Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 781 830 840
Rank change year-on-year +49 +10 +33
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 31 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.064% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 28
UK median daily rate £450 £513 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +20.87% -15.20%
10th Percentile £336 £318 £326
90th Percentile £720 £625 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £412
% change year-on-year +14.29% -14.95% -8.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £22.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +125.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +125.00% -

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,172 15,409 12,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.60% 14.95% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,692 10,030 7,827
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £165 £180 £158
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 665 896 677
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.96% +4.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.75 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +0.24%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in the UK

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VirtualBox in the UK

VirtualBox
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VirtualBox over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VirtualBox in the UK

VirtualBox
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VirtualBox in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 8 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 19 October 2019. 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 +48 29 £463 -9.76% 28
London +37 17 £472 -14.24% 8
UK excluding London +54 14 £400 +14.29% 21
North of England +41 6 £400 +14.29% 2
North West +21 6 £400 +14.29% 2
South West -8 5 - - 11
Scotland - 2 £198 - 1
South East +27 1 £415 -17.00% 5

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 26 (83.87%) Docker
2 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
3 21 (67.74%) Python
4 20 (64.52%) Linux
4 20 (64.52%) VMware
4 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (61.29%) AWS
5 19 (61.29%) Ansible
6 17 (54.84%) Vagrant
6 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
6 17 (54.84%) Configuration Management
7 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
7 16 (51.61%) Kubernetes
8 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
9 13 (41.94%) Azure
9 13 (41.94%) Windows
10 12 (38.71%) SQL
11 11 (35.48%) Unix
11 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (35.48%) Terraform
11 11 (35.48%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (32.26%) Data Science
12 10 (32.26%) DevOps
12 10 (32.26%) Hortonworks
12 10 (32.26%) Cloudera
12 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
12 10 (32.26%) Google
12 10 (32.26%) Hadoop
12 10 (32.26%) CentOS
13 9 (29.03%) Git (software)

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 9 (29.03%) Apache Spark
1 9 (29.03%) SAS
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (22.58%) Confluence
4 6 (19.35%) JBoss
4 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
4 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (6.45%) IIS
6 2 (6.45%) Jetty
6 2 (6.45%) Mongrel
6 2 (6.45%) nginx
7 1 (3.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (61.29%) AWS
2 13 (41.94%) Azure
3 9 (29.03%) Amazon EKS
3 9 (29.03%) GCP
4 7 (22.58%) GitHub
5 6 (19.35%) PaaS
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (6.45%) Google App Engine
7 2 (6.45%) Office 365
7 2 (6.45%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (3.23%) Datadog
8 1 (3.23%) G Suite
8 1 (3.23%) Smartsheet
8 1 (3.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Hadoop
2 9 (29.03%) Amazon Athena
2 9 (29.03%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (29.03%) Neo4j
2 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
2 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (29.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) KDB
4 1 (3.23%) Kdb+
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
2 17 (54.84%) Vagrant
3 9 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.81%) JIRA
5 7 (22.58%) GitLab
6 2 (6.45%) Ant
6 2 (6.45%) Maven
6 2 (6.45%) MSBuild
7 1 (3.23%) Babel
7 1 (3.23%) Gradle
7 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.23%) PyCharm
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.23%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.23%) Wing IDE
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) ETL Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) PySpark
1 9 (29.03%) Spark Streaming
2 8 (25.81%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) Middleware
5 2 (6.45%) JRuby
5 2 (6.45%) Lucene
5 2 (6.45%) Servlets
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.23%) Django
6 1 (3.23%) Flask
6 1 (3.23%) JDBC
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (3.23%) NumPy
6 1 (3.23%) Pandas
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) SciPy
6 1 (3.23%) Sphinx
6 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Unix
4 10 (32.26%) CentOS
5 5 (16.13%) Solaris
6 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (9.68%) Fedora
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Android
8 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.45%) Debian
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.23%) DC/OS
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Configuration Management
2 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) Data Science
4 10 (32.26%) DevOps
4 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Analytics
5 9 (29.03%) Data Munging
5 9 (29.03%) ETL
5 9 (29.03%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Task Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Workflow
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.68%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Python
2 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Scala
5 8 (25.81%) Perl
6 7 (22.58%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) Ruby
8 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.45%) Go
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.23%) C#
10 1 (3.23%) ES6
10 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) RHCSA
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) NIST
1 1 (3.23%) NIST 800
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Docker
2 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (22.58%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.45%) Xen
6 1 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Ansible
2 16 (51.61%) Kubernetes
3 11 (35.48%) Docker Swarm
3 11 (35.48%) Terraform
4 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (25.81%) Puppet
5 7 (22.58%) Salt
6 5 (16.13%) Marathon
6 5 (16.13%) Mesos
7 2 (6.45%) Packer
8 1 (3.23%) Graylog
8 1 (3.23%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (3.23%) Kibana
8 1 (3.23%) logstash
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (3.23%) Nagios
8 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
3 10 (32.26%) Cloudera
3 10 (32.26%) Google
3 10 (32.26%) Hortonworks
4 9 (29.03%) Datactics
4 9 (29.03%) IBM
4 9 (29.03%) Informatica
4 9 (29.03%) Palantir
4 9 (29.03%) Talend
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) New Relic
7 1 (3.23%) Perforce
7 1 (3.23%) Splunk
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec