Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 372 364
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 +16
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.024% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
South East median daily rate £500 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +33.33%
10th Percentile £466 £334 £425
90th Percentile £560 £366 £525
England median daily rate £500 £418 £456
% change year-on-year +19.69% -8.44% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £10.00 -
England 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 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 2,668 2,471 2,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.90% 14.65% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,596 1,439 1,202
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £163 £143 £188
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 176 190
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.28 £10.29
90th Percentile £44.53 £44.38 £48.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.62 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% +3.23%

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 15 December 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
Hampshire -18 3 £500 - 3
Berkshire - 3 £500 - 2
Thames Valley - 3 £500 - 4
West Sussex -13 2 - -
VirtualBox
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
3 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (50.00%) New Relic
3 4 (50.00%) Datadog
3 4 (50.00%) Packer
3 4 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines

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%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (50.00%) Datadog
1 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (25.00%) Slack
2 2 (25.00%) Trello
2 2 (25.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 802.11
1 2 (25.00%) ADSL
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) HSRP
1 2 (25.00%) IPsec
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) VPLS
1 2 (25.00%) VRRP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
1 1 (12.50%) InfluxDB
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (25.00%) GitLab
2 2 (25.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Jinja
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) DC/OS
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Check Point GAiA
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (25.00%) Economics
5 2 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Value Proposition
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
1 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Packer
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 3 (37.50%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (25.00%) Cacti
5 1 (12.50%) Grafana
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Google
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) New Relic
2 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Mirantis
3 2 (25.00%) Qualys
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) MKS