Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 714 465 779
Rank change year-on-year -249 +314 +24
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 13 3 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.012% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.080% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 18
10th Percentile £325 £443 £374
25th Percentile £369 £455 £404
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £500 £466
Median % change year-on-year -14.00% +7.24% -13.66%
75th Percentile £450 £525 £508
90th Percentile £479 " £665
UK median daily rate £430 £500 £456
% change year-on-year -14.00% +9.59% -15.51%

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 9,022 3,753 12,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.25% 14.76% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,397 2,532 8,613
10th Percentile £200 £220 £180
25th Percentile £381 £371 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.20% +2.00% +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 147 532
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.76 £13.05
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% -
75th Percentile £28.75 £40.00 £23.81
90th Percentile £63.13 £49.60 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.68
% change year-on-year -1.41% +6.45% +4.22%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VirtualBox as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VirtualBox in England.

Daily rate trend for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VirtualBox in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VirtualBox in England

VirtualBox
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VirtualBox in England.

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 20 September 2021. 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 - 5 £363 -
London -190 3 £430 -14.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
North of England - 3 £450 - 2
South East - 1 - - 1
VirtualBox
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Python
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Social Skills
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Nagios
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
5 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
5 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
5 5 (38.46%) Coverity
5 5 (38.46%) Bitbucket
5 5 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (38.46%) vSphere
5 5 (38.46%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (38.46%) SonarQube
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
6 4 (30.77%) Vagrant
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) Puppet
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Figma
1 1 (7.69%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) BrowserStack
3 1 (7.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MariaDB
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Bitbucket
3 5 (38.46%) SonarQube
4 4 (30.77%) Vagrant
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) RSpec
6 1 (7.69%) Appium
6 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (61.54%) Social Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Dutch Language
4 2 (15.38%) German Language
4 2 (15.38%) Polish Language
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Release Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) ITSM
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Storage Management
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 6 (46.15%) C
3 3 (23.08%) Go
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) AWK
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Lua
4 1 (7.69%) sed
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
1 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
1 5 (38.46%) Coverity
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Klocwork
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase
5 1 (7.69%) Facebook
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle