Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 18 June 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 65 67
Contract jobs citing KVM 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category - 1.54% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Sheffield median daily rate - £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.05% -
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £425 £525
% change year-on-year - -19.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 103 65 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 11.66% 9.15% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 41
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £283 £123 £200
90th Percentile £553 £575 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 3
Sheffield median hourly rate £24.92 £21.33 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.83% +81.49% -16.07%
10th Percentile £11.00 £19.16 £9.21
90th Percentile £31.25 £27.41 £13.73
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £24.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year -35.78% +112.04% -31.88%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for KVM in Sheffield

KVM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for KVM in Sheffield