The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
Rank 385 412 418
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Contract jobs citing YUM 27 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.42% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 4
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£465 £463 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% +38.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £453 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £363
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 - - -
YUM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1898 1637 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.83% 6.61% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1082 1063
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.69 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £94.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +5.12%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 +31 4 £494 -
YUM
England

YUM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (78.95%) Puppet
2 23 (60.53%) Linux
3 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
4 21 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
6 17 (44.74%) UNIX
7 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
8 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
8 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (31.58%) Perl
9 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
10 11 (28.95%) Oracle
10 11 (28.95%) Finance
10 11 (28.95%) Open Source
11 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (26.32%) Ruby
11 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 10 (26.32%) Bourne shell
11 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
11 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
12 9 (23.68%) Solaris
12 9 (23.68%) SAN
12 9 (23.68%) NetApp
12 9 (23.68%) Veritas
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (23.68%) Release Management
12 9 (23.68%) RSpec
12 9 (23.68%) Vagrant
13 8 (21.05%) Windows

YUM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.79%) Mule
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) LDAP
3 5 (13.16%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) Big Data
3 4 (10.53%) Redis
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 9 (23.68%) RSpec
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Hudson
5 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (18.42%) UNIX Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) UNIX Support
3 7 (18.42%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Storage Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Specialist
4 6 (15.79%) Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Spring
1 6 (15.79%) REST
1 6 (15.79%) Apache Camel
2 4 (10.53%) Spring Integration
2 4 (10.53%) J2EE
2 4 (10.53%) SOAP
2 4 (10.53%) JMS
3 3 (7.89%) Middleware
3 3 (7.89%) JSON
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Blog
2 2 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (44.74%) UNIX
4 9 (23.68%) Solaris
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 2 (5.26%) Debian
6 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (23.68%) Release Management
3 8 (21.05%) BDD
3 8 (21.05%) Kernel Tuning
3 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
2 12 (31.58%) Perl
3 10 (26.32%) Ruby
3 10 (26.32%) Bourne shell
4 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.79%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) NCDA
4 1 (2.63%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.26%) NFS
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (78.95%) Puppet
2 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (23.68%) Vagrant
4 8 (21.05%) ZABBIX
5 7 (18.42%) NetBackup
6 5 (13.16%) Nagios
7 2 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 9 (23.68%) NetApp
3 9 (23.68%) Veritas
4 7 (18.42%) Brocade
5 6 (15.79%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) IBM
7 3 (7.89%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) CA
8 2 (5.26%) JBoss
8 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.63%) VMware