Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 66 75
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing KVM 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.15% 0.56% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 6.35% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Sheffield median daily rate £650 £510 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.45% -0.49% +20.59%
10th Percentile £625 £442 £475
90th Percentile £675 £591 £548
South Yorkshire median daily rate £650 £510 £525
% change year-on-year +27.45% -2.86% +23.53%
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 134 63 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.71% 8.81% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 32 122
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £485 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.79% +4.02% +16.56%
10th Percentile £300 £121 £276
90th Percentile £538 £638 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £438 £455
% change year-on-year -3.43% -3.85% +15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Sheffield median hourly rate £9.81 £13.75 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.69% +52.78% -28.00%
10th Percentile £9.03 £9.53 £8.60
90th Percentile £16.92 £21.30 £9.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -24.14% -3.33% +22.45%

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing KVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for KVM.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) SRDF
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware