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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 600 635 620
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -15
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 21 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 6
Median daily rate £475 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £338 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
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
6348 5541 5760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.76% 10.03% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3953 3212 3163
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 628 720
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +35 21 £475 +40.74% 9
London - 12 £500 - 2
Swindon - 4 £500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £500 -
South West - 4 £500 - 3
South East +28 2 - - 1
West Sussex +12 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £410 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £410 -
Yorkshire - 2 £410 -
North West - 1 £425 - 1
City of London - 1 £410 -
Manchester - 1 £425 - 1

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 28 (80.00%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) VMware
2 23 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (62.86%) Vagrant
4 21 (60.00%) DevOps
5 20 (57.14%) Docker
6 19 (54.29%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (51.43%) Ruby
8 17 (48.57%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (45.71%) Open Source
10 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 14 (40.00%) Python
10 14 (40.00%) Java
10 14 (40.00%) MySQL
11 13 (37.14%) SSL
11 13 (37.14%) Ansible
12 12 (34.29%) Oracle
13 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (31.43%) Puppet
14 10 (28.57%) GitHub
14 10 (28.57%) CentOS
14 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (28.57%) HTTP
14 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
15 9 (25.71%) VPN
15 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
15 9 (25.71%) Bundler
15 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 8 (22.86%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) Confluence
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) GitHub
3 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 5 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (11.43%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (11.43%) Route 53
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (8.57%) G Suite
6 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (5.71%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) IaaS
7 2 (5.71%) Linode
7 2 (5.71%) PaaS
7 2 (5.71%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (2.86%) Heroku
8 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) SSL
2 10 (28.57%) HTTP
3 9 (25.71%) VPN
4 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.14%) DNS
6 4 (11.43%) BGP
6 4 (11.43%) MPLS
6 4 (11.43%) OSPF
6 4 (11.43%) VLAN
7 3 (8.57%) Internet
7 3 (8.57%) LDAP
8 2 (5.71%) WAN
9 1 (2.86%) FTP
9 1 (2.86%) Skype
9 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (40.00%) MySQL
3 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (17.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
8 2 (5.71%) DataStage
8 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (5.71%) HBase
8 2 (5.71%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (5.71%) Redis
8 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Vagrant
2 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.71%) Bundler
4 7 (20.00%) JIRA
5 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (11.43%) Artifactory
7 4 (11.43%) Maven
7 4 (11.43%) SonarQube
8 3 (8.57%) Ant
8 3 (8.57%) Gradle
8 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.71%) CMake
9 2 (5.71%) GitLab
9 2 (5.71%) Grunt
9 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
9 2 (5.71%) NUnit
9 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
9 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Build Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Mac Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) ELK Stack
2 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.43%) LAMP
2 4 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (11.43%) RESTful
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.71%) CSS3
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 1 (2.86%) Behat
5 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) CESG
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) CentOS
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
4 6 (17.14%) CoreOS
4 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) Windows
5 3 (8.57%) Android
5 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
5 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.86%) AIX
7 1 (2.86%) SUSE
7 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) DevOps
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Open Source
4 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) Kanban
6 7 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (8.57%) Disk Encryption
9 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.57%) Release Management
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Ruby
2 14 (40.00%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) Jython
9 1 (2.86%) C#
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
9 1 (2.86%) Korn
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (57.14%) Docker
3 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (11.43%) KVM
4 4 (11.43%) LXC
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.71%) HDFS
6 2 (5.71%) Xen
7 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Ansible
2 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (31.43%) Puppet
3 8 (22.86%) Nagios
4 4 (11.43%) OSSEC
4 4 (11.43%) Terraform
4 4 (11.43%) ZABBIX
5 3 (8.57%) Casper Suite
5 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (8.57%) Salt
5 3 (8.57%) SCCM
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.71%) OpenNMS
6 2 (5.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Google
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) New Relic
5 4 (11.43%) Rackspace
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.43%) SaltStack
6 3 (8.57%) Apple
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) Perforce
7 2 (5.71%) Splunk
8 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco