Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 16 January 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 44 63
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 -
Contract jobs citing Ansible 37 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.57% 1.57% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.91% 20.00% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 0
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £500 -
North West median daily rate £550 £500 £406
% change year-on-year +10.00% +23.08% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Lancashire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 106 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.96% 7.87% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 25 47
Lancashire median daily rate £488 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.72% -3.89% +9.09%
10th Percentile £386 £305 £239
90th Percentile £675 £613 £575
North West median daily rate £450 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% - -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% -12.83% +16.13%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Lancashire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Lancashire

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Lancashire

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Blackpool +15 21 £488 -2.50% 1
Preston +8 9 £500 -2.44%
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 31 (83.78%) Puppet
1 31 (83.78%) DevOps
2 30 (81.08%) Linux
3 29 (78.38%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (72.97%) GitLab
5 24 (64.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
7 19 (51.35%) Terraform
7 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
8 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (43.24%) Bash Shell
10 15 (40.54%) Artifactory
11 14 (37.84%) CentOS
11 14 (37.84%) YAML
11 14 (37.84%) Python
11 14 (37.84%) Red Hat
12 13 (35.14%) XML
12 13 (35.14%) Ruby
12 13 (35.14%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (32.43%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
13 12 (32.43%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (29.73%) Docker
14 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (29.73%) HTTP
15 10 (27.03%) Windows
15 10 (27.03%) MySQL
15 10 (27.03%) Oracle
15 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
15 10 (27.03%) Cloud Computing

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (5.41%) Confluence
1 2 (5.41%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 29 (78.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (32.43%) Amazon ELB
3 10 (27.03%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (27.03%) Amazon S3
3 10 (27.03%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (27.03%) Route 53
3 10 (27.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (13.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (13.51%) Serverless
5 1 (2.70%) GitHub
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (72.97%) GitLab
2 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
3 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
4 15 (40.54%) Artifactory
5 13 (35.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (27.03%) SonarQube
7 4 (10.81%) JIRA
8 2 (5.41%) JUnit
9 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.70%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (18.92%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.41%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Big Data Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Python Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) YAML
2 13 (35.14%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) J2EE
4 2 (5.41%) JMS
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (37.84%) CentOS
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) DevOps
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 10 (27.03%) Microservices
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
6 2 (5.41%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.70%) BDD
7 1 (2.70%) Coaching
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Bash Shell
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 13 (35.14%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (83.78%) Puppet
2 19 (51.35%) Terraform
3 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
4 10 (27.03%) Grafana
4 10 (27.03%) Packer
4 10 (27.03%) Prometheus
4 10 (27.03%) Rancher
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Red Hat
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) Black Duck
4 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Pega
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) WSO2