Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 January 2020 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 89 51
Rank change year-on-year +33 -38 +54
Contract jobs citing Ansible 31 19 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.51% 1.22% 4.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.56% 9.27% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 24
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% -12.11%
10th Percentile £339 £355 £311
90th Percentile £640 £476 £525
South East median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 167 205 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.54% 13.16% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 109 136
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.65% +6.35%
10th Percentile £208 £204 £136
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.05 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.36% -41.46% +108.70%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.26 £16.45
90th Percentile £15.83 £38.38 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% - -26.83%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Buckinghamshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Buckinghamshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 28 January 2020. 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
Milton Keynes +19 16 £475 +18.75% 1
Ansible
South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 18 (58.06%) DevOps
2 15 (48.39%) Docker
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Python
4 11 (35.48%) AWS
5 10 (32.26%) Kubernetes
6 8 (25.81%) PaaS
6 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
6 8 (25.81%) OpenShift
7 7 (22.58%) GitHub
7 7 (22.58%) Azure
7 7 (22.58%) GitLab
7 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
7 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (22.58%) Unix
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
7 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
8 6 (19.35%) Banking
8 6 (19.35%) Java
8 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
9 5 (16.13%) Node.js
9 5 (16.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) Terraform
10 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (12.90%) Rundeck
11 3 (9.68%) VMware
11 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (9.68%) Maven

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) AWS
2 8 (25.81%) OpenShift
2 8 (25.81%) PaaS
3 7 (22.58%) Azure
3 7 (22.58%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Serverless
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) SNMP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) DbVisualizer
1 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) GitLab
3 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) Postman
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Administrator
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Site Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Site Reliability Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Middleware Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (16.13%) Node.js
3 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) React
5 1 (3.23%) React Native
5 1 (3.23%) Sequelize
5 1 (3.23%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) VMS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.23%) API Development
5 1 (3.23%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Microservices
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.90%) Rundeck
2 4 (12.90%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.23%) Sophos
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk