Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 51 63
Rank change year-on-year -40 +12 +28
Contract jobs citing Ansible 10 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.62% 3.31% 2.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.80% 23.77% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £404 £406 £425
90th Percentile £610 £588 £728
East of England median daily rate £534 £525 £508
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.45% +22.29%
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 147 223 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.15% 13.91% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 117 81
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £178 £126 £205
90th Percentile £552 £575 £588
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +72.41% -55.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £20.35 £12.30
90th Percentile £39.13 £29.00 £23.65
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.95 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.06% -9.39% -44.07%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Hatfield +4 2 £525 -4.55%
St Albans +2 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (60.00%) Terraform
3 6 (60.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Docker
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Salt
7 2 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Solaris
7 2 (20.00%) Google
7 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) 4G
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Checkstyle
3 1 (10.00%) Cobertura
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (10.00%) boto
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Ceph
2 1 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Terraform
3 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (20.00%) Salt
5 1 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (10.00%) Grafana
5 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (10.00%) Kibana
5 1 (10.00%) logstash
5 1 (10.00%) Mesos
5 1 (10.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (10.00%) Rancher
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (10.00%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) New Relic
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Sonatype
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk