Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 September 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 62 72
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10 +27
Contract jobs citing Ansible 15 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.93% 2.43% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.62% 16.50% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £525 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £400 £478 £463
90th Percentile £550 £599 £713
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £481
% change year-on-year -0.10% +9.09% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 156 206 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.63% 14.71% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 95 54
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.81% -0.67%
10th Percentile £190 £148 £205
90th Percentile £543 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +14.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.89 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.54% +32.48% -58.46%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £19.25 £27.25 £15.44
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38% -40.00%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Hertfordshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Hertfordshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Hertfordshire

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £406 -
Hatfield -1 3 £500 -9.09% 1
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Puppet
3 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (46.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (46.67%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (40.00%) Perl
5 6 (40.00%) Google
5 6 (40.00%) Terraform
5 6 (40.00%) OpenStack
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) New Relic
6 5 (33.33%) Splunk
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) PHP
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) CentOS
7 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
7 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (26.67%) Kibana
7 4 (26.67%) logstash

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (26.67%) nginx
3 3 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (26.67%) Stackdriver
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) Broadband
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) Artifactory
3 4 (26.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.67%) Checkstyle
5 1 (6.67%) Cobertura
5 1 (6.67%) Gradle
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) Derivative
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) CentOS
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
3 4 (26.67%) Release Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Measurement
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) ANSI C
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Korn
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Ceph
3 1 (6.67%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (60.00%) Puppet
2 6 (40.00%) Terraform
3 4 (26.67%) HAProxy
3 4 (26.67%) Kibana
3 4 (26.67%) logstash
4 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (13.33%) Salt
5 1 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (6.67%) Grafana
5 1 (6.67%) Mesos
5 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
5 1 (6.67%) Rancher
5 1 (6.67%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Google
2 5 (33.33%) New Relic
2 5 (33.33%) Splunk
3 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Percona
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Sonatype