Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 62 103
Rank change year-on-year +43 +41 +2
Contract jobs citing Ansible 100 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.13% 3.22% 2.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 43.86% 16.22% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 25 32
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £530 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +63.08% -
10th Percentile £425 £325 £223
90th Percentile £600 £665 £488
North East median daily rate £525 £530 £325
% change year-on-year -0.94% +63.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 228 185 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.10% 19.85% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 138 249
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £248
90th Percentile £575 £638 £466
North East median daily rate £474 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +18.44% +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 18
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £24.89 £21.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.13% -43.33% +41.51%
10th Percentile £16.80 £9.30 £26.10
90th Percentile £32.98 £48.33 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £15.13 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year -28.81% -26.72% +12.62%

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 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Tyne and Wear

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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 19 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +37 98 £525 -0.94% 12
South Shields - 1 £515 -
Ansible
North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 87 (87.00%) DevOps
2 73 (73.00%) Jenkins
3 71 (71.00%) Docker
3 71 (71.00%) Linux
3 71 (71.00%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (69.00%) Puppet
5 59 (59.00%) Terraform
6 51 (51.00%) Git (software)
7 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (47.00%) Python
9 42 (42.00%) Kubernetes
10 39 (39.00%) GitLab
11 37 (37.00%) JIRA
12 36 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 35 (35.00%) CentOS
13 35 (35.00%) Configuration Management
14 33 (33.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (32.00%) Bash Shell
16 29 (29.00%) Sonatype Nexus
17 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
19 25 (25.00%) Confluence
20 22 (22.00%) Maven
21 21 (21.00%) Windows
22 20 (20.00%) Perl
22 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
22 20 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
23 18 (18.00%) AWS CloudFormation
23 18 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
24 17 (17.00%) MongoDB

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 25 (25.00%) Confluence
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 71 (71.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (33.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (18.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (13.00%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (8.00%) Amazon S3
6 8 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (7.00%) iPaaS
8 4 (4.00%) IaaS
9 1 (1.00%) Akamai
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.00%) Datadog
9 1 (1.00%) Route 53
9 1 (1.00%) Slack
9 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.00%) HTTP
2 8 (8.00%) Network Security
3 7 (7.00%) VLAN
4 2 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (1.00%) BGP
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.00%) NAS
5 1 (1.00%) OSPF
5 1 (1.00%) SAN
5 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) MongoDB
2 13 (13.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.00%) MySQL
4 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 73 (73.00%) Jenkins
2 51 (51.00%) Git (software)
3 39 (39.00%) GitLab
4 37 (37.00%) JIRA
5 29 (29.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 22 (22.00%) Maven
7 8 (8.00%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.00%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Electronics
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (76.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (17.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (8.00%) JIRA Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (2.00%) Consultant
8 2 (2.00%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (2.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.00%) Solaris Engineer
8 2 (2.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.00%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (15.00%) Spring Boot
2 15 (15.00%) Zuul
3 14 (14.00%) Web Services
4 12 (12.00%) YAML
5 8 (8.00%) HTML
6 4 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (1.00%) J2EE
7 1 (1.00%) JSON
7 1 (1.00%) Middleware
7 1 (1.00%) Node.js
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.00%) SOAP
7 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 14 (14.00%) Private Cloud
2 12 (12.00%) User Experience
3 7 (7.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (71.00%) Linux
2 36 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (35.00%) CentOS
4 21 (21.00%) Windows
5 13 (13.00%) Unix
6 4 (4.00%) Debian
7 2 (2.00%) Solaris
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (87.00%) DevOps
2 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 15 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (15.00%) Kanban
7 15 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (14.00%) Migration
8 14 (14.00%) Open Source
9 13 (13.00%) Scrum
9 13 (13.00%) SOA
10 12 (12.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 12 (12.00%) Change Management
10 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (12.00%) Release Automation
11 10 (10.00%) Coaching
11 10 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) Python
2 32 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 20 (20.00%) Perl
4 14 (14.00%) SQL
5 13 (13.00%) Ruby
6 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.00%) C#
7 8 (8.00%) C++
8 6 (6.00%) Java
9 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.00%) OCP
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (71.00%) Docker
2 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (69.00%) Puppet
2 59 (59.00%) Terraform
3 42 (42.00%) Kubernetes
4 26 (26.00%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (15.00%) Consul
6 13 (13.00%) Nagios
7 12 (12.00%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (12.00%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.00%) Grafana
8 2 (2.00%) Packer
8 2 (2.00%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.00%) Rancher
9 1 (1.00%) Rundeck
9 1 (1.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.00%) Riverbed
4 11 (11.00%) Oracle
5 8 (8.00%) Black Duck
5 8 (8.00%) Dynatrace
5 8 (8.00%) Google
6 2 (2.00%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (2.00%) Pega
6 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.00%) BMC
7 1 (1.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.00%) New Relic
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Splunk
7 1 (1.00%) VMware