The first table below looks at the demand for YUM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited YUM over the 3 months to 28 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 London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
Rank 379 408 416
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Contract jobs citing YUM 20 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.016% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.10% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 6
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£481 £451 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £451 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £451 £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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1819 1532 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.71% 6.32% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 995 1009
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £293 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £15.90 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £41.55 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
YUM
England

YUM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

YUM Jobs Demand Trend in London

YUM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

YUM Daily Rate Trend in London

YUM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing YUM across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

YUM Daily Rate Histogram in London

YUM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing YUM within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London - 5 £475 - 2
YUM
England

YUM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (79.31%) Puppet
2 22 (75.86%) Linux
3 21 (72.41%) Red Hat
4 20 (68.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (51.72%) Bash Shell
6 14 (48.28%) UNIX
7 12 (41.38%) Perl
7 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
8 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
8 11 (37.93%) Oracle
8 11 (37.93%) Finance
9 10 (34.48%) Tomcat
9 10 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (34.48%) Bourne shell
10 9 (31.03%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (31.03%) Release Management
10 9 (31.03%) Solaris
10 9 (31.03%) SAN
10 9 (31.03%) NetApp
10 9 (31.03%) Veritas
11 8 (27.59%) LDAP
11 8 (27.59%) Windows
11 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
11 8 (27.59%) Kernel Tuning
12 7 (24.14%) Ruby
12 7 (24.14%) Brocade
12 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
12 7 (24.14%) NetBackup

YUM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (34.48%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) LDAP
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) NAS
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) RSpec
4 2 (6.90%) Hudson
4 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX Support
3 7 (24.14%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Storage Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (17.24%) Test Specialist
5 5 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.24%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) J2EE
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Blog
2 2 (6.90%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (48.28%) UNIX
4 9 (31.03%) Solaris
5 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) CentOS
7 2 (6.90%) Debian
7 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (31.03%) Release Management
3 8 (27.59%) Kernel Tuning
3 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) ITSM
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Bash Shell
2 12 (41.38%) Perl
3 10 (34.48%) Bourne shell
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
5 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) Scala
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) NCDA
4 1 (3.45%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (79.31%) Puppet
2 10 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
4 6 (20.69%) Vagrant
5 5 (17.24%) ZABBIX
5 5 (17.24%) Nagios
6 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Red Hat
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle
3 9 (31.03%) NetApp
3 9 (31.03%) Veritas
4 7 (24.14%) Brocade
5 6 (20.69%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) IBM
7 3 (10.34%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) CA
8 2 (6.90%) JBoss
8 2 (6.90%) SaltStack
9 1 (3.45%) VMware