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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England / South East
Rank 239 245 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing KVM 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.096% -
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
925 965 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.93% 11.56% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 556 578
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 107 110
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +11 1 - - 1
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for KVM.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (20.00%) vRealize
4 1 (20.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) RANCID
4 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) IMAP
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) MRTG
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Installation Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) RHCE
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Ceph
2 1 (20.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) iptables
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (20.00%) Squid
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Cacti
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (20.00%) RANCID
2 1 (20.00%) vMotion
2 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle