Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 83 120
Rank change year-on-year -14 +37 +36
Contract jobs citing Ansible 80 98 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.86% 2.38% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.81% 19.37% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 40
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £381 £313 £425
90th Percentile £638 £546 £576
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 476 506 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.09% 12.28% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 264 233
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £271 £235 £257
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -60.00% -19.12%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £25.40 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +13.79% -49.57% +43.75%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +13 24 £450 +50.00% 3
Reading -14 24 £525 +20.00% 17
Bracknell -35 8 £536 +20.68% 1
Slough -10 5 £413 +3.13% 1
Maidenhead -1 4 £488 -7.14% 2
Windsor - 1 - -
Ansible
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 48 (60.00%) Linux
2 46 (57.50%) DevOps
3 38 (47.50%) Jenkins
4 33 (41.25%) Python
5 28 (35.00%) Docker
5 28 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (32.50%) Puppet
7 25 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 25 (31.25%) Terraform
8 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
8 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
9 21 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (23.75%) Kafka
10 19 (23.75%) Kubernetes
10 19 (23.75%) CentOS
10 19 (23.75%) Bash Shell
10 19 (23.75%) Java
11 18 (22.50%) Windows
12 17 (21.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (20.00%) JIRA
14 15 (18.75%) Big Data
15 13 (16.25%) Elastic Stack
15 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
15 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
15 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (16.25%) Scrum
16 12 (15.00%) PaaS
17 11 (13.75%) Google

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 5 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) Confluence
2 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.00%) PaaS
4 9 (11.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (10.00%) GitHub
5 8 (10.00%) IaaS
6 7 (8.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (6.25%) OpenShift
7 5 (6.25%) SaaS
7 5 (6.25%) Serverless
8 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.50%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.50%) G Suite
9 2 (2.50%) Office 365
9 2 (2.50%) Trello
10 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) VPN
2 5 (6.25%) BGP
3 4 (5.00%) DNS
3 4 (5.00%) Firewall
3 4 (5.00%) MPLS
4 3 (3.75%) Junos
4 3 (3.75%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.75%) VXLAN
5 2 (2.50%) DHCP
5 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.50%) NAS
5 2 (2.50%) SNMP
5 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.50%) Value-Added Service
5 2 (2.50%) VLAN
5 2 (2.50%) WAN
5 2 (2.50%) Wireless
6 1 (1.25%) Internet
6 1 (1.25%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) Big Data
2 10 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 9 (11.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.00%) MySQL
7 2 (2.50%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (2.50%) DB2
7 2 (2.50%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.50%) Redis
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.25%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.25%) HBase
8 1 (1.25%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.25%) Mahout
8 1 (1.25%) Power BI
8 1 (1.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (47.50%) Jenkins
2 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
3 16 (20.00%) JIRA
4 8 (10.00%) Subversion
5 6 (7.50%) Maven
5 6 (7.50%) SonarQube
5 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (6.25%) CircleCI
6 5 (6.25%) GitLab
7 4 (5.00%) JUnit
7 4 (5.00%) Mockito
8 3 (3.75%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.50%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 10 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Data Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Big Data Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (7.50%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Azure Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) Kafka
2 13 (16.25%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (8.75%) JSON
3 7 (8.75%) Node.js
4 5 (6.25%) Web Services
5 4 (5.00%) REST
5 4 (5.00%) YAML
6 3 (3.75%) Spring
7 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.50%) RESTful
7 2 (2.50%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.25%) Jinja
8 1 (1.25%) JMS
8 1 (1.25%) JPA
8 1 (1.25%) OAuth
8 1 (1.25%) Sensu
8 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) BBC
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) PMI
5 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Linux
2 19 (23.75%) CentOS
3 18 (22.50%) Windows
4 17 (21.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 8 (10.00%) Unix
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.25%) HPUX
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.25%) VMS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) DevOps
2 25 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.25%) Scrum
4 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
5 11 (13.75%) Analytics
6 8 (10.00%) Migration
7 7 (8.75%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (8.75%) ITIL
8 6 (7.50%) Microservices
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (6.25%) Release Management
9 5 (6.25%) TDD
10 4 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.00%) Machine Learning
11 3 (3.75%) Change Management
11 3 (3.75%) High Availability
11 3 (3.75%) User Stories
11 3 (3.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Python
2 19 (23.75%) Bash Shell
2 19 (23.75%) Java
3 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.75%) Perl
4 7 (8.75%) SQL
5 5 (6.25%) Go
5 5 (6.25%) Java 8
6 4 (5.00%) Groovy
6 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.75%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby
8 2 (2.50%) Scala
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CCIE
4 1 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) COBIT
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (35.00%) Docker
2 6 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.00%) KVM
3 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.75%) Apache Flume
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.50%) BIND 9
5 2 (2.50%) NFS
5 2 (2.50%) Postfix
5 2 (2.50%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.50%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) HDFS
6 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 26 (32.50%) Puppet
2 25 (31.25%) Terraform
3 21 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (23.75%) Kubernetes
5 6 (7.50%) Salt
6 5 (6.25%) Packer
6 5 (6.25%) Prometheus
7 4 (5.00%) Grafana
8 2 (2.50%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.50%) HP Fortify
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.50%) Rancher
8 2 (2.50%) SCCM
8 2 (2.50%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.25%) Ambari
9 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.25%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
2 11 (13.75%) Google
3 9 (11.25%) Splunk
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 4 (5.00%) Mirantis
6 3 (3.75%) BMC
6 3 (3.75%) Dell
6 3 (3.75%) EMC
6 3 (3.75%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) Juniper
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.75%) Remedy
7 2 (2.50%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.50%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) New Relic
7 2 (2.50%) Proofpoint
7 2 (2.50%) Veritas
7 2 (2.50%) webMethods