Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 89 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 -29 +15
Contract jobs citing Ansible 27 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.95% 0.92% 2.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.06% 9.62% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 25
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £431 £400 £478
90th Percentile £575 £550 £599
East of England median daily rate £525 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +9.09%
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 192 156 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.84% 9.57% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 87 95
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +20.81%
10th Percentile £250 £190 £148
90th Percentile £575 £543 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -10.54% +32.48%
10th Percentile £12.33 £12.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £56.40 £19.25 £27.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% +14.75% -27.38%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Hertfordshire

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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 19 September 2019. 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 - 8 £480 - 2
Rickmansworth - 3 £450 -
Hatfield -1 1 £525 +5.00% 3
Stevenage - 1 £700 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £500 -
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 14 (51.85%) Puppet
3 13 (48.15%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Docker
6 8 (29.63%) Terraform
7 7 (25.93%) Aruba
7 7 (25.93%) Analytics
7 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
7 7 (25.93%) Azure
7 7 (25.93%) Juniper
8 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 5 (18.52%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
9 5 (18.52%) GitHub
9 5 (18.52%) Threat Management
9 5 (18.52%) Law
9 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (18.52%) Data Security
9 5 (18.52%) Splunk
9 5 (18.52%) SIEM
9 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) AWS
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) Middleware
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) C#

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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 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon ECS
2 5 (18.52%) GitHub
3 4 (14.81%) AWS
3 4 (14.81%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (3.70%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) GCP
4 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
3 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Law
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Python Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Splunk Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Splunk Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Analytics
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (18.52%) Data Security
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (18.52%) SIEM
5 5 (18.52%) Threat Management
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
8 2 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Python
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNP
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.11%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.70%) RHCA
2 1 (3.70%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) Terraform
3 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Aruba
1 7 (25.93%) Juniper
2 5 (18.52%) Splunk
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle