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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
UK
Rank 555 585 595
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Contract jobs citing yum 41 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.076% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 0.86% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 18
Median daily rate £469 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £388 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £288
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +56.52%
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
4517 4550 4530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.96% 8.89% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3025 2862 2679
Median daily rate £475 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 135 147
Median hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +64.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

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 21 February 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 8 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 21 February 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
England +31 38 £470 +4.44% 3
London +34 35 £470 +10.58% 2
Croydon - 18 £470 -
North West - 3 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £425 -
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -

yum
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 41 (74.55%) Security Cleared
2 36 (65.45%) VMware
3 35 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 34 (61.82%) DNS
5 31 (56.36%) Firewall
5 31 (56.36%) Puppet
5 31 (56.36%) Ansible
5 31 (56.36%) Docker
6 29 (52.73%) Terraform
7 28 (50.91%) Jenkins
8 25 (45.45%) Linux
9 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (38.18%) Atlassian
11 21 (38.18%) JIRA
11 21 (38.18%) Bitbucket
11 21 (38.18%) VPN
11 21 (38.18%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (36.36%) Hadoop
13 19 (34.55%) Rsyslog
13 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database
13 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (34.55%) ZABBIX
13 19 (34.55%) PKI
13 19 (34.55%) SNMP
13 19 (34.55%) CA
13 19 (34.55%) Apache
13 19 (34.55%) Oracle
13 19 (34.55%) Consul
13 19 (34.55%) Elastic Stack

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 19 (34.55%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.82%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) DNS
2 31 (56.36%) Firewall
3 21 (38.18%) VPN
4 19 (34.55%) SNMP
5 8 (14.55%) LDAP
6 7 (12.73%) LAN
6 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.73%) WAN
7 5 (9.09%) DHCP
8 4 (7.27%) HTTPS
8 4 (7.27%) SSL
9 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.64%) Network Security
9 2 (3.64%) OpenVPN
9 2 (3.64%) PuTTY
9 2 (3.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database
3 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (50.91%) Jenkins
2 21 (38.18%) Bitbucket
2 21 (38.18%) JIRA
3 5 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (7.27%) GitLab
4 4 (7.27%) MSI
5 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.64%) Checkstyle
6 2 (3.64%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Architect
1 18 (32.73%) Cloud Architect
2 12 (21.82%) AWS Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) DevOps Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Unix Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) AWS Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Web Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior VMWare Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) Elastic Stack
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) JSON
3 2 (3.64%) REST
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) Akka
4 1 (1.82%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.82%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) PKI
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Spread Betting
3 4 (7.27%) Wiki
4 2 (3.64%) Fintech
4 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (27.27%) Unix
4 12 (21.82%) Windows
5 11 (20.00%) CentOS
6 8 (14.55%) Ubuntu
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
7 5 (9.09%) Solaris
8 2 (3.64%) AIX
9 1 (1.82%) Android
9 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (30.91%) DevOps
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) Server Building
4 6 (10.91%) TDD
5 5 (9.09%) Kernel Tuning
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.64%) Kanban
8 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.64%) Open Source
8 2 (3.64%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 1 (1.82%) Android Development
9 1 (1.82%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
2 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.91%) C
4 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.27%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (74.55%) Security Cleared
2 35 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Docker
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) KVM
3 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) Snort
5 2 (3.64%) Squid
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (56.36%) Ansible
1 31 (56.36%) Puppet
2 29 (52.73%) Terraform
3 19 (34.55%) Consul
3 19 (34.55%) Kubernetes
3 19 (34.55%) Packer
3 19 (34.55%) Rsyslog
3 19 (34.55%) ZABBIX
4 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.64%) Nessus
5 2 (3.64%) OSSEC
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.64%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) Atlassian
3 19 (34.55%) AppDynamics
3 19 (34.55%) CA
3 19 (34.55%) Oracle
4 16 (29.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.09%) TOWER Software
6 2 (3.64%) EMC
6 2 (3.64%) Sonatype