Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 785 726
Rank change year-on-year +33 -59 +68
Contract jobs citing vRealize 143 104 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 0.86% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 113
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £338 £316 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24% -13.69%
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 14,937 12,046 11,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.36% 11.78% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,077 8,125 7,609
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +9.32%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £262
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 289 277
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.91 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £51.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -36.00% +28.21%

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 November 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 November 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 +19 122 £475 +5.56% 19
UK excluding London +28 107 £450 +5.88% 15
South East +1 42 £413 +3.13% 5
London -20 31 £550 +15.79% 6
Scotland -1 18 £500 +17.65% 1
East of England +13 14 £431 +27.78% 2
Midlands - 14 £475 - 1
West Midlands - 13 £463 - 1
North of England -27 12 £151 -71.19% 2
Yorkshire -18 7 £438 -16.67% 1
South West -20 7 £525 +23.53% 3
North West -7 5 £138 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 140 (97.90%) VMware
2 94 (65.73%) vSphere
3 70 (48.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (34.97%) VMware NSX
5 46 (32.17%) Windows
6 37 (25.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 37 (25.87%) VSAN
7 36 (25.17%) Active Directory
7 36 (25.17%) Windows Server
8 35 (24.48%) Data Centre
9 34 (23.78%) Security Cleared
9 34 (23.78%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (20.28%) Cisco
11 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
11 28 (19.58%) JavaScript
12 26 (18.18%) Finance
13 25 (17.48%) SC Cleared
14 24 (16.78%) PowerShell
15 23 (16.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (16.08%) Citrix
16 21 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 19 (13.29%) vCenter Server
18 18 (12.59%) Linux
19 17 (11.89%) EMC
19 17 (11.89%) IaaS
20 16 (11.19%) Puppet
20 16 (11.19%) XenApp
21 15 (10.49%) vCloud
21 15 (10.49%) Private Cloud
21 15 (10.49%) Migration

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 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.89%) IaaS
2 14 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.29%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (2.10%) SaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Office 365
6 2 (1.40%) PaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Yammer
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.87%) VSAN
2 13 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 12 (8.39%) Firewall
4 7 (4.90%) DNS
5 5 (3.50%) Internet
5 5 (3.50%) NAS
6 3 (2.10%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.10%) LAN
6 3 (2.10%) Network Security
6 3 (2.10%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.40%) DHCP
7 2 (1.40%) PuTTY
7 2 (1.40%) Skype
7 2 (1.40%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.90%) GitLab
1 7 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.40%) Ant
3 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.40%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.40%) Selenium
3 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.40%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.40%) TestNG
General
1 26 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Retail
2 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.80%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.10%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) VMware Engineer
2 32 (22.38%) Consultant
3 23 (16.08%) Automation Engineer
4 20 (13.99%) VMware Consultant
5 19 (13.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (12.59%) Architect
7 11 (7.69%) Analyst
7 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) VMware Architect
10 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.50%) Cloud Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.50%) Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.50%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.80%) Automation Developer
12 4 (2.80%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) REST
2 3 (2.10%) Middleware
2 3 (2.10%) Web Services
2 3 (2.10%) XML
3 2 (1.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.48%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.49%) Private Cloud
3 12 (8.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.20%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.50%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.50%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.50%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.10%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.17%) Windows
2 36 (25.17%) Windows Server
3 18 (12.59%) Linux
4 8 (5.59%) Windows 10
4 8 (5.59%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (10.49%) Migration
3 14 (9.79%) ITIL
4 13 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.39%) Workflow
6 10 (6.99%) Data Protection
7 8 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.59%) Workflow Development
8 7 (4.90%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (4.90%) Secure Coding
9 6 (4.20%) Change Control
9 6 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.20%) Converged Infrastructure
9 6 (4.20%) DevOps
9 6 (4.20%) Network Virtualisation
9 6 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.20%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (4.20%) Task Automation
9 6 (4.20%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.58%) JavaScript
2 24 (16.78%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.99%) Python
4 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.80%) Java
6 2 (1.40%) F#
Qualifications
1 34 (23.78%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.48%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (9.09%) VCP6
5 7 (4.90%) MCSE
5 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.10%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (2.10%) VCAP
8 2 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.40%) Degree
8 2 (1.40%) ISEB
8 2 (1.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.40%) RHCA
8 2 (1.40%) RHCE
9 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.70%) CCNA
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) GDPR
1 3 (2.10%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 94 (65.73%) vSphere
2 70 (48.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (34.97%) VMware NSX
4 36 (25.17%) Active Directory
5 34 (23.78%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (11.19%) XenApp
7 15 (10.49%) vCloud
8 12 (8.39%) NFS
8 12 (8.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (6.99%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.80%) Docker
12 3 (2.10%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (25.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 19 (13.29%) vCenter Server
3 16 (11.19%) Puppet
4 15 (10.49%) SCCM
5 10 (6.99%) Ansible
6 5 (3.50%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.50%) vMotion
7 4 (2.80%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.80%) PowerCLI
7 4 (2.80%) SCOM
8 3 (2.10%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (1.40%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.40%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 140 (97.90%) VMware
2 29 (20.28%) Cisco
3 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
4 23 (16.08%) Citrix
5 17 (11.89%) EMC
6 12 (8.39%) Juniper
7 9 (6.29%) IBM
8 8 (5.59%) HP
9 6 (4.20%) F5
10 5 (3.50%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.50%) Lotus
10 5 (3.50%) NetApp
10 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.50%) Xerox
11 3 (2.10%) Centrify
11 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.10%) Trend Micro
12 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.40%) RightScale
12 2 (1.40%) Veeam