Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 69 122
Rank change year-on-year -1 +53 +20
Contract jobs citing Ansible 89 76 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.75% 2.72% 0.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.98% 25.68% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 17
Manchester median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £419 £325 £463
90th Percentile £700 £638 £595
North West median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 405 296 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.53% 10.59% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 184 170
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £294 £147 £203
90th Percentile £625 £596 £600
North West median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 5
Manchester median hourly rate £14.27 £10.87 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.23% -47.55% +42.97%
10th Percentile £11.68 £9.63 £17.67
90th Percentile £57.88 £41.00 £161.50
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £39.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year -61.39% +90.55% +48.07%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Manchester

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Manchester

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Manchester

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 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
Salford 0 1 - -
Ansible
North West

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

1 74 (83.15%) DevOps
2 66 (74.16%) Puppet
3 61 (68.54%) Python
4 55 (61.80%) Jenkins
5 53 (59.55%) Linux
6 51 (57.30%) Docker
7 50 (56.18%) Amazon AWS
8 41 (46.07%) Opscode Chef
9 37 (41.57%) Kubernetes
10 31 (34.83%) Terraform
11 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
12 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (30.34%) Bash Shell
14 25 (28.09%) Java
14 25 (28.09%) Configuration Management
15 24 (26.97%) Test Automation
16 22 (24.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (23.60%) Microservices
18 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (20.22%) CentOS
19 18 (20.22%) Windows
19 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
20 16 (17.98%) JIRA
21 15 (16.85%) Ruby
21 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
22 12 (13.48%) Big Data
22 12 (13.48%) Machine Learning
22 12 (13.48%) Sonatype Nexus
22 12 (13.48%) Unix
22 12 (13.48%) Perl

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (10.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (7.87%) Confluence
2 7 (7.87%) nginx
3 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 50 (56.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (11.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (7.87%) PaaS
7 6 (6.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (5.62%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (5.62%) SaaS
9 4 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (4.49%) Serverless
10 3 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (3.37%) npm
11 2 (2.25%) Slack
12 1 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (1.12%) CloudFront
12 1 (1.12%) GitHub
12 1 (1.12%) IaaS
12 1 (1.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) HTTP
1 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.49%) VPN
3 3 (3.37%) DHCP
3 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) FTP
3 3 (3.37%) IPsec
4 2 (2.25%) BGP
4 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) IPFIX
4 2 (2.25%) Junos
4 2 (2.25%) MPLS
4 2 (2.25%) MRTG
4 2 (2.25%) OSPF
4 2 (2.25%) SNMP
4 2 (2.25%) TACACS
5 1 (1.12%) AMQP
5 1 (1.12%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) Big Data
2 7 (7.87%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) SQLite
6 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (61.80%) Jenkins
2 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.98%) JIRA
4 12 (13.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (8.99%) GitLab
5 8 (8.99%) PyCharm
5 8 (8.99%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.49%) Gradle
6 4 (4.49%) Maven
7 3 (3.37%) CircleCI
7 3 (3.37%) gulp
7 3 (3.37%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (3.37%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.25%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.25%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.12%) git-flow
9 1 (1.12%) GoCD
9 1 (1.12%) RStudio
General
1 9 (10.11%) Electronics
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
1 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
1 9 (10.11%) Marketing
1 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (68.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (14.61%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (14.61%) Senior DevOps
3 11 (12.36%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (12.36%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) Node.js
2 9 (10.11%) Spring
3 6 (6.74%) Web Services
4 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (5.62%) React
5 3 (3.37%) .NET
5 3 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.37%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.37%) XML
6 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.25%) CSS
6 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) JSON
6 2 (2.25%) REST
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.12%) CSS3
7 1 (1.12%) Django
7 1 (1.12%) HTML5
7 1 (1.12%) JSP
7 1 (1.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.74%) iPad
3 6 (6.74%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.12%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 53 (59.55%) Linux
2 22 (24.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (20.22%) CentOS
3 18 (20.22%) Windows
4 12 (13.48%) Unix
5 5 (5.62%) Debian
5 5 (5.62%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.62%) VMS
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (83.15%) DevOps
2 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.09%) Configuration Management
4 24 (26.97%) Test Automation
5 21 (23.60%) Microservices
6 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (13.48%) Machine Learning
8 12 (13.48%) Scrum
9 11 (12.36%) TDD
10 10 (11.24%) BDD
10 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.11%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (10.11%) Programme Management
11 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.99%) Data Science
13 6 (6.74%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (6.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.62%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 61 (68.54%) Python
2 27 (30.34%) Bash Shell
3 25 (28.09%) Java
4 15 (16.85%) Ruby
5 12 (13.48%) Perl
6 11 (12.36%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.99%) Groovy
8 7 (7.87%) Go
9 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.49%) Java 8
10 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.37%) Scala
12 2 (2.25%) Bourne shell
12 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.25%) PHP
13 1 (1.12%) SQL
13 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) QA
2 8 (8.99%) GCP
System Software
1 51 (57.30%) Docker
2 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.25%) KVM
5 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (74.16%) Puppet
2 41 (46.07%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (41.57%) Kubernetes
4 31 (34.83%) Terraform
5 7 (7.87%) Salt
6 6 (6.74%) Packer
7 3 (3.37%) Kibana
7 3 (3.37%) logstash
7 3 (3.37%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.25%) Cacti
8 2 (2.25%) collectd
8 2 (2.25%) Grafana
8 2 (2.25%) Graphite
8 2 (2.25%) Icinga
8 2 (2.25%) Mesos
8 2 (2.25%) Nagios
8 2 (2.25%) Netcool
8 2 (2.25%) OpenNMS
8 2 (2.25%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.24%) Splunk
3 9 (10.11%) SAP
4 8 (8.99%) Atlassian
4 8 (8.99%) VMware
5 7 (7.87%) Google
6 5 (5.62%) Blue Prism
6 5 (5.62%) IBM
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco
7 4 (4.49%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.25%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.25%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.25%) Huawei
8 2 (2.25%) Juniper
8 2 (2.25%) Meraki
8 2 (2.25%) Veeam
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.12%) Xamarin