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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ansible
England / South East
Rank 152 177 250
Rank change year-on-year +25 +73  
Contract jobs citing Ansible 93 87 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 0.94% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.80% 8.68% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 66 17
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £425
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Ansible is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 788 1002 1046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.04% 10.87% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 605 547
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +74.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.15 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £59.33 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Ansible as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +33 47 £463 -2.63% 7
Surrey -6 14 £400 -20.00% 7
Buckinghamshire - 10 £550 - 1
Hampshire +5 8 £433 +8.12% 1
Middlesex +5 5 £210 -40.00%
Oxfordshire -8 5 £338 -15.62% 8
Kent +8 4 £475 -9.47%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Ansible
England

Ansible
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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.

1 128 (70.33%) Linux
2 101 (55.49%) Puppet
3 100 (54.95%) DevOps
4 89 (48.90%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (45.60%) Python
6 82 (45.05%) Jenkins
7 68 (37.36%) Git (software)
8 66 (36.26%) Amazon AWS
9 57 (31.32%) Java
10 48 (26.37%) Bash Shell
11 46 (25.27%) CentOS
12 44 (24.18%) Configuration Management
12 44 (24.18%) Docker
13 41 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (20.88%) Red Hat
15 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
15 38 (20.88%) Windows
16 36 (19.78%) Unix
17 35 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 34 (18.68%) PowerShell
19 32 (17.58%) Ubuntu
20 30 (16.48%) MySQL
21 29 (15.93%) Oracle
22 28 (15.38%) Node.js
23 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
23 27 (14.84%) SC Cleared
23 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
24 25 (13.74%) Debian
24 25 (13.74%) Active Directory

Ansible
Top Related 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 23 (12.64%) Apache
2 22 (12.09%) nginx
3 16 (8.79%) OpenStack
4 13 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (5.49%) CMS
5 10 (5.49%) Drupal
6 8 (4.40%) Confluence
6 8 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (4.40%) WordPress
7 7 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (3.30%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.30%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.20%) JBoss
9 4 (2.20%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.10%) DNN
11 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.55%) Jetty
11 1 (0.55%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 66 (36.26%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.79%) GitHub
4 13 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (5.49%) PaaS
6 9 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (3.85%) IaaS
7 7 (3.85%) OpenShift
8 5 (2.75%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (2.75%) SoftLayer
9 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.10%) SaaS
11 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.55%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.55%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.64%) HTTP
2 19 (10.44%) SSH
2 19 (10.44%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.79%) DNS
3 16 (8.79%) ICMP
4 7 (3.85%) SMTP
4 7 (3.85%) VSAN
5 6 (3.30%) Firewall
5 6 (3.30%) LDAP
6 4 (2.20%) VPN
7 3 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.65%) LAN
7 3 (1.65%) VLAN
7 3 (1.65%) WAN
8 2 (1.10%) Internet
8 2 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.10%) IPsec
8 2 (1.10%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.10%) NAS
8 2 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.48%) MySQL
2 25 (13.74%) Hadoop
3 22 (12.09%) Redis
4 17 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.59%) Big Data
6 12 (6.59%) Relational Database
7 11 (6.04%) CouchDB
8 10 (5.49%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.20%) InfluxDB
10 4 (2.20%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 82 (45.05%) Jenkins
2 68 (37.36%) Git (software)
3 23 (12.64%) Subversion
4 21 (11.54%) JIRA
5 19 (10.44%) Vagrant
6 17 (9.34%) Maven
7 16 (8.79%) Hudson
8 12 (6.59%) Ant
9 11 (6.04%) Mercurial
10 9 (4.95%) JUnit
10 9 (4.95%) Mockito
11 8 (4.40%) Bitbucket
11 8 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.75%) Gradle
14 4 (2.20%) CircleCI
14 4 (2.20%) SonarQube
15 2 (1.10%) Gerrit
15 2 (1.10%) GitLab
15 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (8.24%) Finance
2 7 (3.85%) Marketing
2 7 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.75%) Electronics
3 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.65%) Banking
4 3 (1.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (31.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (27.47%) Developer
3 25 (13.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 19 (10.44%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.89%) Administrator
6 17 (9.34%) Consultant
7 15 (8.24%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (8.24%) DevOps Consultant
8 14 (7.69%) Architect
8 14 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
9 13 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (7.14%) Symfony Developer
10 12 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (6.59%) Linux DevOps Administrator
11 11 (6.04%) Java Engineer
11 11 (6.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 11 (6.04%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.38%) Node.js
2 22 (12.09%) AngularJS
3 18 (9.89%) Web Services
4 15 (8.24%) LAMP
5 14 (7.69%) React
5 14 (7.69%) Symfony
6 13 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (7.14%) Memcached
7 12 (6.59%) Spring
8 11 (6.04%) LAPP Stack
8 11 (6.04%) Laravel
8 11 (6.04%) YAML
8 11 (6.04%) Yii
9 10 (5.49%) jQuery
9 10 (5.49%) JSON
9 10 (5.49%) Spring MVC
10 9 (4.95%) JMS
10 9 (4.95%) REST
10 9 (4.95%) XML
11 8 (4.40%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.99%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.40%) FlexPod
3 8 (4.40%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.75%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.20%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) Fintech
6 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) Replication
6 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.55%) PKI
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
7 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 128 (70.33%) Linux
2 46 (25.27%) CentOS
3 38 (20.88%) Windows
4 36 (19.78%) Unix
5 35 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (17.58%) Ubuntu
7 25 (13.74%) Debian
8 14 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.40%) Windows Server
10 5 (2.75%) AIX
10 5 (2.75%) Solaris
11 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.55%) HPUX
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (54.95%) DevOps
2 44 (24.18%) Configuration Management
3 41 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (13.74%) MVC
6 16 (8.79%) Web Development
7 13 (7.14%) Open Source
7 13 (7.14%) Prototyping
8 12 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (6.59%) OO
8 12 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (6.59%) Release Management
9 11 (6.04%) Refactoring
9 11 (6.04%) Scrum
9 11 (6.04%) Web Application Development
10 9 (4.95%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.40%) Converged Infrastructure
11 8 (4.40%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.40%) Product Management
11 8 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (45.60%) Python
2 57 (31.32%) Java
3 48 (26.37%) Bash Shell
4 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 34 (18.68%) PowerShell
6 24 (13.19%) PHP
6 24 (13.19%) Ruby
7 23 (12.64%) Perl
8 22 (12.09%) SQL
9 8 (4.40%) XPath
10 7 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.30%) C#
12 4 (2.20%) Groovy
13 3 (1.65%) Go
14 2 (1.10%) C
15 1 (0.55%) C++
15 1 (0.55%) R
15 1 (0.55%) Scala
15 1 (0.55%) sed
15 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 27 (14.84%) SC Cleared
1 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.95%) Degree
3 4 (2.20%) MCSE
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.20%) VCDX
4 2 (1.10%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.10%) CCNP
4 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.10%) CISM
4 2 (1.10%) CISSP
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
5 1 (0.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (24.18%) Docker
2 25 (13.74%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.49%) vSphere
5 8 (4.40%) vCloud
6 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.75%) NFS
8 4 (2.20%) Xen
9 3 (1.65%) Squid
10 2 (1.10%) Corosync
10 2 (1.10%) Gluster
10 2 (1.10%) iptables
10 2 (1.10%) KVM
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.10%) Samba
10 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.10%) XenServer
11 1 (0.55%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 101 (55.49%) Puppet
2 89 (48.90%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.34%) SELinux
4 15 (8.24%) vRealize
5 13 (7.14%) Terraform
6 7 (3.85%) Salt
7 6 (3.30%) Nagios
8 5 (2.75%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.75%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.75%) Pingdom
8 5 (2.75%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.20%) Consul
9 4 (2.20%) Fluentd
9 4 (2.20%) Graphite
9 4 (2.20%) logstash
9 4 (2.20%) StatsD
10 3 (1.65%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.65%) Packer
11 2 (1.10%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.10%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 38 (20.88%) Red Hat
2 29 (15.93%) Oracle
3 21 (11.54%) VMware
4 12 (6.59%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.04%) Zend
6 9 (4.95%) Atlassian
6 9 (4.95%) Cisco
7 7 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 7 (3.85%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.30%) SAP
9 5 (2.75%) HP
9 5 (2.75%) IBM
9 5 (2.75%) NetApp
9 5 (2.75%) Nimsoft
9 5 (2.75%) PagerDuty
10 4 (2.20%) Cloudera
10 4 (2.20%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.20%) Splunk
11 3 (1.65%) Google
11 3 (1.65%) Symantec
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