Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VirtualBox skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VirtualBox over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle VM VirtualBox
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 237 259
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 +45
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
City of London median daily rate £500 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -6.29% -
10th Percentile £475 £405 £419
90th Percentile £525 £415 £456
Central London median daily rate £488 £575 £438
% change year-on-year -15.22% +31.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

VirtualBox is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 873 693 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.22% 10.68% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 536 634
City of London median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £213
90th Percentile £656 £638 £629
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 25
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.88 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.89% +32.79% +10.65%
10th Percentile £10.38 £12.38 £12.35
90th Percentile £26.63 £59.50 £28.00
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.16% +11.76% +6.25%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VirtualBox as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in the City of London

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VirtualBox in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VirtualBox in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OAuth
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity

VirtualBox
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (100.00%) AWS CloudTrail
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) Hazelcast
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (100.00%) Hystrix
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (100.00%) OAuth
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Grafana
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (100.00%) Kibana
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Packer
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) New Relic