Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 19 October 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
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 63 106
Rank change year-on-year -6 +43 +111
Contract jobs citing Ansible 315 439 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.17% 3.65% 2.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.65% 26.88% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 335 185
North of England median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £368 £374 £363
90th Percentile £600 £700 £586
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North of England median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.57% - -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £72.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year -45.17% +77.91% -13.76%

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 the North of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,391 1,633 1,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.02% 13.59% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1,059 851
North of England median daily rate £440 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £184 £280 £235
90th Percentile £575 £600 £544
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 56
North of England median hourly rate £19.64 £17.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.23% +10.44% -42.38%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.81 £9.90
90th Percentile £34.00 £38.30 £43.88
England median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - -22.22%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the North of England

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in the North of England

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in the North of England

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the North of England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Yorkshire +25 142 £468 -4.00% 49
North West -15 126 £525 - 44
North East -23 45 £444 -1.39% 13
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North of England region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 249 (79.05%) DevOps
2 187 (59.37%) Jenkins
3 174 (55.24%) Linux
3 174 (55.24%) AWS
4 158 (50.16%) Puppet
5 144 (45.71%) Docker
6 140 (44.44%) Python
7 120 (38.10%) Terraform
8 119 (37.78%) Kubernetes
9 111 (35.24%) Opscode Chef
10 106 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (30.48%) Bash Shell
12 89 (28.25%) Java
13 88 (27.94%) Azure
14 84 (26.67%) Configuration Management
15 77 (24.44%) Git (software)
16 71 (22.54%) Microservices
17 69 (21.90%) PowerShell
18 62 (19.68%) GitHub
19 61 (19.37%) Open Source
19 61 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
20 59 (18.73%) Windows
21 56 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 55 (17.46%) Shell Script
23 53 (16.83%) Infrastructure as Code
24 51 (16.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
25 48 (15.24%) AWS CloudFormation
26 46 (14.60%) GCP
26 46 (14.60%) Finance
27 45 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 32 (10.16%) Confluence
2 26 (8.25%) nginx
3 20 (6.35%) OpenStack
4 15 (4.76%) Apache
5 9 (2.86%) Jupyter
6 6 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.90%) IIS
6 6 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.59%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.95%) JBoss
8 3 (0.95%) Jetty
9 2 (0.63%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.32%) Mule
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 174 (55.24%) AWS
2 88 (27.94%) Azure
3 62 (19.68%) GitHub
4 48 (15.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 46 (14.60%) GCP
6 38 (12.06%) Amazon EC2
7 36 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 34 (10.79%) Amazon S3
9 25 (7.94%) Amazon ELB
10 23 (7.30%) OpenShift
11 17 (5.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 17 (5.40%) Route 53
12 14 (4.44%) Serverless
13 13 (4.13%) Datadog
14 10 (3.17%) AWS CloudTrail
15 9 (2.86%) IaaS
16 7 (2.22%) Amazon Glacier
17 6 (1.90%) Amazon ECS
17 6 (1.90%) SaaS
18 5 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.44%) HTTP
2 9 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.22%) SAN
4 6 (1.90%) DNS
4 6 (1.90%) NAS
5 3 (0.95%) Firewall
6 2 (0.63%) Internet
6 2 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.32%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
7 1 (0.32%) IPsec
7 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 21 (6.67%) Big Data
4 19 (6.03%) MySQL
5 16 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 16 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.76%) DB2
7 14 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.86%) BigQuery
10 6 (1.90%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (1.27%) Riak
12 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.63%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 187 (59.37%) Jenkins
2 77 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 38 (12.06%) JIRA
4 27 (8.57%) GitLab
5 21 (6.67%) SonarQube
6 15 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (4.44%) TeamCity
8 13 (4.13%) Maven
8 13 (4.13%) Visual Studio Code
9 11 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (3.17%) Bitbucket
10 10 (3.17%) Gradle
11 8 (2.54%) Travis CI
12 7 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (1.90%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.90%) Selenium
13 6 (1.90%) Subversion
13 6 (1.90%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.59%) Ant
14 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (14.60%) Finance
2 31 (9.84%) Public Sector
3 20 (6.35%) Banking
4 13 (4.13%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.86%) Retail
6 5 (1.59%) Publishing
7 4 (1.27%) Billing
8 3 (0.95%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 151 (47.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (13.65%) AWS Engineer
3 35 (11.11%) Developer
4 31 (9.84%) Consultant
4 31 (9.84%) Senior DevOps
5 30 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
5 30 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 27 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 25 (7.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 23 (7.30%) DevOps Consultant
9 18 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
10 17 (5.40%) Software Engineer
11 16 (5.08%) Python Developer
12 15 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.76%) Lead Developer
13 13 (4.13%) Administrator
14 12 (3.81%) DevOps Administrator
14 12 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
15 10 (3.17%) Architect
16 9 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.48%) .NET
2 22 (6.98%) Swagger
3 17 (5.40%) AngularJS
3 17 (5.40%) jQuery
3 17 (5.40%) JSON
4 16 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (5.08%) Web Services
5 14 (4.44%) REST
6 13 (4.13%) Node.js
7 12 (3.81%) PySpark
8 11 (3.49%) LEMP Stack
9 10 (3.17%) React
9 10 (3.17%) RESTful
10 9 (2.86%) NumPy
10 9 (2.86%) Pandas
10 9 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (2.86%) scikit-learn
10 9 (2.86%) Spring
11 7 (2.22%) Flask
11 7 (2.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.89%) Public Cloud
2 19 (6.03%) Clustering
3 14 (4.44%) Blog
4 10 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.59%) Replication
8 5 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.27%) iSeries
9 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.95%) User Experience
11 2 (0.63%) NHS
12 1 (0.32%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.32%) CMDB
12 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 174 (55.24%) Linux
2 59 (18.73%) Windows
3 56 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (11.11%) CentOS
5 30 (9.52%) Unix
6 24 (7.62%) Ubuntu
7 13 (4.13%) Windows Server
8 9 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.22%) SUSE
10 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.95%) Solaris
13 2 (0.63%) Android
13 2 (0.63%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.32%) AIX
14 1 (0.32%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (79.05%) DevOps
2 106 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 71 (22.54%) Microservices
5 61 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (19.37%) Open Source
6 53 (16.83%) Infrastructure as Code
7 51 (16.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 38 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 32 (10.16%) Software Engineering
10 27 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 25 (7.94%) Project Delivery
11 25 (7.94%) Scrum
12 20 (6.35%) Change Management
13 18 (5.71%) Infrastructure Automation
13 18 (5.71%) Migration
13 18 (5.71%) Web Development
14 16 (5.08%) Kanban
14 16 (5.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 15 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 140 (44.44%) Python
2 96 (30.48%) Bash Shell
3 89 (28.25%) Java
4 69 (21.90%) PowerShell
5 55 (17.46%) Shell Script
6 43 (13.65%) SQL
7 36 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.71%) Perl
9 17 (5.40%) PHP
9 17 (5.40%) Ruby
10 13 (4.13%) Go
10 13 (4.13%) TypeScript
11 11 (3.49%) C#
11 11 (3.49%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.17%) VB
13 9 (2.86%) R
14 7 (2.22%) AWK
15 4 (1.27%) C
15 4 (1.27%) C++
16 3 (0.95%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 45 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.81%) Degree
4 6 (1.90%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.95%) CCA
6 3 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) GCUX
7 1 (0.32%) GIAC
7 1 (0.32%) LPIC
7 1 (0.32%) RHCA
7 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.95%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) GDPR
3 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 144 (45.71%) Docker
2 10 (3.17%) Snort
3 9 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.54%) Gluster
5 7 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.59%) vSphere
7 4 (1.27%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.32%) HDFS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 158 (50.16%) Puppet
2 120 (38.10%) Terraform
3 119 (37.78%) Kubernetes
4 111 (35.24%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (10.48%) Prometheus
6 26 (8.25%) Packer
7 25 (7.94%) HAProxy
8 22 (6.98%) Grafana
9 21 (6.67%) Salt
10 20 (6.35%) Nagios
11 12 (3.81%) Consul
12 11 (3.49%) Rancher
13 10 (3.17%) CloudForms
13 10 (3.17%) SCCM
13 10 (3.17%) WMI
14 8 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (1.90%) Rsyslog
16 5 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 5 (1.59%) Kibana
16 5 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 37 (11.75%) Google
2 36 (11.43%) MuleSoft
3 31 (9.84%) Splunk
4 23 (7.30%) Red Hat
5 22 (6.98%) Oracle
6 16 (5.08%) VMware
7 13 (4.13%) Cloudera
7 13 (4.13%) IBM
8 11 (3.49%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.49%) New Relic
8 11 (3.49%) SAP
9 10 (3.17%) EMC
10 8 (2.54%) HP
11 5 (1.59%) Citrix
11 5 (1.59%) NetApp
12 4 (1.27%) Coverity
12 4 (1.27%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.95%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.95%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.63%) Veritas