The table below looks at the statistics for YUM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited YUM over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
Rank 202 226 220
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs citing YUM 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £510 -
% change year-on-year
-34.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
505 409 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.56% 5.78% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 290 335
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

YUM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing YUM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

YUM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

YUM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing YUM across the City of London region.

YUM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

YUM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing YUM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited YUM.

1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (50.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) RSpec
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby

YUM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing YUM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited YUM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) RSpec
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) HP