The table below looks at the statistics for Ansible skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ansible over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ansible
Rank 152 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -
Contract jobs citing Ansible 111 35 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 0.36% -
As % of the Systems Management category 11.08% 3.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 81 21 0
Median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Ansible
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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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1002 1049 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 10.80% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 596 451
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 25
Median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

Ansible
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Ansible Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ansible
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ansible Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ansible across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Ansible Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +29 42 £475 +5.55% 9
Oxfordshire +16 31 £400 -20.00% 2
Berkshire +28 25 £500 +31.66% 9
Hampshire +14 8 £400 +8.47% 3
West Sussex - 2 £530 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
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Ansible
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible 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 South East region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 166 (80.58%) Linux
2 147 (71.36%) DevOps
3 127 (61.65%) Git (software)
4 113 (54.85%) Jenkins
5 109 (52.91%) Python
6 106 (51.46%) Puppet
7 86 (41.75%) Opscode Chef
8 85 (41.26%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (35.44%) Tomcat
10 71 (34.47%) Configuration Management
11 68 (33.01%) Unix
12 58 (28.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 53 (25.73%) Subversion
13 53 (25.73%) Apache
14 50 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (23.30%) Ruby
16 46 (22.33%) WebLogic
17 45 (21.84%) Java
18 44 (21.36%) IBM
18 44 (21.36%) Middleware
19 41 (19.90%) MySQL
20 40 (19.42%) Sonatype Nexus
21 39 (18.93%) Docker
22 38 (18.45%) Vagrant
23 37 (17.96%) Security Cleared
24 35 (16.99%) SC Cleared
25 33 (16.02%) Shell Script
26 32 (15.53%) VMware
26 32 (15.53%) Bash Shell
27 31 (15.05%) Perl

Ansible
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 73 (35.44%) Tomcat
2 53 (25.73%) Apache
3 46 (22.33%) WebLogic
4 27 (13.11%) WebSphere
5 23 (11.17%) JBoss
6 21 (10.19%) OpenStack
7 19 (9.22%) nginx
8 11 (5.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.97%) IIS
10 2 (0.97%) WordPress
11 1 (0.49%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.49%) Confluence
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.49%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
2 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (10.68%) PaaS
4 15 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (6.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (4.85%) Amazon S3
8 9 (4.37%) IaaS
9 5 (2.43%) GitHub
10 4 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.97%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.49%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.49%) Heroku
12 1 (0.49%) Office 365
12 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.34%) DNS
2 9 (4.37%) LDAP
3 7 (3.40%) Firewall
4 6 (2.91%) DHCP
4 6 (2.91%) SSH
5 5 (2.43%) Internet
6 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.94%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.46%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (1.46%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.46%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.46%) VPN
8 2 (0.97%) Junos
8 2 (0.97%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.97%) LAN
8 2 (0.97%) MPLS
8 2 (0.97%) MRTG
8 2 (0.97%) SAN
8 2 (0.97%) VXLAN
8 2 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.90%) MySQL
2 17 (8.25%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.85%) CouchDB
5 10 (4.85%) Redis
5 10 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.97%) Big Data
7 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.97%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 127 (61.65%) Git (software)
2 113 (54.85%) Jenkins
3 53 (25.73%) Subversion
4 40 (19.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 38 (18.45%) Vagrant
6 21 (10.19%) TeamCity
7 20 (9.71%) Maven
8 16 (7.77%) Gradle
9 14 (6.80%) Ant
9 14 (6.80%) MSBuild
10 13 (6.31%) NUnit
10 13 (6.31%) SpecFlow
11 10 (4.85%) JIRA
11 10 (4.85%) Mercurial
12 8 (3.88%) CMake
13 7 (3.40%) Hudson
13 7 (3.40%) TestComplete
14 6 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (2.91%) JUnit
15 5 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (6.31%) Finance
2 9 (4.37%) Retail
3 4 (1.94%) Advertising
4 3 (1.46%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Billing
5 2 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (51.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (12.62%) Administrator
2 26 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (12.14%) Build Engineer
3 25 (12.14%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (9.22%) Developer
5 15 (7.28%) Senior DevOps
6 14 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (6.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (6.80%) PHP Developer
7 13 (6.31%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (6.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.83%) Architect
8 12 (5.83%) DevOps Administrator
8 12 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 11 (5.34%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.34%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (5.34%) Release Engineer
9 11 (5.34%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.85%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.36%) Middleware
2 30 (14.56%) JSON
3 28 (13.59%) JMS
3 28 (13.59%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (11.17%) LAMP
5 18 (8.74%) AngularJS
6 15 (7.28%) Node.js
7 14 (6.80%) XML
8 13 (6.31%) Laravel
9 11 (5.34%) LEMP Stack
10 10 (4.85%) LAPP Stack
10 10 (4.85%) Memcached
10 10 (4.85%) Symfony
10 10 (4.85%) Yii
11 9 (4.37%) Web Services
12 5 (2.43%) REST
13 4 (1.94%) boto
13 4 (1.94%) ELK Stack
13 4 (1.94%) RESTful
14 3 (1.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.56%) Private Cloud
2 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.88%) Clustering
5 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.46%) iPad
8 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.97%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.97%) Informatics
8 2 (0.97%) NGOSS
8 2 (0.97%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.49%) iSeries
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 166 (80.58%) Linux
2 68 (33.01%) Unix
3 58 (28.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (9.71%) Windows
5 13 (6.31%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.37%) CentOS
7 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.40%) Debian
9 6 (2.91%) Solaris
10 4 (1.94%) VMS
10 4 (1.94%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.97%) Fedora
13 1 (0.49%) AIX
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.49%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (71.36%) DevOps
2 85 (41.26%) Continuous Integration
3 71 (34.47%) Configuration Management
4 30 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (12.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (9.71%) Web Development
7 19 (9.22%) Migration
8 17 (8.25%) Open Source
9 15 (7.28%) Microservices
9 15 (7.28%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.80%) Performance Testing
11 13 (6.31%) MVC
11 13 (6.31%) OO
12 12 (5.83%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (4.85%) Refactoring
14 10 (4.85%) Release Management
14 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.85%) Web Application Development
15 9 (4.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 109 (52.91%) Python
2 48 (23.30%) Ruby
3 45 (21.84%) Java
4 33 (16.02%) Shell Script
5 32 (15.53%) Bash Shell
6 31 (15.05%) Perl
7 25 (12.14%) PHP
8 22 (10.68%) SQL
9 21 (10.19%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.34%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.97%) AWK
11 2 (0.97%) C
11 2 (0.97%) C#
11 2 (0.97%) C++
11 2 (0.97%) Korn
11 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.97%) sed
11 2 (0.97%) VBScript
12 1 (0.49%) Delphi
12 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (17.96%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.99%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.37%) MCSE
3 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.88%) Degree
5 5 (2.43%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.97%) CCNA
7 2 (0.97%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.88%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (18.93%) Docker
2 28 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.34%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.43%) vSphere
6 4 (1.94%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.46%) NFS
7 3 (1.46%) Postfix
7 3 (1.46%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (1.46%) vCloud
7 3 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.97%) Gluster
8 2 (0.97%) Squid
8 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.49%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.49%) KVM
9 1 (0.49%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.49%) Varnish
9 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 106 (51.46%) Puppet
2 86 (41.75%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.40%) Nagios
4 6 (2.91%) Packer
5 5 (2.43%) SCCM
5 5 (2.43%) SCOM
6 3 (1.46%) Cacti
6 3 (1.46%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.46%) Salt
6 3 (1.46%) Terraform
6 3 (1.46%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.97%) Bacula
7 2 (0.97%) Kibana
7 2 (0.97%) logstash
7 2 (0.97%) Mesos
7 2 (0.97%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.97%) vRealize
7 2 (0.97%) yum
7 2 (0.97%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 44 (21.36%) IBM
2 32 (15.53%) VMware
3 26 (12.62%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.80%) Perforce
5 13 (6.31%) Oracle
6 10 (4.85%) Zend
7 8 (3.88%) Rackspace
7 8 (3.88%) Splunk
8 7 (3.40%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.43%) Dell
9 5 (2.43%) HP
10 4 (1.94%) Cisco
11 3 (1.46%) CA
11 3 (1.46%) SAP
12 2 (0.97%) Altiris
12 2 (0.97%) Google
12 2 (0.97%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.97%) Veritas
13 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.49%) Dynatrace
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