Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 666 804 837
Rank change year-on-year +138 +33 -32
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 35 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.052% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 25
England median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +9.20%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £321
90th Percentile £683 £580 £593
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £22.50 - £10.00
10th Percentile £21.25 - £9.50
90th Percentile £23.75 - £10.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +155.00% -

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 9,628 14,001 11,981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.63% 15.53% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,377 9,285 7,870
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.46%
10th Percentile £170 £185 £163
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 679 647
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.56 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.80 £46.45
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.99% +1.00%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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
London +113 18 £470 -6.00% 13
North of England - 12 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 6 £350 -
North West - 6 £400 - 2
South West +32 5 £500 - 7
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 24 (68.57%) Docker
2 22 (62.86%) Python
3 20 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 20 (57.14%) VMware
3 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 19 (54.29%) AWS
4 19 (54.29%) Linux
5 16 (45.71%) Kubernetes
6 15 (42.86%) Vagrant
6 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 14 (40.00%) Windows
7 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 14 (40.00%) Ansible
7 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (40.00%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (37.14%) Azure
8 13 (37.14%) Google
9 12 (34.29%) JIRA
9 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
9 12 (34.29%) Terraform
10 11 (31.43%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (31.43%) GitHub
10 11 (31.43%) Hortonworks
10 11 (31.43%) Cloudera
10 11 (31.43%) SQL
11 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL

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 9 (25.71%) Apache Spark
1 9 (25.71%) SAS
2 8 (22.86%) Apache
2 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (17.14%) Confluence
3 6 (17.14%) JBoss
3 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
4 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.86%) IIS
7 1 (2.86%) Jetty
7 1 (2.86%) Mongrel
7 1 (2.86%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) AWS
2 13 (37.14%) Azure
3 11 (31.43%) GitHub
4 9 (25.71%) Amazon EKS
5 7 (20.00%) GCP
6 6 (17.14%) PaaS
7 2 (5.71%) Office 365
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.86%) G Suite
8 1 (2.86%) Google App Engine
8 1 (2.86%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (2.86%) Smartsheet
8 1 (2.86%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.86%) SSH
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon Athena
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
2 9 (25.71%) Neo4j
2 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
2 9 (25.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.57%) MySQL
6 2 (5.71%) Big Data
7 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 15 (42.86%) Vagrant
3 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (34.29%) JIRA
5 9 (25.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (25.71%) GitLab
6 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (8.57%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.86%) Ant
8 1 (2.86%) Gradle
8 1 (2.86%) Maven
8 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Avionics
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) PySpark
1 9 (25.71%) Spark Streaming
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Core
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 5 (14.29%) LINQ
3 5 (14.29%) RxJS
3 5 (14.29%) WCF
4 4 (11.43%) Middleware
5 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (8.57%) REST
6 2 (5.71%) HTML
6 2 (5.71%) Lucene
6 2 (5.71%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) JSON
7 1 (2.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) CentOS
4 8 (22.86%) Unix
5 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.57%) DC/OS
6 3 (8.57%) Fedora
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Debian
7 2 (5.71%) Solaris
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Analytics
6 9 (25.71%) Data Munging
6 9 (25.71%) Data Science
6 9 (25.71%) ETL
6 9 (25.71%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (20.00%) Change Management
8 6 (17.14%) DevOps
8 6 (17.14%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (17.14%) Workflow
9 5 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) Microservices
9 5 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Python
2 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Scala
5 6 (17.14%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) Ruby
6 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 4 (11.43%) Perl
8 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
8 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.71%) C
10 1 (2.86%) Go
10 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) GIAC
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Linux+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) RHCSA
4 2 (5.71%) SANS
4 2 (5.71%) SSCP
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Docker
2 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (31.43%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.71%) NFS
6 2 (5.71%) Samba
6 2 (5.71%) Xen
7 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Kubernetes
2 14 (40.00%) Ansible
2 14 (40.00%) Docker Swarm
3 12 (34.29%) Terraform
4 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (14.29%) Puppet
6 4 (11.43%) Packer
7 3 (8.57%) Nagios
7 3 (8.57%) Prometheus
7 3 (8.57%) Salt
8 2 (5.71%) Marathon
8 2 (5.71%) Mesos
8 2 (5.71%) OpenNMS
8 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
8 2 (5.71%) ZABBIX
9 1 (2.86%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (2.86%) Kibana
9 1 (2.86%) logstash
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (37.14%) Google
4 11 (31.43%) Cloudera
4 11 (31.43%) Hortonworks
5 9 (25.71%) Datactics
5 9 (25.71%) IBM
5 9 (25.71%) Informatica
5 9 (25.71%) Palantir
5 9 (25.71%) Talend
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
8 2 (5.71%) Dell
8 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.86%) New Relic
9 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.86%) Splunk