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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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 62 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22 -4
Contract jobs citing Ansible 112 55 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.37% 3.06% 2.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.28% 21.15% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 46 36
10th Percentile £403 £413 £363
25th Percentile £461 £452 £397
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £530 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £626 £575 £591
90th Percentile £680 £675 £629
England median daily rate £595 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.55% -

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 358 260 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.97% 14.48% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 166 192
10th Percentile £256 £211 £151
25th Percentile £363 £325 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
75th Percentile £625 £574 £525
90th Percentile £669 £634 £600
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 31
10th Percentile - £15.38 £13.38
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.17 £14.00
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.79 £18.25
Median % change year-on-year -27.86% +13.93% +12.62%
75th Percentile £16.31 £23.21 £29.38
90th Percentile £45.35 - £39.31
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.13% +30.26% +2.70%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +6 50 £586 +23.37%
Hertfordshire +7 33 £600 +9.09% 12
Cambridgeshire -21 16 £475 -7.32% 16
Suffolk - 11 £675 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £700 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 78 (69.64%) DevOps
2 76 (67.86%) Jenkins
3 68 (60.71%) AWS
4 64 (57.14%) Python
5 63 (56.25%) Linux
6 60 (53.57%) Docker
7 59 (52.68%) Terraform
8 52 (46.43%) CI/CD
9 35 (31.25%) Kubernetes
10 34 (30.36%) Azure
11 33 (29.46%) Agile
12 32 (28.57%) JIRA
12 32 (28.57%) Puppet
13 31 (27.68%) Platform Engineering
13 31 (27.68%) Amazon EKS
14 29 (25.89%) Infrastructure as Code
14 29 (25.89%) GitLab
15 28 (25.00%) GCP
15 28 (25.00%) Artifactory
15 28 (25.00%) Security Cleared
16 27 (24.11%) Groovy
17 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (21.43%) Web Development
17 24 (21.43%) OO
18 23 (20.54%) Django
18 23 (20.54%) Flask
19 22 (19.64%) Confluence
19 22 (19.64%) Amazon ECS
19 22 (19.64%) FastAPI
20 21 (18.75%) Docker Swarm

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 22 (19.64%) Confluence
2 12 (10.71%) SAS
3 4 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) nginx
4 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 68 (60.71%) AWS
2 34 (30.36%) Azure
3 31 (27.68%) Amazon EKS
4 28 (25.00%) GCP
5 22 (19.64%) Amazon ECS
6 12 (10.71%) Power Platform
7 11 (9.82%) Tricentis Tosca
8 9 (8.04%) Amazon S3
9 8 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (7.14%) Serverless
10 7 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (3.57%) GitHub
12 1 (0.89%) Akamai
12 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.89%) Azure Key Vault
12 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.89%) IaaS
12 1 (0.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) DNS
2 10 (8.93%) Firewall
3 7 (6.25%) HTTP
4 6 (5.36%) DHCP
4 6 (5.36%) VSAN
5 5 (4.46%) SNMP
6 4 (3.57%) BGP
6 4 (3.57%) WAN
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (2.68%) LAN
7 3 (2.68%) OSPF
7 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.79%) IPv4
8 2 (1.79%) Network Security
8 2 (1.79%) SSL
8 2 (1.79%) VPN
8 2 (1.79%) Wireless
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) MySQL
2 12 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
2 12 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (10.71%) Pentaho
2 12 (10.71%) Power BI
3 11 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.04%) Impala
5 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.89%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 76 (67.86%) Jenkins
2 32 (28.57%) JIRA
3 29 (25.89%) GitLab
4 28 (25.00%) Artifactory
5 15 (13.39%) Git (software)
6 13 (11.61%) Bitbucket
7 11 (9.82%) Zephyr
8 8 (7.14%) JUnit
9 7 (6.25%) JMeter
9 7 (6.25%) LoadRunner
9 7 (6.25%) Selenium
9 7 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.68%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.89%) Flyway
11 1 (0.89%) Postman
11 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.89%) Terragrunt
General
1 20 (17.86%) Social Skills
2 17 (15.18%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (0.89%) Finance
4 1 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (16.96%) Platform Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (15.18%) Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) QA Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) QA Test Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (5.36%) DevOps Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Python Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.54%) Django
1 23 (20.54%) Flask
2 22 (19.64%) FastAPI
3 16 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (8.93%) JSON
4 10 (8.93%) REST
5 8 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (7.14%) JMS
5 8 (7.14%) Spring
5 8 (7.14%) Spring Boot
6 7 (6.25%) Laravel
6 7 (6.25%) SOAP
6 7 (6.25%) Spring Batch
7 4 (3.57%) LAMP
7 4 (3.57%) LDAP
7 4 (3.57%) Symfony
8 3 (2.68%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.79%) React
10 1 (0.89%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.89%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) User Experience
2 8 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) IoT
6 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (56.25%) Linux
2 14 (12.50%) Unix
3 11 (9.82%) Windows
4 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (69.64%) DevOps
2 52 (46.43%) CI/CD
3 33 (29.46%) Agile
4 31 (27.68%) Platform Engineering
5 29 (25.89%) Infrastructure as Code
6 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (21.43%) OO
6 24 (21.43%) Web Development
7 21 (18.75%) OOP
8 20 (17.86%) Scrum
8 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
9 18 (16.07%) TDD
10 17 (15.18%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (13.39%) Analytics
13 14 (12.50%) User Stories
14 13 (11.61%) Continuous Deployment
14 13 (11.61%) Migration
15 12 (10.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (57.14%) Python
2 27 (24.11%) Groovy
3 18 (16.07%) PowerShell
4 17 (15.18%) Bash
5 15 (13.39%) SQL
6 13 (11.61%) Java
7 12 (10.71%) Go
7 12 (10.71%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.14%) Perl
9 7 (6.25%) PHP
10 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.57%) C-shell
12 2 (1.79%) Scala
12 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.89%) Jython
13 1 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) Degree
6 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.89%) CCDP
7 1 (0.89%) CCIE
7 1 (0.89%) CCNP
7 1 (0.89%) CCSP
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (53.57%) Docker
2 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.04%) vSphere
4 5 (4.46%) VMware NSX
5 4 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.79%) vCloud
7 1 (0.89%) Firmware
7 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.89%) KVM
7 1 (0.89%) NFS
7 1 (0.89%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 59 (52.68%) Terraform
2 35 (31.25%) Kubernetes
3 32 (28.57%) Puppet
4 21 (18.75%) Docker Swarm
5 12 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (8.04%) Grafana
6 9 (8.04%) Prometheus
7 7 (6.25%) Kibana
7 7 (6.25%) Packer
7 7 (6.25%) vCenter Server
8 4 (3.57%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (3.57%) Nagios
9 3 (2.68%) vRealize
10 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.89%) FreeIPA
11 1 (0.89%) Icinga
11 1 (0.89%) Istio
11 1 (0.89%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) VMware
2 16 (14.29%) Oracle
3 15 (13.39%) AppDynamics
4 13 (11.61%) Atlassian
5 12 (10.71%) Informatica
5 12 (10.71%) Talend
6 9 (8.04%) IBM
7 7 (6.25%) Dell
8 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.46%) Cisco
9 5 (4.46%) McAfee
9 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.46%) SaltStack
10 4 (3.57%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.57%) HP
11 3 (2.68%) F5
11 3 (2.68%) NetApp
11 3 (2.68%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.79%) Splunk