Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 693 797
Rank change year-on-year -79 +104 +54
Contract jobs citing vRealize 119 147 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.87% 1.40% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 96 48
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.50% +5.94%
10th Percentile £276 £363 £201
90th Percentile £581 £575 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 13,645 10,486 12,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.18% 11.04% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,069 6,931 7,902
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £601 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 234 274
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +12.16%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £12.83
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.85 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -23.91% +13.95%

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 18 July 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 14 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 18 July 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 -70 95 £475 - 20
UK excluding London -48 78 £413 -8.33% 17
London -39 37 £550 +12.82% 4
South East -22 25 £419 -6.94% 6
Scotland -46 18 £295 -37.89% 1
Midlands +3 13 £463 -7.50% 4
West Midlands -12 12 £450 -10.00% 4
North of England -34 11 £285 -45.71% 2
East of England +13 8 £438 +9.38% 2
Yorkshire -43 5 £550 +4.76% 2
North East - 4 £280 -
North West -26 2 £151 -71.19%
Wales - 2 £550 -
South West -17 1 £525 +23.53% 2

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 115 (96.64%) VMware
2 67 (56.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (53.78%) vSphere
3 64 (53.78%) Windows
4 52 (43.70%) Windows Server
5 50 (42.02%) VMware NSX
6 39 (32.77%) PowerShell
7 38 (31.93%) Microsoft
7 38 (31.93%) Citrix
8 36 (30.25%) Active Directory
9 33 (27.73%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 29 (24.37%) VSAN
11 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (21.85%) Data Centre
13 25 (21.01%) VMware ESXi
13 25 (21.01%) Security Cleared
14 24 (20.17%) XenApp
14 24 (20.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (19.33%) XenDesktop
16 22 (18.49%) Puppet
16 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
16 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
17 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (16.81%) Private Cloud
19 19 (15.97%) vCenter Server
19 19 (15.97%) ITIL
20 18 (15.13%) Migration
20 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
21 17 (14.29%) Linux

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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Relativity
1 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.04%) Office 365
3 6 (5.04%) Yammer
4 3 (2.52%) SaaS
5 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.68%) GitHub
5 2 (1.68%) IaaS
5 2 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Akamai
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (24.37%) VSAN
2 15 (12.61%) SAN
3 12 (10.08%) DNS
4 11 (9.24%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (7.56%) Firewall
6 8 (6.72%) DHCP
6 8 (6.72%) PuTTY
7 7 (5.88%) WinSCP
8 6 (5.04%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.04%) Skype
9 5 (4.20%) LAN
9 5 (4.20%) NAS
9 5 (4.20%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.20%) WAN
10 4 (3.36%) MPLS
10 4 (3.36%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (3.36%) VPN
11 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.68%) Big Data
4 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.88%) Ant
2 7 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (5.88%) Selenium
2 7 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 7 (5.88%) TestNG
3 6 (5.04%) JIRA
4 3 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.68%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) German Language
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Automotive
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.37%) Consultant
2 19 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (15.13%) VMware Engineer
4 16 (13.45%) Architect
5 15 (12.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 15 (12.61%) VMware Consultant
6 13 (10.92%) Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (4.20%) VMware Architect
12 4 (3.36%) Azure Architect
12 4 (3.36%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) Senior Architect
12 4 (3.36%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) .NET
2 9 (7.56%) Web Services
3 5 (4.20%) REST
4 4 (3.36%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) HTML
5 2 (1.68%) Middleware
5 2 (1.68%) SOAP
6 1 (0.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Data Centre
2 20 (16.81%) Private Cloud
3 13 (10.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 11 (9.24%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (6.72%) Replication
6 6 (5.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (5.04%) PKI
7 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.36%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.52%) CMDB
9 3 (2.52%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.84%) Blog
11 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.78%) Windows
2 52 (43.70%) Windows Server
3 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (14.29%) Linux
6 10 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.36%) Unix
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.97%) ITIL
2 18 (15.13%) Migration
3 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.76%) DevOps
4 12 (10.08%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.24%) Workflow
6 7 (5.88%) API Testing
6 7 (5.88%) BDD
6 7 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
6 7 (5.88%) Scrum
6 7 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 7 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.04%) SDLC
7 6 (5.04%) Workflow Development
8 5 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.20%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.20%) Server Hardening
8 5 (4.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.77%) PowerShell
2 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.40%) Java
3 10 (8.40%) Python
3 10 (8.40%) SQL
4 7 (5.88%) F#
5 5 (4.20%) VB
5 5 (4.20%) VBScript
6 2 (1.68%) C
6 2 (1.68%) C#
6 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.84%) Perl
7 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (21.01%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.88%) Degree
4 7 (5.88%) ISEB
4 7 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.04%) CCNP
5 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.04%) VCP6
6 5 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.36%) VCAP
8 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) ISO 22301
1 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (56.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (53.78%) vSphere
3 50 (42.02%) VMware NSX
4 36 (30.25%) Active Directory
5 25 (21.01%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (20.17%) XenApp
7 23 (19.33%) XenDesktop
8 11 (9.24%) XenServer
9 7 (5.88%) Hyper-V
10 5 (4.20%) NFS
11 4 (3.36%) KVM
11 4 (3.36%) vCloud
11 4 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (2.52%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (27.73%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 22 (18.49%) Puppet
3 19 (15.97%) vCenter Server
4 16 (13.45%) Ansible
5 14 (11.76%) PowerCLI
6 13 (10.92%) SCCM
7 12 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (9.24%) SafeCom
9 7 (5.88%) HP ALM
10 6 (5.04%) vMotion
11 3 (2.52%) AirWatch
11 3 (2.52%) NetBackup
11 3 (2.52%) SCOrch
11 3 (2.52%) SnapVault
12 1 (0.84%) Automic
12 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.84%) Hyperic
12 1 (0.84%) SCOM
12 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (96.64%) VMware
2 38 (31.93%) Citrix
2 38 (31.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.45%) Cisco
3 16 (13.45%) HP
4 13 (10.92%) EMC
4 13 (10.92%) NetApp
5 11 (9.24%) Oracle
5 11 (9.24%) ThinPrint
6 10 (8.40%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.72%) Palo Alto
8 7 (5.88%) 3PAR
8 7 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.88%) Software AG
8 7 (5.88%) webMethods
9 6 (5.04%) CommVault
10 4 (3.36%) IBM
11 3 (2.52%) Dell
11 3 (2.52%) Juniper
11 3 (2.52%) Remedy