The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 513 592 592
Rank change year-on-year
+79 0
Contract jobs citing KVM 115 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.079% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 1.93% 0.74% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 23 18
Median daily rate £475 £395 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
KVM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5955 5662 5216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.87% 10.65% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3856 3243 2907
Median daily rate £413 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 565 625
Median hourly rate £17.80 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing KVM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in England

KVM
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing KVM across the England region.

KVM Daily Rate Trend in England

KVM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing KVM across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

KVM Daily Rate Histogram in England

KVM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing KVM across the England region.

KVM Hourly Rate Trend in England

KVM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 56 £500 +25.00% 6
North East +14 32 £280 -20.00%
South East +22 11 £550 +83.33% 3
Yorkshire +10 9 £525 +50.00% 1
North West +25 6 £425 +21.42% 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing KVM 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 England region with a requirement for KVM.

1 199 (92.13%) Linux
2 100 (46.30%) Red Hat
3 97 (44.91%) Oracle
4 87 (40.28%) VMware
5 86 (39.81%) DevOps
6 85 (39.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 85 (39.35%) SAN
7 83 (38.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 82 (37.96%) EMC
9 79 (36.57%) Puppet
10 66 (30.56%) High Availability
10 66 (30.56%) Xen
11 65 (30.09%) RHCE
12 63 (29.17%) Oracle RAC
13 61 (28.24%) Clustering
14 60 (27.78%) ITIL
15 59 (27.31%) AIX
15 59 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (26.85%) Configuration Management
16 58 (26.85%) Compliance Management
17 56 (25.93%) HP
17 56 (25.93%) IBM
18 53 (24.54%) Windows
19 51 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
19 51 (23.61%) Service Delivery
19 51 (23.61%) Hyper-V
20 49 (22.69%) Docker
21 48 (22.22%) Apache
22 47 (21.76%) OpenStack
23 46 (21.30%) Java

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 48 (22.22%) Apache
2 47 (21.76%) OpenStack
3 24 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 18 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 18 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.94%) IIS
5 15 (6.94%) Oracle Coherence
6 11 (5.09%) Confluence
6 11 (5.09%) nginx
7 5 (2.31%) SAS
8 2 (0.93%) Drupal
8 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.93%) GemFire
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.46%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.46%) Jetty
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (2.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.04%) IaaS
3 21 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.17%) PaaS
5 7 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.39%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) SaaS
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.46%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 85 (39.35%) SAN
2 37 (17.13%) iSCSI
3 36 (16.67%) NAS
4 33 (15.28%) Fibre Channel
4 33 (15.28%) WAN
5 32 (14.81%) LAN
6 25 (11.57%) HTTP
7 24 (11.11%) FCoE
7 24 (11.11%) Multicast
8 22 (10.19%) DNS
9 19 (8.80%) TCP/IP
10 18 (8.33%) SNMP
11 16 (7.41%) Network Security
12 14 (6.48%) LDAP
13 12 (5.56%) SSL
14 10 (4.63%) VLAN
15 8 (3.70%) DHCP
15 8 (3.70%) Firewall
16 6 (2.78%) Internet
17 5 (2.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.06%) MySQL
2 33 (15.28%) SQL Server
3 25 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (10.19%) Hadoop
5 17 (7.87%) HBase
6 8 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.31%) Redis
8 4 (1.85%) Big Data
9 3 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.93%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.93%) DB2
10 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.46%) OLAP
11 1 (0.46%) OLTP
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.46%) Riak
Development Applications
1 43 (19.91%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 15 (6.94%) Gradle
4 15 (6.94%) Maven
5 10 (4.63%) Subversion
6 9 (4.17%) Ant
7 8 (3.70%) JIRA
8 7 (3.24%) GitLab
9 6 (2.78%) Artifactory
9 6 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.78%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (14.81%) Banking
2 28 (12.96%) Finance
3 10 (4.63%) Games
4 8 (3.70%) Publishing
5 7 (3.24%) Retail
6 3 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
2 52 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (19.44%) Architect
4 40 (18.52%) Administrator
5 31 (14.35%) Linux Administrator
6 30 (13.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 26 (12.04%) Linux Support
8 22 (10.19%) AWS DevOps
8 22 (10.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 21 (9.72%) AWS Engineer
9 21 (9.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 19 (8.80%) Support Engineer
10 19 (8.80%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
11 16 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 15 (6.94%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 15 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (6.48%) Linux Specialist
14 13 (6.02%) Linux Support Engineer
15 12 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.43%) Middleware
2 26 (12.04%) XML
3 23 (10.65%) LAMP
4 20 (9.26%) HTML
5 19 (8.80%) libvirt
6 17 (7.87%) Node.js
7 15 (6.94%) Rendezvous
7 15 (6.94%) XSLT
8 14 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (6.02%) LAPP Stack
10 11 (5.09%) LEMP Stack
10 11 (5.09%) REST
10 11 (5.09%) Sensu
11 9 (4.17%) .NET
12 7 (3.24%) CSS
13 5 (2.31%) JSON
13 5 (2.31%) Web Services
14 4 (1.85%) SOAP
15 3 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
15 3 (1.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (28.24%) Clustering
2 18 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 11 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.31%) BBC
7 5 (2.31%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.85%) Replication
9 3 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.93%) IBM XIV
10 2 (0.93%) Online Games
10 2 (0.93%) User Experience
10 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.46%) DataPower
11 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 199 (92.13%) Linux
2 83 (38.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (27.31%) AIX
4 53 (24.54%) Windows
5 44 (20.37%) Solaris
6 42 (19.44%) Unix
7 35 (16.20%) CentOS
8 13 (6.02%) Ubuntu
9 12 (5.56%) Fedora
9 12 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (5.09%) Mac OS X
10 11 (5.09%) Windows Vista
10 11 (5.09%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.24%) Debian
12 4 (1.85%) HPUX
12 4 (1.85%) SUSE
13 3 (1.39%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.81%) DevOps
2 66 (30.56%) High Availability
3 60 (27.78%) ITIL
4 59 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (26.85%) Compliance Management
5 58 (26.85%) Configuration Management
6 51 (23.61%) Service Delivery
7 34 (15.74%) Open Source
8 31 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (13.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (11.57%) Software Delivery
12 24 (11.11%) Benchmarking
13 22 (10.19%) Load Balancing
14 17 (7.87%) E-Commerce
15 12 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
16 11 (5.09%) Network Monitoring
17 9 (4.17%) Change Control
17 9 (4.17%) Problem Management
17 9 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.30%) Java
2 43 (19.91%) Python
3 37 (17.13%) Perl
4 35 (16.20%) JavaScript
5 29 (13.43%) SQL
6 27 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 17 (7.87%) Ruby
7 17 (7.87%) Scala
8 12 (5.56%) PHP
9 11 (5.09%) C
10 10 (4.63%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.78%) C#
11 6 (2.78%) C++
11 6 (2.78%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.31%) Korn
12 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.31%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 65 (30.09%) RHCE
2 40 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.19%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.63%) Degree
6 6 (2.78%) CCNA
6 6 (2.78%) CCNP
6 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.78%) RHCA
6 6 (2.78%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.93%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 85 (39.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (30.56%) Xen
3 63 (29.17%) Oracle RAC
4 51 (23.61%) Hyper-V
5 49 (22.69%) Docker
6 34 (15.74%) NFS
7 27 (12.50%) SRDF
8 18 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (5.09%) iptables
9 11 (5.09%) vCloud
10 10 (4.63%) XenServer
11 8 (3.70%) RHEV
12 7 (3.24%) Squid
13 6 (2.78%) Sendmail
14 5 (2.31%) Dovecot
14 5 (2.31%) LXC
14 5 (2.31%) StorNext
14 5 (2.31%) Xsan
15 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (36.57%) Puppet
2 51 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (20.83%) EMC NetWorker
4 43 (19.91%) Ansible
5 30 (13.89%) Nagios
6 13 (6.02%) Graphite
7 12 (5.56%) Ganglia
7 12 (5.56%) Terraform
8 11 (5.09%) HAProxy
8 11 (5.09%) StatsD
9 9 (4.17%) Packer
10 8 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
11 7 (3.24%) vRealize
11 7 (3.24%) Zenoss
12 6 (2.78%) Cacti
12 6 (2.78%) Kibana
12 6 (2.78%) logstash
13 5 (2.31%) BladeLogic
13 5 (2.31%) OpenNebula
13 5 (2.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 100 (46.30%) Red Hat
2 97 (44.91%) Oracle
3 87 (40.28%) VMware
4 82 (37.96%) EMC
5 56 (25.93%) HP
5 56 (25.93%) IBM
6 40 (18.52%) NetApp
7 36 (16.67%) Cisco
8 27 (12.50%) Intel
9 15 (6.94%) DataSynapse
9 15 (6.94%) TIBCO
10 14 (6.48%) Sybase
11 12 (5.56%) Microsoft
12 11 (5.09%) Dell
13 8 (3.70%) Citrix
14 7 (3.24%) F5
15 6 (2.78%) Atlassian
15 6 (2.78%) Sun
16 5 (2.31%) Adobe
16 5 (2.31%) Percona
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