The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 587 567 569
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 9 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.055% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.55% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Average daily rate £475 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-28.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VirtualBox
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4630 4768 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 10.13% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2604 2276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 572 526
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 6 £488 +2.63% 3
South East +9 3 £288 -20.68% 1
VirtualBox
UK

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Unix
4 10 (50.00%) Docker
5 9 (45.00%) DevOps
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) Selenium
6 8 (40.00%) Ruby
6 8 (40.00%) Perl
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) MySQL
7 7 (35.00%) Internet
8 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
8 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (30.00%) Puppet
8 6 (30.00%) MVC
8 6 (30.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) Spring
9 5 (25.00%) Maven
9 5 (25.00%) Subversion
9 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) LAMP
9 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (25.00%) JUnit
9 5 (25.00%) Windows

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) SMTP
4 2 (10.00%) 802.11
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 2 (10.00%) HSRP
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) SNMP
4 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Redis
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (40.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
5 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (25.00%) Gradle
5 5 (25.00%) JUnit
5 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) Mockito
5 5 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (10.00%) FishEye
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (5.00%) gulp
8 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
8 1 (5.00%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
1 5 (25.00%) LAMP
1 5 (25.00%) Sensu
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) ELK Stack
2 4 (20.00%) GeoJSON
2 4 (20.00%) JTS
2 4 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) Laravel
5 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (15.00%) CentOS
6 2 (10.00%) Fedora
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Kanban
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Network Design
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
8 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
8 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Perl
1 8 (40.00%) Ruby
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) PHP 5
6 1 (5.00%) PHP 7
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCENT
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) CCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Xen
4 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Cacti
2 2 (10.00%) logstash
2 2 (10.00%) yum
3 1 (5.00%) OSSEC
3 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Aruba
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Qualys
3 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Infobright