Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 569 805 800
Rank change year-on-year +236 -5 -26
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 13 21 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.025% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.16% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 45
Median daily rate £400 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £320 £374 £333
90th Percentile £525 £595 £624
UK median daily rate £400 £485 £550
% change year-on-year -17.53% -11.82% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £20.75
10th Percentile £21.25 - £14.38
90th Percentile £23.75 - £24.38
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year -11.76% +22.89% -

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 6,564 12,972 12,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.66% 15.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,252 8,736 8,076
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £185 £190 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 518 719
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.91 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +2.45% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.15 £46.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.67 £15.86
% change year-on-year +13.99% +5.09% -0.88%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VirtualBox in England.

Daily rate trend for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VirtualBox in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VirtualBox in England.

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 28 May 2020. 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
North of England +99 6 £350 -22.22%
Yorkshire - 6 £350 -
London +194 4 £470 -6.33%
South West +51 3 £500 +3.09%
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Financial Institution
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Google
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) LINQ
4 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
4 5 (38.46%) GitHub
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) TypeScript
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (38.46%) Docker
4 5 (38.46%) Microservices
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio Code
4 5 (38.46%) RxJS
4 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Core

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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) GitHub
2 3 (23.08%) AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (7.69%) Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio Code
3 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
4 1 (7.69%) GitLab
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Avionics
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
1 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior .NET Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior C# Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Core
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
1 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
1 5 (38.46%) LINQ
1 5 (38.46%) RxJS
1 5 (38.46%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (15.38%) Fedora
5 1 (7.69%) DC/OS
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 5 (38.46%) Microservices
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Sprint Planning
2 5 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Server Patching
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) TypeScript
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) AWK
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) sed
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) GIAC
2 2 (15.38%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SANS
2 2 (15.38%) SSCP
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) HNC
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Docker
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 2 (15.38%) Samba
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) Xen
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 2 (15.38%) OpenNMS
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
4 1 (7.69%) Packer
4 1 (7.69%) Prometheus
4 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Google
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Hortonworks
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) BT