Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 93 106
Rank change year-on-year +26 +13 +72
Contract jobs citing Ansible 115 62 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.90% 1.60% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.42% 15.70% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 54
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £373 £313 £389
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £61.25 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.59% - -
South East median hourly rate £61.25 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year +47.59% - -

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 491 395 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.39% 10.20% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 217 294
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -10.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £257
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +3.53% +5.99% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £12.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.67% -43.74% +6.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.25 £53.36 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £14.68 £25.38
% change year-on-year +29.47% -42.17% +26.29%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Berkshire

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ansible in Berkshire

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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 August 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
Reading -10 27 £425 +1.19% 13
Bracknell +16 24 £475 +15.15% 1
Newbury +10 22 £450 +34.33%
Maidenhead +6 18 £456 +30.36% 1
Slough -15 2 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Ansible
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 96 (83.48%) DevOps
2 78 (67.83%) Linux
3 75 (65.22%) Puppet
4 72 (62.61%) Python
5 64 (55.65%) Configuration Management
6 56 (48.70%) Opscode Chef
7 52 (45.22%) Docker
7 52 (45.22%) Jenkins
8 42 (36.52%) Kubernetes
8 42 (36.52%) Amazon AWS
9 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (33.91%) Linux Command Line
11 37 (32.17%) Bash Shell
11 37 (32.17%) Salt
12 36 (31.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (31.30%) Red Hat
13 35 (30.43%) Node.js
14 34 (29.57%) Terraform
15 31 (26.96%) JIRA
15 31 (26.96%) Oracle
16 29 (25.22%) Git (software)
17 27 (23.48%) Windows
18 26 (22.61%) Serverless
19 25 (21.74%) Deployment Automation
19 25 (21.74%) Java
19 25 (21.74%) PowerShell
20 24 (20.87%) Confluence
20 24 (20.87%) Unix
21 23 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
21 23 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation

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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 24 (20.87%) Confluence
2 13 (11.30%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.96%) Apache
4 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.52%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (22.61%) Serverless
3 23 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 23 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
4 21 (18.26%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (11.30%) AWS CodePipeline
6 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (2.61%) GitHub
7 3 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.61%) IaaS
7 3 (2.61%) PaaS
8 2 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.74%) CloudBees
8 2 (1.74%) G Suite
8 2 (1.74%) Office 365
8 2 (1.74%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) HTTP
2 6 (5.22%) DOCSIS
3 5 (4.35%) SNMP
4 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.74%) DNS
5 2 (1.74%) Junos
5 2 (1.74%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.74%) SSH
5 2 (1.74%) VXLAN
5 2 (1.74%) WAN
6 1 (0.87%) Broadband
6 1 (0.87%) DHCP
6 1 (0.87%) DVB
6 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (13.91%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.83%) Big Data
4 6 (5.22%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.74%) Redis
6 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.87%) DTS
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (45.22%) Jenkins
2 31 (26.96%) JIRA
3 29 (25.22%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.91%) Ant
4 16 (13.91%) MSBuild
4 16 (13.91%) Vagrant
5 14 (12.17%) Gradle
6 13 (11.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (10.43%) Cucumber
8 11 (9.57%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.35%) Subversion
10 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.74%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.74%) Moq
11 2 (1.74%) NSubstitute
11 2 (1.74%) NUnit
11 2 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.74%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.74%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (11.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.61%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (49.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
3 24 (20.87%) AWS DevOps
3 24 (20.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (14.78%) Consultant
5 12 (10.43%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Deployment Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.22%) DevOps Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (4.35%) Python Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Software Consultant
11 4 (3.48%) DevOps Consultant
12 3 (2.61%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Cloud Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.43%) Node.js
2 10 (8.70%) Web Services
3 8 (6.96%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (5.22%) Kafka
4 6 (5.22%) REST
5 5 (4.35%) JSON
5 5 (4.35%) SOAP
6 4 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.61%) CSS
7 3 (2.61%) HTML
7 3 (2.61%) React
8 2 (1.74%) Memcached
8 2 (1.74%) RESTful
8 2 (1.74%) Sensu
8 2 (1.74%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.87%) OAuth
9 1 (0.87%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.91%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) Life Science
4 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.74%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.87%) BBC
6 1 (0.87%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (67.83%) Linux
2 36 (31.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (23.48%) Windows
4 24 (20.87%) Unix
5 17 (14.78%) CentOS
6 6 (5.22%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.74%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.74%) Debian
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (83.48%) DevOps
2 64 (55.65%) Configuration Management
3 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) Deployment Automation
5 15 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.57%) Web Development
7 10 (8.70%) Coaching
8 9 (7.83%) Migration
9 8 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (6.09%) Open Source
11 6 (5.22%) Scrum
12 5 (4.35%) API Integration
13 4 (3.48%) Service Design
13 4 (3.48%) Test Automation
14 3 (2.61%) Analytics
14 3 (2.61%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (2.61%) Mobile Development
14 3 (2.61%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (62.61%) Python
2 37 (32.17%) Bash Shell
3 25 (21.74%) Java
3 25 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.43%) Perl
6 5 (4.35%) Groovy
6 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.61%) C++
7 3 (2.61%) PHP
7 3 (2.61%) Ruby
8 2 (1.74%) AWK
8 2 (1.74%) C
8 2 (1.74%) C#
8 2 (1.74%) Go
9 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) AWS Certification
3 5 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.87%) LPIC
5 1 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.87%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) OCA
5 1 (0.87%) OCP
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.87%) RHCA
5 1 (0.87%) RHCE
5 1 (0.87%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) GCP
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (45.22%) Docker
2 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.74%) Corosync
3 2 (1.74%) KVM
3 2 (1.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 75 (65.22%) Puppet
2 56 (48.70%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (36.52%) Kubernetes
4 37 (32.17%) Salt
5 34 (29.57%) Terraform
6 21 (18.26%) Packer
7 12 (10.43%) Automic
8 5 (4.35%) Kibana
9 3 (2.61%) Nagios
9 3 (2.61%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.74%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.74%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.74%) Graphite
10 2 (1.74%) Icinga
10 2 (1.74%) Mesos
10 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.74%) Pacemaker
10 2 (1.74%) SCCM
10 2 (1.74%) SELinux
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) Red Hat
2 31 (26.96%) Oracle
3 12 (10.43%) SAP
4 6 (5.22%) Google
4 6 (5.22%) VMware
5 5 (4.35%) Splunk
6 3 (2.61%) New Relic
7 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco
7 2 (1.74%) HP
7 2 (1.74%) Juniper
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.74%) Mirantis
7 2 (1.74%) NetApp
7 2 (1.74%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.74%) Symantec
8 1 (0.87%) Dell
8 1 (0.87%) EMC
8 1 (0.87%) Okta