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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 252 248 245
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.12% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.94% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £288 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-28.12% -5.88%
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
980 1174 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.45% 12.40% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 579 453
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 118 135
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +1 5 £288 -20.68%
VirtualBox
England

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 5 (55.56%) Mockito
2 5 (55.56%) Gradle
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) Spring MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) JTS
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) Hazelcast
3 4 (44.44%) GeoJSON
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) 802.11
2 2 (22.22%) ADSL
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) HSRP
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPLS
2 2 (22.22%) VRRP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Hazelcast
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) Gradle
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
1 5 (55.56%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) gulp
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
3 1 (11.11%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) Spring MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) GeoJSON
2 4 (44.44%) JTS
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
5 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JPA
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) Laravel
5 1 (11.11%) PostGIS
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
3 1 (11.11%) PHP 7
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCENT
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cacti
2 1 (11.11%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Aruba
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Qualys
1 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Infobright