Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 22 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 65 56
Rank change year-on-year +36 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing Ansible 31 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.19% 0.16% 2.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.80% 1.30% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 15
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £508 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% -7.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £499 £475
90th Percentile £575 £516 £595
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £508 £550
% change year-on-year -6.40% -7.73% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 125 77 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.94% 12.09% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 45 104
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £341
90th Percentile £538 £601 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £66.67 - £17.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.67 £11.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +506.09% -37.14% -20.45%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Sheffield

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Sheffield

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 27 (87.10%) DevOps
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (67.74%) Docker
4 18 (58.06%) Bash Shell
4 18 (58.06%) Linux
4 18 (58.06%) Terraform
5 17 (54.84%) Python
6 15 (48.39%) Java
7 14 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
9 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
9 12 (38.71%) Puppet
9 12 (38.71%) SaltStack
10 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
10 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
11 9 (29.03%) JIRA
11 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
12 8 (25.81%) Scrum
12 8 (25.81%) Kanban
12 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
12 8 (25.81%) GitHub
12 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
13 7 (22.58%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (22.58%) Apache Spark
13 7 (22.58%) Bitbucket
13 7 (22.58%) Big Data
13 7 (22.58%) REST

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 7 (22.58%) Apache Spark
1 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 6 (19.35%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Mule
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (25.81%) GitHub
2 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Serverless
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) AMQP
4 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
2 7 (22.58%) Big Data
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) BigQuery
6 1 (3.23%) Bigtable
6 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Redis
6 1 (3.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
3 9 (29.03%) JIRA
4 7 (22.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (22.58%) Bitbucket
4 7 (22.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) CF BOSH
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.23%) GitLab
6 1 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Cloud Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) REST
2 6 (19.35%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (19.35%) Apache CXF
2 6 (19.35%) JMS
3 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 2 (6.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) JPA
6 1 (3.23%) Kafka
6 1 (3.23%) Lucene
6 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) DevOps
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Kanban
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) Metadata Management
4 7 (22.58%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (16.13%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) System Testing
9 1 (3.23%) TDD
9 1 (3.23%) Use Case
9 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Bash Shell
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
5 6 (19.35%) Java 8
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) Go
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) Terraform
2 12 (38.71%) Puppet
3 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
5 6 (19.35%) Salt
6 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
6 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.23%) Kibana
6 1 (3.23%) logstash
6 1 (3.23%) SCCM
6 1 (3.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) SaltStack
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Splunk
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software