Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for yum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited yum over the 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Yellowdog Updater, Modified (yum)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 816 792
Rank change year-on-year +40 -24 +1
Contract jobs citing yum 29 54 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.49% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 47
England median daily rate £456 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +12.50% -10.31%
10th Percentile £356 £373 £320
90th Percentile £626 £557 £493
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £43.43
UK median hourly rate - - £43.43

yum is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9705 10989 8931
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.01% 10.90% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6493 7173 5522
England median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £393
% change year-on-year +8.82% +8.28% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 220 316
England median hourly rate £17.00 £21.33 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.30% +4.05% +2.50%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.83 £40.09
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -20.45% +8.99% +0.93%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing yum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for yum in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for yum in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing yum in England over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for yum in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for yum in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing yum within the England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 18 £463 +8.82%
East of England - 6 - -
South East +16 3 £438 -2.78%
North of England +44 2 £356 -20.83%
Yorkshire +31 1 £363 -29.61%
North West +18 1 £350 -17.65%
yum
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 across the England region with a requirement for yum.

1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) VMware
3 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
3 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
4 18 (62.07%) CentOS
4 18 (62.07%) Puppet
5 17 (58.62%) DNS
6 16 (55.17%) LDAP
6 16 (55.17%) Firewall
6 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (48.28%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (44.83%) KVM
9 13 (44.83%) Ubuntu
9 13 (44.83%) Windows
9 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
10 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
11 9 (31.03%) DevOps
11 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (24.14%) Unix
13 6 (20.69%) Ansible
13 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
13 6 (20.69%) Terraform
14 5 (17.24%) Server Building
14 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
14 5 (17.24%) Apache Spark
14 5 (17.24%) Cloudera
14 5 (17.24%) Spread Betting
14 5 (17.24%) C

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (17.24%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) DNS
2 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 16 (55.17%) LDAP
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) FTP
4 2 (6.90%) SMTP
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Bitbucket
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
1 4 (13.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (10.34%) Checkstyle
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) GitLab
3 1 (3.45%) JBehave
3 1 (3.45%) jMock
3 1 (3.45%) Mockito
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Administrator
1 15 (51.72%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (44.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (41.38%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (41.38%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (27.59%) VMWare Administrator
5 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) boto
1 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
1 1 (3.45%) JDBC
1 1 (3.45%) JMS
1 1 (3.45%) JMX
1 1 (3.45%) Kafka
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (3.45%) Spring
1 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.24%) Spread Betting
2 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) CentOS
3 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (44.83%) Ubuntu
4 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 4 (13.79%) AIX
6 4 (13.79%) SUSE
7 3 (10.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) DevOps
2 5 (17.24%) Server Building
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Process Management
5 1 (3.45%) AOP
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Kanban
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.24%) C
3 2 (6.90%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (48.28%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (44.83%) KVM
4 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.79%) iptables
7 3 (10.34%) Docker
8 2 (6.90%) Firmware
8 2 (6.90%) NFS
9 1 (3.45%) vCloud
9 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) Ansible
2 6 (20.69%) Terraform
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) Packer
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Consul
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) Rsyslog
4 1 (3.45%) Rundeck
4 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.45%) vRealize
4 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Cloudera
4 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Sonatype
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.45%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) Currenex
7 1 (3.45%) FXall
7 1 (3.45%) Reuters
7 1 (3.45%) TIBCO