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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 27 June 2022 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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 670 513 495
Rank change year-on-year -157 -18 +245
Contract jobs citing vRealize 163 217 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.18% 2.11% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 140 71
10th Percentile £385 £399 £360
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £631 £526 £525
90th Percentile £675 £589 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%

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 13,840 10,287 6,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.76% 16.07% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,996 7,260 4,342
10th Percentile £363 £350 £304
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £520 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.65% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 147 150
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £15.75 £18.34 £14.56
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -43.04% +97.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £47.25 £51.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £64.50 £50.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.21 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.83% +19.03% +14.50%

vRealize
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vRealize.

Daily rate trend for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing vRealize over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing vRealize.

Hourly rate trend for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Top 10 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 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -128 133 £538 +7.50% 22
Work from Home -110 79 £500 +5.26% 6
UK excluding London -93 77 £500 +11.11% 19
London -87 47 £625 +19.05% 3
South East -31 46 £475 +8.94% 7
South West +3 28 £600 +36.36% 5
East of England -30 1 - - 1
Scotland -30 1 £488 +11.81%
North West -50 1 £425 -15.00% 5
North of England -93 1 £425 -10.53% 5

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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.

1 159 (97.55%) VMware
2 95 (58.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (55.83%) Windows
4 88 (53.99%) Linux
5 75 (46.01%) vSphere
5 75 (46.01%) VMware NSX
6 64 (39.26%) PowerShell
7 62 (38.04%) Security Cleared
8 59 (36.20%) Active Directory
9 56 (34.36%) SC Cleared
9 56 (34.36%) Ansible
10 53 (32.52%) Microsoft
11 50 (30.67%) Data Centre
12 44 (26.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 43 (26.38%) Cisco
14 39 (23.93%) Dell
15 38 (23.31%) ITIL
15 38 (23.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 37 (22.70%) VxRail
16 37 (22.70%) VMware ESXi
17 35 (21.47%) Terraform
18 31 (19.02%) VSAN
18 31 (19.02%) Social Skills
18 31 (19.02%) DV Cleared
19 30 (18.40%) Red Hat
20 28 (17.18%) Oracle
20 28 (17.18%) DNS
21 27 (16.56%) Python
22 25 (15.34%) AWS
23 24 (14.72%) Azure

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 10 (6.13%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (1.84%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.34%) AWS
2 24 (14.72%) Azure
3 12 (7.36%) IaaS
3 12 (7.36%) OpenShift
4 10 (6.13%) GCP
5 8 (4.91%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 7 (4.29%) Nutanix
7 6 (3.68%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (3.07%) Anthos
8 5 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (3.07%) Rubrik
9 4 (2.45%) GitHub
10 3 (1.84%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (1.84%) Azure AKS
10 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.84%) Pulumi
10 3 (1.84%) Tricentis Tosca
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.23%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.02%) VSAN
2 28 (17.18%) DNS
3 17 (10.43%) Software-Defined Networking
4 16 (9.82%) Firewall
5 6 (3.68%) DHCP
6 5 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.45%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.84%) SNMP
9 2 (1.23%) SAN
10 1 (0.61%) Broadband
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.61%) Internet
10 1 (0.61%) LAN
10 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.61%) WAN
10 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.27%) DB2
3 19 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.45%) Big Data
5 2 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (11.04%) GitLab
2 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (1.84%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.84%) JIRA
3 3 (1.84%) RSpec
3 3 (1.84%) SonarQube
3 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.23%) MSI
5 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (19.02%) Social Skills
2 12 (7.36%) Public Sector
3 10 (6.13%) Finance
4 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.84%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Aviation
7 2 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (17.18%) Architect
1 28 (17.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (14.11%) VMware Engineer
3 16 (9.82%) Consultant
3 16 (9.82%) Developer
4 15 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (8.59%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (7.98%) Automation Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) VMware Consultant
9 8 (4.91%) EMC Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Architect
9 8 (4.91%) VMware Architect
10 7 (4.29%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Project Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Backup Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.82%) .NET
2 15 (9.20%) .NET Framework
3 12 (7.36%) HTML
3 12 (7.36%) JSON
3 12 (7.36%) Regular Expression
3 12 (7.36%) XML
4 7 (4.29%) COM
5 5 (3.07%) RESTful
6 3 (1.84%) REST
7 1 (0.61%) ADO
7 1 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.67%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.43%) Clustering
3 11 (6.75%) Replication
4 10 (6.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (6.13%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (4.29%) PKI
6 7 (4.29%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.07%) CMDB
8 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.84%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.61%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 91 (55.83%) Windows
2 88 (53.99%) Linux
3 24 (14.72%) Windows Server
4 20 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (9.20%) Ubuntu
6 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.36%) Unix
8 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (6.13%) Windows 10
9 10 (6.13%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.45%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.61%) AIX
15 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (23.31%) ITIL
3 19 (11.66%) Converged Infrastructure
4 18 (11.04%) Infrastructure as Code
5 16 (9.82%) Multithreading
6 15 (9.20%) Agile
7 14 (8.59%) Change Management
7 14 (8.59%) ITIL V3
7 14 (8.59%) Load Balancing
7 14 (8.59%) Migration
8 11 (6.75%) Storage Management
9 10 (6.13%) High Availability
10 9 (5.52%) DevOps
10 9 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (5.52%) Service Management
11 8 (4.91%) Computer Science
11 8 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.91%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (39.26%) PowerShell
2 27 (16.56%) Python
3 16 (9.82%) C#
3 16 (9.82%) SQL
4 6 (3.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.07%) C
6 4 (2.45%) Bash
6 4 (2.45%) Java
7 3 (1.84%) Kotlin
7 3 (1.84%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (38.04%) Security Cleared
2 56 (34.36%) SC Cleared
3 31 (19.02%) DV Cleared
4 18 (11.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (7.36%) VCAP
6 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.91%) Degree
8 7 (4.29%) Dell Certification
8 7 (4.29%) MCSE
9 4 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.84%) MCITP
10 3 (1.84%) RHCE
10 3 (1.84%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.23%) HNC
11 2 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.61%) CCIE
12 1 (0.61%) CCNP
12 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.61%) MCP
12 1 (0.61%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) SLA
3 3 (1.84%) OASIS TOSCA
4 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (58.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (46.01%) VMware NSX
2 75 (46.01%) vSphere
3 59 (36.20%) Active Directory
4 37 (22.70%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (8.59%) vCloud
6 13 (7.98%) Docker
7 8 (4.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (2.45%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.45%) NFS
8 4 (2.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.84%) KVM
9 3 (1.84%) Xen
10 2 (1.23%) Firmware
11 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (34.36%) Ansible
2 38 (23.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 37 (22.70%) VxRail
4 35 (21.47%) Terraform
5 24 (14.72%) PowerCLI
6 20 (12.27%) Salt
7 16 (9.82%) Avamar
7 16 (9.82%) vCenter Server
8 14 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (8.59%) Puppet
9 13 (7.98%) Kubernetes
10 12 (7.36%) WMI
11 10 (6.13%) SCCM
12 9 (5.52%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (4.29%) SCOM
14 5 (3.07%) CloudForms
14 5 (3.07%) WSUS
15 4 (2.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 4 (2.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 159 (97.55%) VMware
2 53 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 43 (26.38%) Cisco
4 39 (23.93%) Dell
5 30 (18.40%) Red Hat
6 28 (17.18%) Oracle
7 23 (14.11%) EMC
8 20 (12.27%) SolarWinds
9 18 (11.04%) Isilon
10 15 (9.20%) Infoblox
11 14 (8.59%) SaltStack
12 13 (7.98%) NetApp
13 11 (6.75%) Google
13 11 (6.75%) Splunk
14 10 (6.13%) IBM
15 9 (5.52%) CheckPoint
15 9 (5.52%) ServiceNow
16 5 (3.07%) Remedy
16 5 (3.07%) Symantec
17 4 (2.45%) Juniper