Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 865 827
Rank change year-on-year +7 -38 -12
Contract jobs citing yum 26 34 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.29% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 64
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £387 £363 £316
90th Percentile £556 £519 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +18.33% +3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.43

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 11678 11644 9677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.04% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7904 7440 5908
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +4.85%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 270 332
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -4.42%
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.73 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -26.44% +14.29% -5.13%

yum
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 22 November 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 9 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 22 November 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
England +6 25 £425 -
London -36 15 £425 -
UK excluding London +28 11 £444 +18.33%
East of England - 6 £650 -
North of England +66 2 £356 -20.83%
South East +9 2 £525 +16.67%
North West +6 1 £350 -22.22%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £363 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 22 (84.62%) VMware
3 19 (73.08%) Red Hat
4 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 18 (69.23%) CentOS
5 17 (65.38%) Puppet
6 16 (61.54%) Firewall
7 15 (57.69%) LDAP
7 15 (57.69%) DNS
7 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (50.00%) KVM
9 13 (50.00%) Ubuntu
9 13 (50.00%) Windows
9 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
10 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
11 9 (34.62%) DevOps
11 9 (34.62%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (26.92%) Server Building
12 7 (26.92%) Spread Betting
13 6 (23.08%) Unix
13 6 (23.08%) Terraform
14 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
14 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
14 5 (19.23%) Cisco
14 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
14 5 (19.23%) Cloudera
15 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning

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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 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 15 (57.69%) DNS
2 15 (57.69%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) Checkstyle
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) JBehave
3 1 (3.85%) jMock
3 1 (3.85%) Mockito
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Front Office
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Administrator
1 15 (57.69%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (34.62%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (34.62%) VMWare Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Developer
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Middleware Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) boto
1 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) JDBC
1 1 (3.85%) JMS
1 1 (3.85%) JMX
1 1 (3.85%) Kafka
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) Spring
1 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Spread Betting
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) CentOS
3 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) Unix
6 4 (15.38%) SUSE
7 3 (11.54%) AIX
8 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) Server Building
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Process Management
6 1 (3.85%) AOP
6 1 (3.85%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) C
3 2 (7.69%) Korn
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (50.00%) KVM
4 9 (34.62%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
6 3 (11.54%) iptables
7 2 (7.69%) Firmware
7 2 (7.69%) NFS
8 1 (3.85%) Docker
8 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) Terraform
3 3 (11.54%) Ansible
3 3 (11.54%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (3.85%) Graylog
5 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.85%) Mesos
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) Packer
5 1 (3.85%) Rancher
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) VMware
2 19 (73.08%) Red Hat
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Cloudera
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.85%) Currenex
6 1 (3.85%) FXall
6 1 (3.85%) Reuters
6 1 (3.85%) Sonatype
6 1 (3.85%) TIBCO