Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 105 140
Rank change year-on-year +21 +35 -5
Contract jobs citing Ansible 61 56 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.10% 1.66% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.40% 15.60% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 7
Manchester median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -20.45%
10th Percentile £378 £390 £296
90th Percentile £600 £549 £430
North West median daily rate £500 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% -15.00%
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 299 359 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.29% 10.65% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 233 162
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% +4.65%
10th Percentile £210 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £487
North West median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 14
Manchester median hourly rate £17.60 £19.62 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.30% +70.57% -29.23%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.11 £10.65
90th Percentile £41.00 £36.68 £13.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year +1.96% +63.46% -40.18%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 - 2 £406 -
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 52 (85.25%) DevOps
2 42 (68.85%) Puppet
3 38 (62.30%) Python
4 37 (60.66%) Linux
5 33 (54.10%) Bash Shell
6 31 (50.82%) Docker
7 29 (47.54%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
8 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (37.70%) Ruby
10 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
11 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
12 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (24.59%) CentOS
13 15 (24.59%) Java
14 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
14 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (18.03%) PHP
16 10 (16.39%) Kubernetes
17 9 (14.75%) Unix
17 9 (14.75%) Perl
18 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
18 8 (13.11%) Ubuntu
18 8 (13.11%) LXC
18 8 (13.11%) KVM
19 7 (11.48%) Packer
19 7 (11.48%) Sonatype Nexus
19 7 (11.48%) Marketing
19 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
19 7 (11.48%) Test Automation

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 3 (4.92%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (4.92%) Confluence
1 3 (4.92%) Drupal
1 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.28%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.84%) PaaS
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.56%) GitHub
4 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.92%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.28%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) SMS
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) FTP
3 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.64%) LDAP
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) SMTP
3 1 (1.64%) SSH
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Big Data
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
2 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (8.20%) Bitbucket
4 5 (8.20%) JIRA
5 4 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.92%) JMeter
6 3 (4.92%) Selenium
7 2 (3.28%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.28%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.64%) GitLab
8 1 (1.64%) PyCharm
8 1 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.48%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Electronics
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (11.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.92%) J2EE
3 3 (4.92%) MSMQ
3 3 (4.92%) React
3 3 (4.92%) RESTful
3 3 (4.92%) Spring
3 3 (4.92%) Spring Boot
3 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
3 3 (4.92%) Spring Security
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) Kafka
4 2 (3.28%) Middleware
5 1 (1.64%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.64%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (24.59%) CentOS
4 9 (14.75%) Unix
5 8 (13.11%) Ubuntu
6 7 (11.48%) Debian
6 7 (11.48%) Windows
7 1 (1.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (85.25%) DevOps
2 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
3 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.84%) BDD
5 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (8.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.56%) Analytics
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL
7 4 (6.56%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.56%) Microservices
7 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 3 (4.92%) MVC
8 3 (4.92%) TDD
8 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) Python
2 33 (54.10%) Bash Shell
3 23 (37.70%) Ruby
4 15 (24.59%) Java
5 11 (18.03%) PHP
6 9 (14.75%) Perl
7 6 (9.84%) C++
7 6 (9.84%) SQL
8 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.92%) C#
10 3 (4.92%) Go
10 3 (4.92%) Groovy
10 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) GCP
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Docker
2 8 (13.11%) KVM
2 8 (13.11%) LXC
3 2 (3.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.28%) etcd
3 2 (3.28%) flannel
4 1 (1.64%) Firmware
4 1 (1.64%) NFS
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (68.85%) Puppet
2 29 (47.54%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (16.39%) Kubernetes
4 7 (11.48%) Packer
5 6 (9.84%) Terraform
6 5 (8.20%) Mesos
7 4 (6.56%) Nagios
8 3 (4.92%) Icinga
8 3 (4.92%) Kibana
8 3 (4.92%) logstash
9 2 (3.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (3.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (1.64%) Salt
10 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.64%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.48%) Splunk
3 5 (8.20%) Google
3 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.28%) New Relic
5 2 (3.28%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) WSO2