The table below looks at the statistics for VirtualBox skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 556 545 538
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 27 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.17% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
Average daily rate
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£465 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +27.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £295
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +44.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4912 4593 4221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.54% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 2338 1944
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 528 756
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

VirtualBox
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England +1 27 £465 +24.00% 5
London +2 14 £475 +46.15% 3
South East +8 12 £400 -5.88%
Hampshire -10 12 £400 -5.88%
City of London - 3 £475 -
North West - 1 £438 -
South West - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Bath - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Havant - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (82.05%) Vagrant
2 30 (76.92%) Puppet
3 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (74.36%) Linux
4 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (61.54%) Scrum
6 22 (56.41%) Jenkins
7 21 (53.85%) Java
7 21 (53.85%) Kanban
8 20 (51.28%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (51.28%) Selenium
8 20 (51.28%) Web Services
9 19 (48.72%) Tomcat
9 19 (48.72%) Maven
10 17 (43.59%) Hibernate
10 17 (43.59%) MVC
10 17 (43.59%) JUnit
10 17 (43.59%) Spring
10 17 (43.59%) TDD
10 17 (43.59%) Spring MVC
10 17 (43.59%) JPA
10 17 (43.59%) Mockito
10 17 (43.59%) Cucumber
10 17 (43.59%) BDD
11 16 (41.03%) Web Development
11 16 (41.03%) DevOps
12 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (38.46%) VMware
13 14 (35.90%) JavaScript

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (48.72%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.64%) Apache
3 9 (23.08%) nginx
4 7 (17.95%) Node.js
5 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.56%) JBoss
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.56%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (51.28%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (30.77%) Amazon S3
4 8 (20.51%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (17.95%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (7.69%) Google Apps
7 2 (5.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) POP3
2 3 (7.69%) SMTP
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 3 (7.69%) IMAP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) IPv6
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.56%) WAAS
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.95%) Redis
3 6 (15.38%) Hazelcast
4 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Jenkins
2 20 (51.28%) Selenium
3 19 (48.72%) Maven
4 17 (43.59%) JUnit
4 17 (43.59%) Mockito
4 17 (43.59%) Cucumber
5 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.21%) RSpec
7 8 (20.51%) Hudson
8 7 (17.95%) Mercurial
9 6 (15.38%) Subversion
10 3 (7.69%) JIRA
11 2 (5.13%) GitLab
11 2 (5.13%) JMeter
11 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
12 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
12 1 (2.56%) Grunt
General
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 16 (41.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.56%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) Web Services
2 17 (43.59%) Hibernate
2 17 (43.59%) Spring
2 17 (43.59%) Spring MVC
2 17 (43.59%) JPA
3 14 (35.90%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) RESTful
4 12 (30.77%) Ajax
4 12 (30.77%) JSON
5 7 (17.95%) Play Framework
5 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (17.95%) XML
6 6 (15.38%) JTS
6 6 (15.38%) PostGIS
7 3 (7.69%) MAPI
8 2 (5.13%) HTML
9 1 (2.56%) REST
9 1 (2.56%) JSLint
9 1 (2.56%) JSF
9 1 (2.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Open Source
2 7 (17.95%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.69%) CentOS
4 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.13%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (61.54%) Scrum
4 21 (53.85%) Kanban
5 17 (43.59%) MVC
5 17 (43.59%) TDD
5 17 (43.59%) BDD
6 16 (41.03%) Web Development
6 16 (41.03%) DevOps
7 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
9 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
12 1 (2.56%) UML
12 1 (2.56%) Security Management
12 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.90%) Ruby
3 12 (30.77%) Python
4 8 (20.51%) Groovy
4 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C-shell
6 1 (2.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CCIE
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.77%) Docker
3 7 (17.95%) Varnish
4 2 (5.13%) vCloud
4 2 (5.13%) Xen
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (82.05%) Vagrant
2 30 (76.92%) Puppet
3 14 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.69%) Nagios
4 3 (7.69%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (2.56%) Graphite
5 1 (2.56%) StatsD
5 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper