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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 631 612 610
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 13 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.020% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £463 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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
6547 5628 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 10.22% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4006 3142 2940
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 662 669
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.00 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 May 2016.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 14 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 May 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 +7 11 £463 +2.77% 11
London +4 4 £563 +25.00% 4
North West -15 2 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £400 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
South East -14 1 £463 +23.33% 5
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
4 12 (54.55%) Vagrant
5 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (50.00%) DevOps
5 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
7 9 (40.91%) Ruby
7 9 (40.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (36.36%) Docker
8 8 (36.36%) Windows
9 7 (31.82%) Unix
9 7 (31.82%) Python
9 7 (31.82%) Perl
9 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (31.82%) Ansible
10 6 (27.27%) Sensu
10 6 (27.27%) Puppet
10 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
10 6 (27.27%) Selenium
10 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
11 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
11 5 (22.73%) HTTP
11 5 (22.73%) SQL
11 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 5 (22.73%) Java
11 5 (22.73%) JavaScript

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 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Pig
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.09%) WordPress
5 1 (4.55%) CMS
5 1 (4.55%) Drupal
5 1 (4.55%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) IMAP
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (9.09%) POP3
3 2 (9.09%) SMTP
3 2 (9.09%) SSH
3 2 (9.09%) SSL
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) OpenVPN
4 1 (4.55%) SMS
4 1 (4.55%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) MariaDB
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) Impala
3 2 (9.09%) Mahout
3 2 (9.09%) Neo4j
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
3 12 (54.55%) Vagrant
4 9 (40.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
7 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (18.18%) Gradle
7 4 (18.18%) Maven
8 3 (13.64%) gulp
8 3 (13.64%) Subversion
8 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.09%) Ant
9 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
9 2 (9.09%) Grunt
9 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
9 2 (9.09%) JIRA
9 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
9 2 (9.09%) TestComplete
9 2 (9.09%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Build Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 2 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Sensu
2 5 (22.73%) ELK Stack
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) LAMP
4 2 (9.09%) Cascalog
4 2 (9.09%) D3.js
4 2 (9.09%) Java EE
4 2 (9.09%) JDBC
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) JSP
4 2 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (9.09%) Pandas
4 2 (9.09%) scikit-learn
4 2 (9.09%) SciPy
4 2 (9.09%) Servlets
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) Google Maps API
5 1 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Fedora
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Ruby
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
6 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) Clojure
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.09%) R
7 2 (9.09%) VBA
8 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.55%) PHP 5
8 1 (4.55%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PhD
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Docker
3 3 (13.64%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (4.55%) KVM
4 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (31.82%) Ansible
3 6 (27.27%) Puppet
4 4 (18.18%) logstash
5 2 (9.09%) CA Wily
5 2 (9.09%) Capistrano
5 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
5 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
5 2 (9.09%) Zenoss
6 1 (4.55%) Graylog
6 1 (4.55%) Kibana
6 1 (4.55%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) NEC
4 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
5 1 (4.55%) Infobright
5 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
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