Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 12 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 191 -
Contract jobs citing KVM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.020% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £850 -
England median daily rate £425 £410 £500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -18.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 787 541 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.15% 11.02% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 320 269
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £132
90th Percentile £551 £550 £519
England median daily rate £465 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +8.14% +4.24% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 44 57
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.75 £21.70 £21.47
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

KVM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for KVM in the West Midlands

KVM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for KVM in the West Midlands