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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
Rank 536 544 548
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing YUM 33 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.90% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 6
Average daily rate
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£456 £463 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +29.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £411 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £513 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £510 -
% change year-on-year
-36.27% -
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
3680 3434 3519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.57% 7.39% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1968 1833
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 157 161
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.39 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £40.76 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
YUM
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
London +17 19 £475 +5.43% 4
South East -1 11 £325 -36.27%
South West - 3 £300 -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
YUM
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YUM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (86.05%) Linux
2 36 (83.72%) Puppet
3 24 (55.81%) Red Hat
4 23 (53.49%) Oracle
5 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (51.16%) Jenkins
6 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
7 16 (37.21%) DevOps
8 15 (34.88%) UNIX
9 14 (32.56%) Perl
9 14 (32.56%) Middleware
10 12 (27.91%) WebLogic
10 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
11 11 (25.58%) MySQL
11 11 (25.58%) Finance
11 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (25.58%) Scrum
11 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
11 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
11 11 (25.58%) Vagrant
12 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (23.26%) Bourne shell
12 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (23.26%) Solaris
13 9 (20.93%) Windows
13 9 (20.93%) LDAP
13 9 (20.93%) SAN
13 9 (20.93%) NetApp
13 9 (20.93%) Veritas
13 9 (20.93%) Ruby

YUM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
1 12 (27.91%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Mule
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) CloudFront
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) SAN
1 9 (20.93%) LDAP
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) SSH
5 1 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) MySQL
1 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Big Data
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.63%) RSpec
4 3 (6.98%) Hudson
5 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) Ant
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.33%) Gradle
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Support Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 10 (23.26%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Administrator
5 8 (18.60%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (16.28%) UNIX Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Linux Support
6 7 (16.28%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (16.28%) UNIX Support
6 7 (16.28%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Storage Support Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (11.63%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (11.63%) Test Specialist
9 3 (6.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.98%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Middleware
2 4 (9.30%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.33%) CPAN
4 1 (2.33%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Wiki
3 1 (2.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (34.88%) UNIX
4 10 (23.26%) Solaris
5 9 (20.93%) Windows
6 8 (18.60%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (16.28%) CentOS
8 3 (6.98%) SELinux
9 2 (4.65%) Debian
9 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) DevOps
2 11 (25.58%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.93%) Release Management
5 8 (18.60%) Kernel Tuning
5 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) SOA
9 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.33%) Kanban
10 1 (2.33%) ITSM
10 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
2 14 (32.56%) Perl
3 10 (23.26%) Bourne shell
4 9 (20.93%) Ruby
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.98%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) Java
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) Korn
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.33%) Scala
9 1 (2.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) NCDA
4 1 (2.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.98%) NFS
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.33%) KVM
4 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (83.72%) Puppet
2 11 (25.58%) Vagrant
3 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (16.28%) NetBackup
5 6 (13.95%) ZABBIX
5 6 (13.95%) Nagios
6 3 (6.98%) Ansible
7 1 (2.33%) logstash
7 1 (2.33%) Salt
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Red Hat
2 23 (53.49%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) NetApp
3 9 (20.93%) Veritas
4 7 (16.28%) Brocade
4 7 (16.28%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) JBoss
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) IBM
7 3 (6.98%) Symantec
8 2 (4.65%) SaltStack
8 2 (4.65%) CA
9 1 (2.33%) Google
9 1 (2.33%) Sun
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) BEA
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco
9 1 (2.33%) Vignette
9 1 (2.33%) SAP