The table below looks at the statistics for VirtualBox skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle VM VirtualBox
UK
Rank 583 613 596
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 13 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.022% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.21% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
Median daily rate £410 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £385 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £288 £381
% change year-on-year
+42.60% -24.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5173 5246 5192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.41% 10.25% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3255 3106 2861
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 470 581
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.70 £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

VirtualBox
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VirtualBox as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VirtualBox Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 12 £410 -13.68% 5
London +8 7 £435 -10.76% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £410 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £410 - 1
Leeds - 5 £410 - 1

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 21 (65.63%) Vagrant
2 21 (65.63%) DevOps
3 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
4 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
5 17 (53.13%) Docker
6 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) VMware
6 16 (50.00%) Ruby
6 16 (50.00%) Oracle
7 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (43.75%) Puppet
7 14 (43.75%) Java
7 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (40.63%) MySQL
8 13 (40.63%) Nagios
8 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
9 12 (37.50%) Python
9 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (34.38%) Ansible
10 11 (34.38%) HTTP
11 10 (31.25%) Open Source
11 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
12 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
12 9 (28.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (28.13%) New Relic
12 9 (28.13%) CoreOS
12 9 (28.13%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (28.13%) Sonatype Nexus

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) OpenStack
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Spark
3 4 (12.50%) Confluence
3 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eloqua
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
2 5 (15.63%) Loggly
2 5 (15.63%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (12.50%) GitHub
3 4 (12.50%) Route 53
3 4 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (9.38%) G Suite
5 2 (6.25%) Slack
6 1 (3.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
2 9 (28.13%) SSL
3 8 (25.00%) VPN
4 7 (21.88%) DNS
5 6 (18.75%) Internet
5 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.38%) LDAP
7 2 (6.25%) BGP
7 2 (6.25%) MPLS
7 2 (6.25%) OSPF
7 2 (6.25%) Skype
7 2 (6.25%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) FTP
8 1 (3.13%) SSH
8 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (40.63%) MySQL
3 9 (28.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
4 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
4 5 (15.63%) HBase
4 5 (15.63%) Redis
4 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (12.50%) Riak
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Vagrant
2 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
3 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 9 (28.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (21.88%) JIRA
5 7 (21.88%) Maven
6 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (15.63%) Bundler
6 5 (15.63%) Grunt
6 5 (15.63%) Selenium
7 4 (12.50%) Ant
7 4 (12.50%) Artifactory
7 4 (12.50%) SonarQube
7 4 (12.50%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.13%) Gradle
8 1 (3.13%) JUnit
8 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (15.63%) Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Ruby Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Scripter
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Mac Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) HTML5
3 5 (15.63%) CSS3
3 5 (15.63%) jQuery
3 5 (15.63%) LAMP
3 5 (15.63%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) JSP
4 3 (9.38%) REST
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) Behat
6 1 (3.13%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.25%) CESG
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) CoreOS
3 8 (25.00%) CentOS
4 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.38%) Android
6 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X Server
6 3 (9.38%) Windows
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) DevOps
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
4 10 (31.25%) Open Source
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) BDD
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (12.50%) Coaching
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (12.50%) Kanban
8 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum-ban
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Ruby
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) Python
4 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 8 (25.00%) Perl
6 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) PHP
8 2 (6.25%) C#
9 1 (3.13%) C++
9 1 (3.13%) Go
9 1 (3.13%) Groovy
9 1 (3.13%) Korn
9 1 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Docker
2 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (15.63%) HDFS
5 4 (12.50%) LXC
6 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.25%) KVM
8 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Puppet
2 13 (40.63%) Nagios
3 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (34.38%) Ansible
5 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
5 5 (15.63%) Salt
5 5 (15.63%) ZABBIX
6 4 (12.50%) OSSEC
6 4 (12.50%) Terraform
6 4 (12.50%) Zenoss
7 3 (9.38%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (9.38%) SCCM
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) New Relic
3 8 (25.00%) Google
4 5 (15.63%) Rackspace
4 5 (15.63%) SaltStack
4 5 (15.63%) Splunk
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.38%) Apple
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) IBM