The first table below looks at the demand for YUM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited YUM over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
Rank 554 510 561
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +51
Contract jobs citing YUM 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £330 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £306
% change year-on-year
- -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3673 2847 3518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.39% 6.62% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 1651 1885
Average daily rate £395 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 154 144
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
YUM
UK

YUM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

YUM Jobs Demand Trend in England

YUM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

YUM Daily Rate Trend in England

YUM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing YUM across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

YUM Daily Rate Histogram in England

YUM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing YUM across the England region.

YUM Hourly Rate Trend in England

YUM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing YUM within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -8 9 £450 +20.00% 2
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
YUM
UK

YUM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle
3 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 10 (76.92%) Solaris
3 10 (76.92%) Puppet
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) Veritas
4 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
4 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
5 8 (61.54%) Perl
6 7 (53.85%) LDAP
6 7 (53.85%) HP
6 7 (53.85%) SAN
6 7 (53.85%) NetApp
6 7 (53.85%) Bourne shell
6 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (53.85%) Release Management
6 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
6 7 (53.85%) Brocade
7 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (46.15%) Kernel Tuning
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) AIX
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP

YUM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX Support
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Platform Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Storage Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
1 1 (7.69%) CPAN
1 1 (7.69%) X-Windows
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 10 (76.92%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
1 7 (53.85%) Release Management
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (46.15%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
2 8 (61.54%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) Bourne shell
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Korn
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SCSA
2 1 (7.69%) NCDA
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 2 (15.38%) VMware GSX
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas File System
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) Veritas
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Brocade
3 7 (53.85%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Sun
5 2 (15.38%) Hitachi
5 2 (15.38%) Opsware
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) BEA
6 1 (7.69%) Vignette
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec