Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 10 August 2020 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)
England > London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 369 557 597
Rank change year-on-year +188 +40 -16
Contract jobs citing KVM 2 31 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.077% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 0.089% 0.49% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 25
Median daily rate - £500 £500
England median daily rate £140 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -71.13% +2.11% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,237 6,293 6,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.70% 15.63% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,528 4,574 4,963
Median daily rate £500 £514 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% +2.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £203 £200
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 108 150
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.08 £16.60 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.95% - +3.75%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing KVM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in London

KVM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing KVM in London.

Daily rate trend for KVM in London

KVM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing KVM in London.

Hourly rate trend for KVM in London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for KVM.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 2 (100.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware NSX
1 2 (100.00%) Mirantis
1 2 (100.00%) Icinga
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Co-Creation
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Co-Creation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (100.00%) Icinga
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Mirantis
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware