Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 19 July 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 97 86
Rank change year-on-year +43 -11 -8
Contract jobs citing Ansible 61 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.34% 0.70% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.85% 9.30% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 11 20
Bristol median daily rate £488 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £388 £381
90th Percentile £635 £525 £626
South West median daily rate £493 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +9.44% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 219 129 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.99% 7.50% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 97 170
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.01% +10.41%
10th Percentile £213 £245 £287
90th Percentile £554 £533 £513
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.33% -25.00% +70.21%
10th Percentile £15.25 £27.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £32.50 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year -31.11% +193.06% -23.93%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Bristol

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Bristol

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 46 (75.41%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (73.77%) Puppet
2 45 (73.77%) DevOps
3 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (52.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (50.82%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (49.18%) Java
6 30 (49.18%) Linux
7 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
8 22 (36.07%) Python
8 22 (36.07%) Terraform
9 20 (32.79%) Tomcat
9 20 (32.79%) Docker
10 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
11 13 (21.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (21.31%) Migration
12 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (19.67%) TDD
12 12 (19.67%) OO
12 12 (19.67%) MySQL
12 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
13 11 (18.03%) MSTest
13 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (18.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (18.03%) OpenStack
13 11 (18.03%) Oracle
13 11 (18.03%) WebLogic
13 11 (18.03%) Windows
13 11 (18.03%) NUnit

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 20 (32.79%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.03%) OpenStack
2 11 (18.03%) WebLogic
2 11 (18.03%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.75%) JBoss
4 5 (8.20%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (75.41%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (52.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (21.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (18.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.28%) GitHub
5 2 (3.28%) Serverless
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.64%) IaaS
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) MySQL
1 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
1 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) HBase
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.03%) MSTest
2 11 (18.03%) NUnit
3 9 (14.75%) Ant
3 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (14.75%) Selenium
3 9 (14.75%) Travis CI
3 9 (14.75%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.84%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (9.84%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (9.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) React Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) JSP
1 9 (14.75%) Struts
2 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) Django
3 3 (4.92%) Node.js
3 3 (4.92%) React
4 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) Kafka
4 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Fat Client
1 9 (14.75%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.20%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) Unix
5 2 (3.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) DevOps
2 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
5 13 (21.31%) Migration
6 12 (19.67%) OO
6 12 (19.67%) TDD
7 11 (18.03%) Scrum
8 10 (16.39%) Change Management
9 7 (11.48%) Open Source
10 5 (8.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.92%) Microservices
13 2 (3.28%) Coaching
14 1 (1.64%) Digital Analytics
14 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
14 1 (1.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 1 (1.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) Java
2 22 (36.07%) Python
3 9 (14.75%) Ruby
4 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.84%) PHP
6 5 (8.20%) C#
6 5 (8.20%) Scala
7 4 (6.56%) Korn
8 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.28%) Perl
9 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.64%) C++
10 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) GCP
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Docker
2 9 (14.75%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 45 (73.77%) Puppet
2 31 (50.82%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (36.07%) Terraform
4 10 (16.39%) Packer
5 9 (14.75%) Kubernetes
6 5 (8.20%) Salt
7 1 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Google
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) VMware
3 9 (14.75%) Citrix
3 9 (14.75%) MKS
4 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase