Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 69 79
Rank change year-on-year +54 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing Ansible 143 38 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.31% 4.34% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 63.56% 23.31% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 26 1
Essex median daily rate £544 £537 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +7.45% -
10th Percentile £413 £451 £475
90th Percentile £644 £618 £525
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 225 163 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.52% 18.61% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 104 31
Essex median daily rate £522 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +70.83% -25.00%
10th Percentile £361 £304 £200
90th Percentile £644 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Essex median hourly rate £33.45 £12.35 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +170.85% -67.50% +28.81%
10th Percentile £24.77 £10.40 £29.60
90th Percentile £42.63 £15.76 £41.01
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.29% -16.17% -45.31%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Essex

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Essex

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Essex over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Essex

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Southend-on-Sea +34 87 £505 -10.22% 6
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 106 (74.13%) DevOps
2 76 (53.15%) Jenkins
3 73 (51.05%) Linux
4 68 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (44.76%) Amazon AWS
6 62 (43.36%) Git (software)
7 60 (41.96%) Java
8 55 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (35.66%) Deployment Automation
10 50 (34.97%) Terraform
11 48 (33.57%) Configuration Management
12 43 (30.07%) Test Automation
13 41 (28.67%) Docker
14 40 (27.97%) Unix
15 38 (26.57%) Scrum
16 36 (25.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (21.68%) Microservices
18 28 (19.58%) Oracle
19 27 (18.88%) Middleware
20 26 (18.18%) Puppet
21 25 (17.48%) HTTP
21 25 (17.48%) Web Services
21 25 (17.48%) JIRA
22 23 (16.08%) TDD
23 22 (15.38%) Finance
23 22 (15.38%) Test Strategy
24 21 (14.69%) Process Improvement
24 21 (14.69%) Kanban
24 21 (14.69%) MySQL
24 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 18 (12.59%) Apache
2 11 (7.69%) Confluence
3 10 (6.99%) JBoss
4 9 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.90%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.90%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.20%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) Jetty
8 1 (0.70%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 64 (44.76%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.29%) GitHub
3 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.48%) HTTP
2 21 (14.69%) SSL
2 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.59%) SSH
4 6 (4.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.70%) DHCP
5 1 (0.70%) DNS
5 1 (0.70%) FTP
5 1 (0.70%) IPsec
5 1 (0.70%) LAN
5 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.69%) MySQL
2 10 (6.99%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.59%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.59%) Ingres
4 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.20%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.20%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 76 (53.15%) Jenkins
2 62 (43.36%) Git (software)
3 25 (17.48%) JIRA
4 19 (13.29%) GitLab
4 19 (13.29%) Subversion
5 11 (7.69%) Maven
6 10 (6.99%) Selenium
7 8 (5.59%) Artifactory
8 7 (4.90%) JMeter
8 7 (4.90%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.20%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.50%) git-flow
10 5 (3.50%) Mocha
11 4 (2.80%) JUnit
11 4 (2.80%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.80%) Robot Framework
11 4 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.80%) Vagrant
12 3 (2.10%) Zephyr
13 2 (1.40%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 19 (13.29%) Electronics
2 19 (13.29%) Manufacturing
2 19 (13.29%) Marketing
2 19 (13.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (47.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (13.99%) Architect
3 19 (13.29%) AWS DevOps
4 18 (12.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 18 (12.59%) AWS Engineer
4 18 (12.59%) Developer
5 14 (9.79%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (6.99%) Senior DevOps
6 10 (6.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) DevOps Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Unix Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Configuration Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.88%) Middleware
2 25 (17.48%) Web Services
3 18 (12.59%) Spring
4 17 (11.89%) J2EE
5 7 (4.90%) SOAP
6 6 (4.20%) SAML
6 6 (4.20%) Spring Boot
7 4 (2.80%) JMS
7 4 (2.80%) JSON
7 4 (2.80%) REST
7 4 (2.80%) Spring Batch
7 4 (2.80%) XSLT
8 3 (2.10%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.10%) XML
8 3 (2.10%) XML Messaging
9 2 (1.40%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.70%) .NET
10 1 (0.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (4.90%) Replication
3 6 (4.20%) Clustering
4 5 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (51.05%) Linux
2 40 (27.97%) Unix
3 36 (25.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (9.09%) Solaris
5 9 (6.29%) CentOS
6 7 (4.90%) AIX
6 7 (4.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (74.13%) DevOps
2 68 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (35.66%) Deployment Automation
5 48 (33.57%) Configuration Management
6 43 (30.07%) Test Automation
7 38 (26.57%) Scrum
8 31 (21.68%) Microservices
9 23 (16.08%) TDD
10 22 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 21 (14.69%) Kanban
11 21 (14.69%) Process Improvement
12 19 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (13.29%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (13.29%) Open Source
12 19 (13.29%) Programme Management
12 19 (13.29%) User Stories
13 18 (12.59%) ITIL
14 17 (11.89%) Software Engineering
15 16 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.96%) Java
2 21 (14.69%) Shell Script
3 20 (13.99%) Python
4 16 (11.19%) Perl
5 15 (10.49%) Ruby
6 13 (9.09%) C
7 7 (4.90%) SQL
8 6 (4.20%) Java 8
9 4 (2.80%) Groovy
9 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.40%) Go
10 2 (1.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.40%) IRCA
4 2 (1.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (28.67%) Docker
2 6 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (34.97%) Terraform
2 26 (18.18%) Puppet
3 19 (13.29%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (12.59%) Consul
5 11 (7.69%) Kubernetes
6 8 (5.59%) Opsview
7 6 (4.20%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.40%) Salt
10 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (19.58%) Oracle
2 19 (13.29%) SAP
3 13 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.20%) BEA
6 5 (3.50%) webMethods
6 5 (3.50%) WSO2
7 1 (0.70%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.70%) VMware