The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
North West / Manchester
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing KVM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
141 178 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.11% 9.16% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 82 53
Median daily rate £350 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing KVM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

KVM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing KVM across the Manchester region.

KVM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for KVM.

1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Nagios
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Debian
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 5 (62.50%) Squid
3 5 (62.50%) Korn
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) SAS
3 5 (62.50%) SMTP
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) IMAP
3 5 (62.50%) iSCSI
3 5 (62.50%) Cacti
3 5 (62.50%) Sendmail
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) Dovecot
3 5 (62.50%) MRTG

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) OpenStack
1 5 (62.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) IMAP
1 5 (62.50%) iSCSI
1 5 (62.50%) MRTG
1 5 (62.50%) SMTP
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) Debian
2 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Korn
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) C++
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Dovecot
2 5 (62.50%) iptables
2 5 (62.50%) Sendmail
2 5 (62.50%) Squid
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) Ceph
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Nagios
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Cacti
2 5 (62.50%) HAProxy
2 5 (62.50%) OpenNebula
3 2 (25.00%) Ganglia
3 2 (25.00%) Salt
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco