Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 126 170
Rank change year-on-year +45 +44 0
Contract jobs citing Ansible 95 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.54% 1.06% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.32% 7.32% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 27 15
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +22.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £431 £425 £357
90th Percentile £581 £568 £475
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £61.25 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year +47.59% - -

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 620 519 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.56% 14.45% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 325 397
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £290
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 33
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.54% +207.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.24 £17.45
90th Percentile £27.01 £46.00 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £14.85 £25.00
% change year-on-year +27.95% -40.60% +23.85%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Hampshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Hampshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 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
Southampton +10 37 £525 +1.45% 8
Basingstoke +26 12 £460 -9.80% 1
Winchester -6 8 £460 -0.54% 1
Farnborough - 4 £490 - 8
Portsmouth - 4 £563 - 2
Fareham - 3 £488 -
Eastleigh -6 1 £475 -5.00% 4
Romsey - 1 - - 3
Ansible
South East

For the 6 months to 14 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 54 (56.84%) Puppet
2 49 (51.58%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (48.42%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (47.37%) Linux
5 41 (43.16%) DevOps
6 38 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 37 (38.95%) MongoDB
8 31 (32.63%) Security Cleared
9 30 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 30 (31.58%) Docker
10 29 (30.53%) JBoss
11 27 (28.42%) Java
11 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
12 26 (27.37%) Hadoop
13 24 (25.26%) NoSQL
13 24 (25.26%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (25.26%) Multithreading
13 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
13 24 (25.26%) Tomcat
14 23 (24.21%) Spring
14 23 (24.21%) Hibernate
14 23 (24.21%) TDD
14 23 (24.21%) Jetty
14 23 (24.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 23 (24.21%) BDD
14 23 (24.21%) Cobbler
15 21 (22.11%) Red Hat
16 20 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (20.00%) Python
18 16 (16.84%) Windows

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 29 (30.53%) JBoss
2 24 (25.26%) Tomcat
3 23 (24.21%) Jetty
4 9 (9.47%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.26%) Apache
5 5 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) GemFire
7 1 (1.05%) nginx
7 1 (1.05%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (51.58%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.47%) Amazon S3
3 9 (9.47%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (9.47%) AWS Fargate
3 9 (9.47%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (9.47%) Serverless
4 7 (7.37%) OpenShift
5 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.16%) GitHub
6 3 (3.16%) IaaS
7 2 (2.11%) PaaS
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) DNS
2 7 (7.37%) DHCP
2 7 (7.37%) Firewall
3 6 (6.32%) Internet
4 4 (4.21%) LAN
4 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.21%) WAN
5 3 (3.16%) HTTP
5 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.16%) SSL
6 2 (2.11%) SSH
6 2 (2.11%) VPN
7 1 (1.05%) BGP
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.05%) NAS
7 1 (1.05%) OSPF
7 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.95%) MongoDB
2 26 (27.37%) Hadoop
3 24 (25.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.26%) Redis
5 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.16%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) DB2
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.32%) JIRA
4 3 (3.16%) GitLab
5 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.05%) RSpec
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.16%) Retail
2 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (24.21%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Cloud Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Architect
6 7 (7.37%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Administrator
9 2 (2.11%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.11%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.11%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.21%) Hibernate
1 23 (24.21%) Spring
2 11 (11.58%) Web Services
3 9 (9.47%) REST
3 9 (9.47%) SOAP
3 9 (9.47%) Vue.js
4 7 (7.37%) LDAP
5 6 (6.32%) OAuth
6 5 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (4.21%) Kafka
7 4 (4.21%) POSIX
7 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.21%) Sensu
8 2 (2.11%) Node.js
9 1 (1.05%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.05%) JSON
9 1 (1.05%) OpenID
9 1 (1.05%) RESTful
9 1 (1.05%) SAML
9 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.37%) PKI
3 6 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.21%) iSeries
5 3 (3.16%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) Linux
2 20 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (16.84%) Windows
4 12 (12.63%) CentOS
5 8 (8.42%) Ubuntu
6 7 (7.37%) SUSE
7 4 (4.21%) Unix
8 3 (3.16%) Debian
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.05%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.16%) DevOps
2 24 (25.26%) Multithreading
2 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
3 23 (24.21%) BDD
3 23 (24.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 23 (24.21%) TDD
4 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.47%) Task Automation
6 8 (8.42%) Open Source
6 8 (8.42%) Runbook
7 6 (6.32%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.32%) Scrum
7 6 (6.32%) Service Management
7 6 (6.32%) User Stories
8 5 (5.26%) High Availability
9 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.21%) ITIL
10 3 (3.16%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) Java
2 19 (20.00%) Python
3 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.42%) Groovy
5 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.21%) Ruby
6 4 (4.21%) SQL
7 3 (3.16%) Perl
7 3 (3.16%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (32.63%) Security Cleared
2 30 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) RHCE
5 2 (2.11%) CCNP
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CCIE
6 1 (1.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (31.58%) Docker
2 10 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.37%) iptables
5 4 (4.21%) vSphere
6 3 (3.16%) KVM
6 3 (3.16%) Xen
7 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.05%) NFS
7 1 (1.05%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.05%) OpenDJ
7 1 (1.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 54 (56.84%) Puppet
2 46 (48.42%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (24.21%) Cobbler
4 14 (14.74%) Kubernetes
5 8 (8.42%) Terraform
6 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (7.37%) SELinux
7 6 (6.32%) yum
8 4 (4.21%) Consul
8 4 (4.21%) Grafana
8 4 (4.21%) Kibana
8 4 (4.21%) logstash
8 4 (4.21%) Prometheus
8 4 (4.21%) Uchiwa
9 2 (2.11%) OpenVAS
9 2 (2.11%) systemd
10 1 (1.05%) Graylog
10 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.05%) Packer
10 1 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Red Hat
2 11 (11.58%) VMware
3 7 (7.37%) CA
4 5 (5.26%) ATG
4 5 (5.26%) BMC
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Remedy
4 5 (5.26%) Splunk
5 4 (4.21%) IBM
6 3 (3.16%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) F5
7 2 (2.11%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.05%) Citrix
8 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.05%) Palo Alto