The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 549 546 570
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing KVM 30 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.029% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £330 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £386 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 -
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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
5094 4664 4549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.71% 9.68% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2493 2229
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 554 572
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing KVM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 16 £444 +34.46% 13
South East -3 8 £475 - 3
South West - 1 £325 - 1
East of England - 1 £475 - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing KVM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited KVM.

1 49 (87.50%) Linux
2 30 (53.57%) VMware
2 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (33.93%) Red Hat
3 19 (33.93%) UNIX
3 19 (33.93%) DNS
3 19 (33.93%) SAN
4 17 (30.36%) Apache
4 17 (30.36%) Hyper-V
4 17 (30.36%) Puppet
5 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 15 (26.79%) Firewall
6 15 (26.79%) Windows
6 15 (26.79%) SQL
6 15 (26.79%) MySQL
7 14 (25.00%) Oracle
7 14 (25.00%) PHP
7 14 (25.00%) VPN
7 14 (25.00%) Open Source
7 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 14 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (23.21%) HP
8 13 (23.21%) Cisco
9 12 (21.43%) XML
9 12 (21.43%) Xen
10 11 (19.64%) Java
10 11 (19.64%) Solaris
10 11 (19.64%) NFS
10 11 (19.64%) DevOps

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing KVM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited KVM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (30.36%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) Drupal
3 8 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.36%) Moodle
7 2 (3.57%) Confluence
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.57%) IIS
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.79%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) DNS
1 19 (33.93%) SAN
2 15 (26.79%) Firewall
3 14 (25.00%) VPN
4 10 (17.86%) DHCP
4 10 (17.86%) LAN
4 10 (17.86%) WAN
5 9 (16.07%) HTTP
6 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.71%) LDAP
7 6 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
8 5 (8.93%) SMTP
9 4 (7.14%) Internet
9 4 (7.14%) NAS
10 3 (5.36%) Multicast
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.36%) FCoE
10 3 (5.36%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) MySQL
2 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.57%) HBase
7 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.79%) Redis
8 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 5 (8.93%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.79%) Gradle
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (25.00%) Administrator
2 9 (16.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (16.07%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Architect
3 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) XML
2 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) Middleware
3 8 (14.29%) JSON
3 8 (14.29%) REST
4 7 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) XSLT
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.57%) Rendezvous
5 2 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (1.79%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Open Source
2 9 (16.07%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) VLE
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Handset
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 49 (87.50%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) UNIX
3 15 (26.79%) Windows
4 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (19.64%) Solaris
6 9 (16.07%) Ubuntu
7 6 (10.71%) Debian
7 6 (10.71%) AIX
8 4 (7.14%) HPUX
9 3 (5.36%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (5.36%) CentOS
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 11 (19.64%) DevOps
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.50%) Service Management
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.93%) Product Management
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Identity Management
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.14%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Test Management
9 3 (5.36%) Fault Management
9 3 (5.36%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) PHP
2 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (19.64%) Java
4 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.50%) Perl
6 6 (10.71%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.93%) C
8 3 (5.36%) Korn
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) C++
10 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.79%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Sun Certification
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) MCSA
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.57%) VTSP
6 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (30.36%) Hyper-V
3 12 (21.43%) Xen
4 11 (19.64%) NFS
5 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (12.50%) RHEV
6 6 (10.71%) Sendmail
6 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (7.14%) Samba
7 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 4 (7.14%) vSphere
8 3 (5.36%) XenServer
8 3 (5.36%) SRDF
8 3 (5.36%) Dovecot
8 3 (5.36%) Squid
8 3 (5.36%) Postfix
9 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
9 2 (3.57%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) Puppet
2 14 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.07%) Nagios
4 6 (10.71%) Vagrant
5 4 (7.14%) HAProxy
6 3 (5.36%) Ganglia
6 3 (5.36%) Munin
6 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (3.57%) Cacti
8 1 (1.79%) YUM
8 1 (1.79%) collectd
8 1 (1.79%) StatsD
8 1 (1.79%) logstash
8 1 (1.79%) RANCID
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) VMware
2 19 (33.93%) Red Hat
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
4 13 (23.21%) Cisco
4 13 (23.21%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) IBM
7 5 (8.93%) Dell
7 5 (8.93%) Citrix
8 4 (7.14%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) Rackspace
9 3 (5.36%) Percona
9 3 (5.36%) EMC
9 3 (5.36%) Intel
10 2 (3.57%) Sybase
10 2 (3.57%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.57%) Perforce
10 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.57%) 29West
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