The table below looks at the statistics for YUM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited YUM over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
Rank 574 573 602
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing YUM 38 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.025% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.35% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 2
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£390 £511 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.71% +52.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £411 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £528 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £510 -
% change year-on-year
-34.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4396 3745 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.10% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2621 2209 1935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 155 172
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

YUM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing YUM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing YUM within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
England +16 38 £390 -23.71% 10
London +33 25 £400 -23.80% 7
City of London +28 1 £475 - 5

YUM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 42 (71.19%) Puppet
2 41 (69.49%) Linux
3 33 (55.93%) Jenkins
4 28 (47.46%) Red Hat
4 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (44.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (35.59%) Oracle
7 19 (32.20%) Scrum
7 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
7 19 (32.20%) DevOps
8 18 (30.51%) UNIX
9 16 (27.12%) Java
9 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (25.42%) Vagrant
11 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
11 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
11 14 (23.73%) Perl
11 14 (23.73%) Apache
11 14 (23.73%) Tomcat
11 14 (23.73%) Middleware
12 13 (22.03%) Ruby
12 13 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (20.34%) WebLogic
13 12 (20.34%) MySQL
14 11 (18.64%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (18.64%) Open Source
14 11 (18.64%) BDD
15 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
15 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
15 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills

YUM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (23.73%) Apache
1 14 (23.73%) Tomcat
2 12 (20.34%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.86%) Confluence
4 6 (10.17%) Mule
5 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) LDAP
2 6 (10.17%) HTTP
2 6 (10.17%) DNS
2 6 (10.17%) SAN
3 5 (8.47%) SSL
4 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) NAS
6 1 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.69%) SMTP
6 1 (1.69%) DHCP
6 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) MySQL
2 11 (18.64%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.17%) Big Data
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.78%) Redis
6 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (55.93%) Jenkins
2 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.95%) Maven
4 9 (15.25%) Hudson
4 9 (15.25%) RSpec
5 7 (11.86%) JIRA
6 6 (10.17%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.69%) Gradle
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.69%) Ant
8 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.69%) Selenium
8 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 13 (22.03%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.86%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (11.86%) Linux Support
6 6 (10.17%) Linux Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Test Specialist
6 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) UNIX Support
8 4 (6.78%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (6.78%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Middleware
2 6 (10.17%) REST
2 6 (10.17%) Apache Camel
2 6 (10.17%) Spring
2 6 (10.17%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) SOAP
3 4 (6.78%) JMS
3 4 (6.78%) J2EE
3 4 (6.78%) Spring Integration
4 3 (5.08%) EJB
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) XML
6 1 (1.69%) LAMP
6 1 (1.69%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.69%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Open Source
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Wiki
3 2 (3.39%) Blog
3 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.39%) iSeries
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.69%) Biology
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Life Science
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Linux
2 26 (44.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (30.51%) UNIX
4 9 (15.25%) CentOS
5 8 (13.56%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (13.56%) Solaris
6 5 (8.47%) Windows
7 3 (5.08%) SELinux
8 2 (3.39%) Debian
8 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) Scrum
2 19 (32.20%) DevOps
3 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.64%) BDD
5 6 (10.17%) Kernel Tuning
5 6 (10.17%) Release Management
5 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (10.17%) TDD
6 4 (6.78%) Kanban
6 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.08%) SOA
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.69%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) ITIL
9 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
2 14 (23.73%) Perl
3 13 (22.03%) Ruby
4 10 (16.95%) Python
5 9 (15.25%) PHP
5 9 (15.25%) SQL
6 7 (11.86%) Bourne shell
7 6 (10.17%) C
7 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.08%) Scala
9 2 (3.39%) C++
9 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.39%) R
10 1 (1.69%) C-shell
10 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Varnish
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) NFS
2 2 (3.39%) GPFS
3 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.69%) Postfix
3 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.69%) KVM
3 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (71.19%) Puppet
2 15 (25.42%) Vagrant
3 13 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (15.25%) ZABBIX
5 8 (13.56%) Nagios
6 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
7 3 (5.08%) Ansible
8 2 (3.39%) Ganglia
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.69%) Salt
9 1 (1.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Red Hat
2 21 (35.59%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) NetApp
3 6 (10.17%) Veritas
4 5 (8.47%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) JBoss
4 5 (8.47%) VMware
5 4 (6.78%) Brocade
5 4 (6.78%) IBM
6 3 (5.08%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) CA
7 2 (3.39%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.69%) Remedy
8 1 (1.69%) Sun
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) BEA
8 1 (1.69%) BMC
8 1 (1.69%) Vignette
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
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