Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 13 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 63 68
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 +59
Contract jobs citing Ansible 49 149 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.51% 3.46% 3.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.70% 28.17% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 101 104
Median daily rate £500 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% -11.32%
10th Percentile £317 £413 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £644
England median daily rate £528 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year - -51.72% +81.25%

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 the East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 262 529 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.42% 12.28% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 321 300
Median daily rate £448 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £149 £263 £207
90th Percentile £604 £625 £613
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 41
Median hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.03 £12.25
90th Percentile £39.31 £43.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate £23.11 £19.82 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.59% +4.32% +5.56%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the East of England

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ansible in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Ansible in the East of England

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ansible in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the East of England

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 July 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
Essex -17 22 £590 +12.92% 1
Cambridgeshire +31 14 £500 -18.03% 7
Hertfordshire +30 12 £425 -19.05% 9
Suffolk +8 1 £550 +33.33%
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 31 (63.27%) DevOps
2 30 (61.22%) Terraform
3 21 (42.86%) Linux
4 20 (40.82%) JIRA
5 18 (36.73%) Confluence
6 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
6 17 (34.69%) Oracle
7 16 (32.65%) ITIL
8 13 (26.53%) Kubernetes
8 13 (26.53%) AWS
8 13 (26.53%) Java
8 13 (26.53%) Python
9 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.49%) Docker
10 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
10 11 (22.45%) C
10 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.41%) MySQL
11 10 (20.41%) Windows
11 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
11 10 (20.41%) VMware
11 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
11 10 (20.41%) Microservices
12 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.37%) Puppet
12 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (18.37%) VB

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (36.73%) Confluence
2 8 (16.33%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.04%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.04%) Moodle
5 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (16.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) AWS
2 6 (12.24%) Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.08%) GCP
4 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) 802.11
3 1 (2.04%) BGP
3 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Frame Relay
3 1 (2.04%) HSRP
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) IPsec
3 1 (2.04%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) Multicast
3 1 (2.04%) OSPF
3 1 (2.04%) RIP
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) MySQL
3 8 (16.33%) GIS
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.08%) MariaDB
6 2 (4.08%) ObjectStore
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.04%) InfluxDB
7 1 (2.04%) Ingres
7 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) JIRA
2 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 7 (14.29%) GitLab
4 7 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.16%) Subversion
7 3 (6.12%) Checkstyle
7 3 (6.12%) Selenium
8 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.08%) JMeter
8 2 (4.08%) JUnit
8 2 (4.08%) Maven
8 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.04%) Gatling
9 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) PHP Developer
4 7 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.04%) C Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Spring
2 4 (8.16%) Spring Boot
3 3 (6.12%) J2SE
3 3 (6.12%) Java EE
3 3 (6.12%) JMS
4 2 (4.08%) J2EE
4 2 (4.08%) Kafka
4 2 (4.08%) LAMP
4 2 (4.08%) Laravel
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) RESTful
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) XACML
4 2 (4.08%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) React
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.04%) Clustering
1 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
3 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (4.08%) Debian
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) DevOps
2 16 (32.65%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.41%) Microservices
5 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
6 8 (16.33%) Image Processing
6 8 (16.33%) Migration
7 7 (14.29%) Log Aggregation
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 6 (12.24%) TDD
8 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.24%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
9 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.20%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Kanban
9 5 (10.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) Java
1 13 (26.53%) Python
2 11 (22.45%) C
3 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) VB
4 8 (16.33%) PHP
4 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.24%) Java 8
7 5 (10.20%) Perl
8 4 (8.16%) SQL
9 2 (4.08%) Ruby
10 1 (2.04%) ES6
10 1 (2.04%) Go
10 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) OCP
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (4.08%) ISEB
6 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.04%) CCDP
7 1 (2.04%) CCIE
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
7 1 (2.04%) LPIC
7 1 (2.04%) RHCE
7 1 (2.04%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Docker
2 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (16.33%) VMware NSX
5 2 (4.08%) NFS
6 1 (2.04%) Postfix
6 1 (2.04%) RHEV
6 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (61.22%) Terraform
2 13 (26.53%) Kubernetes
3 9 (18.37%) Puppet
4 8 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (12.24%) Packer
6 2 (4.08%) Istio
7 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.04%) Opsgenie
7 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco
5 8 (16.33%) ESRI
5 8 (16.33%) Lumension
5 8 (16.33%) Sophos
6 7 (14.29%) AppDynamics
6 7 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.08%) WSO2
8 1 (2.04%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) MikroTik
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.04%) Zend