Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 571 741 800
Rank change year-on-year +170 +59 -105
Contract jobs citing vRealize 149 145 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.53% 1.00% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 112 63
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £353 £376 £292
90th Percentile £600 £624 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.90% +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 9,753 14,540 12,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.44% 14.70% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,468 9,714 8,364
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £275
90th Percentile £673 £663 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 362 259
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.71 £49.43 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year +2.86% +14.04% -17.05%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +136 127 £450 -10.00% 22
UK excluding London +106 106 £446 -10.90% 24
London +133 38 £463 -7.50% 2
North of England +95 37 £388 -22.50% 3
South East +74 37 £500 - 7
North West +51 23 £375 -25.00% 3
Scotland +29 16 £440 -12.00% 4
Yorkshire +65 14 £413 -
South West +29 8 £475 -9.52% 7
Midlands +46 3 £450 -3.74% 2
West Midlands +42 3 £450 -3.74% 2
East of England +10 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Wales - 2 £400 -

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 144 (96.64%) VMware
2 116 (77.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (61.07%) vSphere
4 72 (48.32%) Windows
5 67 (44.97%) VMware NSX
6 51 (34.23%) VSAN
7 49 (32.89%) Windows Server
8 47 (31.54%) vCenter Server
9 45 (30.20%) PowerShell
10 44 (29.53%) Migration
11 43 (28.86%) Active Directory
12 41 (27.52%) AWS
13 39 (26.17%) Security Cleared
14 32 (21.48%) VMware ESXi
14 32 (21.48%) Citrix
15 31 (20.81%) High Availability
15 31 (20.81%) Data Centre
16 29 (19.46%) SC Cleared
16 29 (19.46%) Azure
17 27 (18.12%) Linux
17 27 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 26 (17.45%) Virtual Machines
18 26 (17.45%) XenApp
19 23 (15.44%) iSCSI
19 23 (15.44%) vCloud
19 23 (15.44%) NFS
19 23 (15.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (14.77%) SAN
20 22 (14.77%) Hybrid Cloud
21 21 (14.09%) vMotion

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 12 (8.05%) OpenStack
2 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.03%) IIS
4 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (27.52%) AWS
2 29 (19.46%) Azure
3 12 (8.05%) Office 365
4 10 (6.71%) IaaS
5 7 (4.70%) GCP
6 6 (4.03%) Yammer
7 5 (3.36%) PaaS
7 5 (3.36%) SaaS
8 3 (2.01%) GitHub
9 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 51 (34.23%) VSAN
2 23 (15.44%) iSCSI
3 22 (14.77%) SAN
4 20 (13.42%) DHCP
5 13 (8.72%) DNS
5 13 (8.72%) Firewall
6 10 (6.71%) WAN
7 9 (6.04%) LAN
7 9 (6.04%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.37%) VPN
9 6 (4.03%) Network Security
9 6 (4.03%) Skype
10 5 (3.36%) 2G
10 5 (3.36%) 3G
10 5 (3.36%) 4G
11 4 (2.68%) DMZ
11 4 (2.68%) VLAN
12 3 (2.01%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (1.34%) LTE
13 2 (1.34%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.36%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (3.36%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.01%) JIRA
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Banking
2 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.37%) Retail
4 5 (3.36%) Local Government
4 5 (3.36%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.01%) Billing
6 2 (1.34%) Back Office
6 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (25.50%) VMware Engineer
2 27 (18.12%) Architect
3 23 (15.44%) Consultant
3 23 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (12.08%) VMware Consultant
5 17 (11.41%) VMware Architect
6 16 (10.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 14 (9.40%) Automation Engineer
8 13 (8.72%) Server Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Administrator
10 8 (5.37%) VMWare Administrator
11 5 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.36%) Active Directory Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (2.68%) AWS Architect
12 4 (2.68%) Security Architect
12 4 (2.68%) Storage Manager
12 4 (2.68%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.72%) XML
2 8 (5.37%) Middleware
3 4 (2.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) COM
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.81%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (5.37%) Clustering
4 6 (4.03%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.68%) PKI
6 3 (2.01%) CMDB
6 3 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.32%) Windows
2 49 (32.89%) Windows Server
3 27 (18.12%) Linux
4 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.03%) VMS
8 4 (2.68%) CentOS
9 3 (2.01%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.34%) Solaris
10 2 (1.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) Migration
2 31 (20.81%) High Availability
3 27 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (13.42%) ITIL
5 18 (12.08%) DevOps
6 16 (10.74%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (8.72%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.38%) Capacity Management
8 11 (7.38%) Infrastructure Automation
9 10 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.04%) Load Balancing
10 9 (6.04%) Network Virtualisation
11 8 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.37%) Server Management
11 8 (5.37%) Workflow
12 7 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.70%) Data Security
13 6 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.20%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.70%) SQL
3 6 (4.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.46%) SC Cleared
3 23 (15.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (6.71%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.03%) VCP6
6 5 (3.36%) CCNA
6 5 (3.36%) CCNP
6 5 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.68%) MCSE
7 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.01%) VCAP
9 1 (0.67%) MCP
9 1 (0.67%) MCSA
9 1 (0.67%) RHCE
9 1 (0.67%) VCDX
9 1 (0.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.34%) PMO
System Software
1 116 (77.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (61.07%) vSphere
3 67 (44.97%) VMware NSX
4 43 (28.86%) Active Directory
5 32 (21.48%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (17.45%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (17.45%) XenApp
7 23 (15.44%) NFS
7 23 (15.44%) vCloud
8 20 (13.42%) VMFS
9 13 (8.72%) Terminal Services
10 8 (5.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (4.70%) Hyper-V
12 3 (2.01%) Docker
12 3 (2.01%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.34%) Firmware
13 2 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 47 (31.54%) vCenter Server
2 21 (14.09%) vMotion
3 20 (13.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 18 (12.08%) SCCM
5 14 (9.40%) PowerCLI
6 12 (8.05%) SCOM
6 12 (8.05%) Terraform
7 10 (6.71%) NetBackup
8 9 (6.04%) Ansible
9 7 (4.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (3.36%) AirWatch
11 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (3.36%) Puppet
12 4 (2.68%) SCOrch
13 3 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (2.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes
13 3 (2.01%) Tivoli
14 2 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 144 (96.64%) VMware
2 32 (21.48%) Citrix
3 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
4 19 (12.75%) Dell
5 17 (11.41%) NetApp
6 12 (8.05%) Cisco
7 11 (7.38%) HP
8 8 (5.37%) McAfee
8 8 (5.37%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.37%) Veeam
9 7 (4.70%) EMC
9 7 (4.70%) IBM
10 6 (4.03%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.36%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.68%) Alibaba
12 4 (2.68%) EqualLogic
12 4 (2.68%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.68%) Hitachi
13 3 (2.01%) Brocade
13 3 (2.01%) Ivanti