The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 564 546 530
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing yum 15 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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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

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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

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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 December 2014.

yum Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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

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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 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 8 £325 -
London +14 5 £383 +17.69%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (68.00%) Linux
2 28 (56.00%) Puppet
3 25 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (44.00%) Jenkins
6 21 (42.00%) Java
7 19 (38.00%) Apache
8 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
8 17 (34.00%) CentOS
9 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
11 13 (26.00%) Python
11 13 (26.00%) UNIX
11 13 (26.00%) Scrum
12 12 (24.00%) JBoss
12 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (22.00%) VMware
13 11 (22.00%) Maven
14 10 (20.00%) Ruby
14 10 (20.00%) Open Source
14 10 (20.00%) Perl
14 10 (20.00%) SELinux
14 10 (20.00%) DevOps
15 9 (18.00%) PHP
15 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
15 9 (18.00%) REST
15 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
15 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
16 8 (16.00%) ZABBIX

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (38.00%) Apache
2 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (24.00%) JBoss
4 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (14.00%) Mule
6 6 (12.00%) Confluence
7 4 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
3 2 (4.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) Redis
3 3 (6.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.00%) Maven
4 7 (14.00%) Hudson
5 6 (12.00%) Artifactory
5 6 (12.00%) JIRA
6 5 (10.00%) RSpec
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Administrator
1 13 (26.00%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Support
7 3 (6.00%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) REST
2 7 (14.00%) Spring
2 7 (14.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (14.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) XML
3 5 (10.00%) Middleware
3 5 (10.00%) JSON
4 4 (8.00%) Spring Integration
4 4 (8.00%) SOAP
4 4 (8.00%) JMS
5 3 (6.00%) EJB
6 2 (4.00%) J2EE
6 2 (4.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Open Source
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.00%) Blog
3 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.00%) iSeries
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.00%) Wiki
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.00%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.00%) Biology
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (34.00%) CentOS
4 13 (26.00%) UNIX
5 4 (8.00%) Solaris
6 2 (4.00%) Debian
6 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (26.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) DevOps
5 7 (14.00%) BDD
5 7 (14.00%) TDD
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.00%) Kanban
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) OO
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) OOD
8 1 (2.00%) SOA
8 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) Web Development
8 1 (2.00%) Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) Python
3 10 (20.00%) Perl
3 10 (20.00%) Ruby
4 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (18.00%) PHP
5 5 (10.00%) C
6 4 (8.00%) C++
6 4 (8.00%) SQL
6 4 (8.00%) Scala
7 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.00%) R
9 1 (2.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) PhD
5 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Varnish
2 2 (4.00%) Postfix
2 2 (4.00%) GPFS
3 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.00%) KVM
3 1 (2.00%) NFS
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (56.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (20.00%) SELinux
4 8 (16.00%) ZABBIX
5 7 (14.00%) Vagrant
6 6 (12.00%) Nagios
6 6 (12.00%) Ansible
7 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (8.00%) logstash
7 4 (8.00%) Salt
8 3 (6.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Remedy
4 2 (4.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (2.00%) IBM