Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 197 215
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 -
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.15% 0.57% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
South West median daily rate £423 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.40% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £380 £439 £420
90th Percentile £493 £553 £479
England median daily rate £413 £463 £436
% change year-on-year -10.81% +6.02% +9.06%
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 698 701 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.43% 12.47% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 428 368
South West median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £158 £122 £120
90th Percentile £553 £519 £488
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 70 88
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.21% +2.63%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.05 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VirtualBox in the South West over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 11 December 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
Wiltshire -2 4 £463 -7.50%
Devon - 3 £423 -
Somerset - 1 £413 -
VirtualBox
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 South West region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) Vagrant
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Docker
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (50.00%) CoreOS
4 4 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (50.00%) Serverless
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (50.00%) Route 53
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (50.00%) DSDM
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Terraform
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible

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 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (50.00%) Route 53
2 4 (50.00%) Serverless
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (12.50%) Heroku
3 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) Vagrant
2 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
4 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Agile Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) Flask
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) CoreOS
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) DSDM
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) GlusterFS
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Terraform
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) OSSEC
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic
2 1 (12.50%) VMware