Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 66 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -
Contract jobs citing KVM 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.17% 0.16% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 2.33% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Sheffield median daily rate £650 - £525
10th Percentile £625 - £475
90th Percentile £675 - £554
South Yorkshire median daily rate £650 - £525
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 117 43 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 19.57% 6.70% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 23 101
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.53% +23.38%
10th Percentile £300 £140 £275
90th Percentile £538 £638 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -0.59% -10.53% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Sheffield median hourly rate £10.91 £11.75 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.17% +38.24% -32.00%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £11.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.13% -21.67% +20.00%

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 23 October 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
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