Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 25 September 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 66 147
Rank change year-on-year +55 +81 -41
Contract jobs citing Ansible 122 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.26% 2.24% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 56.48% 11.11% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 14 17
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £381 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -19.74% +31.03%
10th Percentile £315 £142 £400
90th Percentile £600 £484 £500
North East median daily rate £425 £406 £475
% change year-on-year +4.62% -14.47% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 216 180 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.48% 20.13% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 136 425
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £420 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £266 £224
90th Percentile £557 £488 £450
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +14.29% +9.80%
10th Percentile £23.30 £15.70 £25.75
90th Percentile £39.93 £50.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -51.56% +14.29% +9.80%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Tyne and Wear

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Tyne and Wear

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Tyne and Wear

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +56 122 £425 +11.48% 8
Ansible
North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 115 (94.26%) DevOps
2 105 (86.07%) Linux
3 99 (81.15%) Puppet
4 80 (65.57%) Jenkins
5 79 (64.75%) Amazon AWS
6 77 (63.11%) Docker
7 72 (59.02%) Configuration Management
8 68 (55.74%) Terraform
9 61 (50.00%) Bash Shell
10 58 (47.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 56 (45.90%) Python
12 55 (45.08%) Open Source
13 50 (40.98%) Windows
14 47 (38.52%) Opscode Chef
15 46 (37.70%) Elastic Stack
16 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
17 42 (34.43%) High Availability
18 41 (33.61%) Data Centre
18 41 (33.61%) C++
19 40 (32.79%) Java
19 40 (32.79%) Perl
19 40 (32.79%) Nagios
19 40 (32.79%) Splunk
19 40 (32.79%) Kubernetes
20 39 (31.97%) PowerShell
21 38 (31.15%) New Relic
22 37 (30.33%) Ruby
23 36 (29.51%) TeamCity
23 36 (29.51%) Datadog
23 36 (29.51%) Packer

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (3.28%) nginx
2 3 (2.46%) Apache
3 2 (1.64%) Confluence
3 2 (1.64%) JBoss
3 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) Jetty
4 1 (0.82%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 79 (64.75%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (47.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (29.51%) Datadog
4 13 (10.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (7.38%) Amazon S3
6 9 (7.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (6.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.46%) Slack
10 1 (0.82%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.82%) GitHub
10 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.82%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.82%) Linode
10 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) DHCP
2 2 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) DNS
3 1 (0.82%) FTP
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) IPsec
3 1 (0.82%) SMS
3 1 (0.82%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.77%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (7.38%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.56%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.92%) MySQL
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.82%) DataStage
7 1 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 80 (65.57%) Jenkins
2 36 (29.51%) TeamCity
3 27 (22.13%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.11%) GitLab
4 16 (13.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (10.66%) Maven
6 9 (7.38%) JIRA
7 2 (1.64%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.82%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Electronics
2 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.64%) Marketing
2 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (81.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (14.75%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (13.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 17 (13.93%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (9.02%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (5.74%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Junior
6 6 (4.92%) Junior DevOps
6 6 (4.92%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (3.28%) DBA
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (2.46%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared DBA
9 2 (1.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (1.64%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.70%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (12.30%) Spring Boot
2 15 (12.30%) Zuul
3 14 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (7.38%) HTML
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.64%) J2EE
6 2 (1.64%) LAMP
6 2 (1.64%) RESTful
7 1 (0.82%) .NET
7 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.82%) Ajax
7 1 (0.82%) CSS
7 1 (0.82%) jQuery
7 1 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.82%) Middleware
7 1 (0.82%) React
7 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.82%) Servlets
7 1 (0.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.20%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 105 (86.07%) Linux
2 50 (40.98%) Windows
3 28 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (20.49%) CentOS
5 21 (17.21%) Unix
6 4 (3.28%) Debian
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.46%) AIX
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (94.26%) DevOps
2 72 (59.02%) Configuration Management
3 55 (45.08%) Open Source
4 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (34.43%) High Availability
6 34 (27.87%) BDD
7 33 (27.05%) Test Automation
8 24 (19.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (19.67%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.48%) Deployment Automation
11 13 (10.66%) ITIL
12 11 (9.02%) Mentoring
12 11 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (8.20%) Coaching
14 7 (5.74%) Software Delivery
15 6 (4.92%) Analytical Thinking
15 6 (4.92%) Creative Thinking
15 6 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 56 (45.90%) Python
3 41 (33.61%) C++
4 40 (32.79%) Java
4 40 (32.79%) Perl
5 39 (31.97%) PowerShell
6 37 (30.33%) Ruby
7 33 (27.05%) C
8 10 (8.20%) C#
9 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.92%) SQL
11 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.64%) PHP
13 1 (0.82%) Jython
13 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.48%) Degree
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.28%) OCP
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (63.11%) Docker
2 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Xen
4 1 (0.82%) Firmware
4 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.82%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 99 (81.15%) Puppet
2 68 (55.74%) Terraform
3 47 (38.52%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (32.79%) Kubernetes
4 40 (32.79%) Nagios
5 36 (29.51%) Packer
6 15 (12.30%) Consul
7 4 (3.28%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.64%) Grafana
8 2 (1.64%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.82%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.82%) Salt
9 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (32.79%) Splunk
2 38 (31.15%) New Relic
3 13 (10.66%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.20%) Google
5 8 (6.56%) Dynatrace
5 8 (6.56%) Oracle
6 5 (4.10%) VMware
7 4 (3.28%) Black Duck
8 3 (2.46%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.64%) Informatica
9 2 (1.64%) SAP
10 1 (0.82%) Citrix
10 1 (0.82%) HP
10 1 (0.82%) IBM
10 1 (0.82%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.82%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.82%) SaltStack