Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 2019 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 West
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 72 125
Rank change year-on-year +26 +53 +39
Contract jobs citing Ansible 279 151 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.46% 2.82% 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.27% 19.95% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 108 64
South West median daily rate £550 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.68% +9.44% -
10th Percentile £425 £408 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -51.72% +81.25% -15.34%

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,104 757 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.63% 14.13% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 404 289
South West median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £223
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £488 £470
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 10
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% -31.11% +193.06%
10th Percentile £14.94 £15.75 £26.01
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.00 £48.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -20.90%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the South West

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in the South West

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the South West over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in the South West

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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
Wiltshire +34 108 £600 -7.69% 8
Bristol 0 65 £550 +12.82% 18
Gloucestershire +30 50 £525 +5.00% 18
Dorset +14 22 £525 +10.53% 3
Somerset -9 17 £500 +2.56% 8
Devon -37 6 £525 +10.53% 1
Cornwall +9 3 - - 4
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 183 (65.59%) DevOps
2 141 (50.54%) Linux
3 137 (49.10%) Docker
4 128 (45.88%) Amazon AWS
5 123 (44.09%) Jenkins
6 119 (42.65%) Kubernetes
7 117 (41.94%) Terraform
8 115 (41.22%) Python
9 107 (38.35%) Java
10 99 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (30.11%) OpenShift
12 77 (27.60%) Git (software)
13 76 (27.24%) Microsoft Azure
14 74 (26.52%) Puppet
15 61 (21.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 53 (19.00%) Microservices
17 50 (17.92%) Windows
18 49 (17.56%) Finance
18 49 (17.56%) VMware
19 48 (17.20%) Unix
19 48 (17.20%) Infrastructure as Code
20 46 (16.49%) Opscode Chef
20 46 (16.49%) JavaScript
20 46 (16.49%) Red Hat
21 45 (16.13%) Security Cleared
22 41 (14.70%) DV Cleared
23 40 (14.34%) Node.js
24 35 (12.54%) JBoss
25 34 (12.19%) Microsoft
25 34 (12.19%) CentOS

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 35 (12.54%) JBoss
2 29 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 26 (9.32%) nginx
4 15 (5.38%) Apache
5 13 (4.66%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.51%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.79%) Jetty
7 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.36%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Magento
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 128 (45.88%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (30.11%) OpenShift
3 76 (27.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (12.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (10.75%) Amazon EKS
6 26 (9.32%) Apigee
7 20 (7.17%) PaaS
8 16 (5.73%) IaaS
9 15 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (5.02%) Azure Stack
11 12 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (4.30%) GitHub
12 10 (3.58%) Amazon S3
13 8 (2.87%) Office 365
13 8 (2.87%) Serverless
14 7 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (2.15%) Slack
16 5 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (1.79%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.81%) Firewall
2 16 (5.73%) DNS
2 16 (5.73%) SAN
3 13 (4.66%) LAN
3 13 (4.66%) WAN
4 9 (3.23%) SSL
5 6 (2.15%) OpenVPN
6 3 (1.08%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.08%) NAS
7 2 (0.72%) HTTP
7 2 (0.72%) MQTT
7 2 (0.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.36%) DHCP
8 1 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.60%) MongoDB
2 19 (6.81%) Hadoop
3 15 (5.38%) Big Data
4 14 (5.02%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.87%) MySQL
6 7 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.72%) DB2
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.36%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.36%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 123 (44.09%) Jenkins
2 77 (27.60%) Git (software)
3 30 (10.75%) JIRA
4 28 (10.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (7.89%) Artifactory
5 22 (7.89%) Maven
6 20 (7.17%) CircleCI
7 17 (6.09%) JUnit
8 12 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.94%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.94%) IntelliJ
10 10 (3.58%) Bitbucket
10 10 (3.58%) Gerrit
10 10 (3.58%) SonarQube
11 9 (3.23%) Gradle
12 7 (2.51%) Ant
12 7 (2.51%) Apache Buildr
12 7 (2.51%) jMock
13 6 (2.15%) CF BOSH
13 6 (2.15%) GitLab
General
1 49 (17.56%) Finance
2 12 (4.30%) Retail
3 11 (3.94%) Banking
4 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (34.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (19.35%) AWS DevOps
3 50 (17.92%) AWS Engineer
4 45 (16.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 39 (13.98%) Architect
5 39 (13.98%) Developer
6 23 (8.24%) Technical Architect
7 17 (6.09%) Administrator
8 16 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (5.73%) Consultant
8 16 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.30%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.94%) AWS Consultant
11 9 (3.23%) DevSecOps Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) DevOps Consultant
12 8 (2.87%) Java Architect
12 8 (2.87%) Software Engineer
13 7 (2.51%) Java Engineer
13 7 (2.51%) Security Engineer
13 7 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.34%) Node.js
2 32 (11.47%) .NET
3 31 (11.11%) Kafka
3 31 (11.11%) Spring
4 30 (10.75%) Middleware
5 24 (8.60%) SOAP
6 22 (7.89%) Web Services
7 19 (6.81%) Hibernate
8 17 (6.09%) JSON
8 17 (6.09%) XML
9 16 (5.73%) RESTful
10 14 (5.02%) REST
11 13 (4.66%) J2EE
12 12 (4.30%) AngularJS
12 12 (4.30%) EJB
12 12 (4.30%) React
13 11 (3.94%) CSS
13 11 (3.94%) HTML
13 11 (3.94%) JSF
13 11 (3.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.53%) Cloud Native
2 18 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.38%) Replication
4 10 (3.58%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.87%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.51%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.51%) PKI
6 7 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.79%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 141 (50.54%) Linux
2 61 (21.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (17.92%) Windows
4 48 (17.20%) Unix
5 34 (12.19%) CentOS
6 21 (7.53%) CoreOS
7 14 (5.02%) Solaris
8 9 (3.23%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.51%) Android
9 7 (2.51%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.72%) Debian
11 2 (0.72%) VMS
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.72%) zOS
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (65.59%) DevOps
2 99 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (19.00%) Microservices
4 48 (17.20%) Infrastructure as Code
5 29 (10.39%) Configuration Management
5 29 (10.39%) Infrastructure Automation
5 29 (10.39%) Migration
6 27 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 27 (9.68%) TDD
7 26 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 21 (7.53%) Computer Science
8 21 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (7.53%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 20 (7.17%) Load Balancing
9 20 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (6.81%) DevSecOps
11 18 (6.45%) Data Migration
11 18 (6.45%) Test Automation
12 17 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 17 (6.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.22%) Python
2 107 (38.35%) Java
3 46 (16.49%) JavaScript
4 33 (11.83%) PowerShell
5 27 (9.68%) C
6 26 (9.32%) Ruby
7 23 (8.24%) Go
8 20 (7.17%) Rust
8 20 (7.17%) SQL
9 19 (6.81%) Shell Script
10 18 (6.45%) Bash Shell
11 16 (5.73%) Perl
12 14 (5.02%) C#
12 14 (5.02%) C++
13 12 (4.30%) Java 8
14 6 (2.15%) Groovy
15 3 (1.08%) PHP
16 2 (0.72%) Scala
17 1 (0.36%) R
17 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.70%) DV Cleared
3 15 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.58%) Degree
5 5 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.43%) RHCE
7 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CCNA
8 1 (0.36%) CCNP
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) HL7
1 1 (0.36%) PSD2
1 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 137 (49.10%) Docker
2 25 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.02%) LXC
4 9 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.15%) Gluster
6 6 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.43%) NFS
8 2 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.72%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.72%) HDFS
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 119 (42.65%) Kubernetes
2 117 (41.94%) Terraform
3 74 (26.52%) Puppet
4 46 (16.49%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.30%) vRealize
6 11 (3.94%) Nagios
7 9 (3.23%) Grafana
8 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (2.51%) AirWatch
9 7 (2.51%) Packer
10 6 (2.15%) FreeIPA
10 6 (2.15%) Prometheus
10 6 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (1.79%) SCOM
11 5 (1.79%) Tivoli
12 4 (1.43%) Cobbler
13 3 (1.08%) Mesos
14 2 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.72%) Graphite
Vendors
1 49 (17.56%) VMware
2 46 (16.49%) Red Hat
3 34 (12.19%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.24%) Cisco
5 22 (7.89%) Veracode
6 21 (7.53%) Oracle
7 16 (5.73%) Atlassian
8 14 (5.02%) Google
9 12 (4.30%) Micro Focus
9 12 (4.30%) ServiceNow
10 10 (3.58%) Splunk
11 7 (2.51%) Dynatrace
12 6 (2.15%) Black Duck
12 6 (2.15%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.08%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.08%) Dell
13 3 (1.08%) HP
14 2 (0.72%) ATG
14 2 (0.72%) SAP
14 2 (0.72%) Teradata