Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 October 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 371 378
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.049% 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
South East median daily rate £500 £363 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -20.55% +35.19%
10th Percentile £475 £336 £425
90th Percentile £525 £434 £521
England median daily rate £528 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +24.12% -15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +125.00% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,479 2,364 2,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.07% 14.53% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,433 1,424 1,292
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £148 £174
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 171 190
South East median hourly rate £16.30 £17.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.19% +15.83% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.13 £46.00 £47.01
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VirtualBox as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in the South East

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VirtualBox in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for VirtualBox in the South East

VirtualBox
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VirtualBox in the South East

VirtualBox
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Thames Valley +7 3 £500 +10.99% 6
Berkshire +2 3 £500 +10.99% 4
West Sussex -8 2 - -
Hampshire -15 2 - - 5
VirtualBox
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 South East region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) GitLab
4 2 (25.00%) Yammer
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) KVM
4 2 (25.00%) Trello
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba

VirtualBox
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Slack
1 2 (25.00%) Trello
1 2 (25.00%) Yammer
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Datadog
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) 802.11
3 2 (25.00%) ADSL
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (12.50%) InfluxDB
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) GitLab
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Travis CI
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Robot Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Jinja
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Check Point GAiA
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) ATDD
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCENT
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (25.00%) KVM
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) XenServer
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) Cacti
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (12.50%) Grafana
3 1 (12.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Acronis
3 2 (25.00%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) ESET
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Mirantis
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Qualys
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk