Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 11 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 725 815 835
Rank change year-on-year +90 +20 +9
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 31 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.062% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 23
England median daily rate £463 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +15.15% -10.81%
10th Percentile £400 £250 £316
90th Percentile £740 £625 £554
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £413
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £22.50 - £10.00
10th Percentile £21.25 - £9.50
90th Percentile £23.75 - £10.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 - £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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,322 14,938 12,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.45% 15.49% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,512 9,847 7,969
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £163 £184 £160
90th Percentile £638 £638 £614
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 793 641
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.81% -3.03% +3.13%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VirtualBox in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
London +92 18 £472 -10.16% 7
North of England +36 7 £400 +10.34% 2
North West +26 6 £400 +14.29% 2
South West +15 6 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £288 -
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 England region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 26 (83.87%) Docker
2 22 (70.97%) Jenkins
3 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) Python
3 20 (64.52%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (58.06%) AWS
4 18 (58.06%) Configuration Management
5 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
5 17 (54.84%) Vagrant
5 17 (54.84%) Ansible
5 17 (54.84%) Kubernetes
6 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
7 14 (45.16%) Bash Shell
8 12 (38.71%) Azure
8 12 (38.71%) SQL
8 12 (38.71%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (35.48%) Terraform
9 11 (35.48%) Unix
9 11 (35.48%) Windows
9 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (32.26%) CentOS
10 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
10 10 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (32.26%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (32.26%) Analytics
10 10 (32.26%) Hortonworks
10 10 (32.26%) Cloudera
10 10 (32.26%) Data Science

VirtualBox
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (29.03%) Apache Spark
1 9 (29.03%) SAS
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
3 6 (19.35%) Confluence
3 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
4 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (3.23%) IIS
7 1 (3.23%) Jetty
7 1 (3.23%) Mongrel
7 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) AWS
2 12 (38.71%) Azure
3 9 (29.03%) Amazon EKS
4 7 (22.58%) GCP
5 6 (19.35%) GitHub
5 6 (19.35%) PaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) G Suite
6 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
6 1 (3.23%) Office 365
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) Smartsheet
6 1 (3.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (29.03%) Amazon Athena
2 9 (29.03%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (29.03%) Hadoop
2 9 (29.03%) Neo4j
2 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
2 9 (29.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) KDB
5 1 (3.23%) Kdb+
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Jenkins
2 17 (54.84%) Vagrant
3 9 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.81%) GitLab
5 7 (22.58%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.23%) Ant
7 1 (3.23%) Gradle
7 1 (3.23%) Maven
7 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (3.23%) Avionics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Military
1 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) ETL Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 1 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) PySpark
1 9 (29.03%) Spark Streaming
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) Middleware
5 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) Lucene
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) JDBC
6 1 (3.23%) JRuby
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Unix
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) CentOS
4 5 (16.13%) Solaris
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) DC/OS
6 2 (6.45%) Debian
6 2 (6.45%) Fedora
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Configuration Management
2 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) Analytics
4 10 (32.26%) Data Science
4 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Data Munging
5 9 (29.03%) DevOps
5 9 (29.03%) ETL
5 9 (29.03%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Task Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Workflow
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Bash Shell
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Scala
5 7 (22.58%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) Perl
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) Go
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) RHCSA
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Docker
2 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (32.26%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Ansible
1 17 (54.84%) Kubernetes
2 12 (38.71%) Docker Swarm
3 11 (35.48%) Terraform
4 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (22.58%) Puppet
5 6 (19.35%) Salt
6 5 (16.13%) Marathon
6 5 (16.13%) Mesos
7 3 (9.68%) Packer
8 2 (6.45%) Prometheus
9 1 (3.23%) Graylog
9 1 (3.23%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (3.23%) Kibana
9 1 (3.23%) logstash
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (3.23%) Nagios
9 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
3 10 (32.26%) Cloudera
3 10 (32.26%) Hortonworks
4 9 (29.03%) Datactics
4 9 (29.03%) IBM
4 9 (29.03%) Informatica
4 9 (29.03%) Palantir
4 9 (29.03%) Talend
5 8 (25.81%) Google
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
8 1 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) APTARE
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) New Relic
8 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.23%) Splunk
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec