Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 837 826
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 +10
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 61 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.037% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 30
England median daily rate £488 £418 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.70% -8.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £250 £318 £400
90th Percentile £625 £553 £619
UK median daily rate £500 £418 £456
% change year-on-year +19.69% -8.44% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £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 14,891 12,153 11,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.52% 12.79% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,847 7,974 7,454
England median daily rate £467 £436 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.11% +5.70% +10.00%
10th Percentile £184 £161 £175
90th Percentile £638 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 635 775
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% +1.61%

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 14 December 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
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 14 December 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 +48 39 £525 +7.69% 9
South East -3 8 £500 +42.86% 6
East of England -2 6 £300 - 4
North of England -10 6 £375 +4.17% 4
North East +4 5 £413 +26.92%
South West -36 2 - - 4
North West -13 1 £350 -3.78% 4
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 52 (85.25%) Linux
2 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 40 (65.57%) VMware
2 40 (65.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (63.93%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (62.30%) Python
4 38 (62.30%) Ansible
5 37 (60.66%) Jenkins
5 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (60.66%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (54.10%) Vagrant
6 33 (54.10%) DevOps
7 32 (52.46%) Hyper-V
7 32 (52.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (52.46%) Puppet
8 31 (50.82%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (49.18%) Terraform
10 29 (47.54%) Packer
11 28 (45.90%) Splunk
11 28 (45.90%) CentOS
11 28 (45.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (44.26%) Ubuntu
12 27 (44.26%) New Relic
12 27 (44.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 25 (40.98%) Travis CI
14 23 (37.70%) Java
14 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
14 23 (37.70%) Perl
15 22 (36.07%) Google
15 22 (36.07%) Git (software)

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 (31.15%) nginx
2 15 (24.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (22.95%) Apache
3 14 (22.95%) WebSphere
4 13 (21.31%) IIS
4 13 (21.31%) Jetty
4 13 (21.31%) Mongrel
5 4 (6.56%) JBoss
6 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 37 (60.66%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (52.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (44.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (32.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (26.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (24.59%) Datadog
7 13 (21.31%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (18.03%) Sumo Logic
9 4 (6.56%) GitHub
9 4 (6.56%) Slack
10 3 (4.92%) IaaS
11 2 (3.28%) Asana
11 2 (3.28%) BrowserStack
11 2 (3.28%) Google App Engine
11 2 (3.28%) PaaS
11 2 (3.28%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (3.28%) SaaS
11 2 (3.28%) Trello
11 2 (3.28%) Yammer
12 1 (1.64%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) HTTP
2 11 (18.03%) Internet
3 7 (11.48%) DHCP
3 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.48%) VoIP
4 6 (9.84%) SNMP
4 6 (9.84%) VLAN
4 6 (9.84%) Wireshark
5 5 (8.20%) PBX
5 5 (8.20%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (6.56%) Firewall
6 4 (6.56%) IGMP
6 4 (6.56%) Junos
6 4 (6.56%) RTCP
6 4 (6.56%) RTP
6 4 (6.56%) VPN
7 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 3 (4.92%) LAN
7 3 (4.92%) WAN
7 3 (4.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) DataStage
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.64%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (60.66%) Jenkins
2 33 (54.10%) Vagrant
3 28 (45.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (40.98%) Travis CI
5 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
6 14 (22.95%) Maven
6 14 (22.95%) TeamCity
7 13 (21.31%) Ant
7 13 (21.31%) CruiseControl
7 13 (21.31%) Gradle
7 13 (21.31%) MSBuild
8 6 (9.84%) GitLab
8 6 (9.84%) Robot Framework
8 6 (9.84%) Subversion
8 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
9 5 (8.20%) Jasmine
9 5 (8.20%) JIRA
10 4 (6.56%) GDB
10 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (6.56%) Valgrind
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Azure DevOps
3 11 (18.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Angular Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) C Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) VoIP Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Automation Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Network Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.28%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) T24 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (21.31%) JRuby
2 13 (21.31%) Servlets
3 11 (18.03%) Web Services
4 10 (16.39%) CSS
4 10 (16.39%) HTML
5 9 (14.75%) XML
6 7 (11.48%) JSP
7 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.20%) CreateJS
7 5 (8.20%) CSS3
7 5 (8.20%) HTML5
7 5 (8.20%) JSON
7 5 (8.20%) lodash
7 5 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (6.56%) Django
8 4 (6.56%) FreeSWITCH
8 4 (6.56%) Jinja
8 4 (6.56%) REST
8 4 (6.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.48%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (11.48%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) RIA
5 2 (3.28%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) PMI
5 2 (3.28%) Wiki
6 1 (1.64%) Handset
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) iSeries
6 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (85.25%) Linux
2 40 (65.57%) Windows
3 28 (45.90%) CentOS
4 27 (44.26%) Ubuntu
5 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
6 15 (24.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (21.31%) Debian
7 13 (21.31%) Fedora
8 9 (14.75%) DC/OS
9 8 (13.11%) Unix
10 3 (4.92%) MVS
11 2 (3.28%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (1.64%) HPUX
12 1 (1.64%) Solaris
12 1 (1.64%) VMS
12 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (54.10%) DevOps
4 18 (29.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (27.87%) Configuration Management
6 15 (24.59%) Server Monitoring
7 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
8 12 (19.67%) Cloud Operations
8 12 (19.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 12 (19.67%) Scrum
9 10 (16.39%) Data Protection
9 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
10 9 (14.75%) Open Source
10 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (14.75%) TDD
11 8 (13.11%) BDD
12 7 (11.48%) SDLC
13 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.84%) Virtual Environments
14 5 (8.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) Python
2 23 (37.70%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.70%) Perl
3 21 (34.43%) Bash Shell
4 19 (31.15%) Ruby
5 14 (22.95%) Go
6 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
7 12 (19.67%) C#
8 5 (8.20%) ActionScript
8 5 (8.20%) ActionScript 3.0
8 5 (8.20%) C++
8 5 (8.20%) TypeScript
9 4 (6.56%) C
10 2 (3.28%) SQL
11 1 (1.64%) Groovy
11 1 (1.64%) Java 8
11 1 (1.64%) PHP
11 1 (1.64%) Scala
11 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (24.59%) Degree
2 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CCENT
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) CCNP
4 2 (3.28%) CCSA
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) JNCIA
4 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.28%) PMP
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CISA
5 1 (1.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 40 (65.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (52.46%) Hyper-V
3 20 (32.79%) Docker
4 16 (26.23%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (11.48%) KVM
6 4 (6.56%) Xen
7 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.64%) LXC
Systems Management
1 38 (62.30%) Ansible
2 32 (52.46%) Puppet
3 31 (50.82%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (49.18%) Terraform
5 29 (47.54%) Packer
6 14 (22.95%) Salt
7 13 (21.31%) Graylog
7 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
7 13 (21.31%) logstash
7 13 (21.31%) Nagios
8 12 (19.67%) Kibana
9 9 (14.75%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (8.20%) HAProxy
11 2 (3.28%) Cacti
12 1 (1.64%) Consul
12 1 (1.64%) Grafana
12 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (1.64%) Rancher
12 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) VMware
2 28 (45.90%) Splunk
3 27 (44.26%) New Relic
4 22 (36.07%) Google
5 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
6 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
7 13 (21.31%) AppDynamics
8 9 (14.75%) Citrix
8 9 (14.75%) Oracle
9 7 (11.48%) MKS
10 5 (8.20%) Juniper
11 3 (4.92%) Rackspace
12 2 (3.28%) Aruba
12 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.28%) Cisco
12 2 (3.28%) Mirantis
12 2 (3.28%) Qualys
12 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.28%) Temenos
13 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL