The table below looks at the statistics for yum skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited yum over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
UK
Rank 570 586 583
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing yum 22 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.078% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.89% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 12
Median daily rate £475 £442 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £356 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate - £429 £325
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4752 4389 4488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 8.80% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3134 2710 2704
Median daily rate £475 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 146 140
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.85 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.29% +17.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £52.50 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

yum
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing yum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

yum Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

yum
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing yum within the UK.

yum Daily Rate Trend in the UK

yum
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing yum within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

yum Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

yum
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing yum within the UK.

yum Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

yum
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing yum within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 21 £475 -1.55% 5
England +1 21 £475 +9.69% 5
Croydon - 13 £475 -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing yum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for yum.

1 31 (63.27%) Jenkins
2 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
2 29 (59.18%) DNS
3 28 (57.14%) VMware
3 28 (57.14%) Puppet
4 25 (51.02%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (48.98%) SC Cleared
6 23 (46.94%) Ansible
6 23 (46.94%) Docker
6 23 (46.94%) Terraform
7 22 (44.90%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (44.90%) Firewall
8 21 (42.86%) Linux
9 17 (34.69%) Apache
9 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (34.69%) ZABBIX
9 17 (34.69%) Kubernetes
9 17 (34.69%) ELK Stack
10 16 (32.65%) Hadoop
10 16 (32.65%) JIRA
10 16 (32.65%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (32.65%) VPN
11 15 (30.61%) SNMP
11 15 (30.61%) CA
11 15 (30.61%) Oracle
11 15 (30.61%) PKI
11 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (30.61%) Atlassian
11 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
11 15 (30.61%) Bitbucket

yum
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.69%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) DNS
2 22 (44.90%) Firewall
3 16 (32.65%) VPN
4 15 (30.61%) SNMP
5 7 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 7 (14.29%) LAN
5 7 (14.29%) SSL
5 7 (14.29%) WAN
6 6 (12.24%) DHCP
7 5 (10.20%) LDAP
7 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.12%) OpenVPN
8 3 (6.12%) SSH
9 2 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (2.04%) Internet
10 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.04%) IPv4
10 1 (2.04%) IPv6
10 1 (2.04%) Network Security
10 1 (2.04%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) Hadoop
1 16 (32.65%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.65%) JIRA
3 15 (30.61%) Bitbucket
4 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
5 9 (18.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (14.29%) MSI
7 6 (12.24%) GitLab
8 4 (8.16%) Xcode
9 2 (4.08%) Ant
9 2 (4.08%) JUnit
9 2 (4.08%) Liquibase
9 2 (4.08%) Maven
9 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
10 1 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.04%) Games
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Architect
1 14 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (16.33%) AWS Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Web Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) ELK Stack
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (12.24%) JSON
3 6 (12.24%) REST
3 6 (12.24%) XML
4 5 (10.20%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) Cocoa
5 4 (8.16%) iOS SDK
6 2 (4.08%) MCollective
7 1 (2.04%) Akka
7 1 (2.04%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
7 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) PKI
2 7 (14.29%) Wiki
3 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) CentOS
4 7 (14.29%) Unix
5 6 (12.24%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
6 5 (10.20%) Solaris
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.08%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) DevOps
3 13 (26.53%) TDD
4 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 7 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 5 (10.20%) Kernel Tuning
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Server Building
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.04%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.04%) OOP
8 1 (2.04%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (2.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Bash Shell
1 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
4 3 (6.12%) C
4 3 (6.12%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
2 24 (48.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Docker
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) KVM
3 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
3 5 (10.20%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) Squid
5 2 (4.08%) Postfix
6 1 (2.04%) Snort
Systems Management
1 28 (57.14%) Puppet
2 23 (46.94%) Ansible
2 23 (46.94%) Terraform
3 17 (34.69%) Kubernetes
3 17 (34.69%) ZABBIX
4 15 (30.61%) Consul
4 15 (30.61%) Packer
4 15 (30.61%) Rsyslog
5 14 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.08%) Kibana
6 2 (4.08%) logstash
6 2 (4.08%) Rancher
7 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.04%) Nessus
7 1 (2.04%) OSSEC
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) VMware
2 15 (30.61%) AppDynamics
2 15 (30.61%) Atlassian
2 15 (30.61%) CA
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle
3 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.20%) TOWER Software
5 2 (4.08%) Sonatype
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