Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 763 855
Rank change year-on-year -25 +92 -37
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 76 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.059% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.52% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 15
England median daily rate £550 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £329 £321 £383
90th Percentile £625 £453 £598
UK median daily rate £550 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +29.41% -8.11% +2.78%
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 13,229 10,078 12,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.01% 11.49% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,630 6,466 7,576
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £185 £170 £180
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 618 864
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% -4.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.75 £38.60
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -2 41 £600 +41.18% 13
North of England -2 15 £350 +11.11% 4
South East +1 11 £500 +42.86% 8
North East - 11 £363 - 1
East of England -7 8 £250 - 3
North West -12 4 £350 +11.11% 3
Midlands -7 1 £500 - 2
West Midlands -12 1 £500 - 2
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 57 (75.00%) Linux
2 53 (69.74%) VMware
2 53 (69.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (64.47%) Python
4 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (57.89%) Windows
6 42 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (55.26%) Jenkins
6 42 (55.26%) Docker
7 40 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (48.68%) DevOps
9 36 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
9 36 (47.37%) Ansible
10 34 (44.74%) Vagrant
10 34 (44.74%) Puppet
11 33 (43.42%) Terraform
11 33 (43.42%) Windows Server
12 29 (38.16%) Packer
12 29 (38.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 29 (38.16%) Hyper-V
12 29 (38.16%) Ubuntu
13 28 (36.84%) Google
13 28 (36.84%) CentOS
13 28 (36.84%) Configuration Management
13 28 (36.84%) Kubernetes
14 27 (35.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 27 (35.53%) Google Cloud Platform
14 27 (35.53%) Virtual Machines
15 26 (34.21%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (34.21%) Oracle

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 19 (25.00%) nginx
2 12 (15.79%) Apache
3 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.21%) IIS
4 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
5 6 (7.89%) Jetty
5 6 (7.89%) Mongrel
6 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.63%) CMS
8 2 (2.63%) Confluence
8 2 (2.63%) Drupal
8 2 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (38.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (35.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 27 (35.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (23.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 16 (21.05%) Datadog
6 6 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (7.89%) Rackspace Cloud
6 6 (7.89%) Sumo Logic
7 5 (6.58%) Google App Engine
8 4 (5.26%) IaaS
9 3 (3.95%) GitHub
10 2 (2.63%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.63%) PaaS
10 2 (2.63%) Slack
11 1 (1.32%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (1.32%) G Suite
11 1 (1.32%) Linode
11 1 (1.32%) NuGet
11 1 (1.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) Firewall
2 16 (21.05%) VPN
3 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (15.79%) VLAN
4 11 (14.47%) Internet
5 10 (13.16%) DHCP
6 9 (11.84%) HTTP
7 7 (9.21%) LAN
7 7 (9.21%) NetScaler
8 6 (7.89%) FTP
8 6 (7.89%) SNMP
8 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.89%) VoIP
8 6 (7.89%) WAN
8 6 (7.89%) Wireless
9 5 (6.58%) 802.11
9 5 (6.58%) Ethernet
9 5 (6.58%) OSPF
9 5 (6.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 11 (14.47%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.63%) DataStage
4 2 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.32%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 42 (55.26%) Jenkins
2 34 (44.74%) Vagrant
3 24 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 21 (27.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (27.63%) Travis CI
5 9 (11.84%) Ant
5 9 (11.84%) Jasmine
6 8 (10.53%) Maven
6 8 (10.53%) Subversion
7 7 (9.21%) Gradle
8 6 (7.89%) JIRA
8 6 (7.89%) MSBuild
8 6 (7.89%) TeamCity
9 5 (6.58%) CruiseControl
9 5 (6.58%) Mercurial
10 3 (3.95%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.95%) GitLab
11 2 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.63%) Protractor
11 2 (2.63%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Electronics
2 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) Systems Developer
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Automation Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Linux Support
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (14.47%) HTML
2 11 (14.47%) HTML5
3 10 (13.16%) CreateJS
3 10 (13.16%) CSS
3 10 (13.16%) CSS3
3 10 (13.16%) JSON
3 10 (13.16%) lodash
3 10 (13.16%) XML
4 8 (10.53%) Web Services
5 7 (9.21%) Flash
6 6 (7.89%) JRuby
6 6 (7.89%) Servlets
7 5 (6.58%) 802.1X
7 5 (6.58%) Middleware
8 4 (5.26%) LAMP
9 3 (3.95%) JSP
9 3 (3.95%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (3.95%) Node.js
10 2 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (30.26%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (10.53%) RIA
4 6 (7.89%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.26%) Wiki
6 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.63%) Clustering
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) Fintech
8 1 (1.32%) Handset
8 1 (1.32%) iSeries
8 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (75.00%) Linux
2 44 (57.89%) Windows
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server
4 29 (38.16%) Ubuntu
5 28 (36.84%) CentOS
6 24 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (27.63%) DC/OS
7 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (9.21%) Windows NT
9 6 (7.89%) Debian
9 6 (7.89%) Unix
10 5 (6.58%) Check Point GAiA
10 5 (6.58%) Fedora
11 2 (2.63%) VMS
12 1 (1.32%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.32%) HPUX
12 1 (1.32%) OpenBSD
12 1 (1.32%) Solaris
12 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (48.68%) DevOps
4 28 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 26 (34.21%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (26.32%) SDLC
7 19 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
8 14 (18.42%) Open Source
8 14 (18.42%) Scrum
9 12 (15.79%) TDD
9 12 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (13.16%) Asynchronous Programming
10 10 (13.16%) BDD
10 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (13.16%) OOD
10 10 (13.16%) OOP
11 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.21%) Disk Encryption
13 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) Python
2 26 (34.21%) Bash Shell
3 14 (18.42%) Ruby
4 13 (17.11%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.79%) SQL
6 10 (13.16%) ActionScript
6 10 (13.16%) ActionScript 3.0
6 10 (13.16%) TypeScript
7 9 (11.84%) Go
8 8 (10.53%) Perl
9 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.26%) C++
11 3 (3.95%) PHP
11 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.95%) Scala
12 1 (1.32%) C#
12 1 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (1.32%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) CCENT
3 5 (6.58%) CCNA
3 5 (6.58%) CCNP
3 5 (6.58%) CCSA
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.58%) JNCIA
3 5 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.95%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) ISEB
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CISA
6 1 (1.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) GCP
System Software
1 53 (69.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (55.26%) Docker
3 29 (38.16%) Hyper-V
4 27 (35.53%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
6 8 (10.53%) KVM
7 7 (9.21%) BitLocker
7 7 (9.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (9.21%) Xen
7 7 (9.21%) XenApp
7 7 (9.21%) XenDesktop
7 7 (9.21%) XenServer
8 2 (2.63%) LXC
8 2 (2.63%) vCloud
9 1 (1.32%) NFS
9 1 (1.32%) QEMU
9 1 (1.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (47.37%) Ansible
1 36 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (44.74%) Puppet
3 33 (43.42%) Terraform
4 29 (38.16%) Packer
5 28 (36.84%) Kubernetes
6 22 (28.95%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (13.16%) HAProxy
7 10 (13.16%) Salt
8 7 (9.21%) Backup Exec
8 7 (9.21%) Nagios
8 7 (9.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (7.89%) Graylog
9 6 (7.89%) Kibana
10 5 (6.58%) Cacti
10 5 (6.58%) Consul
10 5 (6.58%) logstash
11 4 (5.26%) Rancher
12 2 (2.63%) Capistrano
12 2 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) VMware
2 28 (36.84%) Google
3 26 (34.21%) Oracle
4 25 (32.89%) Splunk
5 24 (31.58%) New Relic
6 11 (14.47%) Red Hat
7 10 (13.16%) Rackspace
8 9 (11.84%) Symantec
9 8 (10.53%) Citrix
9 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.21%) Acronis
10 7 (9.21%) Kaspersky
10 7 (9.21%) McAfee
10 7 (9.21%) Sophos
10 7 (9.21%) Veeam
11 6 (7.89%) AppDynamics
11 6 (7.89%) Perforce
12 5 (6.58%) Qualys
12 5 (6.58%) SaltStack
12 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds