Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 6 April 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 48 147
Rank change year-on-year -16 +99 -2
Contract jobs citing Ansible 71 184 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.95% 4.79% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.62% 27.46% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 154 26
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £356 £353 £359
90th Percentile £656 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £61.25

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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 403 670 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.75% 17.45% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 437 350
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.01% +6.13%
10th Percentile £298 £302 £306
90th Percentile £576 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 13
Median hourly rate £18.75 £42.27 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.64% +111.33% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.85 £15.90 £15.11
90th Percentile £50.24 £63.75 £45.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £16.22
% change year-on-year +35.71% -13.66% -12.35%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Hampshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ansible in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Ansible in Hampshire

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ansible in Hampshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in Hampshire

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ansible in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Ansible in Hampshire

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 6 April 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
Basingstoke +21 28 £588 -2.08% 3
Portsmouth -10 7 £600 +14.29%
Winchester - 5 £530 -
Aldershot +3 4 £471 +30.00% 2
Farnborough +25 2 £425 -20.93% 3
Fleet +1 2 - -
Andover -1 2 £450 +2.86%
Havant -3 2 £400 -
Southampton +2 1 - - 2
Ansible
South East

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 51 (71.83%) Linux
2 45 (63.38%) Docker
3 41 (57.75%) DevOps
4 40 (56.34%) Security Cleared
5 25 (35.21%) SC Cleared
6 24 (33.80%) Kubernetes
7 21 (29.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (28.17%) Python
9 19 (26.76%) Puppet
10 18 (25.35%) Jenkins
10 18 (25.35%) Red Hat
11 16 (22.54%) AWS
11 16 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (19.72%) GitHub
13 13 (18.31%) Azure
13 13 (18.31%) Selenium
13 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
14 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
14 12 (16.90%) Scrum
15 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
15 11 (15.49%) ITIL
15 11 (15.49%) Terraform
16 10 (14.08%) Software Delivery
16 10 (14.08%) MariaDB
16 10 (14.08%) Kanban
17 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (12.68%) JIRA
17 9 (12.68%) Windows
17 9 (12.68%) Java

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 7 (9.86%) nginx
1 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) JBoss
3 5 (7.04%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (7.04%) Confluence
3 5 (7.04%) GemFire
3 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.82%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) AWS
2 14 (19.72%) GitHub
3 13 (18.31%) Azure
4 6 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (8.45%) OpenShift
5 5 (7.04%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.04%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (7.04%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (7.04%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (7.04%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (7.04%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) DSL
2 5 (7.04%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) SNMP
4 2 (2.82%) BGP
4 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 2 (2.82%) SSH
4 2 (2.82%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.82%) VLAN
5 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) MariaDB
2 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.04%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.31%) Selenium
3 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.68%) JIRA
5 8 (11.27%) GitLab
6 7 (9.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.04%) Liquibase
7 5 (7.04%) Protractor
8 3 (4.23%) Subversion
9 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.82%) Gradle
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.41%) git-flow
10 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (7.04%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) DevOps Engineer
1 22 (30.99%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 6 (8.45%) Consultant
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (5.63%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Remedy Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (8.45%) Middleware
3 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.04%) Kafka
3 5 (7.04%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (7.04%) WireMock
4 4 (5.63%) REST
5 2 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.82%) gRPC
5 2 (2.82%) RESTful
5 2 (2.82%) Swagger
5 2 (2.82%) YAML
6 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.41%) BBC
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Linux
2 21 (29.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Windows
4 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.23%) CentOS
5 3 (4.23%) VMS
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.82%) Unix
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) DevOps
2 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
3 12 (16.90%) Scrum
4 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.49%) ITIL
5 10 (14.08%) Kanban
5 10 (14.08%) Software Delivery
6 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (7.04%) Auto-Scaling
9 5 (7.04%) High Availability
9 5 (7.04%) Release Management
9 5 (7.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (7.04%) SDLC
10 4 (5.63%) Architecture Governance
10 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.23%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 3 (4.23%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) Python
2 9 (12.68%) Java
3 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.45%) Go
4 6 (8.45%) Groovy
5 4 (5.63%) C
5 4 (5.63%) C++
5 4 (5.63%) Haskell
5 4 (5.63%) Perl
5 4 (5.63%) Ruby
5 4 (5.63%) Rust
6 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) KiXtart
8 1 (1.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (56.34%) Security Cleared
2 25 (35.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.45%) RHCE
5 2 (2.82%) OCP
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (63.38%) Docker
2 5 (7.04%) iptables
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) GFS2
4 2 (2.82%) NFS
4 2 (2.82%) Samba
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) KVM
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) Kubernetes
2 19 (26.76%) Puppet
3 16 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (15.49%) Terraform
5 5 (7.04%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (4.23%) Packer
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.82%) Grafana
7 2 (2.82%) Nagios
7 2 (2.82%) Nessus
7 2 (2.82%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.82%) Rsyslog
7 2 (2.82%) SCCM
7 2 (2.82%) SCOM
7 2 (2.82%) SELinux
7 2 (2.82%) systemd
7 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.82%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.82%) vRealize
7 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 8 (11.27%) Atlassian
4 7 (9.86%) VMware
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.23%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.82%) BMC
7 2 (2.82%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) EMC
7 2 (2.82%) Remedy
7 2 (2.82%) Splunk
7 2 (2.82%) Thycotic
8 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.41%) CA
8 1 (1.41%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.41%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.41%) McAfee
8 1 (1.41%) Nimsoft