The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 216 409
Rank change year-on-year +112 +193  
Contract jobs citing Ansible 933 554 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.24% 1.12% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.51% 12.03% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 407 166
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £383 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Ansible is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4145 4606 4157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.96% 9.32% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2795 2950 2485
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 169
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.89 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Ansible as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in England

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in England

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in England

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ansible in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ansible in England

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +64 589 £525 +5.00% 155
South East +17 95 £450 - 36
North East - 49 £450 - 2
North West +65 45 £413 -14.28% 13
West Midlands +51 41 £490 -2.00% 4
Yorkshire +17 40 £418 -9.72% 16
South West +18 32 £488 +5.40% 9
East of England +10 29 £550 +18.91% 5
East Midlands -14 7 £448 -16.74% 1
Midlands - 1 £550 -
Ansible
UK

Ansible
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 1531 (77.28%) DevOps
2 1225 (61.84%) Puppet
3 1202 (60.68%) Linux
4 990 (49.97%) Jenkins
5 932 (47.05%) Amazon AWS
6 881 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
7 874 (44.12%) Python
8 834 (42.10%) Docker
9 777 (39.22%) Opscode Chef
10 713 (35.99%) Continuous Integration
11 702 (35.44%) Java
12 700 (35.34%) Git (software)
13 639 (32.26%) Configuration Management
14 488 (24.63%) Ruby
15 480 (24.23%) Bash Shell
16 347 (17.52%) Terraform
17 321 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 317 (16.00%) JIRA
19 315 (15.90%) VMware
19 315 (15.90%) Unix
20 293 (14.79%) Continuous Delivery
21 292 (14.74%) Windows
22 289 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
22 289 (14.59%) Kubernetes
23 287 (14.49%) Open Source
24 283 (14.29%) Security Cleared
25 280 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
26 273 (13.78%) CentOS
27 272 (13.73%) Red Hat
28 266 (13.43%) Oracle

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 203 (10.25%) Confluence
2 170 (8.58%) Apache
3 163 (8.23%) Elasticsearch
4 154 (7.77%) nginx
5 107 (5.40%) OpenStack
6 95 (4.80%) Tomcat
7 84 (4.24%) Apache Spark
8 79 (3.99%) Cloud Foundry
9 64 (3.23%) WebLogic
10 55 (2.78%) WebSphere
11 37 (1.87%) IIS
12 36 (1.82%) JBoss
13 32 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 30 (1.51%) Apache Pig
15 23 (1.16%) Drupal
16 21 (1.06%) Jetty
17 18 (0.91%) CMS
18 13 (0.66%) WildFly
18 13 (0.66%) WordPress
19 12 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.96%) HipChat
3 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.10%) MS Office
5 1 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.050%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.050%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 932 (47.05%) Amazon AWS
2 280 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (6.61%) GitHub
4 116 (5.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 96 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
6 82 (4.14%) Amazon S3
6 82 (4.14%) PaaS
7 66 (3.33%) IaaS
8 63 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
9 50 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 45 (2.27%) Route 53
11 39 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 37 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
12 37 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
12 37 (1.87%) OpenShift
13 34 (1.72%) Datadog
14 29 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
15 25 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
16 24 (1.21%) Trello
17 20 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 171 (8.63%) HTTP
2 152 (7.67%) TCP/IP
3 147 (7.42%) DNS
4 106 (5.35%) Firewall
5 102 (5.15%) VPN
6 100 (5.05%) SSL
7 73 (3.69%) LDAP
8 49 (2.47%) SSH
9 36 (1.82%) Internet
10 32 (1.62%) Kerberos
11 29 (1.46%) DHCP
11 29 (1.46%) OpenLDAP
11 29 (1.46%) OpenVPN
12 28 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
13 25 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
14 24 (1.21%) LAN
15 23 (1.16%) IPsec
16 22 (1.11%) HTTPS
16 22 (1.11%) WAN
17 20 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
2 213 (10.75%) MySQL
3 204 (10.30%) MongoDB
4 195 (9.84%) Hadoop
5 155 (7.82%) Big Data
6 107 (5.40%) NoSQL
6 107 (5.40%) Relational Database
7 98 (4.95%) Redis
8 86 (4.34%) SQL Server
9 74 (3.74%) Apache Hive
10 71 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 57 (2.88%) Oracle Database
12 55 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
13 44 (2.22%) HBase
14 36 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
15 34 (1.72%) RDBMS
16 33 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
17 24 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (0.81%) Neo4j
19 15 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 990 (49.97%) Jenkins
2 700 (35.34%) Git (software)
3 317 (16.00%) JIRA
4 245 (12.37%) Maven
5 172 (8.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 151 (7.62%) Vagrant
7 145 (7.32%) Subversion
8 111 (5.60%) Gradle
9 103 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 100 (5.05%) JUnit
11 85 (4.29%) Selenium
12 83 (4.19%) Ant
13 76 (3.84%) TeamCity
14 73 (3.69%) Bitbucket
15 72 (3.63%) Hudson
15 72 (3.63%) SonarQube
16 61 (3.08%) GitLab
17 47 (2.37%) Cucumber
17 47 (2.37%) Mercurial
18 42 (2.12%) Artifactory
General
1 252 (12.72%) Finance
2 165 (8.33%) Banking
3 87 (4.39%) Retail
4 44 (2.22%) Marketing
5 38 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 28 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.11%) Electronics
7 22 (1.11%) Games
7 22 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.50%) Front Office
9 7 (0.35%) Back Office
10 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.15%) Automotive
11 3 (0.15%) Law
11 3 (0.15%) Legal
12 2 (0.10%) Advertising
12 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 976 (49.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 271 (13.68%) Developer
3 264 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
4 231 (11.66%) AWS Engineer
5 184 (9.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 167 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
7 152 (7.67%) Consultant
8 147 (7.42%) Senior DevOps
9 132 (6.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 129 (6.51%) Architect
11 120 (6.06%) Java Developer
12 115 (5.81%) DevOps Consultant
13 105 (5.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 95 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
15 83 (4.19%) Administrator
16 72 (3.63%) Java Engineer
17 64 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
18 54 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
19 52 (2.62%) Lead DevOps
20 50 (2.52%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (10.70%) Web Services
2 178 (8.99%) Elastic Stack
3 144 (7.27%) Node.js
4 81 (4.09%) Spring
5 80 (4.04%) .NET
6 79 (3.99%) AngularJS
7 78 (3.94%) LAMP
8 74 (3.74%) REST
9 71 (3.58%) HTML
10 65 (3.28%) Kafka
11 62 (3.13%) JSON
12 53 (2.68%) Software Packaging
13 50 (2.52%) J2EE
13 50 (2.52%) Middleware
14 48 (2.42%) CSS
14 48 (2.42%) RESTful
15 46 (2.32%) LEMP Stack
16 45 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
17 41 (2.07%) LAPP Stack
17 41 (2.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 102 (5.15%) Public Cloud
2 76 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (2.98%) Data Centre
4 53 (2.68%) Algorithms
5 46 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
6 36 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 32 (1.62%) PKI
8 30 (1.51%) iPad
9 29 (1.46%) Clustering
10 28 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 27 (1.36%) Fintech
12 26 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.21%) Replication
14 21 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
15 17 (0.86%) Credit Risk
15 17 (0.86%) Social Media
16 16 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (0.76%) User Experience
18 11 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1202 (60.68%) Linux
2 321 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 315 (15.90%) Unix
4 292 (14.74%) Windows
5 273 (13.78%) CentOS
6 113 (5.70%) Ubuntu
7 78 (3.94%) Windows Server
8 45 (2.27%) Debian
9 33 (1.67%) CoreOS
10 28 (1.41%) Solaris
11 27 (1.36%) AIX
12 24 (1.21%) SUSE
12 24 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (0.91%) Fedora
13 18 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.71%) RancherOS
15 13 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (0.66%) VyOS
16 12 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
16 12 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1531 (77.28%) DevOps
2 881 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
3 713 (35.99%) Continuous Integration
4 639 (32.26%) Configuration Management
5 293 (14.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 287 (14.49%) Open Source
7 226 (11.41%) Scrum
8 180 (9.09%) Microservices
9 160 (8.08%) TDD
10 122 (6.16%) High Availability
11 111 (5.60%) E-Commerce
11 111 (5.60%) Load Balancing
11 111 (5.60%) Migration
12 108 (5.45%) Software Engineering
13 90 (4.54%) Mentoring
14 86 (4.34%) Continuous Deployment
15 80 (4.04%) BDD
16 77 (3.89%) Web Operations
17 65 (3.28%) Analytics
17 65 (3.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 874 (44.12%) Python
2 702 (35.44%) Java
3 488 (24.63%) Ruby
4 480 (24.23%) Bash Shell
5 262 (13.23%) Perl
6 195 (9.84%) PowerShell
7 178 (8.99%) JavaScript
8 171 (8.63%) SQL
9 140 (7.07%) Go
10 128 (6.46%) Shell Script
11 117 (5.91%) PHP
12 96 (4.85%) Scala
13 64 (3.23%) Groovy
14 51 (2.57%) C#
15 43 (2.17%) C++
16 42 (2.12%) C
17 29 (1.46%) Clojure
17 29 (1.46%) Korn
18 20 (1.01%) R
18 20 (1.01%) Rust
Qualifications
1 283 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 244 (12.32%) SC Cleared
3 58 (2.93%) Degree
4 20 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.66%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.50%) CCA
8 9 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.40%) CCNP
9 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.35%) MCSE
11 6 (0.30%) CCNA
12 5 (0.25%) VCDX
13 4 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.15%) RHCE
14 3 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.10%) CISM
15 2 (0.10%) CISSP
15 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.10%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.83%) QA
2 34 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.56%) SLA
4 10 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.15%) GCP
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.050%) FATCA
8 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.050%) PMO
System Software
1 834 (42.10%) Docker
2 135 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 65 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 57 (2.88%) vCloud
6 54 (2.73%) HDFS
7 36 (1.82%) vSphere
8 30 (1.51%) Squid
9 29 (1.46%) Postfix
10 28 (1.41%) Hyper-V
11 25 (1.26%) NFS
12 20 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 18 (0.91%) Xen
14 12 (0.61%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.50%) GlusterFS
16 10 (0.50%) LXC
17 9 (0.45%) etcd
17 9 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1225 (61.84%) Puppet
2 777 (39.22%) Opscode Chef
3 347 (17.52%) Terraform
4 289 (14.59%) Kubernetes
5 154 (7.77%) Salt
6 119 (6.01%) Nagios
7 118 (5.96%) logstash
8 106 (5.35%) Kibana
9 98 (4.95%) ZABBIX
10 80 (4.04%) Packer
11 54 (2.73%) HAProxy
12 51 (2.57%) Mesos
13 49 (2.47%) Graphite
14 47 (2.37%) Consul
14 47 (2.37%) Docker Swarm
14 47 (2.37%) Rancher
15 37 (1.87%) vRealize
16 33 (1.67%) Dollar Universe
16 33 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
17 32 (1.62%) SELinux
Vendors
1 315 (15.90%) VMware
2 272 (13.73%) Red Hat
3 266 (13.43%) Oracle
4 130 (6.56%) Atlassian
5 117 (5.91%) Splunk
6 88 (4.44%) SaltStack
7 82 (4.14%) Microsoft
8 75 (3.79%) AppDynamics
9 59 (2.98%) Google
10 48 (2.42%) New Relic
11 46 (2.32%) TIBCO
12 44 (2.22%) Rackspace
13 40 (2.02%) Hortonworks
14 37 (1.87%) IBM
14 37 (1.87%) SAP
15 32 (1.62%) HP
16 31 (1.56%) Sonatype
17 30 (1.51%) Cisco
18 28 (1.41%) ATG
19 23 (1.16%) CA
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