Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 773 755 840
Rank change year-on-year -18 +85 -43
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 64 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.053% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.47% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 10
England median daily rate £550 £429 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -9.68% +1.06%
10th Percentile £336 £319 £342
90th Percentile £622 £490 £613
UK median daily rate £550 £429 £475
% change year-on-year +28.21% -9.68% +1.06%
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 12,401 9,416 10,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.46% 11.29% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,068 6,038 6,752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £185 £168 £174
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 718 579 866
England median hourly rate £16.19 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.13 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.08 £43.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.88% +1.59% +0.08%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -32 38 £575 +32.18% 9
South East -13 10 £500 +26.90% 9
East of England -1 7 £275 - 1
North of England -7 6 £500 +21.95% 8
Midlands - 3 £538 - 2
North East - 3 £313 -
North West - 3 £500 - 7
West Midlands - 3 £538 - 2
South West -1 1 £500 +15.47% 1
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 47 (73.44%) VMware
1 47 (73.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (70.31%) Linux
3 43 (67.19%) Windows
4 42 (65.63%) Jenkins
5 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (57.81%) Python
7 35 (54.69%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (54.69%) DevOps
8 34 (53.13%) Opscode Chef
9 33 (51.56%) Ansible
10 32 (50.00%) Vagrant
10 32 (50.00%) Puppet
10 32 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (48.44%) Docker
11 31 (48.44%) Terraform
11 31 (48.44%) Windows Server
12 27 (42.19%) Packer
12 27 (42.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (42.19%) Hyper-V
12 27 (42.19%) Ubuntu
13 26 (40.63%) Google
13 26 (40.63%) Configuration Management
13 26 (40.63%) Kubernetes
14 25 (39.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (39.06%) Google Cloud Platform
14 25 (39.06%) Virtual Machines
14 25 (39.06%) CentOS
15 23 (35.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (35.94%) Splunk

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 11 (17.19%) Apache
2 10 (15.63%) nginx
2 10 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.06%) WebLogic
4 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.94%) IIS
4 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
5 6 (9.38%) Jetty
5 6 (9.38%) Mongrel
5 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.13%) CMS
7 2 (3.13%) Confluence
7 2 (3.13%) Drupal
7 2 (3.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 35 (54.69%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (42.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (39.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 25 (39.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (21.88%) Datadog
6 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (9.38%) Rackspace Cloud
6 6 (9.38%) Sumo Logic
7 5 (7.81%) Google App Engine
8 4 (6.25%) IaaS
9 3 (4.69%) GitHub
10 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
10 2 (3.13%) PaaS
10 2 (3.13%) Slack
11 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.56%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (1.56%) Linode
11 1 (1.56%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Firewall
2 13 (20.31%) VPN
3 11 (17.19%) VLAN
4 10 (15.63%) DNS
5 9 (14.06%) HTTP
6 8 (12.50%) DHCP
7 7 (10.94%) NetScaler
8 5 (7.81%) LAN
8 5 (7.81%) SNMP
9 4 (6.25%) ADSL
9 4 (6.25%) BGP
9 4 (6.25%) EIGRP
9 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
9 4 (6.25%) FTP
9 4 (6.25%) SMTP
9 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.25%) VoIP
9 4 (6.25%) VRRP
9 4 (6.25%) WAN
9 4 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MySQL
2 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) DataStage
4 1 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (65.63%) Jenkins
2 32 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 19 (29.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
3 19 (29.69%) Travis CI
4 10 (15.63%) Ant
5 9 (14.06%) Maven
6 7 (10.94%) Bitbucket
6 7 (10.94%) Gradle
6 7 (10.94%) Subversion
7 6 (9.38%) MSBuild
7 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
8 5 (7.81%) CruiseControl
8 5 (7.81%) Mercurial
9 4 (6.25%) JIRA
10 3 (4.69%) GitLab
11 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.56%) MSTest
12 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Electronics
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Automation Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (10.94%) JSP
3 6 (9.38%) JRuby
3 6 (9.38%) Servlets
3 6 (9.38%) Web Services
4 4 (6.25%) 802.1X
4 4 (6.25%) Middleware
5 3 (4.69%) HTML
5 3 (4.69%) HTML5
5 3 (4.69%) LAMP
5 3 (4.69%) Node.js
6 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) CreateJS
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) CSS3
6 2 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (3.13%) JSON
6 2 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (31.25%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (9.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) RIA
4 2 (3.13%) Wiki
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 45 (70.31%) Linux
2 43 (67.19%) Windows
3 31 (48.44%) Windows Server
4 27 (42.19%) Ubuntu
5 25 (39.06%) CentOS
6 23 (35.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (29.69%) DC/OS
8 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (10.94%) Windows NT
10 6 (9.38%) Debian
11 5 (7.81%) Fedora
11 5 (7.81%) Unix
12 4 (6.25%) Check Point GAiA
13 2 (3.13%) Solaris
14 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
14 1 (1.56%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (54.69%) DevOps
3 32 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (40.63%) Configuration Management
5 22 (34.38%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (28.13%) SDLC
7 17 (26.56%) Server Monitoring
8 12 (18.75%) Open Source
9 10 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.94%) Disk Encryption
10 7 (10.94%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (10.94%) Microservices
11 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
12 5 (7.81%) Network Virtualisation
12 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
13 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
13 4 (6.25%) Scrum
13 4 (6.25%) TDD
13 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) Python
2 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
2 17 (26.56%) Java
3 14 (21.88%) Ruby
3 14 (21.88%) SQL
4 9 (14.06%) Go
5 8 (12.50%) Perl
6 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.25%) C++
9 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.69%) Scala
10 2 (3.13%) ActionScript
10 2 (3.13%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
10 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.56%) C#
11 1 (1.56%) Groovy
11 1 (1.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) CCENT
3 4 (6.25%) CCNA
3 4 (6.25%) CCNP
3 4 (6.25%) CCSA
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.25%) JNCIA
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) GCP
System Software
1 47 (73.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (48.44%) Docker
3 27 (42.19%) Hyper-V
4 25 (39.06%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
6 8 (12.50%) KVM
7 7 (10.94%) BitLocker
7 7 (10.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (10.94%) Xen
7 7 (10.94%) XenApp
7 7 (10.94%) XenDesktop
7 7 (10.94%) XenServer
8 2 (3.13%) LXC
8 2 (3.13%) vCloud
9 1 (1.56%) NFS
9 1 (1.56%) QEMU
9 1 (1.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (53.13%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (51.56%) Ansible
3 32 (50.00%) Puppet
4 31 (48.44%) Terraform
5 27 (42.19%) Packer
6 26 (40.63%) Kubernetes
7 20 (31.25%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (15.63%) Salt
9 7 (10.94%) Backup Exec
9 7 (10.94%) Nagios
9 7 (10.94%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (9.38%) Graylog
10 6 (9.38%) Kibana
11 5 (7.81%) Consul
11 5 (7.81%) logstash
12 4 (6.25%) Cacti
12 4 (6.25%) Rancher
13 2 (3.13%) Capistrano
13 2 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) VMware
2 26 (40.63%) Google
3 23 (35.94%) Splunk
4 22 (34.38%) New Relic
5 21 (32.81%) Oracle
6 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
7 9 (14.06%) Rackspace
8 7 (10.94%) Acronis
8 7 (10.94%) Citrix
8 7 (10.94%) Kaspersky
8 7 (10.94%) McAfee
8 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.94%) Sophos
8 7 (10.94%) Symantec
8 7 (10.94%) Veeam
9 6 (9.38%) AppDynamics
9 6 (9.38%) Perforce
10 5 (7.81%) SaltStack
11 4 (6.25%) Cisco
11 4 (6.25%) Juniper