The table below looks at the statistics for KVM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KVM over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing KVM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - - 1.35%
As % of the System Software category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £359
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
KVM
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

System Software Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 22.22% 31.08% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Median daily rate £413 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.37% +9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £280 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%