Period
to 24 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 September 2020 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
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 510 803 825
Rank change year-on-year +293 +22 +15
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 3 32 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.036% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.068% 0.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 45
Median daily rate £500 £456 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -17.05% +29.41%
10th Percentile £451 £352 £349
90th Percentile £525 £655 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -17.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.75

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,380 13,796 14,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.73% 15.58% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,727 9,115 9,667
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £217 £174 £180
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 660 896
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +6.25% -4.79%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.17 £10.54
90th Percentile £53.23 £47.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year +15.63% +0.95% +2.26%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VirtualBox as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in the UK

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VirtualBox.

Daily rate trend for VirtualBox in the UK

VirtualBox
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VirtualBox.

Hourly rate trend for VirtualBox in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2020. 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
England +285 3 £500 +7.24% 3
London +197 3 £500 +6.01%
Work from Home - 2 £500 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Data Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Packer
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Webhook
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (66.67%) Data Science
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EKS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Certification
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification

VirtualBox
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EKS
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon Athena
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Data Science
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Webhook
3 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) Packer
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware