Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 51 88
Rank change year-on-year -18 +37 -
Contract jobs citing Ansible 29 39 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.97% 3.18% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.57% 22.29% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.40% - -
East of England median daily rate £500 £550 £463
% change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 175 175 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.91% 14.27% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 98 47
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £229 £200
90th Percentile £506 £608 £538
East of England median daily rate £420 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.67% +9.09% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.75 £13.20
90th Percentile £18.55 £18.42 £26.20
East of England median hourly rate £13.85 £17.89 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.56% +2.20% -18.60%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Watford -2 16 £450 -18.18% 3
Hatfield -3 5 £363 -46.30%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £400 -
Stevenage - 2 £485 - 1
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 20 (68.97%) Ruby
2 19 (65.52%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (51.72%) Puppet
4 14 (48.28%) DevOps
5 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
6 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
6 12 (41.38%) Python
7 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (34.48%) React
8 10 (34.48%) Redis
8 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (34.48%) VMware
8 10 (34.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (34.48%) Linux
9 9 (31.03%) Unix
9 9 (31.03%) Java
9 9 (31.03%) MySQL
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle
9 9 (31.03%) DB2
9 9 (31.03%) Firewall
9 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
9 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
10 8 (27.59%) Open Source
10 8 (27.59%) PHP
11 7 (24.14%) OOP
11 7 (24.14%) OO
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
11 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS

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 (20.69%) Confluence
2 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.90%) nginx
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Stackdriver
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Broadband
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (34.48%) Redis
3 9 (31.03%) DB2
3 9 (31.03%) MySQL
3 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Ant
3 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 6 (20.69%) Subversion
4 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
4 5 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (10.34%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
5 3 (10.34%) Gradle
5 3 (10.34%) Maven
6 2 (6.90%) Checkstyle
6 2 (6.90%) webpack
7 1 (3.45%) RStudio
7 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planner
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Python Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) React
1 10 (34.48%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (10.34%) Action Cable
2 3 (10.34%) Node.js
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) CSS3
3 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) JSON
3 2 (6.90%) Redux
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Fintech
2 7 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Wiki
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) DevOps
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Open Source
4 7 (24.14%) Analytical Thinking
4 7 (24.14%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) OOP
5 6 (20.69%) DNA
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Software Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) High Availability
7 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.34%) Microservices
8 3 (10.34%) Release Automation
9 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (6.90%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Ruby
2 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
2 12 (41.38%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 8 (27.59%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Docker
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) VMware NSX
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) Puppet
2 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.34%) Rancher
3 3 (10.34%) Terraform
4 2 (6.90%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (6.90%) HAProxy
4 2 (6.90%) Kibana
4 2 (6.90%) logstash
4 2 (6.90%) Mesos
4 2 (6.90%) Salt
5 1 (3.45%) HP Fortify
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) hybris
3 6 (20.69%) IBM
3 6 (20.69%) Intershop
4 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
5 4 (13.79%) F5
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) Splunk
6 3 (10.34%) Google
6 3 (10.34%) New Relic
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Percona
7 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.90%) Sonatype
8 1 (3.45%) Arista
8 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto