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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 238 238 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing KVM 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.086% 0.023% -
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 -
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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
1099 1053 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.86% 12.04% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 531 412
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 128
Average hourly rate £15.94 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £31.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing KVM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 8 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
KVM
England

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing KVM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited KVM.

1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) LAMP
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Apache
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Identity Management
4 5 (38.46%) PHP
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Product Management
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Drupal
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Bitbucket
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Vagrant
4 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
6 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V

KVM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing KVM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited KVM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) NFC
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Bitbucket
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) LAMP
1 5 (38.46%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Handset
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Identity Management
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VTSP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Vagrant
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Perforce
4 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SAP