Period
to 23 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 762 785 806
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 +52
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 30 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.087% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 32
England median daily rate £466 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.23% +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £374 £349 £332
90th Percentile £665 £625 £453
UK median daily rate £456 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -17.05% +29.41% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 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 12,545 13,687 10,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.59% 14.81% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,416 8,922 7,110
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £180 £185 £164
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 809 621
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.10 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.48% -4.20% +5.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.58 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.95 £44.31 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.79% +3.16%

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 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 15 £472 -14.24% 10
North of England +17 8 £400 +14.29% 3
North West +15 6 £400 +14.29% 2
South West - 5 £485 - 6
North East +18 2 £400 +10.34%
South East +17 2 £458 -8.50% 3
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 27 (90.00%) Docker
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 20 (66.67%) Linux
3 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 17 (56.67%) Ansible
4 17 (56.67%) AWS
5 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (53.33%) VMware
5 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
5 16 (53.33%) Vagrant
5 16 (53.33%) Bash Shell
6 15 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
8 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
8 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 13 (43.33%) Kubernetes
9 11 (36.67%) Azure
9 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
10 10 (33.33%) Google
10 10 (33.33%) JIRA
10 10 (33.33%) Unix
10 10 (33.33%) Windows
10 10 (33.33%) DevOps
11 9 (30.00%) Hortonworks
11 9 (30.00%) Cloudera
11 9 (30.00%) Hadoop
11 9 (30.00%) GCP
11 9 (30.00%) Terraform
11 9 (30.00%) Docker Swarm

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 8 (26.67%) Apache
1 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
1 8 (26.67%) JBoss
1 8 (26.67%) SAS
1 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (23.33%) Confluence
3 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (13.33%) nginx
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 2 (6.67%) Jetty
5 2 (6.67%) Mongrel
6 1 (3.33%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) AWS
2 11 (36.67%) Azure
3 9 (30.00%) GCP
4 8 (26.67%) Amazon EKS
5 7 (23.33%) GitHub
6 6 (20.00%) PaaS
7 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (6.67%) Google App Engine
8 2 (6.67%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (6.67%) Yarn
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (3.33%) Datadog
9 1 (3.33%) G Suite
9 1 (3.33%) Office 365
9 1 (3.33%) Smartsheet
9 1 (3.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon Athena
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (26.67%) Neo4j
2 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (26.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) KDB
5 1 (3.33%) Kdb+
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (53.33%) Vagrant
3 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
4 10 (33.33%) JIRA
5 8 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (20.00%) GitLab
7 4 (13.33%) Maven
8 3 (10.00%) Selenium
9 2 (6.67%) Ant
9 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
9 2 (6.67%) JUnit
9 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
9 2 (6.67%) webpack
10 1 (3.33%) Babel
10 1 (3.33%) Gradle
10 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
10 1 (3.33%) PyCharm
10 1 (3.33%) Subversion
10 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.33%) Wing IDE
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) ETL Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Mac Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) PySpark
1 8 (26.67%) Spark Streaming
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) HTML5
3 4 (13.33%) Middleware
4 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) CreateJS
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) JRuby
5 2 (6.67%) lodash
5 2 (6.67%) Lucene
5 2 (6.67%) Node.js
5 2 (6.67%) React
5 2 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
5 2 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.67%) RIA
1 2 (6.67%) Wiki
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Unix
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Fedora
5 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.67%) Debian
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
4 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) Data Science
6 8 (26.67%) Analytics
6 8 (26.67%) Data Munging
6 8 (26.67%) ETL
6 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (20.00%) Workflow
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Task Automation
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) Web Development
10 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery
11 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
11 2 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Python
2 16 (53.33%) Bash Shell
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Scala
6 7 (23.33%) Perl
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) Ruby
8 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
9 2 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (6.67%) Go
9 2 (6.67%) Java 8
10 1 (3.33%) C#
10 1 (3.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) RHCSA
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (90.00%) Docker
2 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) Xen
6 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Ansible
2 13 (43.33%) Kubernetes
3 9 (30.00%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (30.00%) Terraform
4 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (23.33%) Puppet
6 6 (20.00%) Salt
7 4 (13.33%) Marathon
7 4 (13.33%) Mesos
8 2 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (6.67%) HAProxy
9 1 (3.33%) Graylog
9 1 (3.33%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (3.33%) Kibana
9 1 (3.33%) logstash
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (3.33%) Nagios
9 1 (3.33%) Packer
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Google
3 9 (30.00%) Cloudera
3 9 (30.00%) Hortonworks
4 8 (26.67%) Datactics
4 8 (26.67%) IBM
4 8 (26.67%) Informatica
4 8 (26.67%) Palantir
4 8 (26.67%) Talend
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) New Relic
7 1 (3.33%) Perforce
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk