Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 December 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 73 89
Rank change year-on-year -23 +16 +87
Contract jobs citing Ansible 309 531 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.41% 3.13% 2.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.22% 22.38% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 354 259
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £392 £363
90th Percentile £675 £623 £621
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £41.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -20.63%

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,696 2,373 2,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.25% 14.01% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1,407 1,325
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £250
90th Percentile £613 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 74 59
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £16.69 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.75% +19.23% -51.30%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.85 £11.98
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.51 £43.30
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.44
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.36% -15.88%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the South East

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in the South East

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in the South East

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ansible in the South East

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Thames Valley +11 139 £525 +7.69% 48
Berkshire +12 84 £550 +12.82% 30
Hampshire -61 69 £545 +3.81% 22
Surrey +31 48 £525 -4.55% 15
Buckinghamshire +23 37 £513 +22.98% 5
East Sussex +35 28 £625 +25.00% 2
West Sussex +5 20 £508 -7.73% 1
Oxfordshire +1 18 £500 +2.56% 13
Sussex -4 2 - -
Kent +10 1 - - 3
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 200 (64.72%) DevOps
2 149 (48.22%) AWS
3 140 (45.31%) Docker
3 140 (45.31%) Linux
4 127 (41.10%) Kubernetes
4 127 (41.10%) Jenkins
5 125 (40.45%) Terraform
6 109 (35.28%) Python
6 109 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (31.39%) Azure
8 93 (30.10%) Puppet
9 73 (23.62%) Configuration Management
10 70 (22.65%) Opscode Chef
11 64 (20.71%) Git (software)
12 55 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (17.80%) Scrum
13 53 (17.15%) Security Cleared
14 49 (15.86%) Infrastructure as Code
15 45 (14.56%) Red Hat
16 44 (14.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (13.27%) Windows
17 41 (13.27%) Java
18 40 (12.94%) Bash Shell
19 38 (12.30%) PaaS
19 38 (12.30%) GitHub
20 37 (11.97%) IaaS
20 37 (11.97%) SQL
21 36 (11.65%) PowerShell
22 34 (11.00%) Big Data
23 33 (10.68%) Test Automation

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (9.06%) Tomcat
2 22 (7.12%) Apache
3 18 (5.83%) Apache Spark
4 17 (5.50%) Confluence
5 14 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (3.88%) nginx
6 12 (3.88%) OpenStack
7 11 (3.56%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.27%) IIS
8 7 (2.27%) JBoss
9 5 (1.62%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.62%) Drupal
10 3 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.97%) GemFire
10 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 149 (48.22%) AWS
2 97 (31.39%) Azure
3 38 (12.30%) GitHub
3 38 (12.30%) PaaS
4 37 (11.97%) IaaS
5 27 (8.74%) OpenShift
6 26 (8.41%) SaaS
7 23 (7.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (7.44%) GCP
8 20 (6.47%) Serverless
9 18 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (4.21%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (3.88%) Amazon ECS
12 11 (3.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (2.91%) Amazon S3
14 8 (2.59%) AWS CloudTrail
14 8 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.18%) DNS
2 12 (3.88%) Firewall
3 7 (2.27%) DSL
3 7 (2.27%) SSH
4 6 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.29%) BGP
5 4 (1.29%) DHCP
5 4 (1.29%) SNMP
5 4 (1.29%) SSL
5 4 (1.29%) WAN
5 4 (1.29%) Wireless
6 3 (0.97%) HTTP
6 3 (0.97%) Internet
6 3 (0.97%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.97%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.97%) Network Security
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.65%) Multicast
7 2 (0.65%) NAS
7 2 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.00%) Big Data
2 32 (10.36%) MySQL
3 27 (8.74%) Hadoop
4 23 (7.44%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.85%) HBase
5 15 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.21%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.59%) MariaDB
9 8 (2.59%) Redis
10 7 (2.27%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.94%) Cloudera CDH
11 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.29%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 127 (41.10%) Jenkins
2 64 (20.71%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.77%) JIRA
4 20 (6.47%) Selenium
5 19 (6.15%) GitLab
6 15 (4.85%) Maven
6 15 (4.85%) SonarQube
7 14 (4.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (4.53%) Subversion
8 13 (4.21%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.88%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.59%) Gradle
11 7 (2.27%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.94%) FindBugs
12 6 (1.94%) Log4j
13 5 (1.62%) MSBuild
13 5 (1.62%) NUnit
13 5 (1.62%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (8.09%) Finance
2 12 (3.88%) Banking
2 12 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.27%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.29%) Marketing
4 4 (1.29%) Retail
5 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.32%) Electronics
6 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) German Language
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Police
Job Titles
1 114 (36.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (13.59%) AWS Engineer
3 34 (11.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 33 (10.68%) Developer
5 29 (9.39%) AWS DevOps
6 27 (8.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 22 (7.12%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (6.80%) Architect
9 16 (5.18%) Azure Engineer
10 15 (4.85%) Administrator
10 15 (4.85%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (4.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.88%) Azure DevOps
11 12 (3.88%) Consultant
11 12 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.56%) Data Engineer
13 10 (3.24%) Software Developer
14 9 (2.91%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.91%) Linux Administrator
14 9 (2.91%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.77%) Node.js
2 22 (7.12%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
3 19 (6.15%) Web Services
4 15 (4.85%) .NET
4 15 (4.85%) Kafka
5 14 (4.53%) Spring
6 9 (2.91%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.91%) Middleware
6 9 (2.91%) REST
7 7 (2.27%) .NET Core
8 6 (1.94%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.94%) React
8 6 (1.94%) SOAP
8 6 (1.94%) Ultra Messaging
8 6 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.62%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 5 (1.62%) React Native
9 5 (1.62%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (1.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.15%) Cloud Native
1 19 (6.15%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.50%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (4.53%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.59%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.97%) Clustering
7 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.97%) User Experience
7 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.65%) CMDB
8 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.65%) Social Media
8 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 140 (45.31%) Linux
2 44 (14.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (13.27%) Windows
4 26 (8.41%) Unix
5 24 (7.77%) CentOS
6 11 (3.56%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.24%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.94%) Debian
8 6 (1.94%) VMS
9 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.65%) AIX
10 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.32%) SUSE
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (64.72%) DevOps
2 109 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (23.62%) Configuration Management
4 55 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (17.80%) Scrum
5 49 (15.86%) Infrastructure as Code
6 33 (10.68%) Test Automation
7 29 (9.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 27 (8.74%) Open Source
9 25 (8.09%) Microservices
10 24 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (7.12%) Kanban
12 21 (6.80%) ITIL
13 18 (5.83%) Analytics
13 18 (5.83%) Migration
14 17 (5.50%) Deployment Automation
15 16 (5.18%) BDD
15 16 (5.18%) TDD
16 15 (4.85%) Data Analytics
16 15 (4.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 109 (35.28%) Python
2 41 (13.27%) Java
3 40 (12.94%) Bash Shell
4 37 (11.97%) SQL
5 36 (11.65%) PowerShell
6 22 (7.12%) Ruby
7 17 (5.50%) C#
8 15 (4.85%) Perl
9 12 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.56%) Groovy
11 8 (2.59%) Scala
12 7 (2.27%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.94%) Go
13 6 (1.94%) R
13 6 (1.94%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.62%) C++
15 4 (1.29%) PHP
15 4 (1.29%) VBScript
16 3 (0.97%) C
16 3 (0.97%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (17.15%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.03%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.56%) Degree
4 9 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.62%) RHCE
7 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CCNA
8 2 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.65%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.32%) CCIE
9 1 (0.32%) CCNP
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.21%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) NCSC
4 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.32%) NIST
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (45.31%) Docker
2 17 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.94%) HDFS
6 5 (1.62%) NFS
7 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.29%) KVM
8 3 (0.97%) Postfix
8 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.65%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.65%) vSphere
10 1 (0.32%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.32%) Corosync
10 1 (0.32%) Gluster
10 1 (0.32%) iptables
10 1 (0.32%) vCloud
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 127 (41.10%) Kubernetes
2 125 (40.45%) Terraform
3 93 (30.10%) Puppet
4 70 (22.65%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.91%) Prometheus
6 7 (2.27%) logstash
6 7 (2.27%) SCCM
7 6 (1.94%) Kibana
7 6 (1.94%) Nagios
8 5 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.62%) HAProxy
8 5 (1.62%) Oozie
8 5 (1.62%) Packer
8 5 (1.62%) vRealize
9 4 (1.29%) Rundeck
9 4 (1.29%) Salt
9 4 (1.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (1.29%) WSUS
10 3 (0.97%) Nessus
10 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 45 (14.56%) Red Hat
2 32 (10.36%) VMware
3 31 (10.03%) Microsoft
4 22 (7.12%) Google
5 11 (3.56%) Cisco
5 11 (3.56%) Oracle
5 11 (3.56%) Splunk
6 9 (2.91%) IBM
6 9 (2.91%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.59%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.59%) Juniper
7 8 (2.59%) Remedy
8 7 (2.27%) Cloudera
8 7 (2.27%) Dell
9 6 (1.94%) CA
9 6 (1.94%) EMC
10 5 (1.62%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.62%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.62%) NetApp
11 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds