Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 17 August 2018 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 883 825 844
Rank change year-on-year -58 +19 +8
Contract jobs citing yum 14 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.034% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.100% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 39
UK median daily rate £650 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% - +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +26.90% -19.44% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,046 10,938 12,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.63% 11.43% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,397 7,241 7,979
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 243 269
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.13 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £46.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.94 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.32% -32.25% +21.95%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for yum in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for yum in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing yum over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for yum in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for yum in the UK

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Top 4 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 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
England -54 14 £650 +42.47% 5
South East -7 7 £460 +5.14% 1
UK excluding London -31 7 £460 +26.90% 5
London -34 7 £650 +40.54%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing yum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for yum.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) LDAP
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Docker
3 10 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (57.14%) Ansible
4 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) CentOS
5 6 (42.86%) SUSE
5 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
5 6 (42.86%) PKI
5 6 (42.86%) Internet
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) Unix
5 6 (42.86%) iptables
5 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (42.86%) SELinux
5 6 (42.86%) KVM
6 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (28.57%) RHCSA
7 4 (28.57%) RHCVA
7 4 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (28.57%) RHEV
7 4 (28.57%) High Availability

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Co-occurring 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 2 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (28.57%) NAS
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) HBase
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
1 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 2 (14.29%) Checkstyle
1 2 (14.29%) Cobertura
1 2 (14.29%) Gradle
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) PKI
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (28.57%) LPAR
4 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) SUSE
3 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) RHCE
2 4 (28.57%) RHCSA
2 4 (28.57%) RHCVA
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Docker
1 10 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (42.86%) iptables
2 6 (42.86%) KVM
3 4 (28.57%) Firmware
3 4 (28.57%) RHEV
3 4 (28.57%) Samba
3 4 (28.57%) Sendmail
3 4 (28.57%) Veritas File System
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) SELinux
3 4 (28.57%) BladeLogic
3 4 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (28.57%) OpenView
3 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 2 (14.29%) Mesos
4 2 (14.29%) Rancher
4 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) BMC
1 4 (28.57%) Dell
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Opsware
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 4 (28.57%) Veritas
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Sonatype