Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 20 62
Rank change year-on-year -12 +42 +17
Contract jobs citing Ansible 24 93 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.33% 11.06% 3.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.38% 68.89% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 61 20
Essex median daily rate £545 £520 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.81% -5.37% +4.77%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £483
90th Percentile £606 £613 £625
East of England median daily rate £490 £508 £525
% change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% -4.55%
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 58 135 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.47% 16.05% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 83 58
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.92% -6.16%
10th Percentile £386 £382 £309
90th Percentile £600 £600 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Essex median hourly rate £16.82 £15.00 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -41.55% -25.87%
10th Percentile £11.44 £14.30 £13.15
90th Percentile £22.10 £17.30 £37.25
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £12.61
% change year-on-year -17.13% +38.76% -23.58%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +7 21 £550 +10.00% 4
Brentwood - 1 £525 -
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 18 (75.00%) DevOps
2 17 (70.83%) Terraform
2 17 (70.83%) JIRA
3 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (54.17%) Confluence
6 12 (50.00%) Java
6 12 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (50.00%) Microservices
7 11 (45.83%) GitLab
7 11 (45.83%) ITIL
7 11 (45.83%) Linux
8 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 9 (37.50%) AWS
10 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (33.33%) AppDynamics
11 7 (29.17%) Log Aggregation
11 7 (29.17%) ServiceNow
11 7 (29.17%) Open Source
11 7 (29.17%) Scrum
11 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
12 6 (25.00%) Ruby
12 6 (25.00%) Python
12 6 (25.00%) J2EE
12 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
12 6 (25.00%) Docker
12 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (25.00%) Deployment Automation

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 13 (54.17%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) SAS
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (4.17%) nginx
5 1 (4.17%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) GitHub
3 3 (12.50%) Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Serverless
4 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Impala
3 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) JIRA
2 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 11 (45.83%) GitLab
4 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (20.83%) Artifactory
6 5 (20.83%) Selenium
7 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
7 3 (12.50%) JMeter
8 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
8 2 (8.33%) Gradle
8 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
8 2 (8.33%) JUnit
8 2 (8.33%) Maven
8 2 (8.33%) Mockito
8 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
8 2 (8.33%) Postman
8 2 (8.33%) Subversion
9 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.83%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (20.83%) JMS
2 5 (20.83%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Flex
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) JPA
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) Sass
4 2 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) DevOps
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 12 (50.00%) Microservices
4 11 (45.83%) ITIL
5 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Log Aggregation
7 7 (29.17%) Open Source
7 7 (29.17%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (25.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Server Hardening
10 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.83%) C
3 5 (20.83%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Java 8
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) Terraform
2 5 (20.83%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) Kibana
3 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.33%) logstash
3 2 (8.33%) Mesos
4 1 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 7 (29.17%) ServiceNow
3 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) WSO2