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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 158 380
Rank change year-on-year +62 +222  
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1137 803 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.63% 1.65% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.28% 14.61% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 592 222
Median daily rate £525 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £420
% change year-on-year - +13.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.34% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 4683 5498 4440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.85% 11.28% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3093 3618 2758
Median daily rate £488 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 150
Median hourly rate £17.77 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.53% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.09 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 +20 699 £550 +10.00% 172
South East +92 182 £475 - 36
North West +60 65 £450 -10.00% 17
South West +30 49 £450 - 4
West Midlands +61 45 £460 +11.51% 9
East of England +20 42 £524 +10.31% 11
Yorkshire +15 34 £475 -13.63% 18
East Midlands -26 15 £388 -31.11% 10
North East +69 5 £500 -
Midlands - 2 - - 19
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1534 (74.21%) DevOps
2 1268 (61.34%) Linux
3 1177 (56.94%) Puppet
4 1053 (50.94%) Amazon AWS
5 915 (44.27%) Python
6 911 (44.07%) Jenkins
7 855 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
8 847 (40.98%) Docker
9 800 (38.70%) Opscode Chef
10 747 (36.14%) Java
11 659 (31.88%) Git (software)
12 653 (31.59%) Continuous Integration
13 650 (31.45%) Configuration Management
14 466 (22.54%) Ruby
15 437 (21.14%) Bash Shell
16 431 (20.85%) Terraform
17 382 (18.48%) Unix
18 363 (17.56%) Microsoft Azure
19 361 (17.46%) Kubernetes
20 320 (15.48%) Open Source
21 319 (15.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 319 (15.43%) Windows
22 317 (15.34%) Red Hat
23 307 (14.85%) Finance
24 303 (14.66%) JIRA
25 287 (13.88%) PostgreSQL
26 285 (13.79%) VMware
27 282 (13.64%) Security Cleared
28 263 (12.72%) Continuous Delivery
29 253 (12.24%) Perl

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
1 211 (10.21%) Confluence
2 173 (8.37%) OpenStack
3 168 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
4 146 (7.06%) Apache
5 136 (6.58%) nginx
6 132 (6.39%) Tomcat
7 103 (4.98%) Cloud Foundry
8 80 (3.87%) WebLogic
9 69 (3.34%) WebSphere
10 67 (3.24%) Apache Spark
11 50 (2.42%) JBoss
12 46 (2.23%) IIS
13 28 (1.35%) CMS
14 24 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.97%) Drupal
16 19 (0.92%) Apache Pig
17 12 (0.58%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.58%) Jetty
17 12 (0.58%) SharePoint
18 11 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.24%) HipChat
1 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.048%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.048%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1053 (50.94%) Amazon AWS
2 363 (17.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 139 (6.72%) PaaS
5 117 (5.66%) GitHub
6 111 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
7 93 (4.50%) Amazon S3
8 88 (4.26%) IaaS
9 79 (3.82%) OpenShift
10 54 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
11 51 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 48 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 43 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
14 41 (1.98%) Datadog
15 36 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
15 36 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
16 35 (1.69%) SaaS
17 32 (1.55%) Route 53
18 23 (1.11%) Trello
19 20 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 210 (10.16%) HTTP
2 165 (7.98%) TCP/IP
3 148 (7.16%) DNS
4 125 (6.05%) SSL
5 110 (5.32%) Firewall
6 59 (2.85%) LDAP
7 46 (2.23%) VPN
8 37 (1.79%) DHCP
9 34 (1.64%) HTTPS
9 34 (1.64%) Internet
10 32 (1.55%) SSH
11 27 (1.31%) Kerberos
11 27 (1.31%) LAN
12 24 (1.16%) WAN
13 23 (1.11%) Network Security
14 22 (1.06%) SMTP
15 19 (0.92%) SAN
16 17 (0.82%) OpenLDAP
17 14 (0.68%) NAS
18 13 (0.63%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (13.88%) PostgreSQL
2 252 (12.19%) MySQL
3 241 (11.66%) MongoDB
4 173 (8.37%) Hadoop
5 144 (6.97%) NoSQL
6 136 (6.58%) Big Data
7 98 (4.74%) Relational Database
8 93 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 90 (4.35%) SQL Server
10 86 (4.16%) Redis
11 60 (2.90%) Apache Hive
12 46 (2.23%) HBase
13 44 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
14 38 (1.84%) RDBMS
15 34 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 33 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
17 28 (1.35%) Oracle Database
18 19 (0.92%) DB2
18 19 (0.92%) Neo4j
19 18 (0.87%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 911 (44.07%) Jenkins
2 659 (31.88%) Git (software)
3 303 (14.66%) JIRA
4 229 (11.08%) Maven
5 140 (6.77%) Subversion
6 132 (6.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 128 (6.19%) Vagrant
8 104 (5.03%) GitLab
9 99 (4.79%) Gradle
10 96 (4.64%) Bitbucket
11 90 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 75 (3.63%) TeamCity
13 72 (3.48%) Artifactory
13 72 (3.48%) JUnit
14 71 (3.43%) Selenium
15 65 (3.14%) Ant
16 51 (2.47%) Hudson
17 46 (2.23%) Cucumber
17 46 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 37 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 307 (14.85%) Finance
2 162 (7.84%) Banking
3 78 (3.77%) Retail
4 55 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 40 (1.94%) Marketing
6 32 (1.55%) Electronics
6 32 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.53%) Games
9 10 (0.48%) Back Office
9 10 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.48%) Front Office
10 6 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.29%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.24%) Legal
11 5 (0.24%) Publishing
12 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.15%) Law
14 2 (0.097%) Local Government
14 2 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 946 (45.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 326 (15.77%) Developer
3 284 (13.74%) AWS DevOps
4 281 (13.59%) AWS Engineer
5 237 (11.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 205 (9.92%) Linux Engineer
7 172 (8.32%) Architect
8 170 (8.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 149 (7.21%) Java Developer
10 134 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
11 133 (6.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 123 (5.95%) Consultant
13 109 (5.27%) Senior DevOps
14 88 (4.26%) Java Engineer
15 84 (4.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 82 (3.97%) DevOps Consultant
17 79 (3.82%) Automation Engineer
18 72 (3.48%) Administrator
19 60 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
20 56 (2.71%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (9.87%) Web Services
2 175 (8.47%) Elastic Stack
3 165 (7.98%) Node.js
4 102 (4.93%) Spring
5 97 (4.69%) REST
6 87 (4.21%) Middleware
7 85 (4.11%) Kafka
8 83 (4.02%) .NET
9 77 (3.73%) JSON
10 74 (3.58%) HTML
11 69 (3.34%) Sensu
12 66 (3.19%) RESTful
13 64 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
14 63 (3.05%) LAMP
15 62 (3.00%) CSS
16 61 (2.95%) AngularJS
17 60 (2.90%) SOAP
18 53 (2.56%) XML
19 51 (2.47%) J2EE
20 46 (2.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 110 (5.32%) Public Cloud
2 74 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
3 73 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 48 (2.32%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 38 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 30 (1.45%) Clustering
9 30 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 27 (1.31%) iPad
11 23 (1.11%) Fintech
12 20 (0.97%) User Experience
13 19 (0.92%) Private Cloud
14 18 (0.87%) Social Media
15 17 (0.82%) PKI
16 16 (0.77%) Video on Demand
17 15 (0.73%) Cloud Native
18 14 (0.68%) RIA
19 13 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1268 (61.34%) Linux
2 382 (18.48%) Unix
3 319 (15.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 319 (15.43%) Windows
4 252 (12.19%) CentOS
5 134 (6.48%) Ubuntu
6 85 (4.11%) Windows Server
7 57 (2.76%) Solaris
8 39 (1.89%) Debian
9 38 (1.84%) AIX
10 37 (1.79%) SUSE
11 31 (1.50%) CoreOS
12 28 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
16 14 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 13 (0.63%) Fedora
17 13 (0.63%) VMS
18 11 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1534 (74.21%) DevOps
2 855 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 653 (31.59%) Continuous Integration
4 650 (31.45%) Configuration Management
5 320 (15.48%) Open Source
6 263 (12.72%) Continuous Delivery
7 224 (10.84%) TDD
8 206 (9.97%) Microservices
9 201 (9.72%) Scrum
10 191 (9.24%) Test Automation
11 140 (6.77%) Software Engineering
12 114 (5.52%) E-Commerce
13 110 (5.32%) Load Balancing
14 107 (5.18%) Migration
15 92 (4.45%) Continuous Deployment
16 90 (4.35%) High Availability
17 86 (4.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 84 (4.06%) Kanban
19 79 (3.82%) OO
20 75 (3.63%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 915 (44.27%) Python
2 747 (36.14%) Java
3 466 (22.54%) Ruby
4 437 (21.14%) Bash Shell
5 253 (12.24%) Perl
6 175 (8.47%) PowerShell
7 157 (7.60%) JavaScript
8 150 (7.26%) SQL
9 136 (6.58%) PHP
10 122 (5.90%) Go
11 105 (5.08%) Shell Script
12 101 (4.89%) Scala
13 92 (4.45%) Groovy
14 51 (2.47%) C#
15 40 (1.94%) C++
16 26 (1.26%) Korn
17 24 (1.16%) C
18 19 (0.92%) Clojure
19 10 (0.48%) F#
19 10 (0.48%) Rust
Qualifications
1 282 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 251 (12.14%) SC Cleared
3 63 (3.05%) Degree
4 25 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.11%) AWS Certification
6 21 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.44%) CCNP
9 9 (0.44%) RHCE
10 7 (0.34%) CCNA
10 7 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (0.34%) CISSP
10 7 (0.34%) CITP
10 7 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.34%) MBCS
10 7 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.34%) PMP
10 7 (0.34%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (1.40%) QA
2 14 (0.68%) SLA
3 12 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.48%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.34%) GCP
7 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.048%) PMO
System Software
1 847 (40.98%) Docker
2 132 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (6.24%) Active Directory
4 67 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
5 51 (2.47%) HDFS
6 42 (2.03%) vCloud
7 39 (1.89%) vSphere
8 29 (1.40%) Xen
9 27 (1.31%) KVM
10 26 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 24 (1.16%) NFS
13 21 (1.02%) etcd
13 21 (1.02%) flannel
14 20 (0.97%) Hyper-V
15 18 (0.87%) LXC
16 17 (0.82%) Squid
17 14 (0.68%) Postfix
18 13 (0.63%) GlusterFS
19 11 (0.53%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1177 (56.94%) Puppet
2 800 (38.70%) Opscode Chef
3 431 (20.85%) Terraform
4 361 (17.46%) Kubernetes
5 107 (5.18%) Salt
6 103 (4.98%) Nagios
7 98 (4.74%) Kibana
8 97 (4.69%) logstash
9 74 (3.58%) Packer
10 63 (3.05%) Graphite
10 63 (3.05%) Mesos
11 62 (3.00%) ZABBIX
12 51 (2.47%) Grafana
12 51 (2.47%) HAProxy
13 45 (2.18%) Prometheus
14 44 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
15 36 (1.74%) vRealize
16 34 (1.64%) Rancher
17 33 (1.60%) Dollar Universe
18 26 (1.26%) Consul
Vendors
1 317 (15.34%) Red Hat
2 285 (13.79%) VMware
3 253 (12.24%) Oracle
4 121 (5.85%) Atlassian
4 121 (5.85%) Splunk
5 104 (5.03%) Microsoft
6 100 (4.84%) SaltStack
7 58 (2.81%) AppDynamics
7 58 (2.81%) Google
7 58 (2.81%) TIBCO
8 47 (2.27%) IBM
9 40 (1.94%) Rackspace
9 40 (1.94%) SAP
10 36 (1.74%) Cloudera
11 31 (1.50%) New Relic
12 30 (1.45%) ATG
13 29 (1.40%) HP
14 26 (1.26%) Cisco
15 25 (1.21%) WSO2
16 21 (1.02%) ServiceNow
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £450 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PBIT Consultants
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per annum 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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City, London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Applause IT Innovation
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London
Oliver Bernard
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
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