The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 247 267 249
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing KVM 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.021% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.18% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £308 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £372 £555
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
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1030 1110 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.25% 11.38% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 635 578
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 118 149
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 £12.00 £11.85 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.65
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 the South East

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

KVM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

KVM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

KVM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing KVM across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

KVM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

KVM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing KVM across the South East region.

KVM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

KVM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +13 5 £500 +31.57%
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for KVM.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) AIX
2 10 (76.92%) RHCE
2 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 10 (76.92%) Clustering
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (76.92%) High Availability
2 10 (76.92%) Compliance Management
3 9 (69.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (69.23%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) EMC
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) Puppet
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
7 2 (15.38%) Jenkins

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Linux Support
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 6 (46.15%) Linux Specialist
2 6 (46.15%) Support Specialist
3 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) AWS Administrator
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) AIX
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Compliance Management
1 10 (76.92%) High Availability
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) RHCE
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
1 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 9 (69.23%) EMC
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware