Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 48 108
Rank change year-on-year -43 +60 +16
Contract jobs citing Ansible 20 104 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.25% 4.52% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.35% 32.50% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £418 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -12.11% -
10th Percentile £350 £319 £463
90th Percentile £434 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 214 320 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.43% 13.91% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 135 116
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £200 £136 £235
90th Percentile £506 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £24.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +108.70% -39.47%
10th Percentile £11.37 £12.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.25 £60.00 £11.75
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year +3.45% -31.36% -20.58%

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
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 18 January 2019. 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 -32 14 £400 -5.88% 3
Ansible
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) DevOps
4 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (40.00%) JIRA
7 7 (35.00%) Confluence
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (30.00%) Docker
8 6 (30.00%) Terraform
8 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (30.00%) Unix
9 5 (25.00%) XML
9 5 (25.00%) DB2
9 5 (25.00%) SOAP
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (25.00%) YAML
9 5 (25.00%) Open Source
9 5 (25.00%) OpenShift
9 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (25.00%) REST
10 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (20.00%) Task Automation

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 (35.00%) Confluence
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) NuoDB
3 3 (15.00%) Redis
4 2 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) GitLab
4 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) LDAP Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Server Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
1 5 (25.00%) XML
1 5 (25.00%) YAML
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) LAMP
3 3 (15.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) ODBC
3 3 (15.00%) RAML
3 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) Swagger
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Kibana
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) BMC
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) F5
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Nokia
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft