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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle VirtualBox
Rank 558 528 557
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.025% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £300 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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
4887 4079 4348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.33% 9.29% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2003 2148
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 610 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VirtualBox
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South West - 7 £300 -
London -37 1 £475 +58.33%
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
VirtualBox
UK

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) Varnish
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Apache
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) RSS
6 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 6 (35.29%) nginx
6 6 (35.29%) Drupal
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) Vagrant
6 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (29.41%) CentOS
7 5 (29.41%) Redis
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
7 5 (29.41%) Nagios
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) Replication

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (41.18%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) Drupal
2 6 (35.29%) nginx
3 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (23.53%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (5.88%) CloudStack
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) IntruShield
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) FWSM
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) Hazelcast
3 1 (5.88%) OrientDB
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Build Manager
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) RSS
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
4 5 (29.41%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) Gentoo
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Time Management
2 1 (5.88%) Kanban
2 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
2 1 (5.88%) SIEM
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
2 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Information Security
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
2 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (52.94%) Varnish
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Vagrant
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (29.41%) Nagios
3 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Telelogic
4 1 (5.88%) Zend
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.88%) SendGrid
4 1 (5.88%) New Relic