The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 34 65
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31  
Contract jobs citing Ansible 10 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.87% 3.78% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.87% 38.30% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £358 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £473 £448
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 South Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 53 47 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 9.93% 9.87% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 19
Median daily rate £203 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.64% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £208 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in South Wales

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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
Cardiff -11 6 £500 +11.11%
Newport - 3 £400 -
Ansible
Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 27 (77.14%) DevOps
2 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
3 24 (68.57%) Linux
4 23 (65.71%) Terraform
5 18 (51.43%) Puppet
6 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (37.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
10 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 10 (28.57%) Web Services
10 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (25.71%) Amazon S3
11 9 (25.71%) Rundeck
12 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (20.00%) Oracle
13 7 (20.00%) DNS
13 7 (20.00%) DSL
13 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (20.00%) Mesos
13 7 (20.00%) Marathon
13 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (20.00%) Docker
14 6 (17.14%) Travis CI
14 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
15 5 (14.29%) HTTP

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (14.29%) Confluence
1 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Jetty
2 3 (8.57%) Mongrel
2 3 (8.57%) nginx
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (37.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon S3
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (11.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (11.43%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (11.43%) Route 53
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (8.57%) Google App Engine
6 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) DSL
3 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 5 (14.29%) SSL
4 4 (11.43%) SSH
5 3 (8.57%) DHCP
5 3 (8.57%) FTP
5 3 (8.57%) IPsec
5 3 (8.57%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
2 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Travis CI
4 5 (14.29%) Ant
4 5 (14.29%) Hudson
4 5 (14.29%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) Maven
5 4 (11.43%) Vagrant
6 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
6 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.71%) Gradle
8 1 (2.86%) NuGet
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium
8 1 (2.86%) Subversion
8 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) Flask
3 3 (8.57%) Servlets
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) Kafka
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Debian
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) Server Hardening
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Web Operations
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (2.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (2.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) Perl
2 4 (11.43%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) Go
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) iptables
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Xen
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (65.71%) Terraform
2 18 (51.43%) Puppet
3 9 (25.71%) Rundeck
4 7 (20.00%) Marathon
4 7 (20.00%) Mesos
4 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (11.43%) Prometheus
6 3 (8.57%) Salt
7 2 (5.71%) Grafana
7 2 (5.71%) Kibana
8 1 (2.86%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy