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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 512 553 564
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Contract jobs citing KVM 101 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 1.73% 1.01% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 30 24
Median daily rate £456 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £253 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £573 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £300 £359
% change year-on-year
+32.75% -16.37%
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
5845 5144 4922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.87% 10.44% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 2910 2663
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 611 633
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 May 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 May 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 +52 68 £463 +2.77% 12
North East - 19 £311 - 1
East of England - 5 £513 -
South East -22 4 £500 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire -9 3 £525 +90.90% 3
KVM
UK

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 155 (92.81%) Linux
2 76 (45.51%) VMware
3 75 (44.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (40.12%) Red Hat
4 67 (40.12%) Puppet
5 59 (35.33%) OpenStack
6 58 (34.73%) DevOps
7 57 (34.13%) Windows
8 55 (32.93%) Python
9 50 (29.94%) Xen
10 49 (29.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
12 46 (27.54%) Unix
12 46 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
13 43 (25.75%) Oracle
13 43 (25.75%) SAN
14 42 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (24.55%) HP
15 41 (24.55%) Configuration Management
16 39 (23.35%) Ansible
16 39 (23.35%) Perl
17 37 (22.16%) Java
17 37 (22.16%) EMC
17 37 (22.16%) CentOS
18 36 (21.56%) ITIL
19 35 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (20.36%) NetApp
21 33 (19.76%) AIX
21 33 (19.76%) Apache
21 33 (19.76%) High Availability

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 59 (35.33%) OpenStack
2 33 (19.76%) Apache
3 21 (12.57%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.19%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (5.99%) IIS
6 10 (5.99%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (4.19%) nginx
8 5 (2.99%) CloudStack
8 5 (2.99%) JBoss
8 5 (2.99%) Node.js
8 5 (2.99%) SAS
9 4 (2.40%) Confluence
10 2 (1.20%) Drupal
10 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.20%) GemFire
10 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) AutoCAD
2 5 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.80%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (1.80%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (1.80%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 48 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (16.17%) IaaS
3 18 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.19%) PaaS
6 3 (1.80%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.75%) SAN
2 23 (13.77%) iSCSI
3 22 (13.17%) Fibre Channel
4 21 (12.57%) LAN
4 21 (12.57%) NAS
4 21 (12.57%) WAN
5 20 (11.98%) DNS
6 16 (9.58%) HTTP
7 15 (8.98%) FCoE
8 14 (8.38%) Firewall
8 14 (8.38%) Multicast
8 14 (8.38%) SNMP
9 12 (7.19%) Network Security
10 11 (6.59%) TCP/IP
11 9 (5.39%) DHCP
12 8 (4.79%) LDAP
13 7 (4.19%) MRTG
13 7 (4.19%) SMTP
14 5 (2.99%) IMAP
14 5 (2.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.17%) MySQL
2 24 (14.37%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.78%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.59%) HBase
6 3 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.20%) Big Data
7 2 (1.20%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Redis
8 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) Riak
Development Applications
1 27 (16.17%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.77%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.78%) Vagrant
4 10 (5.99%) Ant
4 10 (5.99%) Gradle
4 10 (5.99%) Maven
5 9 (5.39%) Subversion
6 6 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.40%) GitLab
7 4 (2.40%) JIRA
8 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.20%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.20%) Selenium
8 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.60%) gulp
9 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.60%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.60%) RSpec
General
1 28 (16.77%) Finance
2 20 (11.98%) Banking
3 11 (6.59%) Games
4 7 (4.19%) Retail
5 6 (3.59%) Billing
6 4 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.80%) Law
8 2 (1.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (26.35%) Linux Engineer
2 41 (24.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (22.16%) Administrator
4 26 (15.57%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (13.77%) Linux Administrator
6 22 (13.17%) Architect
7 17 (10.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 16 (9.58%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (9.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 15 (8.98%) Unix Administrator
10 14 (8.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (7.78%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (7.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 13 (7.78%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 12 (7.19%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 10 (5.99%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 10 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (4.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 7 (4.19%) Cloud Architect
15 7 (4.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.98%) Middleware
2 19 (11.38%) XML
3 14 (8.38%) LAMP
4 11 (6.59%) HTML
4 11 (6.59%) Rendezvous
4 11 (6.59%) REST
5 10 (5.99%) Web Services
5 10 (5.99%) XSLT
6 9 (5.39%) libvirt
6 9 (5.39%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (4.19%) JSON
7 7 (4.19%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (3.59%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (3.59%) LEMP Stack
8 6 (3.59%) Servlets
9 5 (2.99%) Sensu
10 3 (1.80%) .NET
10 3 (1.80%) SOAP
11 2 (1.20%) CSS
11 2 (1.20%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) Clustering
2 25 (14.97%) Data Centre
3 24 (14.37%) Private Cloud
4 13 (7.78%) Replication
5 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.59%) BBC
6 6 (3.59%) CMDB
6 6 (3.59%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.99%) User Experience
8 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.20%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.60%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 155 (92.81%) Linux
2 57 (34.13%) Windows
3 49 (29.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (27.54%) Unix
5 37 (22.16%) CentOS
6 33 (19.76%) AIX
7 27 (16.17%) Solaris
8 15 (8.98%) Fedora
9 12 (7.19%) Debian
9 12 (7.19%) Ubuntu
9 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (6.59%) Mac OS X
10 11 (6.59%) Windows Vista
10 11 (6.59%) Windows XP
11 7 (4.19%) HPUX
11 7 (4.19%) Mac OS
11 7 (4.19%) SUSE
12 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.60%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.73%) DevOps
2 42 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.55%) Configuration Management
4 36 (21.56%) ITIL
5 35 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (19.76%) High Availability
7 29 (17.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (13.77%) Software Delivery
9 21 (12.57%) Open Source
10 19 (11.38%) E-Commerce
11 17 (10.18%) Service Delivery
12 14 (8.38%) Benchmarking
12 14 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (6.59%) Asset Management
13 11 (6.59%) Load Balancing
13 11 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (5.99%) Migration
15 9 (5.39%) Change Control
16 7 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (3.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.93%) Python
2 39 (23.35%) Perl
3 37 (22.16%) Java
4 30 (17.96%) Bash Shell
5 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
5 24 (14.37%) PHP
6 20 (11.98%) C
7 19 (11.38%) SQL
8 18 (10.78%) Ruby
9 10 (5.99%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.39%) C++
11 8 (4.79%) Korn
12 5 (2.99%) Scala
13 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.80%) SystemTap
15 1 (0.60%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.60%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 23 (13.77%) RHCE
2 11 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.20%) CCNA
5 2 (1.20%) CCNP
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.20%) RHCA
5 2 (1.20%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.20%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 75 (44.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (29.94%) Xen
3 30 (17.96%) Docker
3 30 (17.96%) Hyper-V
4 25 (14.97%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (10.78%) NFS
5 18 (10.78%) RHEV
6 15 (8.98%) SRDF
7 13 (7.78%) XenServer
8 11 (6.59%) vSphere
9 10 (5.99%) vCloud
10 8 (4.79%) iptables
10 8 (4.79%) StorNext
10 8 (4.79%) Xsan
11 6 (3.59%) LXC
11 6 (3.59%) Sendmail
11 6 (3.59%) Squid
12 5 (2.99%) Dovecot
13 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (1.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 67 (40.12%) Puppet
2 46 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (23.35%) Ansible
4 32 (19.16%) Nagios
5 13 (7.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (6.59%) Packer
7 10 (5.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (5.39%) Cacti
8 9 (5.39%) Control-M
9 8 (4.79%) HAProxy
9 8 (4.79%) OpenNebula
10 7 (4.19%) Graphite
11 6 (3.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 6 (3.59%) HP SiteScope
12 5 (2.99%) Ganglia
12 5 (2.99%) Oracle ZFS
12 5 (2.99%) StatsD
12 5 (2.99%) yum
12 5 (2.99%) Zenoss
13 4 (2.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (45.51%) VMware
2 67 (40.12%) Red Hat
3 43 (25.75%) Oracle
4 41 (24.55%) HP
5 37 (22.16%) EMC
6 34 (20.36%) NetApp
7 29 (17.37%) IBM
8 26 (15.57%) Cisco
9 15 (8.98%) Intel
10 11 (6.59%) Citrix
10 11 (6.59%) DataSynapse
10 11 (6.59%) Dell
10 11 (6.59%) TIBCO
11 10 (5.99%) Sybase
12 9 (5.39%) Microsoft
13 8 (4.79%) Adobe
13 8 (4.79%) Apple
13 8 (4.79%) Rackspace
13 8 (4.79%) Sony
14 6 (3.59%) F5
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