Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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 vRealize Suite
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 744 788 696
Rank change year-on-year +44 -92 +105
Contract jobs citing vRealize 130 93 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.092% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.77% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 54 112
UK median daily rate £500 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +7.78%
10th Percentile £359 £300 £310
90th Percentile £613 £584 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.85%
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 14,584 12,067 10,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.64% 12.00% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,750 8,203 6,818
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £269 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 280 256
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.23 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.10 £46.95 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.22% -20.03% -

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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 +44 115 £500 +5.26% 23
UK excluding London +26 86 £500 +17.65% 18
South East +28 44 £468 +16.88% 3
London +12 39 £510 +7.37% 6
Scotland +9 12 £500 +17.65%
East of England +8 11 £425 +25.93% 5
North of England -15 8 £201 -61.67% 7
South West -41 6 £525 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £466 - 1
Midlands - 5 £466 - 1
Yorkshire -22 4 - - 6
North West - 4 £201 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 127 (97.69%) VMware
2 81 (62.31%) vSphere
3 73 (56.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (40.77%) VMware NSX
5 48 (36.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 37 (28.46%) VSAN
7 36 (27.69%) Windows
8 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
9 31 (23.85%) Cisco
10 30 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 30 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (22.31%) Security Cleared
11 29 (22.31%) Finance
12 27 (20.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 26 (20.00%) EMC
13 26 (20.00%) IaaS
13 26 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 25 (19.23%) vCenter Server
14 25 (19.23%) Citrix
14 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
14 25 (19.23%) NFS
14 25 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (17.69%) iSCSI
16 21 (16.15%) Linux
16 21 (16.15%) Data Centre
16 21 (16.15%) XenApp
16 21 (16.15%) SC Cleared
16 21 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (14.62%) PowerShell

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 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.54%) Apache
2 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.00%) IaaS
2 21 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.62%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.46%) VSAN
2 23 (17.69%) iSCSI
3 17 (13.08%) DNS
4 11 (8.46%) Firewall
5 10 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (7.69%) VLAN
6 4 (3.08%) DHCP
7 3 (2.31%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.31%) Internet
7 3 (2.31%) LAN
7 3 (2.31%) NAS
8 2 (1.54%) Network Security
8 2 (1.54%) SAN
8 2 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.38%) GitLab
1 7 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (22.31%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (28.46%) VMware Engineer
2 25 (19.23%) Consultant
3 24 (18.46%) Automation Engineer
4 21 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Architect
6 10 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) VMware Consultant
8 8 (6.15%) Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (5.38%) VMware Architect
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
10 6 (4.62%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 5 (3.85%) Administrator
11 5 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Senior VMware Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) REST
2 2 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.69%) Windows
2 26 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (16.15%) Linux
4 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.08%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.54%) HPUX
6 2 (1.54%) Solaris
6 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.77%) CentOS
7 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (10.77%) ITIL
2 14 (10.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 12 (9.23%) Problem Management
4 11 (8.46%) Workflow
5 10 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 10 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (7.69%) Migration
5 10 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
6 9 (6.92%) Data Protection
6 9 (6.92%) Patch Management
7 8 (6.15%) Workflow Development
8 7 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.38%) Secure Coding
9 6 (4.62%) Change Control
9 6 (4.62%) Converged Infrastructure
9 6 (4.62%) Proactive Management
9 6 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
2 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.69%) Python
4 5 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.08%) Java
6 2 (1.54%) PHP
6 2 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (22.31%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (16.15%) SC Cleared
4 15 (11.54%) VCP6
5 10 (7.69%) MCSE
5 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.08%) CCNA
7 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.31%) RHCE
8 3 (2.31%) VCAP
9 2 (1.54%) Degree
9 2 (1.54%) MCP
9 2 (1.54%) RHCA
9 2 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) GDPR
2 2 (1.54%) ISO 22301
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 81 (62.31%) vSphere
2 73 (56.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (40.77%) VMware NSX
4 30 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 30 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (19.23%) NFS
6 21 (16.15%) XenApp
7 18 (13.85%) XenDesktop
8 17 (13.08%) vCloud
9 7 (5.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (3.08%) Docker
11 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 48 (36.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 25 (19.23%) vCenter Server
3 14 (10.77%) Puppet
4 11 (8.46%) Ansible
5 10 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (6.92%) SCCM
7 6 (4.62%) PowerCLI
8 4 (3.08%) Kubernetes
8 4 (3.08%) SCOM
8 4 (3.08%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (1.54%) Grafana
9 2 (1.54%) Nagios
9 2 (1.54%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.54%) vMotion
10 1 (0.77%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 127 (97.69%) VMware
2 31 (23.85%) Cisco
3 26 (20.00%) EMC
4 25 (19.23%) Citrix
4 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 18 (13.85%) Dell
6 10 (7.69%) Juniper
7 8 (6.15%) IBM
8 6 (4.62%) F5
8 6 (4.62%) HP
9 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.08%) Trend Micro
10 3 (2.31%) BMC
10 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.31%) Remedy
10 3 (2.31%) SAP
10 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.54%) Oracle
11 2 (1.54%) Veeam
11 2 (1.54%) Xerox