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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 259 266 249
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing KVM 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.053% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £550 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.83% -9.09%
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
1143 1243 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.97% 13.16% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 620 523
Median daily rate £390 £365 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 150 139
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.02 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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
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 25 June 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 - 7 £550 - 3
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) HP
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
5 7 (43.75%) AIX
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) Clustering
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) High Availability
6 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) XenServer
7 5 (31.25%) Puppet
7 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) EMC
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) RHCE
8 4 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (25.00%) Migration

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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) CloudStack
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) CloudBees
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) FCoE
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) IPv6
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) OpenVPN
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) Quagga
4 1 (6.25%) SSH
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) GitLab
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) RSpec
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Support
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) LAMP
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
3 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (6.25%) MCollective
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) CMDB
2 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) CoreOS
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Fedora
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) SmartOS
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) RHCE
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (31.25%) XenServer
4 2 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (12.50%) Varnish
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Btrfs
5 1 (6.25%) iptables
5 1 (6.25%) LXC
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Postfix
5 1 (6.25%) qmail
5 1 (6.25%) RHEV
5 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
5 1 (6.25%) Snort
5 1 (6.25%) Squid
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (12.50%) Ansible
5 1 (6.25%) Bacula
5 1 (6.25%) CFEngine
5 1 (6.25%) cPanel
5 1 (6.25%) Grafana
5 1 (6.25%) Graphite
5 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (6.25%) Kibana
5 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (6.25%) logstash
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (6.25%) rkt
5 1 (6.25%) Salt
5 1 (6.25%) systemd
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) CommVault
7 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
7 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
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