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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 633 647 625
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 19 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.045% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 8
Median daily rate £550 £444 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% +36.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
6478 5827 5889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.07% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 3306 3274
Median daily rate £405 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 632 715
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £41.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 30 September 2016.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 13 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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 19 £550 +23.94% 6
London +25 12 £575 +43.75% 3
South East +9 3 £488 +44.44%
South West +10 2 £463 +2.77%
North East -17 2 £300 -36.84%
Tyne and Wear -22 2 £300 -36.84%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 2 £300 -36.84%
Swindon - 2 £463 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £488 -
Wiltshire - 2 £463 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Oxford - 1 £525 -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 24 (75.00%) VMware
2 24 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (59.38%) Vagrant
4 18 (56.25%) Docker
4 18 (56.25%) DevOps
5 16 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (46.88%) Ruby
7 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (40.63%) Python
7 13 (40.63%) Open Source
8 12 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (37.50%) MySQL
8 12 (37.50%) SSL
8 12 (37.50%) CentOS
9 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
9 11 (34.38%) Windows
9 11 (34.38%) Ansible
10 10 (31.25%) GitHub
10 10 (31.25%) Google
11 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
11 9 (28.13%) Java
11 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
11 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
11 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
11 9 (28.13%) Bundler
12 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Mule
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (31.25%) GitHub
3 8 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (15.63%) Google Apps
5 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (9.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
5 3 (9.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (9.38%) Google Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.25%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (6.25%) Linode
6 2 (6.25%) PaaS
6 2 (6.25%) Route 53
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (3.13%) Heroku
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) SSL
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
3 6 (18.75%) LDAP
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) VLAN
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (37.50%) MySQL
3 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.25%) DataStage
6 2 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (3.13%) DB2
7 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
7 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Vagrant
2 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
3 9 (28.13%) Bundler
3 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (12.50%) JIRA
6 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 3 (9.38%) Artifactory
7 3 (9.38%) Gradle
7 3 (9.38%) Maven
7 3 (9.38%) Subversion
8 2 (6.25%) CMake
8 2 (6.25%) GitLab
8 2 (6.25%) NUnit
8 2 (6.25%) Selenium
8 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
8 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
8 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) Mac Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Build Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 5 (15.63%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) ELK Stack
3 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (3.13%) Behat
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) Ember.js
5 1 (3.13%) JDBC
5 1 (3.13%) JSP
5 1 (3.13%) Servlets
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) CentOS
3 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 9 (28.13%) Ubuntu
5 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 5 (15.63%) Android
6 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X Server
7 4 (12.50%) Unix
8 2 (6.25%) CoreOS
8 2 (6.25%) Fedora
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) DevOps
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Open Source
3 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum-ban
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Kanban
5 5 (15.63%) Release Management
5 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Ruby
2 13 (40.63%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Jython
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (56.25%) Docker
3 12 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.38%) KVM
6 2 (6.25%) LXC
6 2 (6.25%) Xen
7 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (3.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Ansible
2 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (18.75%) Puppet
4 5 (15.63%) Casper Suite
4 5 (15.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (15.63%) SCCM
4 5 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (12.50%) Nagios
6 3 (9.38%) Zenoss
7 2 (6.25%) logstash
7 2 (6.25%) OpenNMS
7 2 (6.25%) OSSEC
7 2 (6.25%) Terraform
7 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
8 1 (3.13%) CA Wily
8 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
8 1 (3.13%) Kibana
8 1 (3.13%) rkt
8 1 (3.13%) Salt
8 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) VMware
2 10 (31.25%) Google
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Apple
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) Symantec
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) NEC
7 2 (6.25%) New Relic
7 2 (6.25%) Perforce
7 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
7 2 (6.25%) SaltStack
7 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) ForgeRock
8 1 (3.13%) Splunk