Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 61 81
Rank change year-on-year +48 +20 +2
Contract jobs citing Ansible 145 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.62% 3.73% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 69.38% 33.78% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 23 3
Essex median daily rate £573 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.19% +15.68% +18.75%
10th Percentile £425 £486 £410
90th Percentile £613 £625 £537
East of England median daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year +0.09% +7.22% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 209 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.07% 11.03% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 58 40
Essex median daily rate £525 £509 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +18.31% +1.18%
10th Percentile £380 £310 £247
90th Percentile £600 £625 £590
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Essex median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £34.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.49% -66.98% -7.17%
10th Percentile £14.33 £10.23 £34.19
90th Percentile £17.08 £31.78 £35.70
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.25% -4.67% -43.10%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +15 85 £525 -4.46% 3
Chelmsford - 1 £550 - 1
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 98 (67.59%) DevOps
2 89 (61.38%) Linux
3 80 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (54.48%) Amazon AWS
5 75 (51.72%) Jenkins
6 64 (44.14%) Git (software)
7 61 (42.07%) Configuration Management
8 60 (41.38%) Java
9 57 (39.31%) Terraform
10 53 (36.55%) Unix
10 53 (36.55%) Scrum
11 52 (35.86%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (25.52%) Puppet
13 35 (24.14%) Deployment Automation
14 34 (23.45%) Test Automation
14 34 (23.45%) Web Services
15 32 (22.07%) Shell Script
15 32 (22.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 32 (22.07%) Opscode Chef
16 31 (21.38%) Middleware
16 31 (21.38%) MySQL
16 31 (21.38%) JIRA
17 28 (19.31%) Security Cleared
18 27 (18.62%) Continuous Deployment
18 27 (18.62%) Oracle
19 26 (17.93%) Docker
20 25 (17.24%) Finance
21 23 (15.86%) Open Source
22 22 (15.17%) Kanban
22 22 (15.17%) Artifactory

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 19 (13.10%) Confluence
2 13 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.59%) Apache
3 11 (7.59%) JBoss
4 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.76%) SAS
6 3 (2.07%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.69%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.69%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) Jetty
7 1 (0.69%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.69%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 79 (54.48%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.59%) GitHub
3 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) HTTP
1 14 (9.66%) SSL
1 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.14%) SSH
3 3 (2.07%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) DHCP
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) FTP
4 1 (0.69%) IPsec
4 1 (0.69%) LAN
4 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.38%) MySQL
2 16 (11.03%) RDBMS
2 16 (11.03%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.97%) Pentaho
4 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.14%) Ingres
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 75 (51.72%) Jenkins
2 64 (44.14%) Git (software)
3 31 (21.38%) JIRA
4 22 (15.17%) Artifactory
5 20 (13.79%) GitLab
6 15 (10.34%) Subversion
7 10 (6.90%) Robot Framework
8 7 (4.83%) JUnit
9 6 (4.14%) Maven
10 4 (2.76%) git-flow
10 4 (2.76%) Mocha
11 3 (2.07%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.38%) Ant
12 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 25 (17.24%) Finance
2 20 (13.79%) Electronics
2 20 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 20 (13.79%) Marketing
2 20 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (46.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (14.48%) Architect
3 16 (11.03%) Developer
3 16 (11.03%) Senior DevOps
3 16 (11.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (8.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (6.21%) QA Tester
8 9 (6.21%) Tester
9 7 (4.83%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Release Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Senior QA Tester
10 6 (4.14%) Senior Tester
10 6 (4.14%) Unix Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.45%) Web Services
2 31 (21.38%) Middleware
3 20 (13.79%) J2EE
4 11 (7.59%) Spring
5 7 (4.83%) JMS
6 4 (2.76%) SAML
7 3 (2.07%) .NET
8 2 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.38%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.69%) Servlets
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (9.66%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.14%) Replication
4 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.76%) Clustering
6 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (61.38%) Linux
2 53 (36.55%) Unix
3 32 (22.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (9.66%) Solaris
5 11 (7.59%) Windows
6 8 (5.52%) CentOS
7 6 (4.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (67.59%) DevOps
2 80 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (42.07%) Configuration Management
4 53 (36.55%) Scrum
5 52 (35.86%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (24.14%) Deployment Automation
7 34 (23.45%) Test Automation
8 27 (18.62%) Continuous Deployment
9 23 (15.86%) Open Source
10 22 (15.17%) Kanban
10 22 (15.17%) Test Strategy
11 20 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
11 20 (13.79%) Microservices
11 20 (13.79%) Programme Management
11 20 (13.79%) TDD
12 15 (10.34%) SOA
13 14 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (9.66%) Process Improvement
13 14 (9.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.38%) Java
2 32 (22.07%) Shell Script
3 17 (11.72%) Python
4 10 (6.90%) Ruby
5 5 (3.45%) Perl
6 4 (2.76%) C
6 4 (2.76%) Java 8
6 4 (2.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (1.38%) SQL
8 1 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) Dart
8 1 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (19.31%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) IRCA
3 2 (1.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.03%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (17.93%) Docker
2 4 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (39.31%) Terraform
2 37 (25.52%) Puppet
3 32 (22.07%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.14%) Opsview
5 5 (3.45%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.76%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.69%) Salt
8 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) Oracle
2 20 (13.79%) SAP
3 16 (11.03%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.14%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.07%) BEA
7 2 (1.38%) webMethods
8 1 (0.69%) Google
8 1 (0.69%) IBM
8 1 (0.69%) New Relic
8 1 (0.69%) VMware