Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 171 314
Rank change year-on-year +84 +143 +38
Contract jobs citing Ansible 434 219 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.62% 1.32% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.17% 11.56% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 149 51
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £351
90th Percentile £618 £565 £538
England median daily rate £525 £513 £459
% change year-on-year +2.44% +11.72% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £41.50 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -20.63% - -

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 1958 1895 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.81% 11.40% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1123 1079
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 74
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.88 £20.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.96% +28.78% +0.92%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.25 £11.94
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.00 £47.25
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +77 282 £500 +8.11% 17
Buckinghamshire - 130 £488 - 1
Berkshire +42 92 £425 -15.00% 11
Surrey -7 81 £500 +5.26% 4
Oxfordshire +6 61 £575 +27.78% 5
Hampshire +20 31 £463 +7.67% 3
West Sussex +12 21 £525 -2.78%
Middlesex +20 16 £500 -
East Sussex +7 11 £425 -2.86%
M4 Corridor +2 1 - -
Kent -11 1 - -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 264 (60.83%) Linux
2 234 (53.92%) DevOps
3 212 (48.85%) Puppet
4 180 (41.47%) Amazon AWS
5 178 (41.01%) Opscode Chef
6 160 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
7 149 (34.33%) Jenkins
8 139 (32.03%) Java
9 136 (31.34%) Docker
10 130 (29.95%) Configuration Management
11 129 (29.72%) Python
12 116 (26.73%) Git (software)
13 92 (21.20%) Oracle
14 84 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 80 (18.43%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (17.97%) OpenStack
17 75 (17.28%) Finance
18 71 (16.36%) Windows
18 71 (16.36%) JIRA
19 66 (15.21%) Red Hat
20 62 (14.29%) TDD
21 61 (14.06%) Ant
21 61 (14.06%) Bash Shell
22 60 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 58 (13.36%) Test Automation
24 57 (13.13%) Unix
24 57 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
25 56 (12.90%) JUnit
26 55 (12.67%) SQL
27 54 (12.44%) 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 78 (17.97%) OpenStack
2 50 (11.52%) Confluence
3 31 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 27 (6.22%) Apache
5 20 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (3.92%) JBoss
7 12 (2.76%) nginx
7 12 (2.76%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.76%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.30%) IIS
9 9 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.38%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.69%) AquaLogic
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.46%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.46%) SAS
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 180 (41.47%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.91%) IaaS
4 28 (6.45%) OpenShift
5 26 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 24 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (5.07%) PaaS
8 13 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (2.76%) GitHub
10 11 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (2.53%) Serverless
11 10 (2.30%) Slack
11 10 (2.30%) Trello
12 7 (1.61%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.68%) DNS
2 23 (5.30%) Firewall
3 21 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 20 (4.61%) LDAP
5 15 (3.46%) DHCP
6 9 (2.07%) LAN
6 9 (2.07%) WAN
7 6 (1.38%) HTTP
7 6 (1.38%) SSH
7 6 (1.38%) SSL
8 5 (1.15%) Junos
9 4 (0.92%) FTP
9 4 (0.92%) Network Security
9 4 (0.92%) SAN
9 4 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.69%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.46%) NAS
11 2 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (9.91%) MySQL
3 41 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.91%) Relational Database
5 26 (5.99%) NoSQL
5 26 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 22 (5.07%) DB2
6 22 (5.07%) Redis
7 21 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (3.23%) Hadoop
10 13 (3.00%) Big Data
10 13 (3.00%) DB2 UDB
11 6 (1.38%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.15%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.69%) DataStax
13 3 (0.69%) HBase
13 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 149 (34.33%) Jenkins
2 116 (26.73%) Git (software)
3 71 (16.36%) JIRA
4 61 (14.06%) Ant
5 56 (12.90%) JUnit
6 50 (11.52%) Maven
7 45 (10.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (8.99%) Mockito
8 39 (8.99%) Subversion
9 36 (8.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 28 (6.45%) TeamCity
11 26 (5.99%) MSBuild
12 25 (5.76%) GitLab
13 23 (5.30%) Bitbucket
14 21 (4.84%) Gradle
15 20 (4.61%) NUnit
16 19 (4.38%) Selenium
17 16 (3.69%) Vagrant
18 15 (3.46%) NSubstitute
18 15 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (17.28%) Finance
2 37 (8.53%) Banking
3 10 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.84%) Publishing
4 8 (1.84%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.38%) Retail
6 4 (0.92%) International Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (28.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 84 (19.35%) Developer
3 45 (10.37%) Administrator
4 43 (9.91%) Java Developer
5 41 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
6 34 (7.83%) AWS DevOps
7 32 (7.37%) Architect
8 29 (6.68%) AWS Engineer
8 29 (6.68%) Consultant
9 27 (6.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (5.53%) Automation Engineer
11 23 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 21 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 21 (4.84%) Java Team Leader
12 21 (4.84%) Team Leader
13 20 (4.61%) Java Engineer
14 18 (4.15%) Automation Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 17 (3.92%) Agile Developer
16 16 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.52%) Node.js
2 44 (10.14%) AngularJS
3 39 (8.99%) Spring
4 38 (8.76%) jQuery
4 38 (8.76%) React
5 26 (5.99%) JSON
6 25 (5.76%) Spring Boot
6 25 (5.76%) Web Services
7 20 (4.61%) REST
8 19 (4.38%) HTML
9 17 (3.92%) YAML
10 14 (3.23%) LAMP
11 13 (3.00%) RESTful
11 13 (3.00%) XML
12 12 (2.76%) JMS
13 9 (2.07%) Grails
13 9 (2.07%) HTML5
13 9 (2.07%) Java EE
13 9 (2.07%) JSF
13 9 (2.07%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.99%) Public Cloud
2 17 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.61%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.38%) Oracle Exalogic
9 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.69%) Clustering
11 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.69%) User Experience
11 3 (0.69%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.46%) DataPower
12 2 (0.46%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) NHS
12 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 264 (60.83%) Linux
2 71 (16.36%) Windows
3 60 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (13.13%) Unix
5 27 (6.22%) CentOS
6 21 (4.84%) Solaris
7 20 (4.61%) Ubuntu
8 19 (4.38%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.61%) AIX
9 7 (1.61%) Debian
10 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.92%) VMS
11 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.69%) SUSE
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (53.92%) DevOps
2 160 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (29.95%) Configuration Management
4 80 (18.43%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (14.29%) TDD
6 58 (13.36%) Test Automation
7 41 (9.45%) Unit Testing
8 39 (8.99%) Microservices
9 28 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (6.45%) Kanban
9 28 (6.45%) Scrum
10 27 (6.22%) Migration
11 26 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 25 (5.76%) Task Automation
13 22 (5.07%) BDD
13 22 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (3.92%) Open Source
15 16 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (3.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 139 (32.03%) Java
2 129 (29.72%) Python
3 61 (14.06%) Bash Shell
4 55 (12.67%) SQL
5 54 (12.44%) Perl
6 51 (11.75%) JavaScript
6 51 (11.75%) Ruby
7 47 (10.83%) PowerShell
8 31 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 27 (6.22%) C#
10 23 (5.30%) PHP
11 17 (3.92%) Go
12 12 (2.76%) Groovy
13 9 (2.07%) Korn
13 9 (2.07%) XPath
14 1 (0.23%) AWK
14 1 (0.23%) C
14 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.23%) Scala
14 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 26 (5.99%) Degree
2 25 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.53%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.92%) CCNP
5 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.69%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.46%) CCDA
7 2 (0.46%) CCDE
7 2 (0.46%) CCDP
7 2 (0.46%) MCSE
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.46%) RHCE
8 1 (0.23%) CCIE
8 1 (0.23%) CCNA
8 1 (0.23%) CCSE
8 1 (0.23%) MCP
8 1 (0.23%) OCA
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.53%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) GCP
3 2 (0.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 136 (31.34%) Docker
2 28 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (2.76%) Xen
5 10 (2.30%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.30%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.38%) KVM
6 6 (1.38%) LXC
7 4 (0.92%) NFS
7 4 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.92%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.92%) vSphere
8 3 (0.69%) vCloud
9 2 (0.46%) Gluster
9 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.46%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.46%) XenApp
9 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 212 (48.85%) Puppet
2 178 (41.01%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (8.29%) Kubernetes
3 36 (8.29%) Terraform
4 30 (6.91%) Salt
5 9 (2.07%) logstash
6 8 (1.84%) Nagios
7 7 (1.61%) Consul
7 7 (1.61%) Graphite
7 7 (1.61%) Pingdom
7 7 (1.61%) Rundeck
7 7 (1.61%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (1.38%) Grafana
8 6 (1.38%) StatsD
9 5 (1.15%) Icinga
9 5 (1.15%) vRealize
10 4 (0.92%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.92%) SnapMirror
10 4 (0.92%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 92 (21.20%) Oracle
2 66 (15.21%) Red Hat
3 48 (11.06%) VMware
4 21 (4.84%) Remedy
5 16 (3.69%) Atlassian
5 16 (3.69%) SAP
6 14 (3.23%) IBM
7 13 (3.00%) Google
7 13 (3.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (3.00%) Sun
8 12 (2.76%) CA
9 11 (2.53%) BMC
10 10 (2.30%) Nimsoft
11 9 (2.07%) Splunk
12 8 (1.84%) AppDynamics
13 7 (1.61%) Juniper
13 7 (1.61%) NetApp
13 7 (1.61%) PagerDuty
14 6 (1.38%) SaltStack
15 5 (1.15%) EMC