Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 240 245
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.015% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
City of London median daily rate £600 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £371 £413 £488
90th Percentile £638 £438 £513
Central London median daily rate £565 £413 £500
% change year-on-year +36.97% -17.50% -
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 1,119 693 725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.76% 10.66% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 569 586
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £236
90th Percentile £650 £625 £609
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 16 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.25 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +36.00% -15.54%
10th Percentile £11.98 £13.09 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.53 £79.19 £22.56
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year -5.88% +36.00% -13.10%

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

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VirtualBox in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VirtualBox in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Ansible
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Docker
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) CentOS
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (37.50%) Terraform

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Jetty
2 1 (12.50%) Mongrel
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) Datadog
4 1 (12.50%) G Suite
4 1 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) PABX
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) DataStage
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Gearman
2 1 (12.50%) JRuby
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (12.50%) Handset
3 1 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) DC/OS
6 1 (12.50%) Debian
6 1 (12.50%) HPUX
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Go
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Terraform
3 2 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (12.50%) Graylog
4 1 (12.50%) Kibana
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Packer
4 1 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) New Relic
2 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Openreach
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
3 1 (12.50%) Synology
3 1 (12.50%) Ubiquiti
3 1 (12.50%) Unisys