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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ansible over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ansible
Rank 176 246 237
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -9
Contract jobs citing Ansible 77 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.097% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.38% 0.90% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 9 1
Average daily rate £450 £450 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +221.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £140
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +171.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ansible
England

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
821 1002 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.60% 10.78% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 487 360
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 50
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.72 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.13% -20.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

Ansible
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ansible across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +38 36 £450 -10.00% 1
Surrey +22 29 £450 -10.00% 3
Hampshire +8 6 £325 +1.56%
Middlesex - 5 £388 -
Kent - 2 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 1 £300 +3.44%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Ansible
England

Ansible
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 83 (71.55%) Puppet
1 83 (71.55%) DevOps
2 81 (69.83%) Linux
3 70 (60.34%) Git (software)
4 67 (57.76%) Python
5 57 (49.14%) Jenkins
6 52 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
7 50 (43.10%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (38.79%) Configuration Management
9 44 (37.93%) Java
10 43 (37.07%) Maven
11 42 (36.21%) Subversion
12 41 (35.34%) Unix
13 37 (31.90%) Docker
14 36 (31.03%) Ruby
15 33 (28.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 32 (27.59%) JIRA
17 31 (26.72%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (24.14%) Security Cleared
18 28 (24.14%) Active Directory
19 26 (22.41%) SC Cleared
19 26 (22.41%) Bash Shell
19 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
20 25 (21.55%) Red Hat
20 25 (21.55%) SQL
21 24 (20.69%) Ant
21 24 (20.69%) Splunk
22 23 (19.83%) OpenStack
22 23 (19.83%) PowerShell

Ansible
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (19.83%) OpenStack
2 19 (16.38%) JBoss
3 17 (14.66%) Apache
3 17 (14.66%) Tomcat
4 15 (12.93%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.03%) nginx
6 4 (3.45%) Confluence
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 52 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (16.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.31%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (4.31%) AWS OpsWorks
5 5 (4.31%) CloudFront
6 4 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.45%) IaaS
7 3 (2.59%) GitHub
8 2 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) SSH
2 7 (6.03%) DNS
2 7 (6.03%) LDAP
3 5 (4.31%) DHCP
3 5 (4.31%) Firewall
4 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.59%) VLAN
5 3 (2.59%) VPN
6 2 (1.72%) AMQP
6 2 (1.72%) FTP
6 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.72%) NAS
6 2 (1.72%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.72%) SSL
6 2 (1.72%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.86%) IPsec
7 1 (0.86%) IPv6
7 1 (0.86%) MPLS
7 1 (0.86%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) Azure SQL Database
2 11 (9.48%) MySQL
3 9 (7.76%) Big Data
4 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) HBase
5 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 70 (60.34%) Git (software)
2 57 (49.14%) Jenkins
3 43 (37.07%) Maven
4 42 (36.21%) Subversion
5 32 (27.59%) JIRA
6 24 (20.69%) Ant
7 21 (18.10%) Hudson
8 15 (12.93%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.31%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.45%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.59%) GitLab
12 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.72%) Flyway
12 2 (1.72%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.72%) JUnit
13 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.86%) RSpec
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Billing
4 1 (0.86%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (54.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (24.14%) Linux Engineer
3 26 (22.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 19 (16.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) Unix Engineer
6 15 (12.93%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (12.93%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Administrator
8 10 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 8 (6.90%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (6.03%) Linux Scripter
12 6 (5.17%) Elasticsearch Engineer
12 6 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 5 (4.31%) Architect
13 5 (4.31%) DevOps Administrator
13 5 (4.31%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) Web Services
2 13 (11.21%) ELK Stack
2 13 (11.21%) RESTful
2 13 (11.21%) Sensu
3 5 (4.31%) REST
4 3 (2.59%) boto
4 3 (2.59%) J2EE
4 3 (2.59%) LAMP
5 2 (1.72%) Java EE
5 2 (1.72%) SAML
5 2 (1.72%) ServiceStack
5 2 (1.72%) XML
6 1 (0.86%) Django
6 1 (0.86%) Flask
6 1 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.86%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.59%) Clustering
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.72%) HACMP
4 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (69.83%) Linux
2 41 (35.34%) Unix
3 33 (28.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (16.38%) VMS
5 17 (14.66%) Ubuntu
6 13 (11.21%) CentOS
7 4 (3.45%) Android
8 3 (2.59%) Debian
8 3 (2.59%) Windows
9 1 (0.86%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.86%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (71.55%) DevOps
2 50 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (38.79%) Configuration Management
4 31 (26.72%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (18.97%) Software Deployment
6 19 (16.38%) Service Management
7 16 (13.79%) Use Case
8 5 (4.31%) OO
8 5 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.45%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (3.45%) Open Source
9 4 (3.45%) Refactoring
9 4 (3.45%) Scrum
9 4 (3.45%) SDLC
10 3 (2.59%) BDD
10 3 (2.59%) Data Management
10 3 (2.59%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (2.59%) ITIL
10 3 (2.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (57.76%) Python
2 44 (37.93%) Java
3 36 (31.03%) Ruby
4 26 (22.41%) Bash Shell
5 25 (21.55%) SQL
6 23 (19.83%) PowerShell
7 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.34%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.90%) Perl
10 4 (3.45%) PHP
11 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.90%) MCSE
3 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.72%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 37 (31.90%) Docker
2 28 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.45%) Xen
5 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.72%) iptables
5 2 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.86%) KVM
6 1 (0.86%) LXC
6 1 (0.86%) Snort
6 1 (0.86%) Squid
6 1 (0.86%) Varnish
6 1 (0.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 83 (71.55%) Puppet
2 50 (43.10%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (16.38%) SCCM
3 19 (16.38%) SCOM
4 15 (12.93%) Graphite
4 15 (12.93%) Nagios
5 13 (11.21%) logstash
5 13 (11.21%) Terraform
6 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.45%) Mesos
8 2 (1.72%) Kibana
8 2 (1.72%) Rsyslog
8 2 (1.72%) yum
9 1 (0.86%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.86%) Nessus
9 1 (0.86%) Salt
9 1 (0.86%) systemd
9 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (21.55%) Red Hat
2 24 (20.69%) Splunk
3 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.66%) Dell
5 11 (9.48%) VMware
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco
7 2 (1.72%) Citrix
7 2 (1.72%) Veritas
8 1 (0.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.86%) SaltStack