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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 553 556 544
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 22 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £365 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +305.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £333 £90
% change year-on-year
+30.82% +269.44%
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
5069 4734 4427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.19% 9.89% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2927 2618 2205
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 577 599
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £28.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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
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 6 July 2015. 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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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
South West +3 13 £443 +47.50%
London +10 7 £450 -14.28% 5
South East -12 2 £375 +2.73% 1
VirtualBox
UK

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Vagrant
3 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
4 18 (52.94%) Puppet
5 17 (50.00%) DevOps
5 17 (50.00%) DNS
5 17 (50.00%) Firewall
6 16 (47.06%) Docker
6 16 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (44.12%) Java
7 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
9 12 (35.29%) Apache
9 12 (35.29%) Ruby
9 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (29.41%) QA
10 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (29.41%) VMware
10 10 (29.41%) Oracle
10 10 (29.41%) VPN
10 10 (29.41%) Ansible
10 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
11 9 (26.47%) LAMP
12 8 (23.53%) Subversion
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (23.53%) Windows
12 8 (23.53%) Open Source
13 7 (20.59%) Git (software)

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 12 (35.29%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) Drupal
3 5 (14.71%) OpenStack
3 5 (14.71%) JBoss
4 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.94%) nginx
7 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) DNS
1 17 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (29.41%) VPN
3 7 (20.59%) Network Security
3 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
4 6 (17.65%) SSL
4 6 (17.65%) VLAN
4 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
4 6 (17.65%) NAS
5 5 (14.71%) SAN
5 5 (14.71%) DHCP
5 5 (14.71%) IPsec
5 5 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (11.76%) DMZ
7 3 (8.82%) Internet
8 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Redis
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) Subversion
3 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.65%) Metasploit
5 5 (14.71%) Maven
6 4 (11.76%) Ant
7 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.88%) Selenium
9 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.94%) JUnit
9 1 (2.94%) JIRA
9 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.94%) RSpec
9 1 (2.94%) Mockito
9 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.94%) Hudson
9 1 (2.94%) FishEye
9 1 (2.94%) Grunt
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Assurance Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) LAMP
2 7 (20.59%) Java EE
3 6 (17.65%) Web Services
3 6 (17.65%) J2EE
3 6 (17.65%) MCollective
4 5 (14.71%) .NET
5 4 (11.76%) WebCenter
6 3 (8.82%) JSP
6 3 (8.82%) JSTL
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.94%) Spring
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.94%) JPA
8 1 (2.94%) YAML
8 1 (2.94%) RESTful
8 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
2 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
3 4 (11.76%) CESG
4 3 (8.82%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) GIS
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
3 4 (11.76%) CentOS
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) DevOps
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (23.53%) Open Source
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security
7 6 (17.65%) TDD
7 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.71%) Workflow
8 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
8 5 (14.71%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (11.76%) MVC
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
10 3 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Ruby
3 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.71%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Groovy
5 4 (11.76%) Perl
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Docker
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (64.71%) Vagrant
2 18 (52.94%) Puppet
3 16 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (29.41%) Ansible
5 6 (17.65%) Nmap
6 4 (11.76%) logstash
7 3 (8.82%) Graylog
7 3 (8.82%) Graphite
7 3 (8.82%) Nagios
7 3 (8.82%) StatsD
8 1 (2.94%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
1 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.65%) IBM
4 5 (14.71%) Pega
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) Splunk
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) New Relic
7 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Rackspace