Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 798 819
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 34 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.036% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 11
England median daily rate £475 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -8.42% +1.06%
10th Percentile £323 £385 £331
90th Percentile £584 £595 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £475
% change year-on-year +9.20% -8.42% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 12,021 10,749 9,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.89% 12.08% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,919 6,754 5,865
England median daily rate £450 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +7.64%
10th Percentile £163 £165 £160
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 759 1,042
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.10 £43.75 £40.70
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%

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 21 February 2018.

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 6 months to 21 February 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 -27 11 £488 +12.07% 4
Midlands - 7 £675 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £675 - 2
South West +5 6 £475 -5.00%
North of England +30 5 £413 +0.61% 5
South East -8 5 - - 5
North West +15 2 £456 +7.35% 5
Yorkshire -3 2 £380 -7.32%
East of England - 2 £275 - 4
North East - 1 £325 -
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Oracle
4 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
5 14 (41.18%) Java
6 13 (38.24%) Windows
6 13 (38.24%) DevOps
6 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
7 12 (35.29%) SQL
8 11 (32.35%) Python
8 11 (32.35%) Vagrant
9 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (26.47%) Firewall
11 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
11 8 (23.53%) Ansible
12 7 (20.59%) Bitbucket
12 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (20.59%) Ruby
12 7 (20.59%) Apache
12 7 (20.59%) JSP
12 7 (20.59%) MySQL
12 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
12 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.59%) HTML
12 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
12 7 (20.59%) DNS
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.65%) DHCP

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 7 (20.59%) Apache
1 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) CMS
3 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.82%) Jetty
3 3 (8.82%) nginx
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Acrobat
1 4 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (11.76%) RoboHelp
1 4 (11.76%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon S3
2 5 (14.71%) Route 53
2 5 (14.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (8.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.82%) Serverless
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (5.88%) GitHub
4 2 (5.88%) Google App Engine
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.94%) Heroku
5 1 (2.94%) Office 365
5 1 (2.94%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) FTP
4 5 (14.71%) HTTP
4 5 (14.71%) IPsec
4 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) VPN
5 4 (11.76%) 802.11
5 4 (11.76%) ADSL
5 4 (11.76%) BGP
5 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
5 4 (11.76%) OSPF
5 4 (11.76%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 4 (11.76%) VPLS
5 4 (11.76%) VRRP
5 4 (11.76%) Wireless
5 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.88%) Hazelcast
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) DataStage
6 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.94%) HBase
6 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.94%) Redis
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
2 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
3 11 (32.35%) Vagrant
4 7 (20.59%) Bitbucket
5 6 (17.65%) Maven
6 5 (14.71%) Ant
7 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (8.82%) Subversion
8 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
9 2 (5.88%) JIRA
10 1 (2.94%) Grunt
10 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
10 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
1 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Author
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Author
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
3 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (2.94%) Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
4 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) JSP
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) LAMP
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
4 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (11.76%) Spring
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) Hystrix
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (5.88%) LDAP
6 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (5.88%) OAuth
6 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.94%) CSS3
7 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Public Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
5 4 (11.76%) CentOS
5 4 (11.76%) Check Point GAiA
5 4 (11.76%) CoreOS
6 3 (8.82%) Debian
7 2 (5.88%) Solaris
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) Fedora
8 1 (2.94%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.94%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) DevOps
3 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (17.65%) Microservices
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.71%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (11.76%) Content Management
6 4 (11.76%) Patch Management
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (8.82%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (8.82%) DSDM
7 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Information Security
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Ruby
6 4 (11.76%) Perl
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
8 2 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (5.88%) Go
9 1 (2.94%) C#
9 1 (2.94%) Jython
9 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Scala
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CCENT
1 4 (11.76%) CCNA
1 4 (11.76%) CCNP
1 4 (11.76%) CCSA
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.76%) JNCIA
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Docker
3 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.82%) Xen
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (5.88%) Firmware
5 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.88%) KVM
6 1 (2.94%) HDFS
6 1 (2.94%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Ansible
2 6 (17.65%) Puppet
3 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (11.76%) Cacti
4 4 (11.76%) Nagios
5 3 (8.82%) Packer
5 3 (8.82%) Terraform
6 2 (5.88%) Grafana
6 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.88%) Kibana
6 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.88%) logstash
6 2 (5.88%) Salt
6 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.94%) OpenNMS
7 1 (2.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 15 (44.12%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) Adobe
4 4 (11.76%) Aruba
4 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Google
4 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 4 (11.76%) Qualys
4 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.82%) New Relic
5 3 (8.82%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.88%) SaltStack
6 2 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.94%) Perforce
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk