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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 527 500 496
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing KVM 29 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.067% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.64% 0.69% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 3
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4538 4353 3971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 9.79% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2519 2304 1855
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 522 722
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +12 21 £475 +15.15% 12
South West -26 2 £143 -48.18% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 1
East of England -2 1 £450 +5.88% 3
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 7
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KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 58 (89.23%) Linux
2 36 (55.38%) VMware
3 35 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (49.23%) SAN
5 28 (43.08%) ITIL
5 28 (43.08%) Windows
6 26 (40.00%) UNIX
7 23 (35.38%) Perl
8 22 (33.85%) Apache
9 21 (32.31%) PHP
9 21 (32.31%) Benchmarking
9 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
9 21 (32.31%) NAS
10 20 (30.77%) Python
11 19 (29.23%) Cisco
11 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
11 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
11 19 (29.23%) Puppet
12 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (24.62%) Open Source
13 16 (24.62%) Xen
13 16 (24.62%) Finance
13 16 (24.62%) XML
14 15 (23.08%) Solaris
14 15 (23.08%) Oracle
14 15 (23.08%) HP
15 14 (21.54%) Banking
15 14 (21.54%) IBM
15 14 (21.54%) SQL

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (33.85%) Apache
2 10 (15.38%) Drupal
3 9 (13.85%) WebSphere
4 8 (12.31%) Tomcat
5 7 (10.77%) OpenStack
6 6 (9.23%) IIS
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
9 2 (3.08%) Jetty
9 2 (3.08%) nginx
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.54%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (1.54%) Lync
10 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.54%) Node.js
10 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) SAN
2 21 (32.31%) NAS
3 11 (16.92%) LAN
3 11 (16.92%) WAN
4 10 (15.38%) FCoE
4 10 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (15.38%) Multicast
4 10 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.77%) HTTP
6 6 (9.23%) VPN
6 6 (9.23%) Firewall
7 5 (7.69%) DNS
7 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.62%) Internet
9 2 (3.08%) SMTP
9 2 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.08%) VLAN
10 1 (1.54%) IMAP
10 1 (1.54%) OpenVPN
10 1 (1.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) MySQL
3 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.15%) HBase
4 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.08%) Redis
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Mocha
5 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Architect
2 13 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Administrator
6 7 (10.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.77%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.23%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) DevOps Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) XML
2 14 (21.54%) REST
3 10 (15.38%) LAMP
4 5 (7.69%) Rendezvous
4 5 (7.69%) Middleware
4 5 (7.69%) JSON
4 5 (7.69%) XSLT
4 5 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (6.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.08%) Web Services
6 2 (3.08%) .NET
7 1 (1.54%) J2EE
7 1 (1.54%) SOAP
7 1 (1.54%) JMS
7 1 (1.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Open Source
2 8 (12.31%) Replication
2 8 (12.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (89.23%) Linux
2 28 (43.08%) Windows
3 26 (40.00%) UNIX
4 15 (23.08%) Solaris
5 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.69%) AIX
7 3 (4.62%) CentOS
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.08%) Debian
8 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) ITIL
2 21 (32.31%) Benchmarking
2 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
3 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.54%) DevOps
5 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.38%) Scrum
6 10 (15.38%) Identity Management
6 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (13.85%) Performance Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Capacity Management
8 6 (9.23%) Product Management
8 6 (9.23%) High Availability
9 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.15%) Test Management
9 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) Perl
2 21 (32.31%) PHP
3 20 (30.77%) Python
4 14 (21.54%) SQL
5 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
6 11 (16.92%) Java
7 6 (9.23%) C
8 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.15%) Ruby
10 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) CCNA
1 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.08%) RHCE
3 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
3 16 (24.62%) Xen
4 13 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (20.00%) vSphere
5 11 (16.92%) NFS
6 8 (12.31%) SRDF
7 7 (10.77%) RHEV
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
9 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.08%) Varnish
10 1 (1.54%) Squid
10 1 (1.54%) Postfix
10 1 (1.54%) XenServer
10 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.54%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (1.54%) Corosync
10 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) Puppet
2 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (16.92%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (6.15%) Nagios
5 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.08%) SCCM
6 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.08%) Cacti
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.54%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.54%) MOM
7 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.54%) collectd
7 1 (1.54%) StatsD
7 1 (1.54%) Ansible
7 1 (1.54%) logstash
7 1 (1.54%) Graphite
Vendors
1 36 (55.38%) VMware
2 19 (29.23%) Cisco
2 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
3 15 (23.08%) Oracle
3 15 (23.08%) HP
4 14 (21.54%) IBM
5 11 (16.92%) EMC
5 11 (16.92%) NetApp
6 10 (15.38%) Intel
7 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.23%) Dell
9 5 (7.69%) Sybase
9 5 (7.69%) DataSynapse
9 5 (7.69%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.54%) 29West
10 1 (1.54%) Percona
10 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.54%) Citrix
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