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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing KVM 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% - -
As % of the System Software category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £345 £300
% change year-on-year +30.62% +14.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

KVM is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 119 197 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.71% 11.15% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 102 110
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £16.13 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing KVM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Salford - 3 £400 -
KVM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Debian
1 7 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
1 7 (100.00%) LXC
1 7 (100.00%) Packer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) Unix

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
1 7 (100.00%) Debian
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
1 7 (100.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Ansible
1 7 (100.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat