Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 101 132
Rank change year-on-year +61 +31 +31
Contract jobs citing Ansible 260 105 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.23% 2.05% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.94% 19.06% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 73 29
East of England median daily rate £538 £525 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.48% +3.45% +22.29%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £418
90th Percentile £607 £605 £725
England median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -6.67% -20.63% -

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 651 551 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.09% 10.78% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 308 262
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £213 £199 £200
90th Percentile £600 £580 £574
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 24
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.87 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.31% -3.85% -44.07%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.58
90th Percentile £32.03 £28.65 £37.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +47 169 £565 +7.62% 5
Cambridgeshire +40 32 £525 -2.33% 19
Suffolk - 32 £451 - 3
Bedfordshire +16 12 £450 -3.23% 1
Hertfordshire -43 10 £450 -10.00% 4
Norfolk +12 5 £425 -29.17%
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 182 (70.00%) DevOps
2 170 (65.38%) Linux
3 138 (53.08%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (47.69%) Jenkins
5 122 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (36.54%) Terraform
7 93 (35.77%) Docker
8 89 (34.23%) Java
9 88 (33.85%) Configuration Management
10 87 (33.46%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (32.69%) Git (software)
12 83 (31.92%) Puppet
13 69 (26.54%) Opscode Chef
14 68 (26.15%) Python
15 67 (25.77%) Deployment Automation
16 61 (23.46%) Unix
16 61 (23.46%) Scrum
17 55 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 49 (18.85%) Red Hat
19 48 (18.46%) Ruby
20 46 (17.69%) Web Services
21 45 (17.31%) MySQL
22 44 (16.92%) JIRA
23 43 (16.54%) Test Automation
24 42 (16.15%) TDD
24 42 (16.15%) Oracle
24 42 (16.15%) Continuous Deployment
25 40 (15.38%) Middleware
25 40 (15.38%) Shell Script
26 38 (14.62%) Bash Shell

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 30 (11.54%) Apache
2 28 (10.77%) Confluence
3 22 (8.46%) OpenStack
4 20 (7.69%) JBoss
5 18 (6.92%) WebLogic
6 14 (5.38%) nginx
7 9 (3.46%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.69%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.77%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.77%) WildFly
11 1 (0.38%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.38%) IIS
11 1 (0.38%) Jetty
11 1 (0.38%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 138 (53.08%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.54%) GitHub
4 6 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.92%) IaaS
5 5 (1.92%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.54%) Office 365
6 4 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Akamai
7 3 (1.15%) Slack
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.38%) PaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Serverless
8 1 (0.38%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.08%) HTTP
2 19 (7.31%) TCP/IP
3 17 (6.54%) SSL
4 16 (6.15%) DNS
4 16 (6.15%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (4.62%) Firewall
6 9 (3.46%) Broadband
6 9 (3.46%) Unicast
7 8 (3.08%) SSH
8 5 (1.92%) SAN
9 3 (1.15%) BGP
9 3 (1.15%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.15%) DSL
9 3 (1.15%) LAN
10 2 (0.77%) DHCP
10 2 (0.77%) FTP
10 2 (0.77%) VXLAN
11 1 (0.38%) 4G
11 1 (0.38%) OSPF
11 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.31%) MySQL
2 22 (8.46%) Hadoop
3 20 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.31%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.46%) Pentaho
8 8 (3.08%) Ingres
9 5 (1.92%) Big Data
10 4 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.77%) GIS
Development Applications
1 124 (47.69%) Jenkins
2 85 (32.69%) Git (software)
3 44 (16.92%) JIRA
4 27 (10.38%) GitLab
5 24 (9.23%) Artifactory
6 21 (8.08%) Subversion
7 15 (5.77%) Vagrant
8 13 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (4.62%) Maven
10 10 (3.85%) JUnit
11 9 (3.46%) Robot Framework
11 9 (3.46%) TeamCity
12 8 (3.08%) git-flow
13 7 (2.69%) Mocha
14 6 (2.31%) Hudson
15 5 (1.92%) Selenium
15 5 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (1.54%) JMeter
16 4 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (14.23%) Telecoms
2 30 (11.54%) Finance
3 25 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 24 (9.23%) Electronics
4 24 (9.23%) Marketing
5 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (41.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (16.92%) Developer
3 28 (10.77%) Senior DevOps
4 26 (10.00%) Architect
4 26 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 24 (9.23%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (8.46%) AWS Engineer
7 21 (8.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 21 (8.08%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 15 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 15 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (3.46%) Administrator
11 8 (3.08%) Consultant
11 8 (3.08%) QA Tester
11 8 (3.08%) Tester
11 8 (3.08%) Unix Developer
12 7 (2.69%) DevOps Developer
12 7 (2.69%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.69%) Web Services
2 40 (15.38%) Middleware
3 27 (10.38%) J2EE
4 14 (5.38%) Spring
5 12 (4.62%) LAMP
5 12 (4.62%) LAPP Stack
5 12 (4.62%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (3.85%) JMS
7 6 (2.31%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.31%) REST
7 6 (2.31%) SAML
7 6 (2.31%) SOAP
8 5 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (1.92%) Node.js
8 5 (1.92%) Spring Boot
8 5 (1.92%) XML
8 5 (1.92%) YAML
9 4 (1.54%) HTML
10 3 (1.15%) .NET
10 3 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.31%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (4.62%) PKI
4 8 (3.08%) Replication
5 7 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.69%) Clustering
5 7 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.15%) BBC
7 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.38%) CMDB
8 1 (0.38%) Derivative
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Fintech
8 1 (0.38%) RIA
8 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 170 (65.38%) Linux
2 61 (23.46%) Unix
3 55 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (10.00%) CentOS
5 23 (8.85%) Windows
6 21 (8.08%) Solaris
7 7 (2.69%) AIX
8 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.38%) Debian
9 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (70.00%) DevOps
2 122 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (33.85%) Configuration Management
4 87 (33.46%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (25.77%) Deployment Automation
6 61 (23.46%) Scrum
7 43 (16.54%) Test Automation
8 42 (16.15%) Continuous Deployment
8 42 (16.15%) TDD
9 30 (11.54%) Software Engineering
10 28 (10.77%) Open Source
11 26 (10.00%) Microservices
12 25 (9.62%) Kanban
13 24 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (9.23%) Digital Marketing
13 24 (9.23%) ITIL
13 24 (9.23%) Programme Management
14 21 (8.08%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (8.08%) Test Strategy
15 20 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 89 (34.23%) Java
2 68 (26.15%) Python
3 48 (18.46%) Ruby
4 40 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 38 (14.62%) Bash Shell
6 36 (13.85%) Perl
7 20 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 15 (5.77%) Go
9 11 (4.23%) SQL
10 10 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.46%) C
12 7 (2.69%) Java 8
13 4 (1.54%) C#
13 4 (1.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (1.15%) PHP
14 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.38%) C++
15 1 (0.38%) Dart
15 1 (0.38%) Groovy
15 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.69%) Degree
5 2 (0.77%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.77%) CCNP
5 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.77%) IRCA
5 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 93 (35.77%) Docker
2 15 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.38%) Ceph
6 1 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.38%) LXC
6 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 95 (36.54%) Terraform
2 83 (31.92%) Puppet
3 69 (26.54%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (13.46%) Kubernetes
5 18 (6.92%) Salt
6 12 (4.62%) Nagios
6 12 (4.62%) ZABBIX
7 8 (3.08%) Opsview
8 6 (2.31%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.77%) Grafana
11 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.38%) Kibana
12 1 (0.38%) Mesos
12 1 (0.38%) Rancher
12 1 (0.38%) rkt
12 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (18.85%) Red Hat
2 42 (16.15%) Oracle
3 24 (9.23%) SAP
4 20 (7.69%) VMware
5 14 (5.38%) NetApp
6 12 (4.62%) CheckPoint
6 12 (4.62%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.23%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.69%) BEA
9 6 (2.31%) webMethods
10 5 (1.92%) Google
11 4 (1.54%) BT
11 4 (1.54%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.15%) F5
13 2 (0.77%) Arista
13 2 (0.77%) Cisco
13 2 (0.77%) New Relic
14 1 (0.38%) IBM
14 1 (0.38%) Nokia
14 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds