Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 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
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 180 188
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.25% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 1.22% 1.92% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
East of England median daily rate £275 - £400
10th Percentile £250 - £350
90th Percentile £344 - £450
England median daily rate £550 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £20.75 - -

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 576 574 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.98% 13.21% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 284 335
East of England median daily rate £363 £364 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.34% +7.78% +7.57%
10th Percentile £137 £130 £128
90th Percentile £563 £566 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 47 137
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.05 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%

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 26 May 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 £355 -
VirtualBox
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
5 3 (42.86%) Disk Encryption
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) Kaspersky
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) XenServer
5 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 3 (42.86%) Veeam
5 3 (42.86%) Acronis
5 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
5 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
5 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Maven
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SAP
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Windows NT

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows NT
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
1 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Acronis
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Kaspersky
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Sophos
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) Veeam