Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 181 215
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 -
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.023% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £500 - -
England median daily rate £550 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +29.41% -8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 656 473 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.69% 10.76% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 308 323
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £151 £149 £171
90th Percentile £575 £552 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 36 59
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.72% +11.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.63 £20.13 £23.95
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% -4.69%

VirtualBox
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VirtualBox in the West Midlands

VirtualBox
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
VirtualBox
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Consul

VirtualBox
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Consul
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform