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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 602 579
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23  
Contract jobs citing yum 10 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.049% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 28
Median daily rate £625 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.88% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 4358 5245 4310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.02% 10.21% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2909 3384 2634
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 115 194
Median hourly rate £24.43 £21.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.33% +4.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing yum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 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
London +19 8 £625 +47.05% 1
South East +11 1 £350 -22.22%
East of England - 1 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 30 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 29 (65.91%) SC Cleared
3 28 (63.64%) Puppet
3 28 (63.64%) Docker
4 26 (59.09%) Ansible
5 24 (54.55%) Terraform
6 23 (52.27%) DNS
6 23 (52.27%) VMware
7 22 (50.00%) Firewall
7 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 21 (47.73%) DevOps
8 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (45.45%) Linux
10 19 (43.18%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (43.18%) JIRA
10 19 (43.18%) Atlassian
10 19 (43.18%) Bitbucket
11 16 (36.36%) VPN
12 15 (34.09%) Apache
12 15 (34.09%) Oracle
12 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (31.82%) ZABBIX
13 14 (31.82%) Hadoop
13 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database
13 14 (31.82%) Rsyslog
13 14 (31.82%) AppDynamics
13 14 (31.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 14 (31.82%) SNMP
13 14 (31.82%) CA

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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 15 (34.09%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) DNS
2 22 (50.00%) Firewall
3 16 (36.36%) VPN
4 14 (31.82%) SNMP
5 7 (15.91%) LDAP
6 5 (11.36%) LAN
6 5 (11.36%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
7 4 (9.09%) SSL
8 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.55%) OpenVPN
8 2 (4.55%) PuTTY
8 2 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (31.82%) Hadoop
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (43.18%) Bitbucket
2 19 (43.18%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (11.36%) Checkstyle
4 5 (11.36%) GitLab
4 5 (11.36%) Maven
5 4 (9.09%) MSI
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.27%) JBehave
6 1 (2.27%) jMock
6 1 (2.27%) Mockito
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.55%) Banking
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Front Office
2 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
1 13 (29.55%) AWS Architect
1 13 (29.55%) Cloud Architect
2 9 (20.45%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) AWS Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Web Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Unix Security Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Elastic Stack
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.27%) boto
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) JDBC
3 1 (2.27%) JMS
3 1 (2.27%) JMX
3 1 (2.27%) Kafka
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) PKI
2 4 (9.09%) Wiki
3 3 (6.82%) Fintech
3 3 (6.82%) Spread Betting
4 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Unix
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) CentOS
5 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.55%) Solaris
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) DevOps
2 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.64%) TDD
5 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
6 4 (9.09%) Server Building
7 3 (6.82%) Kanban
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.55%) Open Source
8 2 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 1 (2.27%) Android Development
9 1 (2.27%) AOP
9 1 (2.27%) Concurrent Programming
9 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.27%) MVC
9 1 (2.27%) SDLC
9 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 6 (13.64%) C
3 5 (11.36%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 29 (65.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Docker
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) KVM
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.55%) Snort
4 2 (4.55%) Squid
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (63.64%) Puppet
2 26 (59.09%) Ansible
3 24 (54.55%) Terraform
4 14 (31.82%) Consul
4 14 (31.82%) Kubernetes
4 14 (31.82%) Packer
4 14 (31.82%) Rsyslog
4 14 (31.82%) ZABBIX
5 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (6.82%) Rundeck
7 2 (4.55%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.55%) Nessus
7 2 (4.55%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 19 (43.18%) Atlassian
3 15 (34.09%) Oracle
4 14 (31.82%) AppDynamics
4 14 (31.82%) CA
5 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.36%) Sonatype
7 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.27%) Currenex
7 1 (2.27%) FXall
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Reuters
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO