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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 540 614 576
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -38
Contract jobs citing KVM 86 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.070% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% 0.68% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 23 21
Median daily rate £475 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £368
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +3.40%
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
5901 5404 5408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.00% 10.25% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3775 3115 3011
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 571 671
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +32 51 £500 +28.20% 8
North East -7 18 £280 -17.03%
North West +25 7 £425 +6.25% 3
South East +24 6 £500 +47.05% 3
Yorkshire +13 4 £513 +109.18% 3
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 188 (91.26%) Linux
2 99 (48.06%) Red Hat
3 96 (46.60%) Oracle
4 87 (42.23%) VMware
5 86 (41.75%) SAN
6 85 (41.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (40.29%) EMC
8 82 (39.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 77 (37.38%) DevOps
10 76 (36.89%) Puppet
11 70 (33.98%) RHCE
12 68 (33.01%) High Availability
13 64 (31.07%) Oracle RAC
14 63 (30.58%) Clustering
15 62 (30.10%) Xen
15 62 (30.10%) Compliance Management
16 61 (29.61%) AIX
17 60 (29.13%) ITIL
18 58 (28.16%) IBM
19 57 (27.67%) Configuration Management
20 56 (27.18%) HP
21 55 (26.70%) Service Delivery
22 54 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
23 50 (24.27%) Hyper-V
23 50 (24.27%) Apache
24 48 (23.30%) Windows
25 47 (22.82%) EMC NetWorker
26 46 (22.33%) Docker
27 44 (21.36%) Git (software)
28 43 (20.87%) Solaris

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 50 (24.27%) Apache
2 40 (19.42%) OpenStack
3 23 (11.17%) Tomcat
4 18 (8.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 17 (8.25%) WebSphere
6 15 (7.28%) IIS
6 15 (7.28%) Oracle Coherence
7 12 (5.83%) Confluence
8 11 (5.34%) nginx
9 6 (2.91%) SAS
10 2 (0.97%) Drupal
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.49%) GemFire
11 1 (0.49%) Jetty
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.90%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.68%) IaaS
2 22 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.37%) PaaS
5 7 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.46%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) SaaS
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (41.75%) SAN
2 38 (18.45%) iSCSI
3 36 (17.48%) NAS
4 33 (16.02%) Fibre Channel
4 33 (16.02%) WAN
5 31 (15.05%) LAN
6 27 (13.11%) HTTP
7 24 (11.65%) DNS
7 24 (11.65%) FCoE
7 24 (11.65%) Multicast
8 22 (10.68%) TCP/IP
9 16 (7.77%) SNMP
10 15 (7.28%) Network Security
11 14 (6.80%) LDAP
12 12 (5.83%) SSL
12 12 (5.83%) VLAN
13 9 (4.37%) DHCP
14 8 (3.88%) Firewall
15 6 (2.91%) Internet
15 6 (2.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.42%) MySQL
2 32 (15.53%) SQL Server
3 26 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (10.68%) Hadoop
5 17 (8.25%) HBase
6 8 (3.88%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.43%) Big Data
7 5 (2.43%) Redis
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.97%) DB2
9 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.49%) OLAP
9 1 (0.49%) OLTP
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 44 (21.36%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.11%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.17%) Vagrant
4 11 (5.34%) Gradle
4 11 (5.34%) Maven
4 11 (5.34%) Subversion
5 9 (4.37%) JIRA
6 8 (3.88%) GitLab
7 6 (2.91%) Artifactory
7 6 (2.91%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.91%) IntelliJ
7 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.43%) Ant
9 2 (0.97%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (15.05%) Banking
2 26 (12.62%) Finance
3 8 (3.88%) Publishing
4 7 (3.40%) Retail
5 6 (2.91%) Games
6 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (25.73%) Linux Engineer
2 43 (20.87%) Architect
2 43 (20.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (18.93%) Administrator
4 31 (15.05%) Linux Administrator
5 30 (14.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 28 (13.59%) Linux Support
7 19 (9.22%) Support Engineer
8 18 (8.74%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (8.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 18 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (8.25%) AWS Engineer
9 17 (8.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 15 (7.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 15 (7.28%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (6.80%) Linux Specialist
12 13 (6.31%) Linux Support Engineer
13 11 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (5.34%) Lead Architect
13 11 (5.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.11%) Middleware
2 25 (12.14%) XML
3 24 (11.65%) LAMP
4 20 (9.71%) HTML
4 20 (9.71%) libvirt
5 17 (8.25%) Node.js
6 15 (7.28%) Rendezvous
6 15 (7.28%) XSLT
7 14 (6.80%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (5.34%) LEMP Stack
8 11 (5.34%) Sensu
9 10 (4.85%) REST
10 9 (4.37%) .NET
11 7 (3.40%) CSS
12 5 (2.43%) JSON
12 5 (2.43%) Web Services
13 4 (1.94%) RESTful
14 3 (1.46%) SOAP
15 2 (0.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 63 (30.58%) Clustering
2 15 (7.28%) Private Cloud
3 13 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.40%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.43%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.94%) BBC
8 3 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.97%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.97%) Online Games
9 2 (0.97%) Replication
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) DataPower
10 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 188 (91.26%) Linux
2 82 (39.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 61 (29.61%) AIX
4 48 (23.30%) Windows
5 43 (20.87%) Solaris
6 36 (17.48%) Unix
7 28 (13.59%) CentOS
8 13 (6.31%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.88%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.88%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.88%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.40%) Debian
11 6 (2.91%) Fedora
12 3 (1.46%) HPUX
12 3 (1.46%) SUSE
12 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (37.38%) DevOps
2 68 (33.01%) High Availability
3 62 (30.10%) Compliance Management
4 60 (29.13%) ITIL
5 57 (27.67%) Configuration Management
6 55 (26.70%) Service Delivery
7 54 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (17.96%) Open Source
9 28 (13.59%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (11.65%) Benchmarking
11 23 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (11.17%) Load Balancing
12 21 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (10.19%) Software Delivery
13 17 (8.25%) E-Commerce
14 9 (4.37%) Problem Management
14 9 (4.37%) Server Virtualisation
15 8 (3.88%) Change Control
15 8 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
16 7 (3.40%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.90%) Java
1 41 (19.90%) Python
2 38 (18.45%) Perl
3 35 (16.99%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.08%) Bash Shell
4 29 (14.08%) SQL
5 17 (8.25%) Ruby
5 17 (8.25%) Scala
6 11 (5.34%) C
6 11 (5.34%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.85%) PHP
8 6 (2.91%) C#
8 6 (2.91%) C++
8 6 (2.91%) Korn
8 6 (2.91%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.94%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 70 (33.98%) RHCE
2 42 (20.39%) Security Cleared
3 24 (11.65%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.74%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.83%) Degree
6 7 (3.40%) CCNA
6 7 (3.40%) CCNP
6 7 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.40%) RHCA
6 7 (3.40%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.97%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (18.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 85 (41.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (31.07%) Oracle RAC
3 62 (30.10%) Xen
4 50 (24.27%) Hyper-V
5 46 (22.33%) Docker
6 34 (16.50%) NFS
7 27 (13.11%) SRDF
8 15 (7.28%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (6.31%) iptables
10 12 (5.83%) vCloud
11 9 (4.37%) Squid
12 8 (3.88%) XenServer
13 6 (2.91%) Dovecot
13 6 (2.91%) RHEV
13 6 (2.91%) Sendmail
14 5 (2.43%) LXC
14 5 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (1.94%) StorNext
15 4 (1.94%) Xsan
16 3 (1.46%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 76 (36.89%) Puppet
2 47 (22.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 41 (19.90%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (15.53%) Ansible
5 27 (13.11%) Nagios
6 13 (6.31%) Ganglia
6 13 (6.31%) HAProxy
7 12 (5.83%) Graphite
7 12 (5.83%) Terraform
8 11 (5.34%) StatsD
9 8 (3.88%) Oracle ZFS
9 8 (3.88%) vRealize
9 8 (3.88%) Zenoss
10 6 (2.91%) Cacti
11 5 (2.43%) Kibana
11 5 (2.43%) logstash
11 5 (2.43%) OpenNebula
11 5 (2.43%) Packer
11 5 (2.43%) Salt
12 4 (1.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 99 (48.06%) Red Hat
2 96 (46.60%) Oracle
3 87 (42.23%) VMware
4 83 (40.29%) EMC
5 58 (28.16%) IBM
6 56 (27.18%) HP
7 37 (17.96%) Cisco
8 33 (16.02%) NetApp
9 27 (13.11%) Intel
10 15 (7.28%) DataSynapse
10 15 (7.28%) TIBCO
11 14 (6.80%) Sybase
12 11 (5.34%) Microsoft
13 10 (4.85%) Dell
14 7 (3.40%) F5
15 6 (2.91%) Atlassian
16 5 (2.43%) Citrix
16 5 (2.43%) Percona
16 5 (2.43%) SaltStack
16 5 (2.43%) Sun
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