Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 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
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 138 150
Rank change year-on-year +67 +12 +16
Contract jobs citing Ansible 184 64 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.04% 1.16% 1.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.77% 14.32% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 54 50
South West median daily rate £466 £425 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.65% -11.69% +6.94%
10th Percentile £407 £363 £357
90th Percentile £600 £675 £626
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £40.75 £47.25
% change year-on-year +77.91% -13.76% -

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 886 447 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.65% 8.12% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 284 396
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £214 £254
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 11 7
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £12.91
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £94.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year - -23.08% +8.33%

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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

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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 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in the South West

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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 16 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
Bristol +52 82 £425 -1.45% 17
Wiltshire -8 31 £550 +29.41% 6
Somerset +3 28 £475 +12.09% 5
Dorset +13 15 £550 +33.33% 10
Devon - 15 £463 - 1
Gloucestershire +6 8 £500 +53.85% 7
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 119 (64.67%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (61.96%) Puppet
3 110 (59.78%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 92 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 90 (48.91%) Linux
6 89 (48.37%) DevOps
7 77 (41.85%) Java
8 70 (38.04%) Docker
9 69 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (36.96%) Jenkins
11 59 (32.07%) Git (software)
12 56 (30.43%) Migration
13 54 (29.35%) Tomcat
14 50 (27.17%) TDD
14 50 (27.17%) Oracle
14 50 (27.17%) Kubernetes
15 46 (25.00%) OpenStack
16 44 (23.91%) MySQL
16 44 (23.91%) PostgreSQL
17 43 (23.37%) OO
17 43 (23.37%) NoSQL
18 42 (22.83%) MSTest
18 42 (22.83%) WebSphere
18 42 (22.83%) WebLogic
18 42 (22.83%) NUnit
19 39 (21.20%) Terraform
20 37 (20.11%) Red Hat
21 36 (19.57%) Windows
22 33 (17.93%) Python

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 54 (29.35%) Tomcat
2 46 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 42 (22.83%) WebLogic
3 42 (22.83%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.43%) JBoss
5 6 (3.26%) Confluence
6 5 (2.72%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.72%) Apache Qpid
6 5 (2.72%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.72%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.09%) Apache
7 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 110 (59.78%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (7.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (7.61%) OpenShift
4 13 (7.07%) Amazon S3
5 11 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (5.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (2.72%) Route 53
7 5 (2.72%) Slack
8 4 (2.17%) GitHub
8 4 (2.17%) IaaS
9 3 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.09%) Serverless
11 1 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.96%) Firewall
2 16 (8.70%) Kerberos
2 16 (8.70%) Network Security
3 15 (8.15%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (3.80%) DNS
5 4 (2.17%) DHCP
5 4 (2.17%) VPN
6 3 (1.63%) NAS
6 3 (1.63%) SAN
6 3 (1.63%) SSH
7 2 (1.09%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.09%) SSL
8 1 (0.54%) HTTP
8 1 (0.54%) LAN
8 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.54%) VLAN
8 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.91%) MySQL
1 44 (23.91%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (23.37%) NoSQL
3 22 (11.96%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.80%) Big Data
5 5 (2.72%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.09%) HBase
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.54%) DataStax
9 1 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 68 (36.96%) Jenkins
2 59 (32.07%) Git (software)
3 42 (22.83%) MSTest
3 42 (22.83%) NUnit
4 18 (9.78%) Vagrant
5 17 (9.24%) GitLab
6 13 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (5.98%) Selenium
8 10 (5.43%) Ant
8 10 (5.43%) Travis CI
9 8 (4.35%) Maven
10 7 (3.80%) Gerrit
10 7 (3.80%) JIRA
11 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.17%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.17%) CF BOSH
13 2 (1.09%) Gradle
13 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.54%) Mockito
14 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 13 (7.07%) Finance
2 9 (4.89%) Banking
2 9 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.17%) Electronics
3 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.17%) Marketing
3 4 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (33.70%) Developer
1 62 (33.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (28.80%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.33%) AWS Engineer
4 18 (9.78%) AWS DevOps
5 17 (9.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.52%) AWS Developer
7 11 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.89%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (3.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Active Directory Expert
11 5 (2.72%) Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (2.72%) Subject Matter Expert
11 5 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.24%) LDAP
2 10 (5.43%) JSP
2 10 (5.43%) Struts
3 8 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 8 (4.35%) REST
4 7 (3.80%) SOAP
5 6 (3.26%) Node.js
5 6 (3.26%) Spring
6 5 (2.72%) Kafka
6 5 (2.72%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.17%) .NET
7 4 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.17%) Middleware
8 3 (1.63%) .NET Core
8 3 (1.63%) JSON
8 3 (1.63%) RESTful
8 3 (1.63%) Web Services
8 3 (1.63%) XML
9 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.09%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) Public Cloud
2 9 (4.89%) Fat Client
2 9 (4.89%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.80%) Replication
4 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.72%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.72%) Wiki
5 4 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.17%) NHS
6 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.09%) PKI
7 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 90 (48.91%) Linux
2 36 (19.57%) Windows
3 28 (15.22%) Unix
4 18 (9.78%) CentOS
4 18 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.15%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.35%) CoreOS
7 8 (4.35%) Debian
8 5 (2.72%) Solaris
9 4 (2.17%) AIX
10 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.54%) Fedora
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (64.67%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (48.37%) DevOps
3 69 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (30.43%) Migration
5 50 (27.17%) TDD
6 43 (23.37%) OO
7 28 (15.22%) Configuration Management
8 26 (14.13%) Scrum
9 13 (7.07%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.98%) Build Automation
10 11 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (5.43%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (5.43%) Test Automation
12 9 (4.89%) Change Management
13 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.35%) ETL
13 8 (4.35%) Microservices
13 8 (4.35%) Process Improvement
14 7 (3.80%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.85%) Java
2 33 (17.93%) Python
3 21 (11.41%) Bash Shell
4 18 (9.78%) PowerShell
5 16 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 13 (7.07%) Perl
6 13 (7.07%) SQL
7 8 (4.35%) Java 8
7 8 (4.35%) Ruby
8 6 (3.26%) Go
8 6 (3.26%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.26%) Korn
9 5 (2.72%) C#
10 2 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.89%) Degree
4 5 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.72%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.63%) CISSP
6 3 (1.63%) MCSA
7 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) PMO
3 2 (1.09%) GDPR
4 1 (0.54%) BS25999
4 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.54%) PSD2
System Software
1 70 (38.04%) Docker
2 25 (13.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.09%) Ceph
5 2 (1.09%) OpenAM
5 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 114 (61.96%) Puppet
2 92 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (27.17%) Kubernetes
4 39 (21.20%) Terraform
5 11 (5.98%) Packer
6 7 (3.80%) Nagios
7 5 (2.72%) Oozie
8 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.09%) Salt
10 1 (0.54%) Consul
10 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.54%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.54%) OpenView
10 1 (0.54%) SCCM
10 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (27.17%) Oracle
2 37 (20.11%) Red Hat
3 19 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.33%) VMware
4 14 (7.61%) Google
5 9 (4.89%) Citrix
5 9 (4.89%) MKS
6 7 (3.80%) Cisco
7 6 (3.26%) Splunk
8 4 (2.17%) SaltStack
8 4 (2.17%) SAP
9 3 (1.63%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.09%) hybris
11 1 (0.54%) Adobe
11 1 (0.54%) HP
11 1 (0.54%) IBM
11 1 (0.54%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.54%) New Relic
11 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.54%) WSO2