The table below looks at the statistics for Ansible skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ansible over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ansible
Rank 367 534 -
Rank change year-on-year
+167 -
Contract jobs citing Ansible 199 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.011% -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.23% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 162 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £140 -
% change year-on-year
+169.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3808 3271 2670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.35% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2339 1949 1466
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 139 194
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.78 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

Ansible
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ansible across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Ansible Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ansible
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ansible across the England region.

Ansible Daily Rate Trend in England

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ansible across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Ansible Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +138 143 £451 -5.15% 20
South East -12 13 £475 +239.28% 5
South West - 10 £475 - 2
East Midlands - 7 £550 -
North West - 6 £500 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
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UK

Ansible
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ansible also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ansible.

1 261 (78.85%) Puppet
2 250 (75.53%) DevOps
3 246 (74.32%) Linux
4 216 (65.26%) Opscode Chef
5 178 (53.78%) Jenkins
5 178 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
6 161 (48.64%) Java
7 156 (47.13%) Ruby
8 147 (44.41%) Python
9 128 (38.67%) Continuous Integration
10 109 (32.93%) VMware
11 98 (29.61%) Git (software)
12 96 (29.00%) MongoDB
13 91 (27.49%) Configuration Management
14 89 (26.89%) Nagios
15 81 (24.47%) Maven
16 77 (23.26%) Node.js
17 73 (22.05%) Bash Shell
18 68 (20.54%) Ubuntu
18 68 (20.54%) Salt
19 67 (20.24%) Scrum
19 67 (20.24%) Web Services
20 64 (19.34%) Apache
21 62 (18.73%) Amazon AWS
21 62 (18.73%) Security Cleared
22 59 (17.82%) CentOS
23 57 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
23 57 (17.22%) Redis
24 56 (16.92%) SC Cleared
25 48 (14.50%) Perl

Ansible
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ansible also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ansible. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (23.26%) Node.js
2 64 (19.34%) Apache
3 43 (12.99%) OpenStack
4 39 (11.78%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (10.57%) nginx
6 31 (9.37%) JBoss
7 27 (8.16%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.72%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.81%) Confluence
10 5 (1.51%) Jetty
10 5 (1.51%) Mule
11 3 (0.91%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.91%) IIS
11 3 (0.91%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.60%) WildFly
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.60%) Drupal
13 1 (0.30%) Gunicorn
13 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 28 (8.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 62 (18.73%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.88%) PaaS
3 29 (8.76%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.23%) GitHub
5 11 (3.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (3.32%) IaaS
6 7 (2.11%) Google App Engine
6 7 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.21%) SaaS
8 3 (0.91%) Heroku
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.30%) Route 53
10 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.55%) DNS
2 24 (7.25%) HTTP
3 20 (6.04%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.83%) SSL
5 13 (3.93%) VPN
6 10 (3.02%) Firewall
6 10 (3.02%) DHCP
7 6 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.81%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (1.51%) SMTP
8 5 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.21%) Internet
10 3 (0.91%) LAN
10 3 (0.91%) WAN
10 3 (0.91%) DMZ
10 3 (0.91%) SAN
11 2 (0.60%) MRTG
11 2 (0.60%) LDAP
11 2 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (29.00%) MongoDB
2 57 (17.22%) Redis
3 46 (13.90%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (12.99%) NoSQL
5 37 (11.18%) MySQL
6 32 (9.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (8.16%) Hadoop
8 22 (6.65%) MariaDB
9 20 (6.04%) Riak
9 20 (6.04%) CouchDB
10 15 (4.53%) Hypertable
11 14 (4.23%) Big Data
12 13 (3.93%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.11%) DB2
13 7 (2.11%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.81%) SQL Server
15 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 178 (53.78%) Jenkins
2 98 (29.61%) Git (software)
3 81 (24.47%) Maven
4 31 (9.37%) Cucumber
5 29 (8.76%) Subversion
5 29 (8.76%) Artifactory
6 18 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (4.53%) Hudson
7 15 (4.53%) TeamCity
7 15 (4.53%) Fiddler
7 15 (4.53%) Selenium
8 13 (3.93%) Jasmine
8 13 (3.93%) Gradle
9 12 (3.63%) Gerrit
10 11 (3.32%) Mocha
10 11 (3.32%) WebDriver
11 10 (3.02%) JIRA
12 7 (2.11%) Ant
13 6 (1.81%) JMeter
14 4 (1.21%) GitLab
General
1 9 (2.72%) Marketing
1 9 (2.72%) Retail
1 9 (2.72%) Telecoms
2 8 (2.42%) Finance
3 7 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (0.60%) German Language
4 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
4 2 (0.60%) Turkish Language
5 1 (0.30%) Banking
5 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (38.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (12.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 34 (10.27%) Consultant
4 33 (9.97%) Developer
5 29 (8.76%) Senior Consultant
6 27 (8.16%) DevOps Consultant
7 18 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (5.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.14%) Administrator
9 15 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (4.53%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (4.23%) Operations Engineer
11 13 (3.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.32%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.02%) Architect
13 10 (3.02%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.02%) Senior Operations Engineer
14 8 (2.42%) Integration Manager
15 7 (2.11%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (20.24%) Web Services
2 39 (11.78%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (9.67%) CSS
4 28 (8.46%) HTML
5 20 (6.04%) jQuery
6 16 (4.83%) RESTful
7 15 (4.53%) LAMP
7 15 (4.53%) JSON
7 15 (4.53%) Spring
8 14 (4.23%) HTML5
8 14 (4.23%) REST
8 14 (4.23%) CSS3
9 13 (3.93%) Backbone.js
9 13 (3.93%) Ember.js
10 12 (3.63%) AngularJS
10 12 (3.63%) Sass
10 12 (3.63%) Flask
11 11 (3.32%) LESS
11 11 (3.32%) J2EE
12 9 (2.72%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.08%) Open Source
2 18 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.53%) User Experience
4 13 (3.93%) Smart Meter
5 9 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.11%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.51%) Clustering
8 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.60%) Replication
10 2 (0.60%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 246 (74.32%) Linux
2 68 (20.54%) Ubuntu
3 59 (17.82%) CentOS
4 47 (14.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (9.37%) UNIX
6 14 (4.23%) Debian
6 14 (4.23%) Windows
7 3 (0.91%) HPUX
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.60%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.30%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (75.53%) DevOps
2 178 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (38.67%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (27.49%) Configuration Management
5 67 (20.24%) Scrum
6 39 (11.78%) TDD
7 38 (11.48%) BDD
8 31 (9.37%) Automated Testing
9 29 (8.76%) E-Commerce
10 28 (8.46%) Build Automation
11 26 (7.85%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.85%) Change Management
12 17 (5.14%) Kanban
13 16 (4.83%) OO
13 16 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (2.72%) OWASP
15 8 (2.42%) Web Development
16 7 (2.11%) Workflow
17 6 (1.81%) SOA
17 6 (1.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (48.64%) Java
2 156 (47.13%) Ruby
3 147 (44.41%) Python
4 73 (22.05%) Bash Shell
5 48 (14.50%) Perl
6 46 (13.90%) PHP
7 37 (11.18%) JavaScript
8 36 (10.88%) Scala
9 30 (9.06%) SQL
10 25 (7.55%) Shell Script
11 24 (7.25%) Golang
12 16 (4.83%) C
13 8 (2.42%) Clojure
14 6 (1.81%) Haskell
15 5 (1.51%) Erlang
15 5 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.21%) C#
16 4 (1.21%) Groovy
17 1 (0.30%) Tcl
17 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (18.73%) Security Cleared
2 56 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.51%) Degree
4 4 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.91%) RHCE
6 1 (0.30%) RHCT
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 57 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (8.16%) Docker
3 20 (6.04%) vCloud
4 10 (3.02%) vSphere
5 9 (2.72%) Xen
6 8 (2.42%) Varnish
7 6 (1.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.21%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.91%) Postfix
9 3 (0.91%) LXC
10 1 (0.30%) Gluster
10 1 (0.30%) XenServer
10 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 261 (78.85%) Puppet
2 216 (65.26%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (26.89%) Nagios
4 68 (20.54%) Salt
5 36 (10.88%) Vagrant
6 31 (9.37%) ZABBIX
7 23 (6.95%) Graphite
8 15 (4.53%) CFEngine
9 14 (4.23%) logstash
10 10 (3.02%) HAProxy
11 8 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (2.11%) Kibana
12 7 (2.11%) SELinux
12 7 (2.11%) Icinga
13 6 (1.81%) Opsview
13 6 (1.81%) Cobbler
13 6 (1.81%) Cacti
14 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 5 (1.51%) Mesos
15 3 (0.91%) yum
Vendors
1 109 (32.93%) VMware
2 36 (10.88%) SaltStack
3 35 (10.57%) Microsoft
4 32 (9.67%) Red Hat
5 31 (9.37%) Rackspace
6 25 (7.55%) New Relic
7 17 (5.14%) Splunk
8 16 (4.83%) Oracle
9 14 (4.23%) Google
10 13 (3.93%) EMC
11 9 (2.72%) Cisco
11 9 (2.72%) IBM
12 8 (2.42%) NetApp
13 4 (1.21%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (0.91%) Akamai
14 3 (0.91%) SAP
14 3 (0.91%) HP
15 2 (0.60%) Percona
16 1 (0.30%) hybris
16 1 (0.30%) AppDynamics
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