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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 648 618 626
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 13 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.054% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.51% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £465 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
- +23.28%
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
6583 6025 5577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.22% 10.55% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 3433 3029
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £195 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 610 661
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 2016.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 9 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 29 July 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
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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 -20 13 £450 - 8
London -1 8 £456 +1.38% 6
South East +6 2 £456 +35.18% 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -
Staines - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (72.00%) VMware
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) Python
5 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (44.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (40.00%) MySQL
7 9 (36.00%) LDAP
7 9 (36.00%) Vagrant
7 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (32.00%) DevOps
8 8 (32.00%) Ansible
8 8 (32.00%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (32.00%) Perl
8 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (32.00%) Google
8 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (28.00%) Mac OS X
9 7 (28.00%) HTTP
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) CentOS
10 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
10 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (24.00%) Java

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 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (8.00%) Confluence
4 2 (8.00%) WordPress
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Drupal
5 1 (4.00%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) Google Apps
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) LDAP
2 7 (28.00%) HTTP
3 6 (24.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) IMAP
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) MPLS
5 2 (8.00%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) POP3
5 2 (8.00%) SMTP
5 2 (8.00%) SSH
5 2 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) SMS
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) DB2
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) Impala
4 2 (8.00%) Mahout
4 2 (8.00%) Neo4j
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (36.00%) Vagrant
4 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (16.00%) Gradle
6 4 (16.00%) Maven
7 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (8.00%) Ant
8 2 (8.00%) Artifactory
8 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
8 2 (8.00%) Grunt
8 2 (8.00%) InstallShield
8 2 (8.00%) JIRA
8 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (8.00%) Selenium
8 2 (8.00%) Subversion
8 2 (8.00%) TestComplete
8 2 (8.00%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Build Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Data Scientist
4 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) JSON
3 5 (20.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) Cascalog
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) D3.js
5 2 (8.00%) Java EE
5 2 (8.00%) JDBC
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) JSP
5 2 (8.00%) LAMP
5 2 (8.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (8.00%) Pandas
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) scikit-learn
5 2 (8.00%) SciPy
5 2 (8.00%) Sensu
5 2 (8.00%) Servlets
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (28.00%) CentOS
4 7 (28.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (20.00%) Android
6 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X Server
7 4 (16.00%) Unix
8 2 (8.00%) AIX
8 2 (8.00%) Fedora
8 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Release Management
4 5 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (32.00%) Perl
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) C#
7 2 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (8.00%) Clojure
7 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.00%) R
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.00%) VBA
8 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
8 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PhD
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) Docker
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.00%) Xen
5 2 (8.00%) KVM
6 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (4.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (32.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.00%) Casper Suite
3 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (20.00%) SCCM
3 5 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (16.00%) logstash
4 4 (16.00%) Puppet
5 2 (8.00%) CA Wily
5 2 (8.00%) Capistrano
5 2 (8.00%) rkt
5 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (8.00%) Zenoss
6 1 (4.00%) Graylog
6 1 (4.00%) Kibana
6 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (32.00%) Google
4 5 (20.00%) Apple
4 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) NEC
6 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (8.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
7 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
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