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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle VM VirtualBox
UK / England
Rank 575 608 585
Rank change year-on-year +33 -23  
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 8 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.018% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 12
Median daily rate £405 £488 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £438 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

VirtualBox is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4688 5290 5001
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.22% 10.83% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2994 3256 2766
Median daily rate £410 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.12% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 426 578
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.05 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VirtualBox as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 6 £418 -16.50% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £410 - 1
South East - 1 £338 - 2
VirtualBox
UK

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Jenkins
3 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 17 (62.96%) DevOps
5 16 (59.26%) Oracle
6 15 (55.56%) Puppet
6 15 (55.56%) Vagrant
7 14 (51.85%) Java
7 14 (51.85%) Python
8 13 (48.15%) MySQL
8 13 (48.15%) Nagios
8 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (48.15%) VMware
8 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (44.44%) Ansible
9 12 (44.44%) Ruby
9 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
10 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (37.04%) Docker
11 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
11 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (37.04%) HTTP
12 9 (33.33%) Perl
12 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (33.33%) Google
12 9 (33.33%) CentOS
12 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (33.33%) New Relic
12 9 (33.33%) CoreOS

VirtualBox
Top Related 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 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
3 4 (14.81%) Confluence
3 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
2 5 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (18.52%) IaaS
2 5 (18.52%) Loggly
2 5 (18.52%) Route 53
2 5 (18.52%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (14.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (14.81%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (14.81%) G Suite
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Slack
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) VPN
3 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) Internet
4 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) LDAP
5 4 (14.81%) SSL
6 2 (7.41%) Skype
7 1 (3.70%) BGP
7 1 (3.70%) FTP
7 1 (3.70%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) OSPF
7 1 (3.70%) SSH
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
3 5 (18.52%) HBase
3 5 (18.52%) Redis
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.81%) Riak
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Jenkins
2 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (55.56%) Vagrant
4 9 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (25.93%) Maven
6 6 (22.22%) JIRA
7 5 (18.52%) Grunt
8 4 (14.81%) Ant
8 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
8 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (14.81%) Selenium
8 4 (14.81%) SonarQube
8 4 (14.81%) Subversion
9 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
9 1 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Mac Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Unix Scripter
4 4 (14.81%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Mac Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) CSS3
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) HTML5
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) LAMP
2 5 (18.52%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (14.81%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) CentOS
2 9 (33.33%) CoreOS
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Android
5 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
5 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (14.81%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (14.81%) Coaching
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (14.81%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
1 14 (51.85%) Python
2 12 (44.44%) Ruby
3 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
4 9 (33.33%) Perl
5 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) Go
7 2 (7.41%) Groovy
7 2 (7.41%) Scala
8 1 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) Korn
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (37.04%) Docker
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) HDFS
4 4 (14.81%) LXC
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) KVM
5 1 (3.70%) NFS
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Puppet
2 13 (48.15%) Nagios
2 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (44.44%) Ansible
4 5 (18.52%) Kubernetes
4 5 (18.52%) Salt
4 5 (18.52%) Terraform
4 5 (18.52%) ZABBIX
5 4 (14.81%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (14.81%) OSSEC
5 4 (14.81%) SCCM
5 4 (14.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (14.81%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) Google
3 9 (33.33%) New Relic
4 5 (18.52%) Rackspace
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 5 (18.52%) SaltStack
4 5 (18.52%) Splunk
5 4 (14.81%) Apple
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) IBM