 £495 -1.00% 3
West Midlands -19 12 £515 +3.00% 3
North of England -27 11 £151 -71.19% 2
Scotland -22 7 £425 -10.53%
Yorkshire -28 6 £438 -16.67% 2
North West -16 5 £138 -73.81%
South West -9 4 £525 +23.53% 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 114 (96.61%) VMware
2 75 (63.56%) vSphere
3 60 (50.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (37.29%) Windows
5 36 (30.51%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (30.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 35 (29.66%) VMware NSX
7 33 (27.97%) Windows Server
8 32 (27.12%) Data Centre
9 30 (25.42%) Active Directory
10 27 (22.88%) PowerShell
11 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
12 24 (20.34%) Citrix
13 23 (19.49%) Finance
14 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
14 22 (18.64%) VSAN
14 22 (18.64%) vCenter Server
15 20 (16.95%) Cisco
16 19 (16.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 18 (15.25%) Migration
17 18 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 17 (14.41%) Private Cloud
19 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
20 15 (12.71%) EMC
20 15 (12.71%) SCCM
20 15 (12.71%) XenApp
21 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
21 13 (11.02%) HP
21 13 (11.02%) Linux
22 12 (10.17%) Firewall

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 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.24%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.78%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (2.54%) Office 365
4 3 (2.54%) SaaS
4 3 (2.54%) Yammer
5 2 (1.69%) IaaS
5 2 (1.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Akamai
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) VSAN
2 12 (10.17%) Firewall
3 9 (7.63%) iSCSI
4 7 (5.93%) DNS
5 5 (4.24%) Internet
5 5 (4.24%) LAN
6 4 (3.39%) NAS
6 4 (3.39%) Network Security
7 3 (2.54%) DHCP
7 3 (2.54%) PuTTY
7 3 (2.54%) SAN
7 3 (2.54%) Skype
7 3 (2.54%) WinSCP
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.69%) WAN
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) GitLab
3 5 (4.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.54%) Ant
4 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.54%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.54%) Selenium
4 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.54%) TestNG
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Publishing
2 5 (4.24%) Retail
2 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Consultant
2 21 (17.80%) VMware Consultant
2 21 (17.80%) VMware Engineer
3 17 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Architect
5 11 (9.32%) Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.24%) VMware Architect
10 4 (3.39%) Automation Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) VMware Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) REST
2 5 (4.24%) Web Services
3 4 (3.39%) .NET
3 4 (3.39%) XML
4 3 (2.54%) Middleware
5 2 (1.69%) HTML
5 2 (1.69%) SOAP
6 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Data Centre
2 17 (14.41%) Private Cloud
3 8 (6.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.08%) EMC VNX
5 5 (4.24%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.24%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.24%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.69%) CMDB
8 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.69%) PKI
8 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.69%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) Blog
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Windows
2 33 (27.97%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.02%) Linux
4 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.93%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.93%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.69%) Unix
10 1 (0.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (15.25%) Migration
3 12 (10.17%) Workflow
4 11 (9.32%) ITIL
5 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.63%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.63%) Network Virtualisation
6 7 (5.93%) Converged Infrastructure
6 7 (5.93%) Data Protection
6 7 (5.93%) DevOps
6 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.08%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (5.08%) Workflow Development
8 5 (4.24%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.24%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (4.24%) Secure Coding
8 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.88%) PowerShell
2 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.08%) Java
4 4 (3.39%) Python
5 3 (2.54%) F#
6 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) C#
7 1 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.32%) VCP6
4 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) Degree
5 4 (3.39%) VCAP
6 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.54%) ISEB
6 3 (2.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.54%) MCSE
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.69%) CCNP
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) GDPR
1 3 (2.54%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 75 (63.56%) vSphere
2 60 (50.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (30.51%) VMware ESXi
4 35 (29.66%) VMware NSX
5 30 (25.42%) Active Directory
6 15 (12.71%) XenApp
7 10 (8.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (8.47%) XenDesktop
8 9 (7.63%) vCloud
9 8 (6.78%) NFS
10 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
11 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.69%) Docker
12 2 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.69%) KVM
13 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (30.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 22 (18.64%) vCenter Server
3 15 (12.71%) SCCM
4 10 (8.47%) Puppet
5 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.93%) Ansible
6 7 (5.93%) vMotion
7 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.54%) HP ALM
8 3 (2.54%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.69%) SCOM
9 2 (1.69%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.85%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (96.61%) VMware
2 24 (20.34%) Citrix
3 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.95%) Cisco
5 15 (12.71%) EMC
6 13 (11.02%) HP
7 8 (6.78%) IBM
8 6 (5.08%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.08%) NetApp
8 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.24%) Juniper
9 5 (4.24%) Lotus
9 5 (4.24%) Xerox
10 3 (2.54%) Centrify
10 3 (2.54%) Dell
10 3 (2.54%) Oracle
10 3 (2.54%) Remedy
10 3 (2.54%) Software AG
10 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.54%) webMethods