Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 117 154
Rank change year-on-year +71 +37 -13
Contract jobs citing Ansible 231 93 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.60% 1.90% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.90% 17.45% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 65 23
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.54%
10th Percentile £399 £463 £425
90th Percentile £614 £612 £585
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +81.25% -15.34% -

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 626 533 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.45% 10.91% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 283 290
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £259 £179 £200
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 21
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -28.57% -40.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £22.84 £25.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +48 138 £550 +0.09% 8
Suffolk - 30 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +33 29 £475 -9.52% 19
Hertfordshire -26 14 £475 -9.52% 10
Bedfordshire +4 13 £450 -6.25% 2
Norfolk +22 5 £438 -20.45% 1
East Anglia - 2 £475 - 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 166 (71.86%) DevOps
2 163 (70.56%) Linux
3 125 (54.11%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (46.32%) Jenkins
5 103 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (38.10%) Terraform
7 87 (37.66%) Docker
8 85 (36.80%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 76 (32.90%) Git (software)
11 75 (32.47%) Java
12 71 (30.74%) Deployment Automation
13 69 (29.87%) Puppet
14 65 (28.14%) Python
15 59 (25.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 54 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
17 50 (21.65%) Ruby
17 50 (21.65%) Unix
18 45 (19.48%) Perl
18 45 (19.48%) Test Automation
19 44 (19.05%) Web Services
19 44 (19.05%) Scrum
20 42 (18.18%) TDD
21 38 (16.45%) MySQL
21 38 (16.45%) Oracle
22 37 (16.02%) Red Hat
22 37 (16.02%) Bash Shell
23 36 (15.58%) JIRA
23 36 (15.58%) Telecoms
23 36 (15.58%) Continuous Deployment

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 33 (14.29%) Apache
2 23 (9.96%) Confluence
3 22 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 16 (6.93%) nginx
5 15 (6.49%) JBoss
6 11 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.76%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.87%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.43%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.43%) IIS
11 1 (0.43%) Jetty
11 1 (0.43%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 125 (54.11%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.66%) GitHub
3 19 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.60%) IaaS
6 5 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.73%) Akamai
7 4 (1.73%) Stackdriver
8 3 (1.30%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.30%) PaaS
9 2 (0.87%) Slack
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.12%) HTTP
2 26 (11.26%) TCP/IP
3 24 (10.39%) SSL
4 19 (8.23%) DNS
5 17 (7.36%) Software-Defined Networking
6 14 (6.06%) Firewall
7 10 (4.33%) SSH
8 8 (3.46%) Broadband
8 8 (3.46%) SAN
8 8 (3.46%) Unicast
9 7 (3.03%) BGP
10 6 (2.60%) IPv6
10 6 (2.60%) VXLAN
11 4 (1.73%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.73%) LAN
12 3 (1.30%) DSL
12 3 (1.30%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.30%) WAN
12 3 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.45%) MySQL
2 23 (9.96%) Hadoop
3 20 (8.66%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.33%) Ingres
8 9 (3.90%) Big Data
9 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.30%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.43%) GIS
12 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (46.32%) Jenkins
2 76 (32.90%) Git (software)
3 36 (15.58%) JIRA
4 20 (8.66%) GitLab
4 20 (8.66%) Subversion
5 16 (6.93%) Artifactory
6 15 (6.49%) Vagrant
7 9 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.03%) JMeter
8 7 (3.03%) Selenium
8 7 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.03%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.60%) git-flow
10 5 (2.16%) JUnit
10 5 (2.16%) Maven
10 5 (2.16%) Mocha
10 5 (2.16%) Robot Framework
11 4 (1.73%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.73%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (15.58%) Telecoms
2 30 (12.99%) Finance
3 24 (10.39%) Manufacturing
4 23 (9.96%) Electronics
4 23 (9.96%) Marketing
5 2 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (45.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (14.29%) Developer
3 30 (12.99%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (11.69%) AWS DevOps
5 25 (10.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 23 (9.96%) Architect
7 22 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
7 22 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 17 (7.36%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.90%) DevOps Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Unix Developer
13 8 (3.46%) Administrator
13 8 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) Lead DevOps
14 7 (3.03%) DevOps Specialist
14 7 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (19.05%) Web Services
2 35 (15.15%) Middleware
3 23 (9.96%) J2EE
4 11 (4.76%) LAMP
4 11 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
4 11 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
4 11 (4.76%) Spring
5 8 (3.46%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (3.46%) SOAP
6 7 (3.03%) Spring Boot
7 6 (2.60%) Node.js
7 6 (2.60%) SAML
8 5 (2.16%) JMS
8 5 (2.16%) REST
9 4 (1.73%) JSON
9 4 (1.73%) Spring Batch
9 4 (1.73%) XSLT
10 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.30%) XML
10 3 (1.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.36%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (5.19%) Replication
3 11 (4.76%) PKI
4 8 (3.46%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.03%) Clustering
6 6 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.73%) User Experience
8 3 (1.30%) BBC
9 2 (0.87%) Derivative
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.43%) Fintech
10 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 163 (70.56%) Linux
2 59 (25.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (21.65%) Unix
4 30 (12.99%) CentOS
5 25 (10.82%) Windows
6 19 (8.23%) Solaris
7 9 (3.90%) AIX
8 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (71.86%) DevOps
2 103 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (36.80%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 71 (30.74%) Deployment Automation
6 45 (19.48%) Test Automation
7 44 (19.05%) Scrum
8 42 (18.18%) TDD
9 36 (15.58%) Continuous Deployment
10 29 (12.55%) Software Engineering
11 27 (11.69%) Microservices
12 26 (11.26%) Open Source
13 24 (10.39%) ITIL
14 23 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (9.96%) Digital Marketing
14 23 (9.96%) Programme Management
15 22 (9.52%) Kanban
16 18 (7.79%) User Stories
17 17 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.47%) Java
2 65 (28.14%) Python
3 50 (21.65%) Ruby
4 45 (19.48%) Perl
5 37 (16.02%) Bash Shell
6 29 (12.55%) Shell Script
7 16 (6.93%) Go
8 12 (5.19%) C
8 12 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.19%) SQL
9 8 (3.46%) Java 8
10 7 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.60%) PHP
12 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.30%) Scala
14 2 (0.87%) C#
14 2 (0.87%) C++
14 2 (0.87%) Groovy
15 1 (0.43%) ANSI C
15 1 (0.43%) Dart
Qualifications
1 20 (8.66%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.73%) CCNP
3 4 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.73%) Degree
3 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.30%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.87%) IRCA
5 2 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.43%) GCP
System Software
1 87 (37.66%) Docker
2 11 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Ceph
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.43%) LXC
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (38.10%) Terraform
2 69 (29.87%) Puppet
3 54 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (12.55%) Kubernetes
5 17 (7.36%) Salt
6 11 (4.76%) Nagios
6 11 (4.76%) ZABBIX
7 10 (4.33%) Opsview
8 6 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (2.16%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.73%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.73%) Kibana
10 4 (1.73%) logstash
11 3 (1.30%) Consul
11 3 (1.30%) Packer
12 2 (0.87%) rkt
12 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (16.45%) Oracle
2 37 (16.02%) Red Hat
3 23 (9.96%) SAP
4 16 (6.93%) VMware
5 15 (6.49%) Atlassian
6 13 (5.63%) NetApp
7 11 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.46%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.03%) BEA
9 7 (3.03%) F5
9 7 (3.03%) Google
10 6 (2.60%) Arista
10 6 (2.60%) Cisco
10 6 (2.60%) webMethods
11 5 (2.16%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.73%) New Relic
12 4 (1.73%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.73%) Splunk
12 4 (1.73%) WSO2
13 3 (1.30%) BT