Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 59 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Ansible 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.34% 3.13% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median daily rate £625 - -
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 Kent with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 29 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.23% 5.88% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 20
Kent median daily rate £338 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -3.03% -2.22%
10th Percentile £270 £137 £153
90th Percentile £541 £620 £415
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £25.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +21.43% -51.30% +43.75%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Kent

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Kent

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Kent 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
Maidstone - 1 £625 - 1
Ansible
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) GitLab
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) GitLab
1 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack