Period
to 19 May 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 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 62 105
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 +145
Contract jobs citing Ansible 355 440 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.26% 3.69% 2.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.28% 27.38% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 324 190
North of England median daily rate £500 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +12.43% -11.05%
10th Percentile £397 £363 £311
90th Percentile £625 £634 £575
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -51.72% +81.25% -

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 1,462 1,607 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 13.41% 13.47% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1,065 802
North of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £210
90th Percentile £613 £585 £557
England median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 58 48
North of England median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £27.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -46.20% +32.77%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.25 £9.81
90th Percentile £53.00 £45.63 £44.45
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.77 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% -15.38% -1.94%

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 May 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 May 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 -3 145 £463 +2.78% 21
North West -4 143 £550 +8.37% 24
North East -2 66 £500 +17.65% 4
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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.

1 278 (78.31%) DevOps
2 218 (61.41%) Puppet
3 210 (59.15%) Jenkins
4 206 (58.03%) Amazon AWS
5 203 (57.18%) Linux
6 186 (52.39%) Python
7 173 (48.73%) Docker
8 155 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
9 153 (43.10%) Terraform
10 137 (38.59%) Kubernetes
11 134 (37.75%) Opscode Chef
12 124 (34.93%) Bash Shell
13 121 (34.08%) Git (software)
14 108 (30.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 99 (27.89%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (24.51%) Configuration Management
17 83 (23.38%) Java
17 83 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 66 (18.59%) Windows
19 59 (16.62%) Test Automation
20 58 (16.34%) SQL
21 52 (14.65%) Ruby
21 52 (14.65%) Microservices
22 50 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
23 49 (13.80%) Infrastructure as Code
24 48 (13.52%) Red Hat
24 48 (13.52%) TDD
24 48 (13.52%) Software Engineering
25 47 (13.24%) JIRA
26 46 (12.96%) nginx

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 46 (12.96%) nginx
2 38 (10.70%) Confluence
3 34 (9.58%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (7.32%) Apache
4 26 (7.32%) Apache Spark
5 19 (5.35%) OpenStack
6 16 (4.51%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (2.25%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.97%) IIS
9 4 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (1.13%) SAS
10 3 (0.85%) CMS
10 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.56%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.56%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 2 (0.56%) Mule
11 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 206 (58.03%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (30.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (12.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 40 (11.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (9.58%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (6.76%) OpenShift
7 22 (6.20%) Amazon S3
8 21 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (4.23%) PaaS
10 14 (3.94%) IaaS
11 13 (3.66%) GitHub
12 12 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (2.82%) Route 53
14 10 (2.82%) Serverless
15 9 (2.54%) Slack
16 7 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (1.97%) iPaaS
16 7 (1.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (12.39%) HTTP
2 23 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 19 (5.35%) DNS
4 12 (3.38%) DHCP
5 11 (3.10%) Internet
5 11 (3.10%) IPsec
5 11 (3.10%) SSL
6 10 (2.82%) FTP
7 8 (2.25%) Firewall
8 6 (1.69%) NAS
8 6 (1.69%) Network Security
8 6 (1.69%) SAN
9 4 (1.13%) VPN
10 3 (0.85%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.56%) AMQP
11 2 (0.56%) VLAN
12 1 (0.28%) BGP
12 1 (0.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 31 (8.73%) Hadoop
3 31 (8.73%) MySQL
3 31 (8.73%) NoSQL
3 31 (8.73%) Redis
4 27 (7.61%) Riak
5 26 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (6.76%) GIS
7 19 (5.35%) SQL Server
8 18 (5.07%) Big Data
9 16 (4.51%) CouchDB
10 14 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (3.66%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.97%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.13%) Impala
13 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.85%) DB2
15 2 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 210 (59.15%) Jenkins
2 121 (34.08%) Git (software)
3 47 (13.24%) JIRA
4 46 (12.96%) GitLab
5 35 (9.86%) Subversion
6 33 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 29 (8.17%) Mercurial
8 22 (6.20%) Artifactory
9 19 (5.35%) Maven
9 19 (5.35%) SonarQube
10 14 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (3.10%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.10%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.82%) Travis CI
13 9 (2.54%) Gradle
14 8 (2.25%) CircleCI
15 7 (1.97%) IBM UrbanCode
16 6 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (1.41%) Cucumber
17 5 (1.41%) GoCD
General
1 29 (8.17%) Finance
2 14 (3.94%) Banking
3 5 (1.41%) Publishing
4 4 (1.13%) Retail
5 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.85%) Law
6 2 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 194 (54.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (14.65%) AWS Engineer
3 42 (11.83%) Developer
4 40 (11.27%) AWS DevOps
5 36 (10.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 33 (9.30%) Consultant
7 31 (8.73%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (8.73%) Python Developer
8 26 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
9 24 (6.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 23 (6.48%) DevOps Consultant
11 22 (6.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (6.20%) Senior DevOps
12 17 (4.79%) Architect
13 16 (4.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.54%) Azure Engineer
14 9 (2.54%) Python Engineer
15 8 (2.25%) Java Engineer
16 7 (1.97%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
2 28 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (7.04%) Web Services
4 22 (6.20%) YAML
5 18 (5.07%) RESTful
6 16 (4.51%) XML
7 14 (3.94%) Node.js
8 13 (3.66%) .NET
9 9 (2.54%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.54%) Kafka
10 8 (2.25%) Django
10 8 (2.25%) React
10 8 (2.25%) Spring
10 8 (2.25%) Swagger
11 7 (1.97%) HTML
11 7 (1.97%) REST
12 6 (1.69%) Middleware
13 5 (1.41%) JMS
13 5 (1.41%) JSON
13 5 (1.41%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.89%) Public Cloud
2 19 (5.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (4.79%) Private Cloud
4 16 (4.51%) Clustering
5 9 (2.54%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.25%) Blog
6 8 (2.25%) iSeries
7 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.41%) Replication
9 4 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.13%) User Experience
10 3 (0.85%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.85%) Fintech
11 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.28%) NHS
12 1 (0.28%) PKI
12 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 203 (57.18%) Linux
2 83 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 66 (18.59%) Windows
4 41 (11.55%) Unix
5 27 (7.61%) CentOS
6 12 (3.38%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.54%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.69%) Debian
9 5 (1.41%) Fedora
9 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.13%) Solaris
10 4 (1.13%) SUSE
11 3 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.56%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (78.31%) DevOps
2 155 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (27.89%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (24.51%) Configuration Management
5 59 (16.62%) Test Automation
6 52 (14.65%) Microservices
7 49 (13.80%) Infrastructure as Code
8 48 (13.52%) Software Engineering
8 48 (13.52%) TDD
9 38 (10.70%) Open Source
10 35 (9.86%) Migration
11 33 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (6.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 21 (5.92%) BDD
16 20 (5.63%) Continuous Deployment
16 20 (5.63%) Deployment Automation
17 16 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (4.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 186 (52.39%) Python
2 124 (34.93%) Bash Shell
3 83 (23.38%) Java
4 58 (16.34%) SQL
5 52 (14.65%) Ruby
6 42 (11.83%) Perl
7 25 (7.04%) PowerShell
8 23 (6.48%) JavaScript
9 19 (5.35%) Shell Script
10 16 (4.51%) Go
11 15 (4.23%) Groovy
12 10 (2.82%) Java 8
13 9 (2.54%) C#
14 7 (1.97%) C++
15 5 (1.41%) PHP
16 4 (1.13%) R
16 4 (1.13%) Scala
17 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.28%) C
18 1 (0.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 32 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.66%) AWS Certification
4 10 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.85%) Degree
6 2 (0.56%) CISM
6 2 (0.56%) CISSP
6 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.28%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) OCA
7 1 (0.28%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 173 (48.73%) Docker
2 17 (4.79%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.10%) Gluster
4 8 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.85%) Squid
8 2 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.56%) KVM
8 2 (0.56%) Xen
9 1 (0.28%) etcd
9 1 (0.28%) HDFS
9 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 218 (61.41%) Puppet
2 153 (43.10%) Terraform
3 137 (38.59%) Kubernetes
4 134 (37.75%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (12.39%) Salt
6 33 (9.30%) Prometheus
7 22 (6.20%) Packer
8 14 (3.94%) HAProxy
9 13 (3.66%) CloudForms
10 11 (3.10%) Nagios
10 11 (3.10%) Rancher
11 10 (2.82%) Grafana
12 8 (2.25%) Consul
12 8 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (2.25%) ZABBIX
13 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.13%) Rundeck
13 4 (1.13%) SCCM
14 2 (0.56%) Automic
14 2 (0.56%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 48 (13.52%) Red Hat
2 42 (11.83%) Google
3 30 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 28 (7.89%) Oracle
5 19 (5.35%) EMC
6 15 (4.23%) IBM
7 13 (3.66%) NetApp
7 13 (3.66%) Splunk
8 11 (3.10%) Cisco
8 11 (3.10%) PagerDuty
8 11 (3.10%) TOWER Software
9 10 (2.82%) Atlassian
9 10 (2.82%) HP
9 10 (2.82%) VMware
10 7 (1.97%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.69%) Citrix
12 5 (1.41%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.41%) Veritas
13 4 (1.13%) Black Duck
13 4 (1.13%) Dynatrace