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 27 June 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.

Ansible
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 170 242
Rank change year-on-year +74 +72  
Contract jobs citing Ansible 182 100 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.35% 1.11% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.06% 9.17% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 75 15
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £420
% change year-on-year - +13.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 864 1090 1019
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.14% 12.12% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 642 573
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 38
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £22.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +60.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in the South East

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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 27 June 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
Buckinghamshire - 69 £475 - 1
Surrey +13 40 £500 +5.26% 8
Hampshire +27 22 £495 +16.47% 6
Berkshire +16 20 £400 -17.94% 12
Oxfordshire +1 17 £475 +11.76% 3
West Sussex +23 10 £350 -30.00% 3
Middlesex +17 7 £500 - 1
East Sussex -3 5 £475 +35.71% 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 191 (69.20%) Linux
2 169 (61.23%) DevOps
3 137 (49.64%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (44.93%) Puppet
5 122 (44.20%) Python
6 104 (37.68%) Jenkins
7 103 (37.32%) Opscode Chef
8 92 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 81 (29.35%) Configuration Management
9 81 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (26.81%) Java
11 65 (23.55%) VMware
12 64 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
13 62 (22.46%) OpenStack
14 60 (21.74%) Windows
15 58 (21.01%) Red Hat
16 57 (20.65%) MySQL
16 57 (20.65%) Docker
17 54 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
18 52 (18.84%) CentOS
19 51 (18.48%) Bash Shell
20 48 (17.39%) Finance
21 46 (16.67%) Perl
21 46 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 45 (16.30%) MongoDB
23 42 (15.22%) Unix
24 41 (14.86%) PHP
25 40 (14.49%) DNS
25 40 (14.49%) Ruby
25 40 (14.49%) PowerShell

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 62 (22.46%) OpenStack
2 24 (8.70%) Apache
3 15 (5.43%) Confluence
4 13 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.26%) nginx
6 9 (3.26%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.90%) CMS
7 8 (2.90%) Drupal
7 8 (2.90%) WordPress
8 7 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.54%) JBoss
9 4 (1.45%) IIS
9 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.09%) AquaLogic
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.36%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 137 (49.64%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.61%) OpenShift
4 20 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (5.43%) GitHub
6 11 (3.99%) IaaS
7 9 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (3.26%) PaaS
8 7 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.81%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.45%) SaaS
11 3 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.09%) AWS OpsWorks
11 3 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (1.09%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.72%) Office 365
12 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.49%) DNS
2 31 (11.23%) HTTP
3 29 (10.51%) Firewall
4 28 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.16%) SSH
6 13 (4.71%) LAN
6 13 (4.71%) LDAP
6 13 (4.71%) SSL
6 13 (4.71%) WAN
7 12 (4.35%) ICMP
8 11 (3.99%) HTTPS
9 10 (3.62%) DHCP
10 6 (2.17%) SMTP
11 5 (1.81%) VSAN
12 4 (1.45%) Internet
13 3 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.09%) IPsec
13 3 (1.09%) VLAN
14 2 (0.72%) NAS
14 2 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.65%) MySQL
2 45 (16.30%) MongoDB
3 33 (11.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 33 (11.96%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (9.06%) Redis
5 18 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 18 (6.52%) SQL Server
6 14 (5.07%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.07%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.26%) CouchDB
8 8 (2.90%) DB2
9 7 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.17%) DB2 UDB
11 4 (1.45%) Big Data
11 4 (1.45%) InfluxDB
12 3 (1.09%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 104 (37.68%) Jenkins
2 92 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.23%) JIRA
4 29 (10.51%) GitLab
5 24 (8.70%) Subversion
6 20 (7.25%) Vagrant
7 14 (5.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (4.35%) Maven
9 11 (3.99%) Bitbucket
10 9 (3.26%) Hudson
10 9 (3.26%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.81%) Ant
12 5 (1.81%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.81%) MSTest
12 5 (1.81%) NUnit
13 4 (1.45%) Gradle
13 4 (1.45%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.09%) Selenium
15 2 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 48 (17.39%) Finance
2 18 (6.52%) Banking
3 14 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.54%) Marketing
5 6 (2.17%) Electronics
5 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.81%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Local Government
7 2 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (32.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (20.29%) Developer
3 30 (10.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 29 (10.51%) Cloud Engineer
5 28 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
6 27 (9.78%) Architect
7 21 (7.61%) Administrator
7 21 (7.61%) Automation Engineer
7 21 (7.61%) Java Developer
8 19 (6.88%) Consultant
8 19 (6.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
9 16 (5.80%) AWS Engineer
10 15 (5.43%) Cloud Architect
10 15 (5.43%) DevOps Developer
10 15 (5.43%) Java Engineer
10 15 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
11 14 (5.07%) DevOps Consultant
12 12 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.51%) Web Services
2 19 (6.88%) YAML
3 18 (6.52%) LAMP
4 17 (6.16%) Node.js
5 16 (5.80%) Sensu
6 15 (5.43%) Spring
6 15 (5.43%) Spring Boot
7 14 (5.07%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (5.07%) JSON
8 12 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
9 11 (3.99%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.99%) Laravel
9 11 (3.99%) Memcached
10 9 (3.26%) LEMP Stack
10 9 (3.26%) Symfony
10 9 (3.26%) Yii
11 7 (2.54%) HTML
12 6 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (2.17%) XML
13 5 (1.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.97%) Public Cloud
2 19 (6.88%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.99%) Video on Demand
5 10 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.54%) DataPower
6 7 (2.54%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.17%) FlexPod
7 6 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.09%) Clustering
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
9 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.72%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 191 (69.20%) Linux
2 60 (21.74%) Windows
3 52 (18.84%) CentOS
4 46 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (15.22%) Unix
6 26 (9.42%) Ubuntu
7 19 (6.88%) AIX
8 17 (6.16%) Solaris
9 16 (5.80%) Debian
9 16 (5.80%) Windows Server
9 16 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.45%) SUSE
10 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.72%) VMS
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (61.23%) DevOps
2 81 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.35%) Configuration Management
3 54 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (9.42%) Task Automation
5 24 (8.70%) Open Source
6 23 (8.33%) TDD
7 18 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 16 (5.80%) Load Balancing
9 15 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (5.43%) Microservices
9 15 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (5.43%) Scrum
10 14 (5.07%) OO
10 14 (5.07%) Release Management
11 13 (4.71%) Kanban
11 13 (4.71%) Project Management
12 12 (4.35%) Test Automation
13 11 (3.99%) DRM
13 11 (3.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 122 (44.20%) Python
2 74 (26.81%) Java
3 51 (18.48%) Bash Shell
4 46 (16.67%) Perl
5 41 (14.86%) PHP
6 40 (14.49%) PowerShell
6 40 (14.49%) Ruby
7 31 (11.23%) SQL
8 19 (6.88%) JavaScript
9 17 (6.16%) Shell Script
10 14 (5.07%) Go
11 5 (1.81%) C#
12 1 (0.36%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) Korn
12 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 32 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.23%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.62%) Degree
4 6 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.45%) CCNP
5 4 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.09%) CCNA
7 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.72%) CISM
7 2 (0.72%) CISSP
7 2 (0.72%) MCSE
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.72%) VCDX
7 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.36%) CISA
8 1 (0.36%) RHCE
8 1 (0.36%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.81%) SLA
2 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.09%) QA
4 2 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (20.65%) Docker
2 39 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (10.87%) Active Directory
4 18 (6.52%) Xen
5 16 (5.80%) KVM
6 11 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.26%) vCloud
8 8 (2.90%) vSphere
9 6 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 6 (2.17%) NFS
10 5 (1.81%) iptables
11 4 (1.45%) XenServer
12 3 (1.09%) Samba
12 3 (1.09%) Squid
13 2 (0.72%) Corosync
13 2 (0.72%) GFS2
13 2 (0.72%) OCFS2
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.72%) zsh
Systems Management
1 124 (44.93%) Puppet
2 103 (37.32%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (8.33%) Terraform
4 19 (6.88%) Kubernetes
5 18 (6.52%) logstash
5 18 (6.52%) SELinux
6 13 (4.71%) Grafana
7 12 (4.35%) Rundeck
7 12 (4.35%) vRealize
8 10 (3.62%) Salt
9 9 (3.26%) Nagios
10 7 (2.54%) Pingdom
11 6 (2.17%) Consul
11 6 (2.17%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.81%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.81%) Packer
13 4 (1.45%) Fluentd
13 4 (1.45%) Graphite
13 4 (1.45%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 65 (23.55%) VMware
2 58 (21.01%) Red Hat
3 39 (14.13%) Oracle
4 23 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.80%) Splunk
6 14 (5.07%) SaltStack
7 13 (4.71%) IBM
8 10 (3.62%) Atlassian
9 9 (3.26%) Zend
10 7 (2.54%) AppDynamics
10 7 (2.54%) Nimsoft
10 7 (2.54%) SAP
11 6 (2.17%) Cisco
11 6 (2.17%) HP
11 6 (2.17%) NetApp
11 6 (2.17%) PagerDuty
11 6 (2.17%) Remedy
11 6 (2.17%) WSO2
12 5 (1.81%) CA
12 5 (1.81%) Rackspace
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