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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
England / South East
Rank - 251 -
Contract jobs citing KVM 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.13% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £625 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £425 £150
% change year-on-year
+38.23% +183.33%
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
970 1118 1207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.61% 12.74% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 656 596
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 103 120
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (33.33%) vRealize
3 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
3 1 (33.33%) RANCID
3 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (33.33%) Ceph
3 1 (33.33%) vMotion
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Dovecot
3 1 (33.33%) MRTG
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) IMAP
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) MRTG
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cabling Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Installation Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Ceph
2 1 (33.33%) Dovecot
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) iptables
2 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (33.33%) Squid
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
2 1 (33.33%) RANCID
2 1 (33.33%) vMotion
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco