Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 61 75
Rank change year-on-year +45 +14 +12
Contract jobs citing Ansible 148 41 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.40% 4.89% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 70.14% 28.47% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 30 1
Essex median daily rate £563 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £415 £462 £475
90th Percentile £616 £611 £525
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £481
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +17.02%
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 211 144 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.53% 17.16% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 91 46
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +41.38% -9.38%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £210
90th Percentile £600 £600 £571
East of England median daily rate £450 £463 £403
% change year-on-year -2.70% +14.91% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £12.35 £35.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -65.42% +19.05%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.40 £27.22
90th Percentile £37.61 £15.76 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £17.38
% change year-on-year +19.29% -15.57% -53.67%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +31 91 £525 -4.50% 7
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 103 (69.59%) DevOps
2 87 (58.78%) Linux
3 79 (53.38%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (52.03%) Jenkins
4 77 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (41.89%) Git (software)
6 58 (39.19%) Configuration Management
7 54 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (36.49%) Terraform
8 51 (34.46%) Java
9 49 (33.11%) Deployment Automation
10 47 (31.76%) Unix
10 47 (31.76%) Scrum
11 43 (29.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (26.35%) Test Automation
13 38 (25.68%) Web Services
14 36 (24.32%) Middleware
14 36 (24.32%) Docker
15 35 (23.65%) Oracle
16 31 (20.95%) Puppet
17 28 (18.92%) Finance
17 28 (18.92%) Shell Script
18 27 (18.24%) JIRA
18 27 (18.24%) MySQL
19 25 (16.89%) Opscode Chef
19 25 (16.89%) Microservices
19 25 (16.89%) GitLab
20 24 (16.22%) SAP
20 24 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (16.22%) Marketing

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 21 (14.19%) Apache
2 15 (10.14%) Confluence
3 14 (9.46%) JBoss
3 14 (9.46%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.43%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.73%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.35%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.68%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) Jetty
8 1 (0.68%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.68%) nginx
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 79 (53.38%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.49%) GitHub
3 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.54%) HTTP
2 19 (12.84%) SSL
2 19 (12.84%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.76%) SSH
4 6 (4.05%) SAN
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) IPsec
5 1 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.24%) MySQL
2 12 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.76%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.76%) Ingres
3 10 (6.76%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.03%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (52.03%) Jenkins
2 62 (41.89%) Git (software)
3 27 (18.24%) JIRA
4 25 (16.89%) GitLab
5 19 (12.84%) Subversion
6 12 (8.11%) Artifactory
7 8 (5.41%) Maven
8 7 (4.73%) git-flow
8 7 (4.73%) JUnit
8 7 (4.73%) Robot Framework
9 6 (4.05%) JMeter
9 6 (4.05%) Selenium
9 6 (4.05%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.38%) Mocha
10 5 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.70%) Vagrant
12 3 (2.03%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.35%) Zephyr
14 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (18.92%) Finance
2 24 (16.22%) Electronics
2 24 (16.22%) Manufacturing
2 24 (16.22%) Marketing
2 24 (16.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (43.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (15.54%) Architect
3 21 (14.19%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (12.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Developer
5 16 (10.81%) Senior DevOps
5 16 (10.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (6.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (6.08%) Unix Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Configuration Manager
11 6 (4.05%) QA Tester
11 6 (4.05%) Tester
12 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Senior QA Tester
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.68%) Web Services
2 36 (24.32%) Middleware
3 22 (14.86%) J2EE
4 11 (7.43%) Spring
5 7 (4.73%) JMS
6 6 (4.05%) SAML
6 6 (4.05%) SOAP
6 6 (4.05%) Spring Boot
7 4 (2.70%) JSON
7 4 (2.70%) REST
7 4 (2.70%) Spring Batch
7 4 (2.70%) XSLT
8 2 (1.35%) .NET
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.35%) XML
8 2 (1.35%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.68%) Servlets
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (6.08%) Replication
4 6 (4.05%) Clustering
5 5 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.70%) User Experience
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (58.78%) Linux
2 47 (31.76%) Unix
3 43 (29.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (11.49%) Solaris
5 11 (7.43%) CentOS
5 11 (7.43%) Windows
6 9 (6.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (69.59%) DevOps
2 77 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (39.19%) Configuration Management
4 54 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (33.11%) Deployment Automation
6 47 (31.76%) Scrum
7 39 (26.35%) Test Automation
8 25 (16.89%) Microservices
9 24 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (16.22%) Programme Management
10 23 (15.54%) Kanban
11 22 (14.86%) TDD
12 20 (13.51%) Open Source
13 19 (12.84%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (11.49%) SOA
14 17 (11.49%) User Stories
15 16 (10.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 16 (10.81%) Software Engineering
15 16 (10.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.46%) Java
2 28 (18.92%) Shell Script
3 14 (9.46%) Python
4 10 (6.76%) Perl
5 9 (6.08%) C
5 9 (6.08%) Ruby
6 7 (4.73%) Java 8
6 7 (4.73%) SQL
7 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Dart
8 1 (0.68%) Go
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.35%) IRCA
4 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (24.32%) Docker
2 6 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (36.49%) Terraform
2 31 (20.95%) Puppet
3 25 (16.89%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (6.76%) Opsview
5 6 (4.05%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.35%) Salt
8 2 (1.35%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (23.65%) Oracle
2 24 (16.22%) SAP
3 14 (9.46%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.08%) Atlassian
5 7 (4.73%) BEA
6 6 (4.05%) webMethods
7 3 (2.03%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.35%) WSO2
9 1 (0.68%) Google
9 1 (0.68%) VMware