Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 71 101
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 +94
Contract jobs citing Ansible 276 511 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.57% 3.24% 2.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.52% 23.03% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 336 252
South East median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £375
90th Percentile £675 £613 £625
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.71% -6.67% -

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 1,414 2,219 2,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.14% 14.09% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1,295 1,285
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £592 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 75 51
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £14.05 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.94% -6.33% -45.21%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.85 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £51.60 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.53% -14.66%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 +17 119 £500 - 56
Hampshire -40 77 £525 +5.00% 29
Berkshire +1 68 £519 +7.79% 35
Surrey +22 44 £500 +1.01% 21
Buckinghamshire +26 27 £425 +1.98% 9
Oxfordshire +11 24 £500 -11.11% 12
West Sussex +12 17 £450 -20.35% 1
East Sussex +31 15 £650 +46.89% 7
Kent +20 2 £685 -
Sussex -4 2 - -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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.

1 180 (65.22%) DevOps
2 145 (52.54%) Docker
3 135 (48.91%) Linux
4 109 (39.49%) Kubernetes
5 103 (37.32%) AWS
6 102 (36.96%) Python
7 100 (36.23%) Jenkins
7 100 (36.23%) Terraform
8 84 (30.43%) Azure
9 77 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (27.54%) Puppet
11 64 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
12 60 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 60 (21.74%) Security Cleared
13 54 (19.57%) Configuration Management
14 52 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 50 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (17.39%) Red Hat
17 43 (15.58%) Scrum
18 42 (15.22%) SC Cleared
19 41 (14.86%) PowerShell
19 41 (14.86%) Java
20 37 (13.41%) Windows
21 35 (12.68%) VMware
22 34 (12.32%) Test Automation
23 33 (11.96%) Bash Shell
24 31 (11.23%) Infrastructure as Code
25 28 (10.14%) GitHub
25 28 (10.14%) PaaS
26 26 (9.42%) Ruby

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 19 (6.88%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.52%) Apache
3 15 (5.43%) Confluence
4 12 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (3.99%) nginx
6 10 (3.62%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.90%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.17%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.17%) JBoss
9 4 (1.45%) Drupal
9 4 (1.45%) GemFire
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.09%) IIS
10 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.36%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 103 (37.32%) AWS
2 84 (30.43%) Azure
3 28 (10.14%) GitHub
3 28 (10.14%) PaaS
4 22 (7.97%) OpenShift
5 21 (7.61%) GCP
5 21 (7.61%) IaaS
5 21 (7.61%) SaaS
6 14 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (5.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (3.99%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (3.62%) Amazon S3
10 9 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (3.26%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (3.26%) Serverless
11 8 (2.90%) AWS CloudTrail
12 7 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.52%) DNS
2 9 (3.26%) DSL
2 9 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.90%) Firewall
4 7 (2.54%) DHCP
4 7 (2.54%) HTTP
5 6 (2.17%) SSH
6 5 (1.81%) SNMP
6 5 (1.81%) Wireless
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.45%) Internet
7 4 (1.45%) SSL
8 3 (1.09%) Junos
8 3 (1.09%) NAS
8 3 (1.09%) Network Security
8 3 (1.09%) VPN
8 3 (1.09%) VXLAN
9 2 (0.72%) SAN
9 2 (0.72%) SMTP
9 2 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.06%) MySQL
2 17 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.43%) Big Data
3 15 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.99%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.62%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.62%) MariaDB
5 10 (3.62%) Redis
6 6 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.81%) Cloudera CDH
8 4 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.09%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.72%) HBase
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 100 (36.23%) Jenkins
2 60 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 26 (9.42%) Selenium
4 21 (7.61%) JIRA
4 21 (7.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (5.07%) Maven
5 14 (5.07%) SonarQube
5 14 (5.07%) Subversion
6 13 (4.71%) TeamCity
7 12 (4.35%) GitLab
7 12 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.62%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.54%) Gradle
9 7 (2.54%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.17%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.81%) FindBugs
11 5 (1.81%) Liquibase
11 5 (1.81%) Moq
11 5 (1.81%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.81%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (7.61%) Finance
2 11 (3.99%) Public Sector
3 7 (2.54%) Banking
3 7 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.81%) Retail
5 4 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) German Language
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (37.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (10.51%) AWS Engineer
3 28 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
4 26 (9.42%) Architect
5 24 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (7.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 21 (7.61%) Developer
8 18 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (5.80%) Administrator
10 13 (4.71%) Senior DevOps
10 13 (4.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (3.99%) Network Engineer
13 10 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.26%) Consultant
14 9 (3.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 7 (2.54%) Azure Architect
15 7 (2.54%) DevOps Developer
15 7 (2.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.61%) Node.js
2 20 (7.25%) Web Services
3 18 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (6.16%) .NET
5 11 (3.99%) Spring
6 10 (3.62%) REST
7 9 (3.26%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.26%) Middleware
8 8 (2.90%) Kafka
9 7 (2.54%) .NET Core
10 6 (2.17%) LDAP
10 6 (2.17%) SOAP
11 5 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (1.81%) JMS
11 5 (1.81%) JSON
11 5 (1.81%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (1.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 5 (1.81%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (1.81%) Vue.js
11 5 (1.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.07%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.99%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.54%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.81%) Clustering
6 5 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.09%) CMDB
7 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.36%) Tandem
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 135 (48.91%) Linux
2 52 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (13.41%) Windows
4 19 (6.88%) CentOS
5 17 (6.16%) Ubuntu
6 16 (5.80%) Unix
7 9 (3.26%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.90%) VMS
9 5 (1.81%) Debian
10 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.72%) SUSE
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (65.22%) DevOps
2 77 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (19.57%) Configuration Management
4 50 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (15.58%) Scrum
6 34 (12.32%) Test Automation
7 31 (11.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 26 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (9.06%) ITIL
9 25 (9.06%) Kanban
10 21 (7.61%) Open Source
11 20 (7.25%) Microservices
12 19 (6.88%) Migration
13 17 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (5.43%) BDD
14 15 (5.43%) Deployment Automation
14 15 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (5.07%) High Availability
16 13 (4.71%) Analytics
16 13 (4.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (36.96%) Python
2 41 (14.86%) Java
2 41 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 33 (11.96%) Bash Shell
4 26 (9.42%) Ruby
4 26 (9.42%) SQL
5 20 (7.25%) Perl
6 19 (6.88%) C#
7 12 (4.35%) Go
7 12 (4.35%) Groovy
8 11 (3.99%) JavaScript
9 10 (3.62%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.26%) C++
11 8 (2.90%) C
12 6 (2.17%) Scala
12 6 (2.17%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.81%) Haskell
13 5 (1.81%) Rust
14 4 (1.45%) PHP
14 4 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 42 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.43%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.26%) Degree
5 7 (2.54%) RHCE
6 6 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.09%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.72%) ISEB
8 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.36%) CCNA
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.09%) NCSC
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.36%) NIST
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 145 (52.54%) Docker
2 23 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.43%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.54%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.81%) KVM
6 5 (1.81%) NFS
7 4 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.45%) iptables
8 2 (0.72%) Postfix
8 2 (0.72%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.36%) Corosync
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 109 (39.49%) Kubernetes
2 100 (36.23%) Terraform
3 76 (27.54%) Puppet
4 64 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.90%) SCCM
6 7 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (2.17%) HAProxy
7 6 (2.17%) Nagios
7 6 (2.17%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.81%) Packer
8 5 (1.81%) vRealize
8 5 (1.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (1.45%) Salt
9 4 (1.45%) SCOM
9 4 (1.45%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.09%) HP NNM
10 3 (1.09%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (1.09%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.09%) Netcool
10 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 35 (12.68%) VMware
3 26 (9.42%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.80%) Google
5 14 (5.07%) Oracle
6 11 (3.99%) Juniper
6 11 (3.99%) ServiceNow
7 9 (3.26%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.90%) Splunk
9 7 (2.54%) IBM
10 6 (2.17%) Cisco
11 5 (1.81%) BMC
11 5 (1.81%) CA
11 5 (1.81%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.81%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.81%) Remedy
12 4 (1.45%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.09%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.09%) Dynatrace
13 3 (1.09%) Nimsoft