The table below looks at the statistics for VirtualBox skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle VM VirtualBox
UK / England
Rank 555 583 554
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -29
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 15 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.019% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.19% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 17
Median daily rate £410 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £490 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £288 £400
% change year-on-year
+42.60% -28.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4915 4767 4837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.05% 10.24% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3095 2879 2681
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 462 563
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

VirtualBox
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VirtualBox as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 8 £423 -11.05% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £410 -
South East +13 2 - - 4
VirtualBox
UK

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 33 (86.84%) Linux
2 28 (73.68%) Vagrant
3 27 (71.05%) DevOps
4 22 (57.89%) Docker
4 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (57.89%) VMware
4 22 (57.89%) Ruby
5 21 (55.26%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
6 20 (52.63%) Jenkins
6 20 (52.63%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (42.11%) Puppet
7 16 (42.11%) Java
8 15 (39.47%) MySQL
8 15 (39.47%) Oracle
8 15 (39.47%) Python
8 15 (39.47%) Nagios
8 15 (39.47%) Ansible
9 14 (36.84%) Open Source
10 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
10 13 (34.21%) SSL
11 11 (28.95%) HTTP
11 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
12 10 (26.32%) GitHub
12 10 (26.32%) Google
12 10 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (23.68%) OpenStack
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
4 4 (10.53%) Confluence
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) JBoss
7 1 (2.63%) nginx
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) GitHub
3 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (13.16%) IaaS
5 5 (13.16%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (10.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
6 4 (10.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (10.53%) Route 53
6 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (5.26%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (5.26%) G Suite
7 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Linode
7 2 (5.26%) PaaS
8 1 (2.63%) Heroku
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) SSL
2 11 (28.95%) HTTP
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) VPN
4 6 (15.79%) Internet
4 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) BGP
5 2 (5.26%) LDAP
5 2 (5.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.26%) OSPF
5 2 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) Skype
6 1 (2.63%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (39.47%) MySQL
3 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
4 9 (23.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
6 5 (13.16%) HBase
6 5 (13.16%) Redis
6 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
7 4 (10.53%) Riak
8 2 (5.26%) DataStage
8 2 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 28 (73.68%) Vagrant
2 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 20 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (23.68%) Bundler
3 9 (23.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (18.42%) JIRA
4 7 (18.42%) Maven
5 6 (15.79%) Subversion
6 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (13.16%) Grunt
6 5 (13.16%) Selenium
7 4 (10.53%) Artifactory
7 4 (10.53%) SonarQube
8 3 (7.89%) Ant
8 3 (7.89%) Gradle
9 2 (5.26%) GitLab
9 2 (5.26%) NUnit
9 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (18.42%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (18.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Unix Scripter
5 4 (10.53%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Build Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) ELK Stack
2 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
2 7 (18.42%) LAMP
2 7 (18.42%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) CSS3
4 5 (13.16%) HTML5
4 5 (13.16%) jQuery
5 4 (10.53%) Node.js
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (7.89%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.26%) JSON
7 2 (5.26%) JSP
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (2.63%) Behat
8 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) CESG
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) CentOS
2 9 (23.68%) CoreOS
2 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu
2 9 (23.68%) Unix
3 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) SUSE
6 1 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) DevOps
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Open Source
4 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
5 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.68%) Kanban
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum-ban
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.79%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.53%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (10.53%) Coaching
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
10 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Ruby
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) Python
4 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
5 8 (21.05%) PHP
5 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) Perl
7 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C#
8 2 (5.26%) Jython
9 1 (2.63%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) Go
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) Korn
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Docker
1 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.16%) HDFS
4 4 (10.53%) LXC
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.26%) KVM
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) Xen
7 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (42.11%) Puppet
2 15 (39.47%) Ansible
2 15 (39.47%) Nagios
3 7 (18.42%) ZABBIX
4 6 (15.79%) Zenoss
5 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes
5 5 (13.16%) Salt
6 4 (10.53%) OSSEC
6 4 (10.53%) Terraform
7 2 (5.26%) Casper Suite
7 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (5.26%) OpenNMS
7 2 (5.26%) SCCM
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) Google
4 9 (23.68%) New Relic
5 7 (18.42%) Rackspace
5 7 (18.42%) SaltStack
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) Splunk
7 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.89%) SAP
8 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
8 2 (5.26%) Perforce
8 2 (5.26%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco