The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for VirtualBox skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - - 0.70%
As % of the System Software category - - 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

VirtualBox is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21 44 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 8.05% 15.83% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 17
Median daily rate £375 £313 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £147 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £31.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £12.60 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing VirtualBox as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in Southampton

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VirtualBox in Southampton