Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 84 185
Rank change year-on-year +12 +101 +142
Contract jobs citing Ansible 523 445 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.14% 2.66% 1.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.73% 21.15% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 262 146
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £397 £363 £363
90th Percentile £625 £617 £556
England median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £47.25
% 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 2,301 2,104 1,993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.81% 12.58% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,376 1,309 1,180
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £578 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 51 67
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -55.38% +62.50%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.88 £47.50 £58.97
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £22.75
% change year-on-year +2.53% -24.98% +13.75%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
Hampshire +97 231 £500 +7.99% 18
Thames Valley -38 165 £488 -2.50% 33
Berkshire -23 72 £488 +14.71% 18
Surrey -39 57 £550 +10.00% 11
Oxfordshire +10 53 £488 -15.22% 15
West Sussex +23 52 £550 +4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire -34 40 £405 -10.00%
East Sussex -10 8 £500 +14.29% 3
Kent +6 3 £625 - 1
Middlesex -3 3 £475 -5.00%
M4 Corridor +1 1 £450 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 304 (58.13%) Puppet
2 295 (56.41%) DevOps
3 287 (54.88%) Amazon AWS
4 277 (52.96%) Linux
5 241 (46.08%) Opscode Chef
6 207 (39.58%) Jenkins
7 175 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
8 170 (32.50%) Docker
9 169 (32.31%) Java
10 134 (25.62%) Python
11 131 (25.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 130 (24.86%) Git (software)
13 122 (23.33%) Terraform
14 112 (21.41%) Kubernetes
14 112 (21.41%) Configuration Management
15 111 (21.22%) TDD
15 111 (21.22%) NoSQL
16 105 (20.08%) MongoDB
17 104 (19.89%) Tomcat
18 92 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
19 91 (17.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 90 (17.21%) Hadoop
21 88 (16.83%) Spring
22 87 (16.63%) Security Cleared
23 85 (16.25%) Bash Shell
24 83 (15.87%) Red Hat
25 80 (15.30%) JBoss
25 80 (15.30%) Windows
26 79 (15.11%) Software Engineering
27 77 (14.72%) SC Cleared

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
1 104 (19.89%) Tomcat
2 80 (15.30%) JBoss
3 61 (11.66%) Jetty
4 40 (7.65%) OpenStack
5 35 (6.69%) WebLogic
6 33 (6.31%) Apache
7 31 (5.93%) WebSphere
8 27 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (4.97%) Cloud Foundry
10 21 (4.02%) Confluence
11 6 (1.15%) nginx
12 5 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.96%) Tuxedo
13 4 (0.76%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.76%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.19%) AquaLogic
14 1 (0.19%) OpenROAD
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 287 (54.88%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (25.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (7.84%) GitHub
4 37 (7.07%) Serverless
5 31 (5.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (5.74%) IaaS
7 29 (5.54%) PaaS
8 27 (5.16%) AWS Lambda
8 27 (5.16%) OpenShift
9 25 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (4.78%) Amazon S3
9 25 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (3.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (2.49%) Amazon Glacier
13 12 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (2.29%) AWS Fargate
14 11 (2.10%) Route 53
15 10 (1.91%) SaaS
16 7 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.21%) iSCSI
2 21 (4.02%) DNS
3 16 (3.06%) DSL
4 14 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.49%) HTTP
5 13 (2.49%) SSL
6 11 (2.10%) DHCP
6 11 (2.10%) Firewall
6 11 (2.10%) WAN
7 9 (1.72%) Internet
7 9 (1.72%) LAN
8 8 (1.53%) VPN
9 6 (1.15%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.96%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.76%) Junos
11 4 (0.76%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.57%) BGP
12 3 (0.57%) SSH
13 2 (0.38%) MPLS
13 2 (0.38%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (21.22%) NoSQL
2 105 (20.08%) MongoDB
3 90 (17.21%) Hadoop
4 63 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (11.09%) MySQL
6 26 (4.97%) Big Data
6 26 (4.97%) SQL Server
7 25 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (4.21%) Redis
9 16 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (2.49%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.10%) DB2
12 5 (0.96%) DB2 UDB
12 5 (0.96%) HBase
12 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.76%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (0.76%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.76%) Mahout
13 4 (0.76%) NuoDB
13 4 (0.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 207 (39.58%) Jenkins
2 130 (24.86%) Git (software)
3 38 (7.27%) JIRA
3 38 (7.27%) Subversion
4 30 (5.74%) NUnit
5 27 (5.16%) GitLab
5 27 (5.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 25 (4.78%) MSTest
7 24 (4.59%) Selenium
8 20 (3.82%) Maven
9 16 (3.06%) Vagrant
10 15 (2.87%) SonarQube
11 14 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (2.49%) JUnit
12 13 (2.49%) Mockito
12 13 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (2.49%) Visual Studio
13 12 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.10%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (7.07%) Finance
2 12 (2.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.34%) Banking
4 6 (1.15%) Publishing
5 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.76%) Marketing
6 3 (0.57%) Retail
6 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.38%) Electronics
7 2 (0.38%) Games
7 2 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 204 (39.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 139 (26.58%) Developer
3 105 (20.08%) Java Developer
4 61 (11.66%) AWS DevOps
5 56 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
6 52 (9.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 46 (8.80%) Linux Engineer
8 33 (6.31%) Architect
9 22 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 20 (3.82%) Senior DevOps
11 19 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 16 (3.06%) AWS Developer
13 16 (3.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 14 (2.68%) Automation Engineer
14 14 (2.68%) Consultant
14 14 (2.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 13 (2.49%) Cloud Developer
15 13 (2.49%) Lead DevOps
16 11 (2.10%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (16.83%) Spring
2 64 (12.24%) Hibernate
3 44 (8.41%) Web Services
4 38 (7.27%) Kafka
5 35 (6.69%) JSON
6 27 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
6 27 (5.16%) Node.js
7 23 (4.40%) REST
8 22 (4.21%) SOAP
9 16 (3.06%) XML
10 15 (2.87%) AngularJS
10 15 (2.87%) Spring Boot
11 14 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (2.68%) RESTful
12 13 (2.49%) Vue.js
13 12 (2.29%) YAML
14 11 (2.10%) LDAP
15 10 (1.91%) Middleware
16 9 (1.72%) Sensu
17 8 (1.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.05%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.02%) Public Cloud
3 17 (3.25%) Cloud Native
3 17 (3.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.53%) Clustering
7 8 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.53%) PKI
8 5 (0.96%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.76%) iSeries
10 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.38%) CMDB
11 2 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.38%) User Experience
12 1 (0.19%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 277 (52.96%) Linux
2 91 (17.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 80 (15.30%) Windows
4 62 (11.85%) Unix
5 45 (8.60%) CentOS
6 21 (4.02%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.68%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.34%) SUSE
9 6 (1.15%) Solaris
10 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.76%) AIX
11 4 (0.76%) Debian
11 4 (0.76%) VMS
12 2 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.38%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.19%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.19%) HPUX
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (56.41%) DevOps
2 175 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (21.41%) Configuration Management
4 111 (21.22%) TDD
5 92 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (15.11%) Software Engineering
7 76 (14.53%) BDD
8 69 (13.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 66 (12.62%) Multithreading
9 66 (12.62%) Scrum
10 64 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 59 (11.28%) Migration
12 43 (8.22%) Test Automation
13 39 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
14 35 (6.69%) Open Source
14 35 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (6.50%) ITIL
16 33 (6.31%) Kanban
17 30 (5.74%) Microservices
17 30 (5.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 169 (32.31%) Java
2 134 (25.62%) Python
3 85 (16.25%) Bash Shell
4 42 (8.03%) SQL
5 35 (6.69%) PowerShell
6 34 (6.50%) JavaScript
7 32 (6.12%) Groovy
8 28 (5.35%) Perl
9 25 (4.78%) Ruby
10 21 (4.02%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.68%) Java 8
12 13 (2.49%) Go
13 10 (1.91%) PHP
14 9 (1.72%) Korn
15 7 (1.34%) C++
16 5 (0.96%) C
17 4 (0.76%) C#
17 4 (0.76%) Scala
17 4 (0.76%) XAML
18 2 (0.38%) AWK
Qualifications
1 87 (16.63%) Security Cleared
2 77 (14.72%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.44%) Degree
4 11 (2.10%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.15%) RHCE
7 4 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.19%) CCIE
9 1 (0.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PMP
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.91%) QA
2 7 (1.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) COBIT
3 2 (0.38%) GDPR
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 170 (32.50%) Docker
2 31 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.97%) NFS
4 19 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.53%) KVM
6 7 (1.34%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.34%) iptables
6 7 (1.34%) vSphere
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.96%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.96%) HDFS
8 5 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.96%) Xen
9 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.57%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 304 (58.13%) Puppet
2 241 (46.08%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (23.33%) Terraform
4 112 (21.41%) Kubernetes
5 63 (12.05%) Cobbler
6 18 (3.44%) Packer
7 15 (2.87%) Kibana
8 14 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (2.29%) CloudForms
9 12 (2.29%) Grafana
9 12 (2.29%) SCOrch
10 10 (1.91%) logstash
10 10 (1.91%) Nagios
10 10 (1.91%) Prometheus
10 10 (1.91%) Salt
11 7 (1.34%) SELinux
12 6 (1.15%) yum
13 5 (0.96%) Graphite
13 5 (0.96%) SCOM
13 5 (0.96%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 83 (15.87%) Red Hat
2 70 (13.38%) Oracle
3 42 (8.03%) VMware
4 38 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 24 (4.59%) Atlassian
6 20 (3.82%) Splunk
7 18 (3.44%) Google
8 14 (2.68%) Cisco
9 12 (2.29%) IBM
10 10 (1.91%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.72%) Citrix
11 9 (1.72%) SaltStack
12 8 (1.53%) BMC
12 8 (1.53%) Remedy
13 6 (1.15%) ForgeRock
14 5 (0.96%) CA
14 5 (0.96%) New Relic
14 5 (0.96%) Veritas
15 4 (0.76%) Hortonworks
15 4 (0.76%) Juniper