Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 793 843
Rank change year-on-year +21 +50 -20
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 81 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.056% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 0.46% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 22
England median daily rate £550 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -12.82% +8.33%
10th Percentile £349 £332 £397
90th Percentile £625 £453 £624
UK median daily rate £550 £425 £488
% change year-on-year +29.41% -12.82% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
England median hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,968 11,096 12,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.87% 12.18% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,127 7,171 7,682
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +17.02%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £181
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 816 631 804
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +5.03% -
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.27 £47.50 £37.18
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.29
% change year-on-year -4.79% +3.16% +1.81%

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 26 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VirtualBox in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 September 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
London +38 49 £550 +22.22% 11
North of England -8 15 £350 +11.11% 6
North East -1 11 £363 +11.54% 2
South East -2 10 £500 +37.93% 9
East of England -15 7 £303 - 6
North West -12 4 £350 +12.00% 3
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 England region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 64 (79.01%) Linux
2 58 (71.60%) Python
2 58 (71.60%) VMware
2 58 (71.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (65.43%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (65.43%) Windows
5 49 (60.49%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (60.49%) Jenkins
6 48 (59.26%) Ansible
7 44 (54.32%) DevOps
8 43 (53.09%) Vagrant
8 43 (53.09%) Opscode Chef
9 42 (51.85%) Puppet
10 40 (49.38%) Terraform
11 38 (46.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (45.68%) Hyper-V
12 37 (45.68%) Packer
12 37 (45.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (44.44%) CentOS
14 35 (43.21%) Bash Shell
14 35 (43.21%) Ubuntu
15 34 (41.98%) Git (software)
15 34 (41.98%) New Relic
15 34 (41.98%) Splunk
16 33 (40.74%) Docker
17 30 (37.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (37.04%) nginx
17 30 (37.04%) Ruby
18 29 (35.80%) Java

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 30 (37.04%) nginx
2 23 (28.40%) Apache
3 22 (27.16%) Tomcat
4 20 (24.69%) IIS
4 20 (24.69%) WebSphere
5 19 (23.46%) Jetty
5 19 (23.46%) Mongrel
6 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.70%) JBoss
7 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.47%) Confluence
8 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (60.49%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (46.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (45.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (23.46%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (20.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 17 (20.99%) Sumo Logic
7 14 (17.28%) Datadog
8 8 (9.88%) Rackspace Cloud
9 7 (8.64%) GitHub
9 7 (8.64%) Google App Engine
10 3 (3.70%) IaaS
11 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
11 2 (2.47%) PaaS
11 2 (2.47%) Slack
11 2 (2.47%) Trello
11 2 (2.47%) Yammer
12 1 (1.23%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (1.23%) G Suite
12 1 (1.23%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) HTTP
2 13 (16.05%) Internet
3 11 (13.58%) Firewall
3 11 (13.58%) VPN
4 10 (12.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (11.11%) VLAN
6 7 (8.64%) NetScaler
7 6 (7.41%) DHCP
7 6 (7.41%) DNS
8 4 (4.94%) Junos
9 3 (3.70%) FTP
9 3 (3.70%) LAN
9 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.70%) VoIP
9 3 (3.70%) WAN
9 3 (3.70%) Wireless
10 2 (2.47%) 802.11
10 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.47%) SMTP
10 2 (2.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.47%) DataStage
4 2 (2.47%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.23%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.23%) phpMyAdmin
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (60.49%) Jenkins
2 43 (53.09%) Vagrant
3 34 (41.98%) Git (software)
4 30 (37.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (35.80%) Travis CI
6 20 (24.69%) Maven
7 19 (23.46%) Ant
7 19 (23.46%) Gradle
7 19 (23.46%) MSBuild
7 19 (23.46%) TeamCity
8 18 (22.22%) CruiseControl
9 9 (11.11%) GitLab
9 9 (11.11%) Jasmine
9 9 (11.11%) Subversion
10 7 (8.64%) Robot Framework
11 6 (7.41%) JIRA
11 6 (7.41%) Mercurial
12 3 (3.70%) Selenium
12 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
13 2 (2.47%) Protractor
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Azure DevOps
4 12 (14.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Automation Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Developer
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.17%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.47%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (2.47%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) JRuby
1 19 (23.46%) Servlets
2 16 (19.75%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (17.28%) Web Services
4 13 (16.05%) CSS
4 13 (16.05%) HTML
5 10 (12.35%) CreateJS
5 10 (12.35%) CSS3
5 10 (12.35%) HTML5
5 10 (12.35%) JSON
5 10 (12.35%) lodash
5 10 (12.35%) XML
6 7 (8.64%) Flash
7 4 (4.94%) Django
7 4 (4.94%) Jinja
7 4 (4.94%) JSP
7 4 (4.94%) Middleware
7 4 (4.94%) REST
7 4 (4.94%) YAML
8 3 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (9.88%) RIA
4 6 (7.41%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.94%) Wiki
6 2 (2.47%) Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.47%) PMI
7 1 (1.23%) Fintech
7 1 (1.23%) Handset
7 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) iSeries
7 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (79.01%) Linux
2 53 (65.43%) Windows
3 36 (44.44%) CentOS
4 35 (43.21%) Ubuntu
5 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
6 19 (23.46%) Debian
7 18 (22.22%) Fedora
7 18 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (17.28%) DC/OS
10 10 (12.35%) Unix
11 7 (8.64%) Windows NT
12 2 (2.47%) Check Point GAiA
12 2 (2.47%) VMS
13 1 (1.23%) HPUX
13 1 (1.23%) MVS
13 1 (1.23%) Solaris
13 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (65.43%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (54.32%) DevOps
4 23 (28.40%) Configuration Management
5 22 (27.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (23.46%) Scrum
7 18 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (19.75%) Server Monitoring
9 15 (18.52%) Open Source
10 13 (16.05%) TDD
10 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
11 12 (14.81%) Cloud Operations
11 12 (14.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 12 (14.81%) SDLC
11 12 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
12 11 (13.58%) BDD
13 10 (12.35%) Asynchronous Programming
13 10 (12.35%) OOD
13 10 (12.35%) OOP
13 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (71.60%) Python
2 35 (43.21%) Bash Shell
3 30 (37.04%) Ruby
4 29 (35.80%) Java
5 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 23 (28.40%) Perl
7 22 (27.16%) Go
8 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
9 12 (14.81%) C#
10 10 (12.35%) ActionScript
10 10 (12.35%) ActionScript 3.0
10 10 (12.35%) TypeScript
11 9 (11.11%) SQL
12 3 (3.70%) C++
12 3 (3.70%) Scala
13 2 (2.47%) PHP
14 1 (1.23%) Groovy
14 1 (1.23%) Java 8
14 1 (1.23%) Jython
14 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Computer Science Degree
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) CCENT
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) CCNP
3 2 (2.47%) CCSA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.47%) JNCIA
3 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.47%) PMP
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CISA
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) COBIT
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 58 (71.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (45.68%) Hyper-V
3 33 (40.74%) Docker
4 21 (25.93%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 9 (11.11%) Xen
6 8 (9.88%) KVM
7 7 (8.64%) BitLocker
7 7 (8.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (8.64%) XenApp
7 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
7 7 (8.64%) XenServer
8 1 (1.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 48 (59.26%) Ansible
2 43 (53.09%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (51.85%) Puppet
4 40 (49.38%) Terraform
5 37 (45.68%) Packer
6 22 (27.16%) Kubernetes
6 22 (27.16%) Salt
7 19 (23.46%) Nagios
8 18 (22.22%) Graylog
8 18 (22.22%) Kibana
9 17 (20.99%) logstash
10 14 (17.28%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (12.35%) HAProxy
12 7 (8.64%) Backup Exec
12 7 (8.64%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (3.70%) Consul
13 3 (3.70%) Rancher
14 2 (2.47%) Cacti
14 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 1 (1.23%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 58 (71.60%) VMware
2 34 (41.98%) New Relic
2 34 (41.98%) Splunk
3 28 (34.57%) Google
4 24 (29.63%) Red Hat
5 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
6 20 (24.69%) Oracle
7 18 (22.22%) AppDynamics
8 13 (16.05%) Citrix
9 10 (12.35%) Rackspace
10 9 (11.11%) Symantec
11 7 (8.64%) Acronis
11 7 (8.64%) ESET
11 7 (8.64%) Kaspersky
11 7 (8.64%) McAfee
11 7 (8.64%) Perforce
11 7 (8.64%) Sophos
11 7 (8.64%) Veeam
12 5 (6.17%) Juniper
13 4 (4.94%) MKS