The first table below looks at the demand for VirtualBox skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 557 541 565
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+305.55% -48.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £90 -
% change year-on-year
+305.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4777 4627 4447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.67% 9.96% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2653 2367 2159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 597 618
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
VirtualBox
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VirtualBox
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VirtualBox Jobs Demand Trend in England

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VirtualBox across the England region.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Trend in England

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VirtualBox across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in England

VirtualBox
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 1 £525 +125.80% 4
North West - - - -
VirtualBox
UK

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VirtualBox.

1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 10 (62.50%) jQuery
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (43.75%) RSS
6 7 (43.75%) PHP
6 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) Drupal
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Varnish
7 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
8 5 (31.25%) JPA
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
8 5 (31.25%) Selenium
8 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
8 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (31.25%) RESTful
8 5 (31.25%) Mockito
8 5 (31.25%) Puppet
8 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) TDD
8 5 (31.25%) Spring

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VirtualBox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Drupal
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) Mockito
2 5 (31.25%) Maven
3 4 (25.00%) RSpec
4 3 (18.75%) Grunt
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.25%) Gradle
6 1 (6.25%) JIRA
6 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) RSS
5 5 (31.25%) JPA
5 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
5 5 (31.25%) RESTful
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) JTS
6 4 (25.00%) PostGIS
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Linked Data
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
1 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Kanban
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) RUP
4 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Bourne shell
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Varnish
3 3 (18.75%) vCloud
4 2 (12.50%) KVM
4 2 (12.50%) Docker
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) YUM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Zend
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) HP
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 6 days ago