Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 720 795 740
Rank change year-on-year +75 -55 +70
Contract jobs citing vRealize 118 123 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.87% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 78 87
UK median daily rate £506 £471 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% -0.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £402 £276 £350
90th Percentile £700 £579 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £11.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.28% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £11.75 -
% change year-on-year +121.28% - -

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 13,283 14,094 11,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.84% 13.69% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,896 9,434 7,342
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £279 £278 £263
90th Percentile £673 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 393 258
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -23.91%
10th Percentile £12.01 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.74 £47.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% -39.62%

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 25 August 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 13 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 25 August 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 +81 109 £513 +7.89% 39
UK excluding London +48 93 £475 +15.15% 39
South East +43 37 £413 - 10
South West -6 26 £550 +4.76% 14
London +52 22 £513 -6.82% 3
North of England +37 15 £413 +172.73% 9
Yorkshire +36 11 £345 -21.14% 7
Scotland +27 6 - - 1
North West +19 4 £510 +270.91% 1
Midlands +21 3 £425 -10.53% 1
East of England +20 3 £538 +28.36% 2
West Midlands +11 3 £425 -14.14% 1
Wales - 3 £400 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 118 (100.00%) VMware
2 77 (65.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (46.61%) vSphere
4 44 (37.29%) VMware ESXi
4 44 (37.29%) Linux
5 43 (36.44%) Windows
6 41 (34.75%) VMware NSX
7 39 (33.05%) vCenter Server
8 38 (32.20%) Active Directory
8 38 (32.20%) Security Cleared
9 33 (27.97%) Migration
9 33 (27.97%) DV Cleared
10 30 (25.42%) Cisco
11 29 (24.58%) IaaS
12 28 (23.73%) Ansible
13 27 (22.88%) Azure
13 27 (22.88%) AWS
13 27 (22.88%) SAN
14 24 (20.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (19.49%) Puppet
15 23 (19.49%) Unix
15 23 (19.49%) DevOps
15 23 (19.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 22 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 22 (18.64%) Python
16 22 (18.64%) DNS
17 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
17 21 (17.80%) PaaS
17 21 (17.80%) VSAN
17 21 (17.80%) Windows Server

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 19 (16.10%) OpenStack
2 14 (11.86%) JBoss
3 4 (3.39%) Apache
3 4 (3.39%) Commerce Server
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.58%) IaaS
2 27 (22.88%) AWS
2 27 (22.88%) Azure
3 21 (17.80%) PaaS
4 16 (13.56%) OpenShift
5 14 (11.86%) Azure Stack
6 5 (4.24%) GCP
6 5 (4.24%) SaaS
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Akamai
8 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.88%) SAN
2 22 (18.64%) DNS
3 21 (17.80%) VSAN
4 16 (13.56%) LAN
4 16 (13.56%) WAN
5 15 (12.71%) Firewall
6 9 (7.63%) Software-Defined Networking
7 8 (6.78%) iSCSI
8 7 (5.93%) Network Security
9 6 (5.08%) DHCP
10 3 (2.54%) VPN
11 2 (1.69%) DMZ
11 2 (1.69%) NAS
11 2 (1.69%) VLAN
12 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.85%) GLBP
12 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) Big Data
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.54%) Hudson
3 3 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.54%) Subversion
4 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.69%) Military
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 35 (29.66%) Architect
2 31 (26.27%) VMware Engineer
3 21 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (16.10%) Consultant
5 17 (14.41%) Technical Architect
6 16 (13.56%) VMware Architect
7 14 (11.86%) VMware Consultant
7 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (10.17%) Analyst
9 11 (9.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (7.63%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (4.24%) AWS Architect
12 5 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (4.24%) Security Architect
13 4 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
13 4 (3.39%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) Middleware
2 14 (11.86%) J2EE
3 2 (1.69%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.56%) Replication
3 14 (11.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (5.93%) Clustering
5 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.39%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.69%) PKI
7 2 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.85%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.85%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Linux
2 43 (36.44%) Windows
3 23 (19.49%) Unix
4 21 (17.80%) Windows Server
5 16 (13.56%) Solaris
6 14 (11.86%) CentOS
7 13 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.39%) AIX
10 4 (3.39%) SUSE
10 4 (3.39%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Migration
2 23 (19.49%) DevOps
3 22 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (16.10%) Computer Science
5 18 (15.25%) Load Balancing
6 17 (14.41%) Service Management
7 16 (13.56%) Project Management
8 14 (11.86%) Data Deduplication
8 14 (11.86%) Data Migration
9 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (11.02%) ITIL
10 11 (9.32%) Decision-Making
10 11 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (9.32%) Technical Leadership
11 10 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Automation
12 9 (7.63%) Matrix Management
12 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.78%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.64%) Python
2 19 (16.10%) PowerShell
3 18 (15.25%) Java
4 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.47%) C
6 8 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.24%) Perl
8 4 (3.39%) Korn
9 3 (2.54%) SQL
10 2 (1.69%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (32.20%) Security Cleared
2 33 (27.97%) DV Cleared
3 24 (20.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.47%) VCP6
5 5 (4.24%) VCAP
6 4 (3.39%) Degree
6 4 (3.39%) MCSE
6 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCIE
9 1 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.85%) CCNP
9 1 (0.85%) RHCA
9 1 (0.85%) RHCE
9 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (65.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (46.61%) vSphere
3 44 (37.29%) VMware ESXi
4 41 (34.75%) VMware NSX
5 38 (32.20%) Active Directory
6 18 (15.25%) Docker
7 16 (13.56%) vCloud
8 12 (10.17%) XenApp
8 12 (10.17%) XenDesktop
9 9 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (6.78%) NFS
11 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
11 4 (3.39%) VMFS
12 3 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (1.69%) Firmware
13 2 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 39 (33.05%) vCenter Server
2 28 (23.73%) Ansible
3 23 (19.49%) Puppet
3 23 (19.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 18 (15.25%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.24%) vMotion
6 4 (3.39%) Avamar
6 4 (3.39%) PowerCLI
6 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.39%) yum
7 3 (2.54%) SCCM
7 3 (2.54%) SCOM
8 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.69%) QRadar
9 1 (0.85%) Kibana
9 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.85%) Salt
9 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (25.42%) Cisco
3 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.95%) Red Hat
5 17 (14.41%) Citrix
6 14 (11.86%) ServiceNow
7 13 (11.02%) Micro Focus
8 10 (8.47%) IBM
9 9 (7.63%) Dell
9 9 (7.63%) EMC
10 6 (5.08%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.24%) Alibaba
12 4 (3.39%) HP
12 4 (3.39%) SAP
13 3 (2.54%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.54%) BMC
13 3 (2.54%) NetApp
13 3 (2.54%) Oracle
13 3 (2.54%) Remedy
13 3 (2.54%) Symantec