Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 113 214
Rank change year-on-year +13 +101 +127
Contract jobs citing Ansible 415 335 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.42% 2.07% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.33% 17.86% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 196 156
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £329 £350
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £61.25 - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +81.25% -15.34% +18.13%

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 2,264 1,876 2,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.18% 11.59% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,344 1,107 1,351
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £258
90th Percentile £587 £550 £538
England median daily rate £488 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 64 79
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -34.62% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.00 £13.85
90th Percentile £56.10 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.13
% change year-on-year +10.00% -20.90% +9.61%

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 21 July 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 +10 213 £450 -2.70% 40
Berkshire +37 106 £450 +7.14% 18
Surrey -25 76 £500 - 17
Hampshire +22 75 £489 -0.26% 25
Buckinghamshire -17 67 £550 +12.72% 3
Oxfordshire +16 40 £500 +5.26% 19
West Sussex +20 33 £537 +45.70% 3
East Sussex -6 6 £500 +25.00% 2
Middlesex -10 2 £463 -7.50%
Kent +10 1 £675 +22.73% 2
M4 Corridor -6 1 £450 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £665 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 298 (71.81%) DevOps
2 234 (56.39%) Linux
3 192 (46.27%) Puppet
4 181 (43.61%) Jenkins
5 176 (42.41%) Python
6 163 (39.28%) Amazon AWS
7 154 (37.11%) Docker
8 152 (36.63%) Opscode Chef
9 124 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (26.75%) Bash Shell
11 101 (24.34%) Java
12 100 (24.10%) Git (software)
13 98 (23.61%) Configuration Management
13 98 (23.61%) Terraform
14 83 (20.00%) Unix
15 82 (19.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 82 (19.76%) Kubernetes
16 81 (19.52%) Red Hat
17 80 (19.28%) Windows
18 76 (18.31%) Oracle
19 72 (17.35%) MongoDB
20 70 (16.87%) Node.js
21 58 (13.98%) JIRA
22 57 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (13.73%) Web Services
22 57 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
22 57 (13.73%) Deployment Automation
23 51 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
24 49 (11.81%) PowerShell
25 48 (11.57%) JavaScript

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 39 (9.40%) Tomcat
2 37 (8.92%) Confluence
3 35 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (7.47%) WebLogic
5 29 (6.99%) JBoss
6 18 (4.34%) Apache
7 17 (4.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (4.10%) OpenStack
8 15 (3.61%) WebSphere
9 13 (3.13%) Jetty
10 8 (1.93%) nginx
11 7 (1.69%) Mule
12 5 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.20%) Tuxedo
13 4 (0.96%) SAS
14 3 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.24%) GemFire
15 1 (0.24%) lighttpd
15 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 163 (39.28%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.64%) Serverless
4 39 (9.40%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (8.92%) OpenShift
6 35 (8.43%) AWS Lambda
7 31 (7.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (5.06%) Amazon S3
9 16 (3.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 15 (3.61%) PaaS
11 14 (3.37%) GitHub
11 14 (3.37%) IaaS
12 9 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (1.93%) AWS Fargate
14 7 (1.69%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.06%) HTTP
1 21 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.37%) DNS
3 9 (2.17%) SSL
3 9 (2.17%) WAN
4 8 (1.93%) Firewall
5 7 (1.69%) FTP
5 7 (1.69%) LAN
5 7 (1.69%) NAS
5 7 (1.69%) SAN
6 6 (1.45%) DHCP
6 6 (1.45%) DOCSIS
6 6 (1.45%) DVB
6 6 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (1.45%) SSH
7 5 (1.20%) DSL
7 5 (1.20%) SNMP
7 5 (1.20%) VPN
8 4 (0.96%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.35%) MongoDB
2 47 (11.33%) MySQL
2 47 (11.33%) NoSQL
3 39 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 38 (9.16%) Redis
5 33 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (7.23%) SQL Server
7 26 (6.27%) Hadoop
8 25 (6.02%) Relational Database
9 17 (4.10%) DB2
10 14 (3.37%) Big Data
10 14 (3.37%) DB2 UDB
11 11 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.17%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.93%) NuoDB
13 8 (1.93%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.69%) HBase
15 3 (0.72%) Couchbase
16 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 181 (43.61%) Jenkins
2 100 (24.10%) Git (software)
3 58 (13.98%) JIRA
4 27 (6.51%) Vagrant
5 24 (5.78%) TeamCity
6 22 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (4.82%) MSBuild
8 19 (4.58%) Ant
8 19 (4.58%) GitLab
9 18 (4.34%) Artifactory
10 17 (4.10%) JUnit
11 16 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (3.61%) Cucumber
12 15 (3.61%) Gradle
13 11 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (2.41%) Subversion
15 9 (2.17%) Maven
16 7 (1.69%) Cobertura
16 7 (1.69%) Mockito
16 7 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (10.36%) Finance
2 18 (4.34%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.37%) Banking
4 9 (2.17%) Back Office
4 9 (2.17%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.45%) Marketing
6 5 (1.20%) Retail
7 4 (0.96%) Legal
7 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.96%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (43.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (18.31%) Developer
3 64 (15.42%) AWS Engineer
4 55 (13.25%) AWS DevOps
5 49 (11.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 31 (7.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 30 (7.23%) Java Developer
8 28 (6.75%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
10 22 (5.30%) Consultant
11 21 (5.06%) AWS Developer
11 21 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 18 (4.34%) Administrator
12 18 (4.34%) Software Engineer
13 16 (3.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 15 (3.61%) Architect
14 15 (3.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 15 (3.61%) DevOps Developer
15 14 (3.37%) DBA
15 14 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.87%) Node.js
2 57 (13.73%) Web Services
3 44 (10.60%) SOAP
4 40 (9.64%) REST
5 37 (8.92%) JSON
6 29 (6.99%) Spring
7 22 (5.30%) Hibernate
7 22 (5.30%) YAML
8 20 (4.82%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.58%) Elastic Stack
9 19 (4.58%) Middleware
10 18 (4.34%) XML
11 16 (3.86%) Vue.js
12 15 (3.61%) Kafka
12 15 (3.61%) RESTful
13 12 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (2.65%) JPA
15 10 (2.41%) HTML
15 10 (2.41%) Spring Boot
16 9 (2.17%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.12%) Linux Command Line
2 25 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (5.30%) Clustering
4 17 (4.10%) Cloud Native
4 17 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.41%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.93%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.45%) PKI
9 5 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.20%) MPEG
9 5 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.96%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.72%) Life Science
11 3 (0.72%) STB
11 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 234 (56.39%) Linux
2 83 (20.00%) Unix
3 82 (19.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (19.28%) Windows
5 33 (7.95%) CentOS
6 22 (5.30%) Ubuntu
7 15 (3.61%) Solaris
8 10 (2.41%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.93%) AIX
10 7 (1.69%) Android
10 7 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.69%) Debian
11 6 (1.45%) SUSE
12 3 (0.72%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.72%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (71.81%) DevOps
2 124 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (23.61%) Configuration Management
4 57 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 57 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (13.73%) Deployment Automation
5 45 (10.84%) Open Source
5 45 (10.84%) Software Engineering
6 36 (8.67%) BDD
7 33 (7.95%) Scrum
8 25 (6.02%) TDD
8 25 (6.02%) Test Automation
9 23 (5.54%) Migration
9 23 (5.54%) Multithreading
10 20 (4.82%) Microservices
10 20 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (4.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 19 (4.58%) Task Automation
12 17 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (3.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (42.41%) Python
2 111 (26.75%) Bash Shell
3 101 (24.34%) Java
4 49 (11.81%) PowerShell
5 48 (11.57%) JavaScript
6 37 (8.92%) SQL
7 36 (8.67%) Ruby
8 35 (8.43%) Perl
9 24 (5.78%) Groovy
10 17 (4.10%) TypeScript
11 16 (3.86%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.61%) Korn
12 15 (3.61%) PHP
13 11 (2.65%) Java 8
14 6 (1.45%) AWK
14 6 (1.45%) C#
14 6 (1.45%) C++
15 4 (0.96%) Go
15 4 (0.96%) sed
15 4 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 38 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.71%) Degree
4 11 (2.65%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.17%) RHCE
6 8 (1.93%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.48%) CCNA
9 2 (0.48%) CCNP
9 2 (0.48%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.24%) OCA
10 1 (0.24%) OCP
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.78%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) GCP
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (37.11%) Docker
2 29 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (2.41%) vSphere
6 6 (1.45%) KVM
6 6 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.20%) Xen
8 4 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.96%) iptables
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.96%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.48%) Corosync
10 2 (0.48%) NFS
10 2 (0.48%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 192 (46.27%) Puppet
2 152 (36.63%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (23.61%) Terraform
4 82 (19.76%) Kubernetes
5 39 (9.40%) Salt
6 26 (6.27%) Packer
7 18 (4.34%) Cobbler
8 14 (3.37%) Kibana
9 12 (2.89%) Automic
10 10 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (2.17%) logstash
11 9 (2.17%) Nagios
12 8 (1.93%) Grafana
13 7 (1.69%) Prometheus
13 7 (1.69%) vCenter Server
14 6 (1.45%) SELinux
14 6 (1.45%) SnapMirror
14 6 (1.45%) SnapVault
15 5 (1.20%) SCOM
16 4 (0.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 81 (19.52%) Red Hat
2 76 (18.31%) Oracle
3 41 (9.88%) VMware
4 24 (5.78%) Microsoft
5 21 (5.06%) IBM
6 17 (4.10%) SAP
7 16 (3.86%) Splunk
8 11 (2.65%) Cisco
8 11 (2.65%) Veritas
9 9 (2.17%) Google
10 8 (1.93%) CA
10 8 (1.93%) NetApp
10 8 (1.93%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.69%) New Relic
11 7 (1.69%) Sun
12 6 (1.45%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.45%) Brocade
13 5 (1.20%) ATG
13 5 (1.20%) F5
13 5 (1.20%) Remedy