Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 February 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 West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 207 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - -
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.073% -
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
South West median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
England median daily rate £475 £435 £475
% change year-on-year +9.20% -8.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 726 676 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.03% 12.31% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 417 401
South West median daily rate £400 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +0.74%
10th Percentile £159 £120 £123
90th Percentile £588 £550 £475
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 69 75
South West median hourly rate £23.25 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.46% -12.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.50 £10.55
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.34% +6.67% -3.23%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in the South West

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VirtualBox in the South West

VirtualBox
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Wiltshire +13 3 £475 -5.00%
Somerset - 2 £456 -
Devon - 1 - -
VirtualBox
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 West region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (66.67%) Docker
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) DSDM
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Route 53
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (50.00%) CoreOS
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (50.00%) Serverless
4 2 (33.33%) Terraform
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (33.33%) Python

VirtualBox
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (50.00%) Route 53
2 3 (50.00%) Serverless
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Ant
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Agile Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Flask
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) CoreOS
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) DSDM
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware