Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 71 122
Rank change year-on-year +20 +51 +17
Contract jobs citing Ansible 56 116 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.44% 3.18% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.66% 20.75% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 89 55
Median daily rate £510 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26% -1.55%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £409
90th Percentile £600 £600 £570
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 271 559 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.63% 15.34% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 354 358
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.36%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £313
90th Percentile £576 £589 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 13
Median hourly rate £26.61 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.03% -12.50% -46.67%
10th Percentile £13.07 £13.63 £15.14
90th Percentile £57.90 £54.63 £24.76
Median hourly rate £20.25 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +68.75% -31.43% +2.94%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +22 11 £675 +12.50%
Farnborough +29 10 £510 -2.86% 2
Winchester +6 7 £534 -7.18% 1
Portsmouth +15 5 £600 +50.00%
Southampton +7 2 £313 -34.21% 2
Aldershot +7 2 £563 +7.14%
Fleet +4 2 - -
Andover +2 2 £450 +2.86%
Ansible
South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 40 (71.43%) Linux
2 34 (60.71%) DevOps
3 33 (58.93%) Docker
4 30 (53.57%) Security Cleared
5 26 (46.43%) SC Cleared
6 25 (44.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (39.29%) Python
8 21 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (35.71%) Puppet
10 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
10 19 (33.93%) Kubernetes
11 18 (32.14%) Terraform
12 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
13 16 (28.57%) GitHub
14 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
15 14 (25.00%) VMware
15 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (25.00%) Windows
15 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
16 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
17 12 (21.43%) Firewall
17 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (21.43%) GitLab
17 12 (21.43%) Go
18 11 (19.64%) Atlassian
18 11 (19.64%) JIRA
19 10 (17.86%) Reverse Proxy
19 10 (17.86%) VLAN
19 10 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 10 (17.86%) CentOS

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 6 (10.71%) JBoss
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (5.36%) GemFire
4 3 (5.36%) nginx
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) GitHub
2 9 (16.07%) AWS
2 9 (16.07%) Azure
3 4 (7.14%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.57%) IaaS
5 2 (3.57%) PaaS
6 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.79%) GCP
6 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) Reverse Proxy
2 10 (17.86%) VLAN
3 7 (12.50%) SNMP
4 4 (7.14%) DSL
5 2 (3.57%) BGP
5 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.57%) LAN
5 2 (3.57%) SSH
5 2 (3.57%) tcpdump
5 2 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MariaDB
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Zeppelin
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
2 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
3 12 (21.43%) GitLab
4 11 (19.64%) JIRA
5 10 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (8.93%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (7.14%) Selenium
8 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.36%) Liquibase
8 3 (5.36%) Protractor
9 2 (3.57%) Gradle
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (3.57%) Subversion
10 1 (1.79%) git-flow
10 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (5.36%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Azure Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) REST
2 7 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (12.50%) gRPC
2 7 (12.50%) RESTful
2 7 (12.50%) Swagger
3 6 (10.71%) Middleware
4 5 (8.93%) Kafka
4 5 (8.93%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.36%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (5.36%) WireMock
7 2 (3.57%) YAML
8 1 (1.79%) amCharts
8 1 (1.79%) D3.js
8 1 (1.79%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (1.79%) React
8 1 (1.79%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (25.00%) Windows
4 10 (17.86%) CentOS
4 10 (17.86%) Windows 10
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.57%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) DevOps
2 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (14.29%) Microservices
6 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) Architecture Governance
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.36%) IT Strategy
10 3 (5.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 3 (5.36%) SDLC
10 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineering
11 2 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Python
2 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
3 12 (21.43%) Go
4 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.29%) Java
6 7 (12.50%) C#
7 5 (8.93%) Groovy
8 4 (7.14%) C
8 4 (7.14%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) Haskell
8 4 (7.14%) Perl
8 4 (7.14%) Ruby
8 4 (7.14%) Rust
8 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) KiXtart
9 1 (1.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 26 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) RHCE
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) OCP
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 33 (58.93%) Docker
2 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.86%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.57%) GFS2
5 2 (3.57%) iptables
5 2 (3.57%) NFS
5 2 (3.57%) Samba
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.57%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (35.71%) Puppet
3 19 (33.93%) Kubernetes
4 18 (32.14%) Terraform
5 10 (17.86%) Packer
6 7 (12.50%) Grafana
6 7 (12.50%) Prometheus
6 7 (12.50%) ZABBIX
7 2 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.57%) Nessus
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.57%) SCCM
7 2 (3.57%) SELinux
7 2 (3.57%) vCenter Server
7 2 (3.57%) vRealize
8 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.79%) HP NNM
8 1 (1.79%) Netcool
8 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) VMware
2 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
3 11 (19.64%) Atlassian
4 7 (12.50%) Dell
4 7 (12.50%) EMC
4 7 (12.50%) Splunk
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.57%) Thycotic
8 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.79%) BMC
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.79%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software