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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 522 535 490
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Contract jobs citing KVM 55 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.075% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% 0.78% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 9
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£300 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.58% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4960 4744 4077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 9.55% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2485 2001
Average daily rate £358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 578 600
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £32.50
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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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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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 -6 22 £563 +32.35% 15
Yorkshire - 19 £300 -
North West - 5 £275 - 1
South East -20 3 £300 - 9
East Midlands - 3 £347 -
South West - 2 £150 - 5
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KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 78 (93.98%) Linux
2 64 (77.11%) VMware
3 61 (73.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (57.83%) Python
5 41 (49.40%) Configuration Management
6 36 (43.37%) OpenStack
7 35 (42.17%) SAN
7 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (40.96%) Windows
9 33 (39.76%) Bash Shell
10 30 (36.14%) Open Source
10 30 (36.14%) NAS
11 27 (32.53%) QEMU
11 27 (32.53%) Solaris
12 26 (31.33%) Perl
12 26 (31.33%) Puppet
13 23 (27.71%) Benchmarking
14 21 (25.30%) Oracle
14 21 (25.30%) UNIX
14 21 (25.30%) Cisco
15 20 (24.10%) Hyper-V
16 19 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (22.89%) DevOps
17 18 (21.69%) iSCSI
17 18 (21.69%) Xen
17 18 (21.69%) WAN
18 17 (20.48%) IBM
18 17 (20.48%) SQL
18 17 (20.48%) NetApp
18 17 (20.48%) EMC

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 36 (43.37%) OpenStack
2 16 (19.28%) Apache
2 16 (19.28%) Tomcat
3 14 (16.87%) WebSphere
4 12 (14.46%) IIS
5 9 (10.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (10.84%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (7.23%) JBoss
6 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.82%) GlassFish
8 3 (3.61%) iPlanet
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.41%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Project
1 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) RMDS
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) IaaS
2 3 (3.61%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (2.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (42.17%) SAN
2 30 (36.14%) NAS
3 18 (21.69%) iSCSI
3 18 (21.69%) WAN
4 17 (20.48%) FCoE
5 15 (18.07%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (18.07%) LAN
6 14 (16.87%) Multicast
7 11 (13.25%) Firewall
8 9 (10.84%) HTTP
9 8 (9.64%) DNS
10 7 (8.43%) VLAN
11 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
12 4 (4.82%) VPN
13 3 (3.61%) LDAP
14 1 (1.20%) SNMP
14 1 (1.20%) SSL
14 1 (1.20%) IMAP
14 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.43%) HBase
3 6 (7.23%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) DB2
6 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) Subversion
2 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.61%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) CMake
4 2 (2.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.20%) Hudson
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Architect
2 13 (15.66%) Administrator
3 11 (13.25%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.82%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (4.82%) Build Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Consultant
11 3 (3.61%) Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.61%) UNIX Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Rendezvous
1 10 (12.05%) Middleware
2 9 (10.84%) HTML
2 9 (10.84%) Servlets
2 9 (10.84%) XML
2 9 (10.84%) XSLT
3 5 (6.02%) Ultra Messaging
4 4 (4.82%) J2EE
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.41%) .NET
5 2 (2.41%) CPAN
6 1 (1.20%) Java EE
6 1 (1.20%) SOAP
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.14%) Open Source
2 8 (9.64%) Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.41%) Wiki
6 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.20%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 78 (93.98%) Linux
2 34 (40.96%) Windows
3 27 (32.53%) Solaris
4 21 (25.30%) UNIX
5 11 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.23%) AIX
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.61%) CentOS
8 3 (3.61%) HPUX
8 3 (3.61%) SUSE
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.41%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) Configuration Management
2 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.71%) Benchmarking
4 19 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (22.89%) DevOps
5 13 (15.66%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (15.66%) ITIL
6 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.84%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (10.84%) Capacity Management
9 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
10 6 (7.23%) High Availability
11 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
12 3 (3.61%) Software Delivery
12 3 (3.61%) Procure-to-pay
13 2 (2.41%) Requirements Management
13 2 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 2 (2.41%) Release Management
14 1 (1.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) Python
2 33 (39.76%) Bash Shell
3 26 (31.33%) Perl
4 17 (20.48%) SQL
5 14 (16.87%) Java
6 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.23%) PHP
8 4 (4.82%) C
8 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.61%) Ruby
9 3 (3.61%) Korn
9 3 (3.61%) C-shell
10 2 (2.41%) Fortran
10 2 (2.41%) Haskell
10 2 (2.41%) C++
11 1 (1.20%) C#
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) CCNA
1 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) RHCE
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) MCP
3 1 (1.20%) MCSE
3 1 (1.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (73.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (32.53%) QEMU
3 20 (24.10%) Hyper-V
4 18 (21.69%) Xen
5 16 (19.28%) NFS
6 13 (15.66%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (14.46%) SRDF
7 12 (14.46%) vSphere
8 9 (10.84%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
10 4 (4.82%) RHEV
11 3 (3.61%) GPFS
11 3 (3.61%) Ceph
11 3 (3.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (3.61%) Firmware
11 3 (3.61%) Samba
11 3 (3.61%) Gluster
11 3 (3.61%) Docker
12 2 (2.41%) XenServer
12 2 (2.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 26 (31.33%) Puppet
2 13 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.23%) Nagios
4 4 (4.82%) SCCM
4 4 (4.82%) Cobbler
5 3 (3.61%) CFEngine
5 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (3.61%) yum
5 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.61%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.41%) OpenView
6 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.20%) Ansible
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.20%) Cacti
7 1 (1.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 64 (77.11%) VMware
2 21 (25.30%) Oracle
2 21 (25.30%) Cisco
3 17 (20.48%) IBM
3 17 (20.48%) EMC
3 17 (20.48%) NetApp
4 16 (19.28%) Red Hat
5 14 (16.87%) Intel
6 10 (12.05%) TIBCO
6 10 (12.05%) HP
6 10 (12.05%) DataSynapse
7 8 (9.64%) Sybase
8 5 (6.02%) Symantec
9 4 (4.82%) Sun
10 3 (3.61%) F5
10 3 (3.61%) PlateSpin
10 3 (3.61%) Veritas
10 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.41%) Cognos
11 2 (2.41%) Citrix
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