Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 50 71
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 +15
Contract jobs citing Ansible 43 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.19% 2.94% 1.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.05% 25.00% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 13
South Wales median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £368 £335
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 195 128 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.47% 11.78% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 98 54
South Wales median daily rate £435 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.82% -5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £168 £188
90th Percentile £575 £514 £461
Wales median daily rate £438 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +13.93% +2.40% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
South Wales median hourly rate £18.00 £18.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.69% +6.80% +75.00%
Wales median hourly rate £18.00 £18.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.69% +6.80% +75.00%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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
Cardiff -5 25 £450 - 3
Newport -3 15 £550 +37.38% 1
Ansible
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 32 (74.42%) DevOps
2 27 (62.79%) Docker
3 19 (44.19%) Jenkins
4 17 (39.53%) Python
5 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (32.56%) Puppet
6 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (32.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (27.91%) Linux
7 12 (27.91%) Java
8 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
9 9 (20.93%) Scala
9 9 (20.93%) Middleware
9 9 (20.93%) Play Framework
10 8 (18.60%) Terraform
10 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
10 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (16.28%) Apache
12 6 (13.95%) HTTP
12 6 (13.95%) JBoss
12 6 (13.95%) DNS
12 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
12 6 (13.95%) Maven
12 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
12 6 (13.95%) REST
12 6 (13.95%) Cloudera

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 14 (32.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
3 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
3 6 (13.95%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) Confluence
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) GitHub
4 5 (11.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.65%) IaaS
6 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.65%) PaaS
7 1 (2.33%) Office 365
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) HTTP
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) DSL
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) IPsec
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.95%) Artifactory
3 6 (13.95%) GitLab
3 6 (13.95%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) CF BOSH
4 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 4 (9.30%) Travis CI
4 4 (9.30%) Vagrant
5 3 (6.98%) Ant
5 3 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.33%) Hudson
6 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Python Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Build Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Build and Release Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Middleware
1 9 (20.93%) Play Framework
2 6 (13.95%) PySpark
2 6 (13.95%) REST
3 4 (9.30%) Flask
3 4 (9.30%) J2EE
4 3 (6.98%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (4.65%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) YAML
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Native
1 4 (9.30%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) DevOps
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Microservices
5 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) Data Science
8 2 (4.65%) Machine Learning
8 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Server Hardening
8 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Python
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) Scala
4 4 (9.30%) Go
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.98%) Java 8
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
6 2 (4.65%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) Groovy
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) C-shell
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) GCP
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) iptables
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (32.56%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Terraform
3 6 (13.95%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.65%) Rundeck
4 2 (4.65%) Salt
5 1 (2.33%) Mesos
5 1 (2.33%) Packer
5 1 (2.33%) rkt
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.95%) Cloudera
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.33%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) Vyatta