The table below looks at the statistics for VirtualBox skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 261 236 231
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.033% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +305.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £300 £90
% change year-on-year
+45.00% +233.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VirtualBox
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1164 1011 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.37% 11.08% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 498 564
Average daily rate £365 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 128 181
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.81 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.48% -14.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VirtualBox Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VirtualBox across the South East region.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VirtualBox
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
VirtualBox
England

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Vagrant
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) WebCenter
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) JSTL
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Grunt
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) RSpec
4 1 (16.67%) Mockito
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Grunt
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WebCenter
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) JSTL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
4 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (16.67%) JPA
4 1 (16.67%) YAML
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) JTS
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware