Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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.

Ansible
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 85 128
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 +48
Contract jobs citing Ansible 77 80 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.96% 2.00% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.07% 17.35% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 36
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -17.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £409
90th Percentile £588 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

Ansible is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 451 461 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.49% 11.54% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 240 241
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £284 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.80 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -31.43% -52.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £35.73 £44.66
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £27.44
% change year-on-year +18.64% -46.24% +35.93%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Berkshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Berkshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Berkshire

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Newbury +15 23 £450 +34.33% 1
Reading -9 23 £500 +25.00% 9
Maidenhead +5 9 £488 -4.88% 1
Bracknell -23 5 £475 +16.92%
Slough -20 1 £413 +6.45% 3
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £575 - 1
Ansible
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 58 (75.32%) Linux
2 56 (72.73%) DevOps
3 43 (55.84%) Python
4 41 (53.25%) Puppet
5 37 (48.05%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (46.75%) Configuration Management
7 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
8 30 (38.96%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (38.96%) Docker
9 28 (36.36%) Bash Shell
10 27 (35.06%) Terraform
11 26 (33.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (32.47%) Red Hat
13 23 (29.87%) Kubernetes
14 21 (27.27%) CentOS
14 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
15 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (23.38%) Linux Command Line
16 16 (20.78%) Node.js
17 15 (19.48%) Salt
17 15 (19.48%) Windows
18 14 (18.18%) Serverless
18 14 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
18 14 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
19 13 (16.88%) AWS Lambda
19 13 (16.88%) Java
19 13 (16.88%) Unix
19 13 (16.88%) Kafka
19 13 (16.88%) Big Data
20 12 (15.58%) Telecoms

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (5.19%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.90%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (48.05%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
2 14 (18.18%) Serverless
3 13 (16.88%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (10.39%) AWS CodePipeline
6 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (5.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (5.19%) GitHub
7 4 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.60%) CloudBees
8 2 (2.60%) G Suite
8 2 (2.60%) IaaS
8 2 (2.60%) Office 365
8 2 (2.60%) PaaS
9 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.30%) SaaS
9 1 (1.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
1 4 (5.19%) VPN
2 2 (2.60%) Junos
2 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) VXLAN
2 2 (2.60%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) BGP
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.30%) DVB
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Big Data
2 9 (11.69%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.19%) Redis
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.60%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.30%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
2 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.69%) JIRA
4 5 (6.49%) Maven
4 5 (6.49%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.60%) JUnit
6 2 (2.60%) Mockito
6 2 (2.60%) Subversion
6 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.30%) Ant
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.30%) Gatling
7 1 (1.30%) JMeter
7 1 (1.30%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.30%) NUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) AWS DevOps
2 16 (20.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.49%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Python Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Developer
7 4 (5.19%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Hadoop Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Node.js
2 13 (16.88%) Kafka
3 12 (15.58%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (7.79%) Web Services
5 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.90%) JSON
6 3 (3.90%) RESTful
6 3 (3.90%) Sensu
6 3 (3.90%) Software Packaging
7 2 (2.60%) REST
7 2 (2.60%) Spring
8 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.30%) CSS
8 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.30%) HTML
8 1 (1.30%) JMS
8 1 (1.30%) JSP
8 1 (1.30%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) BBC
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) PMI
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (75.32%) Linux
2 26 (33.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (27.27%) CentOS
4 15 (19.48%) Windows
5 13 (16.88%) Unix
6 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.30%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) VMS
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) DevOps
2 36 (46.75%) Configuration Management
3 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) Migration
7 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.49%) Analytics
8 5 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.19%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.19%) ITIL
9 4 (5.19%) Open Source
9 4 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.19%) TDD
10 3 (3.90%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.90%) Product Management
10 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) Python
2 28 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 13 (16.88%) Java
4 9 (11.69%) Perl
5 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.79%) Groovy
6 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) SQL
9 2 (2.60%) AWK
9 2 (2.60%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) Java 8
10 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) CCIE
3 1 (1.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
3 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PMP
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) COBIT
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (38.96%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) Apache Flume
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.90%) KVM
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.60%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.60%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (53.25%) Puppet
2 30 (38.96%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (35.06%) Terraform
4 23 (29.87%) Kubernetes
5 15 (19.48%) Salt
6 12 (15.58%) Packer
7 5 (6.49%) Grafana
7 5 (6.49%) Kibana
8 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.90%) Graphite
9 3 (3.90%) Mesos
9 3 (3.90%) Nagios
9 3 (3.90%) Rancher
9 3 (3.90%) StatsD
9 3 (3.90%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.60%) AirWatch
10 2 (2.60%) Cobbler
10 2 (2.60%) Icinga
10 2 (2.60%) SCCM
11 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.39%) Google
2 8 (10.39%) Splunk
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) New Relic
4 4 (5.19%) VMware
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.90%) Mirantis
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.60%) Juniper
6 2 (2.60%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.30%) BMC
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) Dell
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.30%) Veritas