Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 73 82
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +22
Contract jobs citing Ansible 18 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.14% 1.57% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.32% 11.11% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +21.05%
10th Percentile £318 £500 £563
90th Percentile £780 £713 £588
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +15.85%
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 159 180 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.06% 14.11% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 88 49
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £203 £200
90th Percentile £550 £589 £548
East of England median daily rate £436 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.06% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.10 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.66% +3.57% -56.59%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.75 £13.05
90th Percentile £17.50 £20.12 £15.74
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.67 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.47% -16.17% -30.00%

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 20 July 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 July 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 7 £500 -25.93% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £406 - 1
Ansible
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Puppet
3 12 (66.67%) DevOps
4 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (38.89%) Terraform
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) High Availability
7 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 6 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (27.78%) Confluence
8 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (27.78%) Python
8 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
8 5 (27.78%) JIRA
8 5 (27.78%) Google
9 4 (22.22%) Derivative
9 4 (22.22%) Perl
9 4 (22.22%) SAN
9 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) New Relic
9 4 (22.22%) Docker

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 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 5 (27.78%) Confluence
3 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (16.67%) Stackdriver
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) Broadband
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 3 (16.67%) Gradle
5 3 (16.67%) Maven
6 2 (11.11%) Checkstyle
7 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Designer
3 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planner
4 2 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Derivative
3 3 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) High Availability
4 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (22.22%) Release Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Break/Fix
5 3 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Measurement
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Ceph
4 1 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (38.89%) Terraform
4 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
4 3 (16.67%) Kibana
4 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 3 (16.67%) logstash
4 3 (16.67%) Rancher
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (16.67%) Salt
5 2 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (11.11%) Mesos
6 1 (5.56%) Grafana
6 1 (5.56%) HP Fortify
6 1 (5.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
3 5 (27.78%) Google
4 4 (22.22%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) New Relic
4 4 (22.22%) Splunk
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Percona
5 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Sonatype
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp