Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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
England > South West
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 140 187
Rank change year-on-year -1 +47 +20
Contract jobs citing Ansible 63 73 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 1.31% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.82% 14.57% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 26
South West median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £358 £352 £320
90th Percentile £660 £669 £600
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -20.63% - -

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 456 501 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.27% 8.97% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 335 265
South West median daily rate £413 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £219 £250 £193
90th Percentile £566 £560 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 20
South West median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.13% +68.42% +7.04%
10th Percentile £16.96 £28.00 £17.25
90th Percentile £44.63 £47.35 £44.09
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 -19 30 £450 -11.11% 1
Somerset +8 18 £388 -7.19% 3
Bristol -9 13 £556 -7.29% 8
Gloucestershire - 2 £325 - 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 West region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 49 (77.78%) DevOps
2 37 (58.73%) Linux
3 36 (57.14%) Docker
4 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
4 29 (46.03%) Python
5 28 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (42.86%) Puppet
6 27 (42.86%) Java
7 25 (39.68%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (38.10%) Groovy
9 21 (33.33%) Kubernetes
10 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
11 18 (28.57%) Bash Shell
11 18 (28.57%) Web Services
12 17 (26.98%) Microservices
13 15 (23.81%) Terraform
13 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
13 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
13 15 (23.81%) Configuration Management
13 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
14 14 (22.22%) Open Source
14 14 (22.22%) RESTful
15 13 (20.63%) Ruby
15 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
15 13 (20.63%) Windows
16 12 (19.05%) Node.js
16 12 (19.05%) React
17 11 (17.46%) Gradle

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 8 (12.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (9.52%) Confluence
3 5 (7.94%) nginx
3 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.35%) SAS
4 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.17%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.59%) CICS
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 28 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) PaaS
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.11%) Serverless
4 5 (7.94%) GitHub
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (3.17%) Route 53
7 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.59%) IaaS
7 1 (1.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) 3G
2 1 (1.59%) 4G
2 1 (1.59%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) GSM
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) IPsec
2 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.59%) OpenFlow
2 1 (1.59%) SMS
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.35%) Data Lake
3 4 (6.35%) HDInsight
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.76%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.59%) DB2
6 1 (1.59%) HBase
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
2 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.46%) Gradle
4 10 (15.87%) Maven
5 7 (11.11%) JIRA
6 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.94%) Subversion
8 4 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.76%) Ant
9 3 (4.76%) Apache Buildr
9 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.76%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (4.76%) IntelliJ
9 3 (4.76%) jMock
9 3 (4.76%) JUnit
9 3 (4.76%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.17%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) Web Services
2 14 (22.22%) RESTful
3 12 (19.05%) Node.js
3 12 (19.05%) React
4 11 (17.46%) JSON
4 11 (17.46%) Spring
5 7 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.52%) D3.js
6 6 (9.52%) jQuery
6 6 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (7.94%) J2EE
8 3 (4.76%) Ajax
8 3 (4.76%) CSS
8 3 (4.76%) EJB
8 3 (4.76%) HTML
8 3 (4.76%) JSP
8 3 (4.76%) SOAP
8 3 (4.76%) Struts
8 3 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) iPad
2 6 (9.52%) Cloud Native
2 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.76%) RIA
4 3 (4.76%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) DataPower
6 1 (1.59%) Derivative
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Unix
5 4 (6.35%) VMS
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (3.17%) CoreOS
7 2 (3.17%) DC/OS
7 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) DevOps
2 17 (26.98%) Microservices
3 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 14 (22.22%) Open Source
4 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
6 11 (17.46%) Scrum
7 10 (15.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (9.52%) Build Automation
8 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (7.94%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.94%) TDD
10 4 (6.35%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Python
2 27 (42.86%) Java
3 24 (38.10%) Groovy
4 18 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.63%) Ruby
7 6 (9.52%) Kotlin
7 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.94%) C++
9 4 (6.35%) C#
9 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.76%) SQL
11 1 (1.59%) C
11 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (57.14%) Docker
2 6 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.59%) HDFS
5 1 (1.59%) KVM
5 1 (1.59%) vCloud
5 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.59%) Xen
5 1 (1.59%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (42.86%) Puppet
2 25 (39.68%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 15 (23.81%) Terraform
5 6 (9.52%) Rancher
6 3 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.17%) Icinga
7 2 (3.17%) Kibana
7 2 (3.17%) logstash
7 2 (3.17%) Nagios
8 1 (1.59%) Mesos
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) ATG
4 3 (4.76%) F5
4 3 (4.76%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.17%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) New Relic