The table below looks at the statistics for yum skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited yum over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
Rank 145 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing yum 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.095% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.15% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £510
% change year-on-year
- -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 - -
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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 South West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
233 269 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.97% 8.51% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 151 62
Average daily rate £420 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.06 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.62% +21.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £190.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

yum
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

yum Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

yum
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

yum Daily Rate Trend in the South West

yum
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

yum Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

yum
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing yum within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Somerset - 4 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 -
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England

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Informix
1 4 (57.14%) Ingres
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills

yum
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Informix
1 4 (57.14%) Ingres
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) IBM