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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 579 582 557
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.14% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +233.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £300 £90
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +233.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
5357 5114 4419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.84% 9.60% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3020 2746 2105
Average daily rate £350 £329 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 636 607
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 3 June 2015.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 15 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 3 June 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 -3 17 £450 +50.00% 14
South West +5 6 £450 +50.00% 4
South East - 5 £375 - 1
Newbury - 4 £375 -
London - 4 £469 - 5
Berkshire - 4 £375 - 1
Devon - 4 £410 - 1
Plymouth - 3 £410 - 1
Gloucestershire -12 2 £450 +50.00%
Cheltenham -14 2 £450 +50.00%
Gloucester - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
Southampton - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 27 (69.23%) Linux
1 27 (69.23%) Vagrant
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) Puppet
4 21 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (51.28%) VMware
6 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
7 17 (43.59%) DevOps
7 17 (43.59%) Apache
7 17 (43.59%) Java
8 16 (41.03%) Ruby
8 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
9 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
9 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
10 13 (33.33%) Web Services
10 13 (33.33%) Scrum
10 13 (33.33%) Kanban
11 12 (30.77%) Docker
11 12 (30.77%) Web Development
11 12 (30.77%) DNS
12 11 (28.21%) Python
12 11 (28.21%) Oracle
12 11 (28.21%) Groovy
12 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
13 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
13 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
13 10 (25.64%) Maven

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 17 (43.59%) Apache
2 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
3 8 (20.51%) nginx
3 8 (20.51%) Node.js
4 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
5 4 (10.26%) JBoss
6 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Drupal
8 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (17.95%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon S3
5 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (7.69%) Google Apps
7 1 (2.56%) GitHub
7 1 (2.56%) IaaS
7 1 (2.56%) SaaS
7 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) Firewall
3 8 (20.51%) DHCP
4 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) VPN
4 6 (15.38%) Internet
4 6 (15.38%) NAS
5 5 (12.82%) SAN
6 4 (10.26%) DMZ
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security
7 3 (7.69%) IMAP
7 3 (7.69%) Wireless
7 3 (7.69%) POP3
7 3 (7.69%) SMTP
8 2 (5.13%) SSL
8 2 (5.13%) IPsec
8 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.13%) VLAN
8 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
2 8 (20.51%) Redis
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) Hazelcast
5 3 (7.69%) MySQL
5 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
3 10 (25.64%) Maven
4 8 (20.51%) Hudson
5 7 (17.95%) Mercurial
5 7 (17.95%) Selenium
6 6 (15.38%) JUnit
6 6 (15.38%) Subversion
6 6 (15.38%) Mockito
6 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 4 (10.26%) RSpec
7 4 (10.26%) Ant
8 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.13%) Metasploit
10 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.56%) JIRA
10 1 (2.56%) FishEye
10 1 (2.56%) Grunt
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Assurance Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (17.95%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (17.95%) Play Framework
3 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 6 (15.38%) Spring
3 6 (15.38%) Spring MVC
3 6 (15.38%) JPA
3 6 (15.38%) J2EE
3 6 (15.38%) CSS
4 5 (12.82%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) JTS
5 4 (10.26%) LAMP
5 4 (10.26%) Java EE
5 4 (10.26%) JSON
5 4 (10.26%) Ajax
5 4 (10.26%) PostGIS
5 4 (10.26%) RESTful
5 4 (10.26%) WebCenter
6 3 (7.69%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) Thin Client
2 5 (12.82%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.26%) CESG
4 3 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) GIS
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Fedora
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (43.59%) DevOps
4 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
5 13 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (33.33%) Kanban
6 12 (30.77%) Web Development
7 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
8 9 (23.08%) TDD
8 9 (23.08%) MVC
9 8 (20.51%) Open Source
10 7 (17.95%) BDD
10 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (12.82%) Workflow
11 5 (12.82%) SDLC
12 4 (10.26%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (10.26%) ITIL
12 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
12 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Ruby
3 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
4 11 (28.21%) Python
4 11 (28.21%) Groovy
5 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) C-shell
8 1 (2.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CCNA
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.77%) Docker
3 7 (17.95%) Varnish
4 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (69.23%) Vagrant
2 23 (58.97%) Puppet
3 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (15.38%) Ansible
5 3 (7.69%) logstash
6 2 (5.13%) Graylog
6 2 (5.13%) Graphite
6 2 (5.13%) StatsD
6 2 (5.13%) Nagios
6 2 (5.13%) Nmap
7 1 (2.56%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) VMware
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) Pega
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) Google
5 3 (7.69%) Splunk
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) New Relic
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
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