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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 565 570 564
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 30 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.029% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 8
Average daily rate
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£436 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £90
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +233.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5237 5018 4809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.88% 9.81% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3034 2828 2527
Average daily rate £365 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 614 570
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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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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
South West - 12 £450 -
London -6 6 £400 -20.00% 7
South East -15 6 £338 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £475 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
North East - 1 £475 -
VirtualBox
UK

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 39 (82.98%) Linux
2 33 (70.21%) Jenkins
3 29 (61.70%) Vagrant
4 24 (51.06%) DevOps
5 23 (48.94%) Puppet
6 21 (44.68%) Firewall
7 20 (42.55%) DNS
7 20 (42.55%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (42.55%) Docker
8 19 (40.43%) Java
9 18 (38.30%) Configuration Management
9 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (36.17%) Subversion
10 17 (36.17%) Windows
10 17 (36.17%) Apache
11 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
12 15 (31.91%) VMware
12 15 (31.91%) Ruby
12 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
14 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (27.66%) QA
14 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
14 13 (27.66%) Ansible
15 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (25.53%) Ubuntu
15 12 (25.53%) LAMP
15 12 (25.53%) CCNA
15 12 (25.53%) VPN

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (36.17%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) JBoss
2 7 (14.89%) Drupal
3 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.38%) Confluence
4 3 (6.38%) Node.js
4 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.51%) PaaS
4 3 (6.38%) GitHub
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) SaaS
6 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 20 (42.55%) DNS
3 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
4 12 (25.53%) VPN
5 11 (23.40%) VLAN
5 11 (23.40%) Wireshark
6 10 (21.28%) IPsec
7 9 (19.15%) Network Security
8 8 (17.02%) SSL
9 7 (14.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (8.51%) Internet
10 4 (8.51%) DHCP
11 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.38%) FTP
11 3 (6.38%) SNMP
11 3 (6.38%) ADSL
11 3 (6.38%) LAN
11 3 (6.38%) VoIP
11 3 (6.38%) WAN
11 3 (6.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.38%) Redis
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (70.21%) Jenkins
2 17 (36.17%) Subversion
3 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.02%) Metasploit
5 6 (12.77%) Ant
5 6 (12.77%) Maven
6 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.38%) FishEye
7 3 (6.38%) JIRA
7 3 (6.38%) Selenium
7 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.13%) Grunt
General
1 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cyber Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) LAMP
2 10 (21.28%) Java EE
3 8 (17.02%) MCollective
4 6 (12.77%) WebCenter
5 5 (10.64%) JSTL
5 5 (10.64%) JSP
6 4 (8.51%) XML
6 4 (8.51%) XSLT
6 4 (8.51%) J2EE
7 3 (6.38%) 802.1X
8 2 (4.26%) HTML
8 2 (4.26%) Web Services
9 1 (2.13%) .NET
9 1 (2.13%) CSS
9 1 (2.13%) YAML
9 1 (2.13%) HTML5
9 1 (2.13%) CSS3
9 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Ubuntu
4 9 (19.15%) UNIX
4 9 (19.15%) CentOS
5 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.64%) Solaris
7 3 (6.38%) Fedora
8 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) DevOps
2 18 (38.30%) Configuration Management
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.40%) Open Source
5 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (17.02%) DDoS Mitigation
6 8 (17.02%) Cyber Security
7 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
7 7 (14.89%) TDD
8 5 (10.64%) MVC
9 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.51%) ITIL
10 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
10 3 (6.38%) Network Design
11 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
11 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) Ruby
3 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.77%) Python
4 6 (12.77%) Perl
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.51%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.38%) Groovy
8 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.53%) CCNA
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
4 3 (6.38%) CCSE
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.38%) JNCIA
4 3 (6.38%) CCENT
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) QA
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Docker
2 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (61.70%) Vagrant
2 23 (48.94%) Puppet
3 20 (42.55%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (27.66%) Ansible
5 8 (17.02%) Nmap
6 6 (12.77%) logstash
7 3 (6.38%) Graylog
7 3 (6.38%) Graphite
7 3 (6.38%) Cacti
7 3 (6.38%) yum
7 3 (6.38%) Nagios
7 3 (6.38%) StatsD
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
2 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Oracle
4 8 (17.02%) IBM
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco
6 6 (12.77%) Splunk
7 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.51%) Juniper
9 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.38%) Aruba
9 3 (6.38%) Rackspace
9 3 (6.38%) New Relic
9 3 (6.38%) SaltStack
9 3 (6.38%) Qualys
9 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.13%) Pega
10 1 (2.13%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) F5