Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 43 44
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +26
Contract jobs citing Ansible 7 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.09% 3.23% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.29% 23.40% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Lancashire median daily rate £544 £500 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +5.54% -
10th Percentile £383 £425 £348
90th Percentile £610 £600 £549
North West median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -10.00%
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 68 94 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.54% 13.80% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 32
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £475 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +0.26% +26.33%
10th Percentile £330 £416 £301
90th Percentile £625 £551 £557
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Lancashire median hourly rate £27.50 £22.58 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.82% -48.10% +80.12%
10th Percentile £26.25 £19.64 £39.20
90th Percentile £28.75 £31.65 £45.55
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -56.25% +92.96%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Preston -8 2 - -
Chorley +10 1 £350 -
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) GitLab
4 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) Packer
5 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Impala
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (14.29%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Consul
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) LAMP
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) Impala
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) GitLab
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) PHP-FPM
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
4 2 (28.57%) Packer
5 1 (14.29%) Consul
5 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
5 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cloudera
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Hortonworks
3 1 (14.29%) MapR
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat