Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 November 2017 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 148 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - -
Contract jobs citing KVM 14 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.23% -
As % of the System Software category 4.24% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 -
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 330 393 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.23% 11.08% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 234 207
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £119 £144 £150
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 37
Manchester median hourly rate £16.60 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.28% -1.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £9.55 £10.15
90th Percentile £32.20 £20.73 £20.60
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.39% -1.10% -3.33%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing KVM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in Manchester

KVM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for KVM in Manchester

KVM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +8 5 £400 -5.88%
KVM
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the Manchester region with a requirement for KVM.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 14 (100.00%) CentOS
1 14 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (100.00%) Ansible
1 14 (100.00%) LXC
2 13 (92.86%) Debian
2 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
3 11 (78.57%) Packer
3 11 (78.57%) Docker
4 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Nagios
5 3 (21.43%) SMS
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Icinga
5 3 (21.43%) Puppet
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SMS
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) CentOS
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 13 (92.86%) Debian
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) LXC
2 11 (78.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Ansible
2 11 (78.57%) Packer
3 3 (21.43%) Icinga
3 3 (21.43%) Nagios
3 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat