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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 103 -
Contract jobs citing KVM 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.22% -
As % of the System Software category - 2.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £275
% change year-on-year -16.66% +63.63%  
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 130 157 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.84% 8.77% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 76 52
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £159 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 15
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.28 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.27% -18.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £9.84 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £50.80 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware