Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 27 May 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)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing KVM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.47% - -
As % of the System Software category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Worcestershire median daily rate £260 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £260 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Worcestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.29% 14.63% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 17
Worcestershire median daily rate £350 £250 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -30.07% +58.89%
10th Percentile £170 £143 £158
90th Percentile £500 £313 £418
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +1.94% +1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.58% +85.94% -38.09%
10th Percentile £14.00 £16.43 £11.55
90th Percentile £16.00 £42.08 £20.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.69% +5.36% -6.67%

KVM
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KVM within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 2 £260 -
KVM
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for KVM.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

KVM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware