Period
to 16 July 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 16 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 17 54
Rank change year-on-year -12 +37 +88
Contract jobs citing Ansible 48 110 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.28% 10.22% 4.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.58% 47.01% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 81 24
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £470 £400 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -12.09% -9.00%
10th Percentile £364 £306 £321
90th Percentile £610 £538 £551
North East median daily rate £470 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +17.50% -15.79% -5.00%
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 152 234 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.90% 21.75% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 169 137
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +39.29%
10th Percentile £155 £255 £285
90th Percentile £588 £525 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £385
% change year-on-year +9.59% -5.19% +36.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.44 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -33.85% +15.04%
10th Percentile £15.31 £8.38 £25.85
90th Percentile £32.52 £36.10 £45.40
North East median hourly rate £22.37 £15.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year +47.17% -53.23% +16.07%

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 16 July 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 16 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 47 £470 +17.50% 11
Ansible
North East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 44 (91.67%) Linux
1 44 (91.67%) DevOps
2 35 (72.92%) Docker
2 35 (72.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (60.42%) Kubernetes
4 28 (58.33%) Puppet
5 26 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 22 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (43.75%) Terraform
9 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (41.67%) Python
9 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
9 20 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (39.58%) Amazon S3
11 18 (37.50%) Bash Shell
11 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
12 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
12 17 (35.42%) OpenShift
12 17 (35.42%) HAProxy
13 16 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (31.25%) Microservices
14 15 (31.25%) CentOS
14 15 (31.25%) CloudForms
15 14 (29.17%) SonarQube
15 14 (29.17%) Route 53
16 13 (27.08%) Gluster
16 13 (27.08%) Amazon ELB
16 13 (27.08%) 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 10 (20.83%) nginx
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (39.58%) Amazon S3
4 17 (35.42%) OpenShift
5 16 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (29.17%) Route 53
7 13 (27.08%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (14.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (6.25%) Slack
12 2 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (4.17%) CloudFront
12 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (4.17%) Serverless
13 1 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (2.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) VLAN
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
2 12 (25.00%) MySQL
3 9 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (29.17%) SonarQube
3 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.67%) GitLab
5 5 (10.42%) JIRA
6 4 (8.33%) Maven
6 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.17%) GoCD
8 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (6.25%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.17%) Sensu
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 44 (91.67%) Linux
2 35 (72.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (31.25%) CentOS
4 6 (12.50%) Unix
5 4 (8.33%) Debian
6 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.25%) Windows
7 2 (4.17%) Fedora
7 2 (4.17%) SUSE
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) DevOps
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (31.25%) Microservices
5 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 10 (20.83%) Static Code Analysis
6 7 (14.58%) Open Source
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.17%) Database Tuning
10 2 (4.17%) Kanban
10 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Python
2 18 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 11 (22.92%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.42%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 35 (72.92%) Docker
2 13 (27.08%) Gluster
3 2 (4.17%) KVM
3 2 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (60.42%) Kubernetes
2 28 (58.33%) Puppet
3 22 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (43.75%) Terraform
5 17 (35.42%) HAProxy
6 15 (31.25%) CloudForms
7 9 (18.75%) Rancher
8 7 (14.58%) Packer
9 5 (10.42%) Grafana
10 4 (8.33%) Nagios
10 4 (8.33%) ZABBIX
11 3 (6.25%) Prometheus
12 2 (4.17%) Check_MK
12 2 (4.17%) Consul
12 2 (4.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Black Duck
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco
1 3 (6.25%) Dynatrace
1 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.17%) Google
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) New Relic
3 1 (2.08%) Splunk