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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 551 568 531
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -37
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 25 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.17% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 2
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£475 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £295 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £440 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +18.64%
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
5005 4803 4267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.52% 9.40% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2785 2355 2020
Average daily rate £385 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 548 707
Average hourly rate £16.28 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 March 2015.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 18 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 2 March 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 -13 25 £475 +46.15% 10
London +18 17 £488 +50.00% 6
South East -11 7 £325 -23.52% 1
City of London - 3 £475 - 2
North West - 1 £438 -
Bath - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
South West - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (74.29%) Puppet
2 25 (71.43%) Vagrant
3 24 (68.57%) Linux
4 23 (65.71%) Scrum
5 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (60.00%) Kanban
6 21 (60.00%) Web Services
7 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (51.43%) Tomcat
9 17 (48.57%) Java
9 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (48.57%) VMware
10 16 (45.71%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (45.71%) Web Development
11 15 (42.86%) Maven
11 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
12 14 (40.00%) Mockito
12 14 (40.00%) Cucumber
12 14 (40.00%) BDD
12 14 (40.00%) Spring
12 14 (40.00%) TDD
12 14 (40.00%) Hibernate
12 14 (40.00%) Spring MVC
12 14 (40.00%) Selenium
12 14 (40.00%) JPA
12 14 (40.00%) MVC
12 14 (40.00%) JUnit
13 12 (34.29%) Python
13 12 (34.29%) DevOps

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (51.43%) Tomcat
2 9 (25.71%) nginx
2 9 (25.71%) Apache
3 7 (20.00%) Node.js
4 6 (17.14%) OpenStack
5 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.86%) Gunicorn
7 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (45.71%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon S3
4 8 (22.86%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.57%) Google Apps
7 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 7 (20.00%) DHCP
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 4 (11.43%) NAS
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) Wireless
4 3 (8.57%) IMAP
4 3 (8.57%) DMZ
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) POP3
4 3 (8.57%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.00%) Redis
3 6 (17.14%) Hazelcast
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Maven
1 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (40.00%) Mockito
2 14 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (40.00%) JUnit
2 14 (40.00%) Selenium
3 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (28.57%) RSpec
4 8 (22.86%) Hudson
5 7 (20.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.71%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) JIRA
6 2 (5.71%) GitLab
7 1 (2.86%) Grunt
7 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) JMeter
General
1 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (34.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Assurance Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.86%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 14 (40.00%) Spring
2 14 (40.00%) JPA
2 14 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 11 (31.43%) CSS
4 9 (25.71%) RESTful
4 9 (25.71%) Ajax
4 9 (25.71%) JSON
5 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (20.00%) XML
5 7 (20.00%) Play Framework
6 6 (17.14%) PostGIS
6 6 (17.14%) JTS
7 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 4 (11.43%) J2EE
8 3 (8.57%) MAPI
9 2 (5.71%) HTML
10 1 (2.86%) JSF
10 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) Replication
3 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
3 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
4 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.57%) CESG
5 2 (5.71%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.71%) CentOS
3 2 (5.71%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) Scrum
3 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (60.00%) Kanban
5 16 (45.71%) Web Development
6 14 (40.00%) BDD
6 14 (40.00%) TDD
6 14 (40.00%) MVC
7 12 (34.29%) DevOps
8 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
9 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
10 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (11.43%) Workflow
12 3 (8.57%) ITIL
12 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
12 3 (8.57%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
13 2 (5.71%) UML
13 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Python
3 11 (31.43%) Ruby
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Groovy
4 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) C-shell
5 1 (2.86%) Korn
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) Docker
3 7 (20.00%) Varnish
4 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.71%) Xen
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (74.29%) Puppet
2 25 (71.43%) Vagrant
3 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) StatsD
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Graphite
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) Pega
4 3 (8.57%) Google
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Tripwire
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