Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 834 818
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16 +7
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 36 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 32
England median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +23.29%
10th Percentile £316 £400 £331
90th Percentile £525 £619 £513
UK median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +23.29%
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 11950 12103 10859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.73% 12.33% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7664 6282
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £163
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 815 1172
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £39.13 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
South West +18 10 £412 -17.70% 2
London -24 7 £450 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +41 6 £850 -
Midlands +31 6 £850 -
North of England +67 5 £325 -10.34% 1
East of England - 5 - -
South East +10 3 £350 -23.29% 2
North West +28 2 £313 -26.47%
Yorkshire - 2 £380 - 1
North East +66 1 £325 +8.33%
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 24 (66.67%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
3 19 (52.78%) Vagrant
4 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (47.22%) Linux
6 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (36.11%) Ruby
8 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 11 (30.56%) DevOps
9 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 10 (27.78%) Java
10 10 (27.78%) Unix
11 9 (25.00%) Windows
11 9 (25.00%) CSS
11 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.00%) Perl
11 9 (25.00%) HTML
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle
11 9 (25.00%) Ansible
11 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 8 (22.22%) Puppet
12 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (19.44%) MySQL
13 7 (19.44%) Apache
13 7 (19.44%) Open Source

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 (19.44%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) Confluence
3 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.33%) Jetty
3 3 (8.33%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (11.11%) RoboHelp
1 4 (11.11%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.33%) Route 53
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.78%) Heroku
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) Skype
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
1 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.56%) Hazelcast
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.78%) DataStage
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) HBase
5 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
1 19 (52.78%) Vagrant
2 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.67%) JIRA
4 5 (13.89%) Maven
5 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.11%) Hudson
5 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.33%) Ant
6 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
6 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.33%) IDA Disassembler
6 3 (8.33%) Metasploit
6 3 (8.33%) OllyDbg
6 3 (8.33%) Subversion
6 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
7 2 (5.56%) TestComplete
7 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Law
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Author
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Author
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Malware Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Security Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) CSS
1 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) LAMP
3 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (11.11%) JSON
4 4 (11.11%) REST
4 4 (11.11%) Spring
4 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (8.33%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (5.56%) Hystrix
6 2 (5.56%) JSP
6 2 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (5.56%) Node.js
6 2 (5.56%) OAuth
6 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.78%) JRuby
7 1 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.78%) CESG
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Unix
3 9 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Debian
4 5 (13.89%) VMS
5 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.56%) CentOS
7 2 (5.56%) CoreOS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.78%) Fedora
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (30.56%) DevOps
5 7 (19.44%) Open Source
6 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Content Management
7 5 (13.89%) Information Security
7 5 (13.89%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) OWASP
8 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Runbook
9 3 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Python
2 13 (36.11%) Ruby
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.00%) Perl
6 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.33%) C#
7 3 (8.33%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.56%) Go
8 2 (5.56%) Groovy
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (5.56%) Scala
9 1 (2.78%) Jython
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (5.56%) Firmware
3 2 (5.56%) LXC
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.78%) HDFS
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
2 8 (22.22%) Puppet
3 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.89%) Nagios
5 3 (8.33%) EnCase
5 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (8.33%) ZABBIX
6 2 (5.56%) Grafana
6 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.56%) Kibana
6 2 (5.56%) logstash
6 2 (5.56%) Packer
6 2 (5.56%) Salt
7 1 (2.78%) OpenNMS
7 1 (2.78%) OSSEC
7 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.11%) Adobe
5 4 (11.11%) New Relic
6 3 (8.33%) Google
6 3 (8.33%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Perforce
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk