Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 172 281
Rank change year-on-year +87 +109 +68
Contract jobs citing Ansible 416 192 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.52% 1.24% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.43% 11.51% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 127 70
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £362
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £41.50 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 2,036 1,668 1,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.35% 10.78% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,216 953 959
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £224 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £519
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 87
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.62% -30.45% +23.72%
10th Percentile £11.94 £12.00 £13.49
90th Percentile £44.88 £55.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £16.62 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% - -

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 January 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
Thames Valley +80 301 £525 +10.53% 33
Berkshire +27 109 £450 -10.00% 23
Buckinghamshire +60 104 £418 -12.11% 3
Oxfordshire +20 89 £575 +24.32% 7
Surrey -8 60 £500 +5.26% 20
Hampshire +10 30 £475 +2.70% 8
East Sussex -4 10 £450 +2.86% 4
West Sussex 0 6 £613 +13.43% 1
Middlesex +5 5 £443 -
M4 Corridor -3 1 - -
Kent -12 1 - - 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 243 (58.41%) Linux
2 214 (51.44%) DevOps
3 210 (50.48%) Puppet
4 172 (41.35%) Opscode Chef
5 166 (39.90%) Jenkins
6 155 (37.26%) Amazon AWS
7 150 (36.06%) Java
8 133 (31.97%) Docker
9 130 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 118 (28.37%) Python
11 114 (27.40%) Configuration Management
12 104 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 92 (22.12%) Oracle
14 90 (21.63%) Node.js
15 80 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
16 77 (18.51%) JavaScript
17 76 (18.27%) AngularJS
18 72 (17.31%) jQuery
19 71 (17.07%) Ant
19 71 (17.07%) Windows
20 69 (16.59%) JUnit
21 65 (15.63%) Finance
22 61 (14.66%) SQL
22 61 (14.66%) JIRA
22 61 (14.66%) Bash Shell
23 59 (14.18%) Test Automation
23 59 (14.18%) Unit Testing
24 58 (13.94%) Maven
25 56 (13.46%) React
26 55 (13.22%) Perl

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 43 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 42 (10.10%) Confluence
3 37 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (6.01%) Apache
5 24 (5.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 20 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (4.57%) nginx
8 14 (3.37%) JBoss
9 9 (2.16%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.68%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.44%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.20%) IIS
13 4 (0.96%) Jetty
13 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.48%) CMS
14 2 (0.48%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.48%) SAS
15 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (4.81%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 155 (37.26%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (11.06%) OpenShift
4 44 (10.58%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (5.77%) IaaS
6 21 (5.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (4.81%) PaaS
8 15 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (2.88%) GitHub
11 11 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (2.40%) Slack
12 10 (2.40%) Trello
13 7 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.20%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.96%) Office 365
15 4 (0.96%) Serverless
16 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.73%) DNS
2 16 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.37%) LDAP
4 10 (2.40%) DHCP
5 9 (2.16%) WAN
6 8 (1.92%) LAN
7 6 (1.44%) Firewall
8 5 (1.20%) Junos
8 5 (1.20%) SSH
8 5 (1.20%) VLAN
9 4 (0.96%) FTP
9 4 (0.96%) SAN
9 4 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.72%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.72%) Wireless
11 2 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.48%) NAS
11 2 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.93%) Relational Database
2 28 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (5.53%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.57%) DB2
5 18 (4.33%) MySQL
6 17 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.09%) SQL Server
7 16 (3.85%) Redis
8 11 (2.64%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.40%) Big Data
10 8 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.92%) DB2 UDB
11 6 (1.44%) InfluxDB
11 6 (1.44%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.20%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.72%) DataStax
15 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 166 (39.90%) Jenkins
2 104 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 71 (17.07%) Ant
4 69 (16.59%) JUnit
5 61 (14.66%) JIRA
6 58 (13.94%) Maven
7 55 (13.22%) Mockito
8 47 (11.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 31 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 29 (6.97%) Subversion
10 29 (6.97%) TeamCity
11 26 (6.25%) MSBuild
12 23 (5.53%) Gradle
13 22 (5.29%) git-flow
14 21 (5.05%) Selenium
14 21 (5.05%) SonarQube
15 18 (4.33%) Bitbucket
16 17 (4.09%) GitLab
17 15 (3.61%) NSubstitute
17 15 (3.61%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 65 (15.63%) Finance
2 33 (7.93%) Banking
3 18 (4.33%) Publishing
4 11 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.40%) Retail
6 6 (1.44%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.96%) Automotive
7 4 (0.96%) International Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (23.80%) Developer
3 51 (12.26%) Java Developer
4 42 (10.10%) Administrator
5 37 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
6 36 (8.65%) AWS Engineer
7 29 (6.97%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (6.49%) Consultant
9 25 (6.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 22 (5.29%) Architect
10 22 (5.29%) Cloud Engineer
11 21 (5.05%) Team Leader
12 20 (4.81%) Java Team Leader
12 20 (4.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 18 (4.33%) Agile Developer
13 18 (4.33%) Java Engineer
13 18 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.85%) Automation Developer
14 16 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
15 14 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (21.63%) Node.js
2 76 (18.27%) AngularJS
3 72 (17.31%) jQuery
4 56 (13.46%) React
5 47 (11.30%) REST
6 41 (9.86%) Spring
7 29 (6.97%) HTML
8 24 (5.77%) XML
9 21 (5.05%) JMS
10 20 (4.81%) Grails
10 20 (4.81%) Java EE
10 20 (4.81%) JSF
10 20 (4.81%) JSON
10 20 (4.81%) Play Framework
10 20 (4.81%) Spring MVC
11 19 (4.57%) Web Services
12 18 (4.33%) CSS
12 18 (4.33%) HTML5
13 17 (4.09%) SOAP
14 16 (3.85%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.49%) Public Cloud
2 16 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.85%) Clustering
3 13 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 13 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 12 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.44%) Oracle Exalogic
8 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.96%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Replication
11 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 1 (0.24%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 243 (58.41%) Linux
2 71 (17.07%) Windows
3 54 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 54 (12.98%) Unix
4 19 (4.57%) CentOS
5 18 (4.33%) Solaris
6 16 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.64%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.68%) Debian
9 6 (1.44%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.72%) AIX
11 3 (0.72%) SUSE
12 2 (0.48%) Android
12 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (51.44%) DevOps
2 130 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (27.40%) Configuration Management
4 80 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (14.18%) Test Automation
5 59 (14.18%) Unit Testing
6 50 (12.02%) TDD
7 45 (10.82%) Scrum
8 33 (7.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 33 (7.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 32 (7.69%) BDD
10 30 (7.21%) Microservices
10 30 (7.21%) User Stories
11 29 (6.97%) Process Improvement
12 26 (6.25%) Kanban
12 26 (6.25%) SOA
13 24 (5.77%) MVC
13 24 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (5.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (36.06%) Java
2 118 (28.37%) Python
3 77 (18.51%) JavaScript
4 61 (14.66%) Bash Shell
4 61 (14.66%) SQL
5 55 (13.22%) Perl
6 41 (9.86%) Ruby
7 38 (9.13%) PowerShell
8 27 (6.49%) Shell Script
9 20 (4.81%) XPath
10 19 (4.57%) C#
11 18 (4.33%) TypeScript
12 15 (3.61%) Groovy
13 14 (3.37%) PHP
14 10 (2.40%) Go
14 10 (2.40%) Korn
15 3 (0.72%) Gremlin
15 3 (0.72%) Scala
16 2 (0.48%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.24%) sed
Qualifications
1 27 (6.49%) Degree
2 21 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.68%) CCNP
6 7 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.96%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.96%) CCIE
7 4 (0.96%) MCSE
7 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (0.72%) RHCE
9 2 (0.48%) CCDA
9 2 (0.48%) CCDE
9 2 (0.48%) CCDP
10 1 (0.24%) CCNA
10 1 (0.24%) MCP
10 1 (0.24%) OCA
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.09%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) GDPR
3 3 (0.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) GCP
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (31.97%) Docker
2 16 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.68%) Xen
5 6 (1.44%) NFS
5 6 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.96%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.96%) XenApp
7 4 (0.96%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.72%) vCloud
8 3 (0.72%) vSphere
9 2 (0.48%) LXC
9 2 (0.48%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.24%) Gluster
10 1 (0.24%) HDFS
10 1 (0.24%) iptables
Systems Management
1 210 (50.48%) Puppet
2 172 (41.35%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (10.58%) Terraform
4 34 (8.17%) Salt
5 23 (5.53%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.40%) logstash
7 6 (1.44%) Kibana
7 6 (1.44%) vRealize
8 5 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.20%) Grafana
8 5 (1.20%) Graphite
8 5 (1.20%) Icinga
8 5 (1.20%) Nagios
8 5 (1.20%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.96%) CFEngine
9 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.96%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.96%) StatsD
9 4 (0.96%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 92 (22.12%) Oracle
2 52 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 32 (7.69%) VMware
4 21 (5.05%) Google
5 18 (4.33%) IBM
5 18 (4.33%) Remedy
6 17 (4.09%) CA
7 16 (3.85%) SAP
8 15 (3.61%) Microsoft
9 13 (3.13%) Sun
10 11 (2.64%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.64%) BMC
10 11 (2.64%) Cisco
11 10 (2.40%) F5
12 8 (1.92%) Nimsoft
13 7 (1.68%) Juniper
13 7 (1.68%) NetApp
14 6 (1.44%) EMC
14 6 (1.44%) SaltStack
14 6 (1.44%) Veritas