The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
Rank 540 555 584
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +29
Contract jobs citing YUM 32 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +29.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £411 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £513 £370
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 - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3986 3750 3816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.51% 7.37% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2344 2109 1925
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 171 182
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.70 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.13 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%

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 22 July 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 14 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 22 July 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
England +14 32 £456 -1.56% 6
London +31 19 £475 +5.43% 5
South East -2 11 £325 -36.27% 1
City of London - 5 £475 - 2
South West - 2 £300 -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

YUM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 36 (85.71%) Linux
1 36 (85.71%) Puppet
2 23 (54.76%) Oracle
2 23 (54.76%) Red Hat
3 22 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
4 17 (40.48%) Bash Shell
5 16 (38.10%) DevOps
6 15 (35.71%) UNIX
7 14 (33.33%) Perl
7 14 (33.33%) Middleware
8 12 (28.57%) WebLogic
8 12 (28.57%) Tomcat
9 11 (26.19%) MySQL
9 11 (26.19%) Finance
9 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (26.19%) Scrum
9 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
9 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
9 11 (26.19%) Vagrant
10 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (23.81%) Bourne shell
10 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (23.81%) Solaris
11 9 (21.43%) Windows
11 9 (21.43%) LDAP
11 9 (21.43%) SAN
11 9 (21.43%) NetApp
11 9 (21.43%) Veritas
11 9 (21.43%) Ruby

YUM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 12 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Mule
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) CloudFront
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) LDAP
1 9 (21.43%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) NAS
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.38%) SSH
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MySQL
1 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) RSpec
4 3 (7.14%) Hudson
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.38%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.38%) Gradle
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 10 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Administrator
4 8 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (16.67%) UNIX Support
5 7 (16.67%) Linux Support
5 7 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Storage Support Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (11.90%) Test Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Systems Support
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.38%) CPAN
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) iSeries
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Wiki
3 1 (2.38%) Blog
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (35.71%) UNIX
4 10 (23.81%) Solaris
5 9 (21.43%) Windows
6 8 (19.05%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (14.29%) CentOS
8 2 (4.76%) SELinux
8 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.76%) Debian
9 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) DevOps
2 11 (26.19%) Scrum
3 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Release Management
5 8 (19.05%) Kernel Tuning
5 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 5 (11.90%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) SOA
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.38%) ITSM
10 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.38%) Kanban
10 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Bash Shell
2 14 (33.33%) Perl
3 10 (23.81%) Bourne shell
4 9 (21.43%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) Java
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) C-shell
9 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) RHCE
4 1 (2.38%) NCDA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (7.14%) NFS
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.38%) Xen
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (85.71%) Puppet
2 11 (26.19%) Vagrant
3 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 6 (14.29%) ZABBIX
5 6 (14.29%) Nagios
6 3 (7.14%) Ansible
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.38%) logstash
7 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle
1 23 (54.76%) Red Hat
2 9 (21.43%) NetApp
2 9 (21.43%) Veritas
3 7 (16.67%) HP
3 7 (16.67%) Brocade
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) JBoss
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) BEA
7 1 (2.38%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Vignette
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Google
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