Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 77 115
Rank change year-on-year +13 +38 +21
Contract jobs citing Ansible 103 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.29% 2.19% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.41% 20.60% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 48 20
Manchester median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £425
90th Percentile £700 £638 £614
North West median daily rate £535 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00% +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 390 301 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.44% 10.65% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 188 225
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £206 £245 £213
90th Percentile £685 £600 £574
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 10
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.69 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -24.31% +80.26%
10th Percentile £10.68 £10.75 £14.03
90th Percentile £185.00 £39.10 £44.88
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.52% +69.22%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -6 1 - - 1
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 82 (79.61%) DevOps
2 76 (73.79%) Puppet
3 70 (67.96%) Docker
4 67 (65.05%) Jenkins
5 63 (61.17%) Python
6 57 (55.34%) Java
7 56 (54.37%) Terraform
8 54 (52.43%) Amazon AWS
9 51 (49.51%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (39.81%) Linux
12 30 (29.13%) Test Automation
12 30 (29.13%) Kubernetes
13 28 (27.18%) Gradle
13 28 (27.18%) Maven
13 28 (27.18%) Shell Script
14 27 (26.21%) TDD
15 26 (25.24%) Open Source
16 25 (24.27%) BDD
16 25 (24.27%) Spring
17 23 (22.33%) Scrum
17 23 (22.33%) Node.js
18 22 (21.36%) Cloud Foundry
18 22 (21.36%) Microservices
18 22 (21.36%) MySQL
18 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
18 22 (21.36%) Java 8
19 21 (20.39%) Groovy
20 20 (19.42%) nginx
20 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management

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 22 (21.36%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (19.42%) nginx
3 9 (8.74%) Confluence
4 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 54 (52.43%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (17.48%) PaaS
3 16 (15.53%) npm
4 15 (14.56%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (14.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (8.74%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (8.74%) SaaS
7 6 (5.83%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (5.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.94%) IaaS
10 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.97%) Serverless
10 1 (0.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.88%) DNS
2 4 (3.88%) HTTP
2 4 (3.88%) VPN
3 3 (2.91%) DHCP
3 3 (2.91%) FTP
3 3 (2.91%) IPsec
4 2 (1.94%) BGP
4 2 (1.94%) Internet
4 2 (1.94%) IPFIX
4 2 (1.94%) Junos
4 2 (1.94%) MPLS
4 2 (1.94%) MRTG
4 2 (1.94%) OSPF
4 2 (1.94%) SNMP
4 2 (1.94%) TACACS
5 1 (0.97%) AMQP
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) MQTT
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) MySQL
2 16 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.91%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.94%) SQLite
8 1 (0.97%) Big Data
8 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (65.05%) Jenkins
2 28 (27.18%) Gradle
2 28 (27.18%) Maven
3 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
4 16 (15.53%) CircleCI
4 16 (15.53%) gulp
4 16 (15.53%) IBM UrbanCode
4 16 (15.53%) Travis CI
5 12 (11.65%) Selenium
5 12 (11.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (10.68%) Gatling
6 11 (10.68%) JUnit
6 11 (10.68%) Spock
7 10 (9.71%) JIRA
8 8 (7.77%) GitLab
9 4 (3.88%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.94%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (5.83%) Banking
2 5 (4.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (58.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) Java Engineer
3 11 (10.68%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (7.77%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (5.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Cloud Consultant
10 2 (1.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) Spring
2 23 (22.33%) Node.js
3 19 (18.45%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (11.65%) Web Services
5 11 (10.68%) Hibernate
6 9 (8.74%) Spring Boot
7 8 (7.77%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (4.85%) React
9 3 (2.91%) .NET
9 3 (2.91%) Sensu
9 3 (2.91%) XML
10 2 (1.94%) JSON
10 2 (1.94%) REST
11 1 (0.97%) Django
11 1 (0.97%) Kafka
11 1 (0.97%) RESTful
11 1 (0.97%) SOAP
11 1 (0.97%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.83%) iPad
3 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.94%) Replication
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.97%) Clustering
4 1 (0.97%) Fintech
4 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.97%) PKI
4 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.81%) Linux
2 17 (16.50%) CentOS
3 16 (15.53%) Windows
4 13 (12.62%) Unix
5 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.83%) VMS
7 4 (3.88%) Debian
7 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (79.61%) DevOps
2 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.13%) Test Automation
4 27 (26.21%) TDD
5 26 (25.24%) Open Source
6 25 (24.27%) BDD
7 23 (22.33%) Scrum
8 22 (21.36%) Microservices
9 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
10 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.71%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (8.74%) API Design
13 9 (8.74%) API Development
13 9 (8.74%) B2B
13 9 (8.74%) B2C
13 9 (8.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (8.74%) Functional Testing
13 9 (8.74%) Monetization
13 9 (8.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.17%) Python
2 57 (55.34%) Java
3 28 (27.18%) Shell Script
4 22 (21.36%) Java 8
5 21 (20.39%) Groovy
6 15 (14.56%) PHP
7 14 (13.59%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.83%) Perl
9 5 (4.85%) Ruby
10 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.94%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.94%) SQL
12 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 70 (67.96%) Docker
2 16 (15.53%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.94%) KVM
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 76 (73.79%) Puppet
2 56 (54.37%) Terraform
3 51 (49.51%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (29.13%) Kubernetes
5 8 (7.77%) Salt
6 6 (5.83%) Packer
7 4 (3.88%) Prometheus
8 3 (2.91%) Kibana
8 3 (2.91%) logstash
8 3 (2.91%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.94%) Cacti
9 2 (1.94%) collectd
9 2 (1.94%) Grafana
9 2 (1.94%) Graphite
9 2 (1.94%) Icinga
9 2 (1.94%) Nagios
9 2 (1.94%) Netcool
9 2 (1.94%) Observium
9 2 (1.94%) OpenNMS
9 2 (1.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.77%) VMware
3 7 (6.80%) Black Duck
4 5 (4.85%) Blue Prism
4 5 (4.85%) Cloudera
4 5 (4.85%) Google
4 5 (4.85%) IBM
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco
6 3 (2.91%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.94%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.94%) Huawei
7 2 (1.94%) Juniper
7 2 (1.94%) Meraki
7 2 (1.94%) Splunk
7 2 (1.94%) Veeam
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.97%) PagerDuty