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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
Rank 554 565 592
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Contract jobs citing YUM 41 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 4
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£395 £493 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.79% +47.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £411 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £514 £363
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 - - -

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
4290 3919 3854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.35% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2244 2003
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 149 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.57 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 August 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 7 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 August 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 +2 41 £395 -19.79% 6
London +36 27 £465 +0.54% 6
City of London +34 4 £494 -
South West - 3 £300 -
North West - 2 £350 -
Manchester - - - -
Bristol - - - -

YUM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (81.82%) Puppet
2 40 (72.73%) Linux
3 27 (49.09%) Red Hat
4 26 (47.27%) Jenkins
5 25 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (41.82%) Oracle
7 20 (36.36%) UNIX
8 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
9 17 (30.91%) Bash Shell
10 16 (29.09%) DevOps
10 16 (29.09%) Perl
11 15 (27.27%) Scrum
12 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (25.45%) Middleware
12 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
12 14 (25.45%) Vagrant
12 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (23.64%) MySQL
13 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
14 12 (21.82%) Ruby
14 12 (21.82%) WebLogic
14 12 (21.82%) Finance
15 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (20.00%) Open Source
16 10 (18.18%) Bourne shell
16 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
16 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
16 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (18.18%) Java
16 10 (18.18%) Solaris

YUM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (25.45%) Tomcat
2 12 (21.82%) WebLogic
3 8 (14.55%) Apache
4 6 (10.91%) Mule
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) LDAP
1 9 (16.36%) SAN
2 6 (10.91%) DNS
3 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) NAS
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) SSH
5 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MySQL
2 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.91%) Big Data
5 4 (7.27%) Redis
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) Jenkins
2 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) RSpec
4 4 (7.27%) Maven
5 3 (5.45%) Hudson
6 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.82%) Gradle
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 16 (29.09%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Administrator
3 8 (14.55%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (14.55%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) UNIX Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) UNIX Support
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (12.73%) Linux Support
4 7 (12.73%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Storage Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Test Specialist
5 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) Middleware
2 6 (10.91%) Apache Camel
2 6 (10.91%) REST
2 6 (10.91%) Spring
3 4 (7.27%) JMS
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
3 4 (7.27%) J2EE
3 4 (7.27%) Spring Integration
4 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 3 (5.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) RESTful
6 1 (1.82%) CPAN
6 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) Wiki
2 2 (3.64%) Blog
2 2 (3.64%) iSeries
2 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) Social Media
3 1 (1.82%) DTV
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.82%) Biology
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (36.36%) UNIX
4 10 (18.18%) Solaris
5 9 (16.36%) Windows
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (14.55%) CentOS
7 3 (5.45%) SELinux
8 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.64%) Debian
9 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) DevOps
2 15 (27.27%) Scrum
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.36%) Release Management
6 8 (14.55%) BDD
6 8 (14.55%) Kernel Tuning
6 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.45%) SOA
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.82%) ITSM
9 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.82%) Kanban
9 1 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) Bash Shell
2 16 (29.09%) Perl
3 12 (21.82%) Ruby
4 10 (18.18%) Bourne shell
4 10 (18.18%) Java
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
6 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.09%) Python
8 3 (5.45%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) C++
9 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.64%) R
9 2 (3.64%) Scala
10 1 (1.82%) C-shell
10 1 (1.82%) C
10 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) PhD
4 1 (1.82%) NCDA
4 1 (1.82%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.45%) NFS
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) GPFS
4 1 (1.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (81.82%) Puppet
2 14 (25.45%) Vagrant
2 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.36%) ZABBIX
4 8 (14.55%) Nagios
5 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.45%) Ansible
7 2 (3.64%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.82%) Salt
8 1 (1.82%) logstash
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Red Hat
2 23 (41.82%) Oracle
3 9 (16.36%) NetApp
3 9 (16.36%) Veritas
4 7 (12.73%) HP
4 7 (12.73%) Brocade
5 5 (9.09%) JBoss
5 5 (9.09%) VMware
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
7 3 (5.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.64%) CA
8 2 (3.64%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.82%) Sun
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) BEA
9 1 (1.82%) Vignette
9 1 (1.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco
9 1 (1.82%) Google
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