Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 80 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Ansible 9 19 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.16% 1.42% 1.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.41% 9.79% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 17
Median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £274 £475 £303
90th Percentile £598 £663 £790
East of England median daily rate £513 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 107 194 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.79% 14.49% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 107 90
Median daily rate £357 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.86% +18.75% -19.60%
10th Percentile £177 £250 £211
90th Percentile £583 £638 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% +6.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £13.38 £12.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £47.60 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +5.71% +22.81% -18.57%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Hertfordshire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ansible in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Ansible in Hertfordshire

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ansible in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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
Watford +23 4 £550 -
Borehamwood - 3 £320 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 - -
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 7 (77.78%) Python
1 7 (77.78%) Terraform
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Docker
3 5 (55.56%) Bitbucket
3 5 (55.56%) Vagrant
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Confluence
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
4 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) Packer
5 3 (33.33%) AWS
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) Fintech
7 1 (11.11%) Consul
7 1 (11.11%) Slack
7 1 (11.11%) MikroTik
7 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (11.11%) Opsgenie
7 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 1 (11.11%) Azure

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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) AWS
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 802.11
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
1 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
1 1 (11.11%) HSRP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) Multicast
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) RIP
1 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) InfluxDB
2 1 (11.11%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Bitbucket
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Vagrant
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Polyglot Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) B2B
2 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCDP
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Terraform
2 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Packer
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Consul
3 1 (11.11%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Juniper
1 1 (11.11%) MikroTik
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds