Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 February 2019 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 191 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.064% -
As % of the System Software category 0.79% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
East of England median daily rate £300 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
England median daily rate £469 £475 £435
% change year-on-year -1.32% +9.20% -8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £10.00 -

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 East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 633 653 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.11% 13.95% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 347 283
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +8.24%
10th Percentile £130 £130 £140
90th Percentile £576 £563 £543
England median daily rate £475 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 65
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.04 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +21.45% -
10th Percentile £12.49 £10.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £66.81 £47.25 £35.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.33% +1.34% +6.67%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VirtualBox as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in the East of England

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VirtualBox in the East of England

VirtualBox
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £300 -
Essex -17 1 £250 -
VirtualBox
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) IGMP
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) PBX
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) RTCP
2 4 (80.00%) RTP
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Valgrind
2 4 (80.00%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (80.00%) GDB
2 4 (80.00%) KVM
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing

VirtualBox
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) IGMP
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) PBX
1 4 (80.00%) RTCP
1 4 (80.00%) RTP
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) GDB
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) Valgrind
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) C Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (80.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP