Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for KVM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited KVM over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 249 234
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 +27
Contract jobs citing KVM 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.83% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
City of London median daily rate £500 £519 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £450 £443 £381
90th Percentile £550 £599 £603
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £469
% change year-on-year +11.76% -9.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

KVM is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,212 841 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.23% 11.80% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 682 561
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £201 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 24
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £14.06 £10.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.33 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +5.61%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing KVM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in the City of London

KVM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing KVM in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for KVM in the City of London

KVM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for KVM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing KVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for KVM.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) TACACS
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) XML-RPC
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) IPFIX
1 1 (50.00%) Junos
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) MQTT
1 1 (50.00%) MRTG
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TACACS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) collectd
1 1 (50.00%) Grafana
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
1 1 (50.00%) Icinga
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) Observium
1 1 (50.00%) OpenNMS
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) VMware