Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 61 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +53
Contract jobs citing Ansible 54 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.96% 1.94% 3.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.83% 18.56% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 26
South Wales median daily rate £450 £478 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +6.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £425 £372
90th Percentile £575 £524 £494
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
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 181 97 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 13.28% 10.43% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 66 67
South Wales median daily rate £413 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £307 £175 £285
90th Percentile £575 £509 £488
Wales median daily rate £425 £392 £450
% change year-on-year +8.42% -12.89% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South Wales median hourly rate - £22.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.89% +75.00%
Wales median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -14.29% +84.21%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +10 43 £445 -6.75% 10
Newport -11 8 £450 +5.82%
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Ansible
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 44 (81.48%) DevOps
2 33 (61.11%) Java
3 32 (59.26%) Linux
4 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
5 22 (40.74%) JBoss
6 20 (37.04%) Docker
7 19 (35.19%) Maven
7 19 (35.19%) Puppet
8 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (31.48%) Unix
9 17 (31.48%) Python
10 16 (29.63%) HTTP
10 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
10 16 (29.63%) DNS
10 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
10 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (22.22%) Middleware
13 12 (22.22%) Apache
13 12 (22.22%) Rundeck
14 11 (20.37%) Kubernetes
14 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (20.37%) J2EE
14 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
15 10 (18.52%) JIRA
15 10 (18.52%) Ant
16 9 (16.67%) Confluence

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 22 (40.74%) JBoss
2 12 (22.22%) Apache
3 9 (16.67%) Confluence
4 6 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) IaaS
2 5 (9.26%) PaaS
3 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.70%) GitHub
4 2 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) NuGet
4 2 (3.70%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.70%) Serverless
5 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
1 16 (29.63%) HTTP
1 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) tcpdump
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (1.85%) DSL
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Apache Hive
1 5 (9.26%) Big Data
1 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) Event Store
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 19 (35.19%) Maven
3 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (18.52%) Ant
5 10 (18.52%) JIRA
6 5 (9.26%) Subversion
7 4 (7.41%) Travis CI
8 3 (5.56%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.56%) Hudson
8 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.70%) CF BOSH
9 2 (3.70%) GitLab
10 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (20.37%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (18.52%) Build Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (9.26%) Python Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Middleware
2 11 (20.37%) J2EE
3 5 (9.26%) JSON
3 5 (9.26%) SOAP
3 5 (9.26%) WSDL
3 5 (9.26%) XML
4 4 (7.41%) Flask
5 2 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (3.70%) OAuth
5 2 (3.70%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.70%) Stripes Framework
6 1 (1.85%) Dropwizard
6 1 (1.85%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.85%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Cloud Native
1 4 (7.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 17 (31.48%) Unix
3 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) DevOps
2 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (11.11%) JVM Tuning
6 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.11%) SOA
6 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.26%) Storage Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Management
8 4 (7.41%) ETL
9 3 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) Python
3 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.26%) Java 8
5 4 (7.41%) Go
6 3 (5.56%) Java 9
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.56%) R
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Groovy
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.70%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) Postfix
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) iptables
3 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
5 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) Puppet
2 12 (22.22%) Rundeck
3 11 (20.37%) Kubernetes
3 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (16.67%) Terraform
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.85%) Packer
6 1 (1.85%) SCCM
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (3.70%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft