Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 15 December 2019 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 > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 219 206
Contract jobs citing KVM 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.017% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category - 0.11% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
North West median daily rate - - £425
England median daily rate £413 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.66% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £18.00

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 784 872 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.81% 14.61% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 556 373
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £150 £155 £133
90th Percentile £575 £625 £573
England median daily rate £450 £470 £435
% change year-on-year -4.26% +8.05% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 89 50
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +0.43% +9.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £37.88 £21.15 £41.20
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.62
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.74% +3.89%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing KVM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for KVM in the North West

KVM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for KVM in the North West