Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 121 152
Rank change year-on-year +49 +31 +11
Contract jobs citing Ansible 136 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.06% 1.57% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.61% 13.62% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 51 23
East of England median daily rate £475 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.56% +15.68% +18.75%
10th Percentile £346 £425 £383
90th Percentile £644 £700 £525
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 531 514 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.94% 11.50% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 288 232
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £239 £179 £185
90th Percentile £618 £587 £575
England median daily rate £488 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 20
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -17.14% -24.73%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.26 £13.23
90th Percentile £28.40 £21.25 £44.48
England median hourly rate £19.40 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -20.00% +12.50%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in the East of England

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor 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 23 June 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
Essex +42 64 £500 -9.09% 6
Cambridgeshire +28 25 £475 +6.74% 12
Hertfordshire -4 21 £500 -9.91% 14
Suffolk 0 9 £450 - 8
Norfolk - 7 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire 0 5 £338 -29.69% 2
East Anglia - 5 £475 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 107 (78.68%) DevOps
2 70 (51.47%) Linux
3 66 (48.53%) Jenkins
4 56 (41.18%) Terraform
5 54 (39.71%) Docker
6 52 (38.24%) Python
6 52 (38.24%) Git (software)
6 52 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (37.50%) Java
8 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (33.09%) Puppet
10 44 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (31.62%) Configuration Management
12 36 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
13 35 (25.74%) Ruby
14 33 (24.26%) Opscode Chef
15 32 (23.53%) Perl
16 25 (18.38%) Kubernetes
17 24 (17.65%) Test Automation
18 23 (16.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (16.18%) JIRA
20 21 (15.44%) Microservices
21 20 (14.71%) Bash Shell
22 19 (13.97%) TDD
22 19 (13.97%) Consul
23 18 (13.24%) Scrum
23 18 (13.24%) Unix
23 18 (13.24%) GitHub
24 17 (12.50%) Atlassian
24 17 (12.50%) Web Services

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 13 (9.56%) Apache
2 10 (7.35%) Confluence
3 9 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 8 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.41%) JBoss
6 3 (2.21%) nginx
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.74%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) HipChat
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.24%) GitHub
3 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.68%) IaaS
6 3 (2.21%) Akamai
6 3 (2.21%) PaaS
6 3 (2.21%) Route 53
6 3 (2.21%) Stackdriver
6 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.74%) Serverless
7 1 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.09%) HTTP
2 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.88%) SSL
4 7 (5.15%) BGP
4 7 (5.15%) DNS
5 6 (4.41%) Firewall
5 6 (4.41%) IPv6
5 6 (4.41%) SAN
5 6 (4.41%) VXLAN
6 5 (3.68%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (2.94%) Broadband
8 3 (2.21%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.21%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.21%) SSH
8 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.21%) Wireless
9 2 (1.47%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.47%) LAN
9 2 (1.47%) WAN
10 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.35%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (6.62%) MySQL
4 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.15%) Big Data
5 7 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.68%) DB2
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.47%) Ingres
9 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.47%) Redis
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.74%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 66 (48.53%) Jenkins
2 52 (38.24%) Git (software)
3 22 (16.18%) JIRA
4 12 (8.82%) GitLab
4 12 (8.82%) Maven
5 9 (6.62%) Selenium
6 8 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (5.15%) Subversion
8 6 (4.41%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.41%) JMeter
8 6 (4.41%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.68%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.94%) Zephyr
11 3 (2.21%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (2.21%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.21%) Gradle
12 2 (1.47%) Ant
12 2 (1.47%) JUnit
12 2 (1.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.35%) Finance
3 9 (6.62%) Marketing
4 8 (5.88%) Electronics
4 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (53.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (15.44%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (10.29%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (10.29%) Developer
4 13 (9.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Lead DevOps
6 8 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Designer
9 4 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.50%) Web Services
2 14 (10.29%) Spring
3 13 (9.56%) Middleware
4 6 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.68%) J2EE
5 5 (3.68%) JSON
5 5 (3.68%) SOAP
6 4 (2.94%) Node.js
6 4 (2.94%) YAML
7 3 (2.21%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.21%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.21%) XML
7 3 (2.21%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.47%) JMS
8 2 (1.47%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.47%) REST
8 2 (1.47%) RESTful
8 2 (1.47%) Spring Batch
8 2 (1.47%) XSLT
9 1 (0.74%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.94%) Derivative
4 4 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.94%) Replication
5 3 (2.21%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) User Experience
6 2 (1.47%) Wiki
7 1 (0.74%) BBC
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Fintech
7 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.47%) Linux
2 23 (16.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (13.24%) Unix
4 14 (10.29%) Windows
5 7 (5.15%) CentOS
5 7 (5.15%) Solaris
6 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.47%) AIX
7 2 (1.47%) Debian
8 1 (0.74%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (78.68%) DevOps
2 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (31.62%) Configuration Management
5 36 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
6 24 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 21 (15.44%) Microservices
8 19 (13.97%) TDD
9 18 (13.24%) Scrum
10 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (10.29%) High Availability
11 14 (10.29%) ITIL
11 14 (10.29%) Process Improvement
11 14 (10.29%) Software Delivery
11 14 (10.29%) Test Strategy
12 13 (9.56%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (9.56%) Load Balancing
12 13 (9.56%) Open Source
13 11 (8.09%) SOA
14 10 (7.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.24%) Python
2 51 (37.50%) Java
3 35 (25.74%) Ruby
4 32 (23.53%) Perl
5 20 (14.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.09%) C
6 11 (8.09%) SQL
7 7 (5.15%) Go
8 6 (4.41%) PHP
9 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.94%) Groovy
11 3 (2.21%) C++
11 3 (2.21%) Scala
12 2 (1.47%) Java 8
12 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.94%) CCNP
3 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (39.71%) Docker
2 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.47%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.47%) XenApp
4 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.74%) Ceph
5 1 (0.74%) Firmware
5 1 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.74%) LXC
5 1 (0.74%) RHEV
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (41.18%) Terraform
2 45 (33.09%) Puppet
3 33 (24.26%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (18.38%) Kubernetes
5 19 (13.97%) Consul
6 6 (4.41%) Salt
7 5 (3.68%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (2.94%) logstash
8 4 (2.94%) Packer
9 3 (2.21%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.21%) Kibana
9 3 (2.21%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.21%) Rancher
9 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.47%) Mesos
10 2 (1.47%) Opsview
10 2 (1.47%) rkt
11 1 (0.74%) Grafana
11 1 (0.74%) Graphite
11 1 (0.74%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 17 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle
3 11 (8.09%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.35%) VMware
5 8 (5.88%) SAP
6 7 (5.15%) F5
7 6 (4.41%) Arista
7 6 (4.41%) Cisco
7 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.68%) Google
8 5 (3.68%) WSO2
9 4 (2.94%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.94%) New Relic
9 4 (2.94%) Splunk
10 3 (2.21%) Percona
10 3 (2.21%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.47%) Citrix
11 2 (1.47%) hybris
11 2 (1.47%) IBM
11 2 (1.47%) Intershop