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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 619 613
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6  
Contract jobs citing yum 20 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.059% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.52% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 26
Median daily rate £456 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £610 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5111 6178 4748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.85% 11.47% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3338 3978 2926
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 144 159
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £17.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.18 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 16 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England +26 20 £456 +7.35% 3
London +11 14 £463 +8.82% 1
Croydon - 10 £463 -
East of England - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
South East +23 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Leeds +19 1 £363 -29.61%
West Yorkshire +19 1 £363 -29.61%
North West +17 1 £350 -17.64%
Yorkshire +16 1 £363 -29.61%
Manchester +11 1 £350 -6.66%
Berkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for yum.

1 40 (71.43%) Linux
2 38 (67.86%) VMware
3 35 (62.50%) Firewall
4 34 (60.71%) Security Cleared
5 33 (58.93%) SC Cleared
5 33 (58.93%) Puppet
6 30 (53.57%) DNS
7 25 (44.64%) Ansible
8 24 (42.86%) Red Hat
9 22 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (37.50%) CentOS
10 21 (37.50%) Windows
11 20 (35.71%) Unix
11 20 (35.71%) LDAP
11 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (33.93%) Docker
13 18 (32.14%) DevOps
13 18 (32.14%) Bash Shell
14 17 (30.36%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (30.36%) Ubuntu
14 17 (30.36%) KVM
14 17 (30.36%) Terraform
14 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
15 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
16 13 (23.21%) Bitbucket
16 13 (23.21%) Atlassian
16 13 (23.21%) JIRA
16 13 (23.21%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (17.86%) VPN

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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 9 (16.07%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (62.50%) Firewall
2 30 (53.57%) DNS
3 20 (35.71%) LDAP
4 10 (17.86%) VPN
5 8 (14.29%) SNMP
5 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.71%) Network Security
7 4 (7.14%) HTTPS
7 4 (7.14%) SSL
8 2 (3.57%) FTP
8 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.57%) LAN
8 2 (3.57%) OpenVPN
8 2 (3.57%) PuTTY
8 2 (3.57%) SAN
8 2 (3.57%) SMTP
8 2 (3.57%) SSH
8 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (17.86%) Hadoop
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
2 13 (23.21%) Bitbucket
2 13 (23.21%) JIRA
3 5 (8.93%) Checkstyle
3 5 (8.93%) GitLab
3 5 (8.93%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (7.14%) MSI
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.79%) JBehave
5 1 (1.79%) jMock
5 1 (1.79%) Mockito
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Administrator
1 19 (33.93%) Linux Administrator
2 17 (30.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 16 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (26.79%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) VMWare Administrator
6 8 (14.29%) Architect
6 8 (14.29%) AWS Architect
6 8 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Consultant
9 5 (8.93%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (8.93%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (8.93%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
10 4 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) boto
3 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) JDBC
3 1 (1.79%) JMS
3 1 (1.79%) JMX
3 1 (1.79%) Kafka
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) PKI
2 6 (10.71%) Spread Betting
3 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Wiki
4 3 (5.36%) Fintech
5 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (37.50%) CentOS
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
4 20 (35.71%) Unix
5 17 (30.36%) Ubuntu
5 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
6 9 (16.07%) AIX
7 3 (5.36%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) DevOps
2 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (12.50%) Server Building
4 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.71%) Open Source
5 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
5 5 (8.93%) TDD
6 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Kanban
7 3 (5.36%) Scrum
8 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL
8 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.57%) Process Management
8 2 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Bash Shell
2 9 (16.07%) C
3 6 (10.71%) Perl
4 5 (8.93%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 33 (58.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (33.93%) Docker
3 17 (30.36%) KVM
3 17 (30.36%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (7.14%) iptables
6 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.57%) Firmware
6 2 (3.57%) NFS
6 2 (3.57%) Snort
6 2 (3.57%) Squid
7 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (58.93%) Puppet
2 25 (44.64%) Ansible
3 17 (30.36%) Terraform
4 9 (16.07%) Packer
5 8 (14.29%) Consul
5 8 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 8 (14.29%) Rsyslog
5 8 (14.29%) ZABBIX
6 6 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (5.36%) Rundeck
9 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
9 2 (3.57%) Nagios
9 2 (3.57%) Nessus
9 2 (3.57%) OSSEC
9 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) VMware
2 24 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 13 (23.21%) Atlassian
4 9 (16.07%) Oracle
5 8 (14.29%) AppDynamics
5 8 (14.29%) CA
6 6 (10.71%) EMC
7 5 (8.93%) Sonatype
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco
8 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.57%) HP
9 1 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.79%) Currenex
9 1 (1.79%) FXall
9 1 (1.79%) IBM
9 1 (1.79%) Reuters
9 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
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