The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank 564 606 592
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -14
Contract jobs citing KVM 56 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 37
Median daily rate £500 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £418 £399
% change year-on-year
+19.76% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6331 5536 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 10.00% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3938 3216 3204
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 617 731
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

KVM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

KVM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

KVM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing KVM within the UK.

KVM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

KVM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing KVM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

KVM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

KVM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing KVM within the UK.

KVM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

KVM
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
England +13 54 £500 +14.94% 17
London -5 35 £465 -7.00% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £506 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £506 -
North East - 12 £506 -
Croydon - 4 £453 -
South East +23 3 £475 +72.72% 2
North West +7 3 £425 +6.25% 5
Berkshire +6 3 £475 +25.82%
City of London -6 2 £450 +38.46% 3
Manchester - 2 £400 - 1
South Wales +6 1 - -
Reading +4 1 £475 +26.66%
Wales -4 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Newport - 1 - -

KVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 with a requirement for KVM.

1 132 (80.00%) Linux
2 82 (49.70%) Red Hat
3 81 (49.09%) VMware
4 79 (47.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 77 (46.67%) Oracle
6 67 (40.61%) SAN
7 63 (38.18%) DevOps
8 62 (37.58%) Puppet
9 60 (36.36%) EMC
10 53 (32.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 50 (30.30%) RHCE
12 48 (29.09%) Oracle RAC
13 47 (28.48%) Apache
13 47 (28.48%) High Availability
14 46 (27.88%) IBM
15 43 (26.06%) Xen
16 42 (25.45%) Clustering
16 42 (25.45%) AIX
17 41 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (24.85%) Security Cleared
17 41 (24.85%) Open Source
18 40 (24.24%) HP
19 39 (23.64%) ITIL
19 39 (23.64%) iSCSI
19 39 (23.64%) Compliance Management
20 38 (23.03%) Solaris
20 38 (23.03%) NFS
20 38 (23.03%) Configuration Management
21 37 (22.42%) Hyper-V
22 36 (21.82%) Service Delivery

KVM
Top Related IT Skills 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 47 (28.48%) Apache
2 33 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 21 (12.73%) Tomcat
4 19 (11.52%) Oracle Coherence
5 18 (10.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (10.91%) WebSphere
6 17 (10.30%) IIS
7 10 (6.06%) Confluence
8 8 (4.85%) PowerExchange
8 8 (4.85%) SAS
9 6 (3.64%) nginx
9 6 (3.64%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.21%) iPlanet
10 2 (1.21%) JBoss
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.61%) Jetty
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.52%) IaaS
3 17 (10.30%) PaaS
4 15 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (6.06%) SaaS
6 6 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (40.61%) SAN
2 39 (23.64%) iSCSI
3 33 (20.00%) NAS
4 30 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 30 (18.18%) WAN
5 29 (17.58%) HTTP
6 28 (16.97%) LAN
7 24 (14.55%) DNS
8 22 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 21 (12.73%) FCoE
9 21 (12.73%) Multicast
10 17 (10.30%) LDAP
11 15 (9.09%) VLAN
12 13 (7.88%) Firewall
13 10 (6.06%) Internet
14 9 (5.45%) Network Security
15 8 (4.85%) SSL
15 8 (4.85%) VPN
16 7 (4.24%) DHCP
16 7 (4.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) MySQL
2 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.12%) Hadoop
4 16 (9.70%) HBase
4 16 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.85%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.85%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.42%) Big Data
6 4 (2.42%) Redis
7 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) OLTP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.94%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.88%) Vagrant
4 9 (5.45%) JIRA
5 8 (4.85%) Subversion
6 6 (3.64%) Artifactory
6 6 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.64%) Gradle
6 6 (3.64%) IntelliJ
6 6 (3.64%) Maven
6 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.03%) GitLab
8 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (15.15%) Banking
2 24 (14.55%) Finance
3 7 (4.24%) Publishing
3 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.03%) Retail
5 4 (2.42%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (23.64%) Linux Engineer
2 36 (21.82%) Architect
3 26 (15.76%) Administrator
4 25 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 21 (12.73%) Linux Administrator
5 21 (12.73%) Linux Support
6 15 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (8.48%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (5.45%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.45%) Linux Support Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.45%) Unix Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.97%) Middleware
2 20 (12.12%) HTML
3 19 (11.52%) LAMP
4 18 (10.91%) XML
5 16 (9.70%) libvirt
6 15 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (9.09%) XSLT
7 14 (8.48%) Rendezvous
8 12 (7.27%) Node.js
9 9 (5.45%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (3.64%) .NET
10 6 (3.64%) CSS
10 6 (3.64%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (3.64%) RESTful
10 6 (3.64%) Sensu
11 4 (2.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (2.42%) REST
12 3 (1.82%) Java EE
13 2 (1.21%) SOAP
13 2 (1.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.45%) Clustering
2 15 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.27%) Private Cloud
4 10 (6.06%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.45%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.85%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.21%) Online Games
7 2 (1.21%) User Experience
7 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) BBC
8 1 (0.61%) DataPower
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.61%) EFT
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 132 (80.00%) Linux
2 53 (32.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (25.45%) AIX
4 38 (23.03%) Solaris
5 36 (21.82%) Windows
6 27 (16.36%) Unix
7 16 (9.70%) CentOS
7 16 (9.70%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.24%) Debian
9 5 (3.03%) SUSE
10 4 (2.42%) Windows Server
11 3 (1.82%) HPUX
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.18%) DevOps
2 47 (28.48%) High Availability
3 41 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.85%) Open Source
4 39 (23.64%) Compliance Management
4 39 (23.64%) ITIL
5 38 (23.03%) Configuration Management
6 36 (21.82%) Service Delivery
7 25 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (12.73%) Benchmarking
9 20 (12.12%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.06%) Kernel Tuning
10 10 (6.06%) Software Delivery
11 9 (5.45%) Change Management
11 9 (5.45%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.45%) ETL
11 9 (5.45%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (4.85%) Server Building
13 7 (4.24%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.21%) Python
2 32 (19.39%) Bash Shell
3 31 (18.79%) Java
4 27 (16.36%) Perl
5 26 (15.76%) SQL
6 23 (13.94%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.48%) Scala
8 9 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.85%) C
9 8 (4.85%) Ruby
10 7 (4.24%) Korn
11 6 (3.64%) C#
11 6 (3.64%) TypeScript
12 5 (3.03%) PHP
12 5 (3.03%) SystemTap
13 4 (2.42%) Bourne shell
13 4 (2.42%) C++
13 4 (2.42%) C-shell
14 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.61%) Cython
Qualifications
1 50 (30.30%) RHCE
2 41 (24.85%) Security Cleared
3 23 (13.94%) SC Cleared
4 16 (9.70%) DV Cleared
5 15 (9.09%) Degree
6 13 (7.88%) CCNP
6 13 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (7.27%) CCNA
8 10 (6.06%) RHCA
8 10 (6.06%) RHCSA
9 5 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.15%) SLA
2 3 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 79 (47.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (29.09%) Oracle RAC
3 43 (26.06%) Xen
4 38 (23.03%) NFS
5 37 (22.42%) Hyper-V
6 29 (17.58%) Docker
7 23 (13.94%) SRDF
8 17 (10.30%) iptables
9 11 (6.67%) Squid
10 10 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (6.06%) XenServer
11 7 (4.24%) Dovecot
11 7 (4.24%) Sendmail
12 5 (3.03%) vCloud
12 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (2.42%) RHEV
13 4 (2.42%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.82%) Ceph
14 3 (1.82%) VMware ESX
15 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 62 (37.58%) Puppet
2 32 (19.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 22 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (10.30%) HAProxy
5 13 (7.88%) Ansible
6 12 (7.27%) Nagios
7 10 (6.06%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (4.85%) Ganglia
8 8 (4.85%) Terraform
9 7 (4.24%) Cacti
9 7 (4.24%) Kubernetes
10 6 (3.64%) Graphite
10 6 (3.64%) OpenNebula
10 6 (3.64%) StatsD
10 6 (3.64%) vRealize
11 5 (3.03%) Zenoss
12 3 (1.82%) PowerCLI
13 2 (1.21%) BladeLogic
13 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (1.21%) yum
Vendors
1 82 (49.70%) Red Hat
2 81 (49.09%) VMware
3 77 (46.67%) Oracle
4 60 (36.36%) EMC
5 46 (27.88%) IBM
6 40 (24.24%) HP
7 34 (20.61%) Cisco
8 23 (13.94%) Intel
8 23 (13.94%) NetApp
9 14 (8.48%) DataSynapse
9 14 (8.48%) Sybase
9 14 (8.48%) TIBCO
10 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
11 9 (5.45%) Sun
12 8 (4.85%) Informatica
13 7 (4.24%) Veritas
14 6 (3.64%) AppDynamics
14 6 (3.64%) Atlassian
15 5 (3.03%) F5
15 5 (3.03%) SaltStack
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