Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 68 139
Rank change year-on-year +56 +71 -38
Contract jobs citing Ansible 114 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.50% 2.30% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.67% 11.11% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 16 18
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £394 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.86% -17.11% +31.03%
10th Percentile £356 £188 £403
90th Percentile £600 £488 £515
North East median daily rate £500 £394 £475
% change year-on-year +26.86% -17.11% +31.03%
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 225 189 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.67% 20.70% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 149 353
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £224
90th Percentile £563 £550 £445
North East median daily rate £450 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +28.57% +11.11% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 36
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £15.97 £8.87 £26.38
90th Percentile £32.45 £49.33 £42.50
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -53.81% +14.29% +8.74%

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

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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

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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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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 +58 113 £495 +25.65% 17
South Shields - 1 £515 -
Ansible
North East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 104 (91.23%) DevOps
2 95 (83.33%) Linux
3 91 (79.82%) Puppet
4 80 (70.18%) Jenkins
5 72 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
6 70 (61.40%) Docker
7 62 (54.39%) Terraform
8 57 (50.00%) Configuration Management
9 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (38.60%) Python
11 39 (34.21%) Open Source
12 38 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 37 (32.46%) Opscode Chef
13 37 (32.46%) Bash Shell
14 36 (31.58%) Windows
15 35 (30.70%) Elastic Stack
15 35 (30.70%) Sonatype Nexus
16 34 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (27.19%) CentOS
19 29 (25.44%) GitLab
19 29 (25.44%) Kubernetes
20 27 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
20 27 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 27 (23.68%) Maven
21 25 (21.93%) Test Automation
22 24 (21.05%) Perl
23 23 (20.18%) Nagios
24 20 (17.54%) Unix
24 20 (17.54%) Ruby

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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 12 (10.53%) Confluence
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.75%) JBoss
3 2 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) Jetty
4 1 (0.88%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 72 (63.16%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (12.28%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (11.40%) Amazon S3
6 12 (10.53%) Datadog
7 11 (9.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (9.65%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.75%) Slack
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.88%) Route 53
10 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Firewall
1 7 (6.14%) VLAN
2 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 3 (2.63%) Network Security
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) IPsec
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.65%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.39%) MySQL
5 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 80 (70.18%) Jenkins
2 38 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 35 (30.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 29 (25.44%) GitLab
5 27 (23.68%) Maven
6 20 (17.54%) JIRA
7 17 (14.91%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.75%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.88%) Subversion
9 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Electronics
2 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.75%) Marketing
2 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (77.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (14.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (6.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) DBA
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (2.63%) JIRA Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Junior
8 3 (2.63%) Junior DevOps
8 3 (2.63%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared DBA
9 2 (1.75%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (1.75%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (1.75%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (1.75%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (14.91%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (14.91%) Spring Boot
2 17 (14.91%) Zuul
3 9 (7.89%) YAML
4 8 (7.02%) HTML
5 5 (4.39%) Web Services
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.88%) .NET
7 1 (0.88%) J2EE
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) Servlets
7 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.65%) Private Cloud
3 9 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (7.89%) User Experience
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (83.33%) Linux
2 36 (31.58%) Windows
3 31 (27.19%) CentOS
4 27 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (17.54%) Unix
6 4 (3.51%) Debian
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (91.23%) DevOps
2 57 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (34.21%) Open Source
5 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (21.93%) Test Automation
8 19 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
8 19 (16.67%) High Availability
8 19 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (13.16%) BDD
9 15 (13.16%) ITIL
9 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (11.40%) Coaching
10 13 (11.40%) Kanban
11 10 (8.77%) Business Development
11 10 (8.77%) SOA
11 10 (8.77%) Software Delivery
11 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.60%) Python
2 37 (32.46%) Bash Shell
3 24 (21.05%) Perl
4 20 (17.54%) Ruby
5 18 (15.79%) C++
6 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
7 15 (13.16%) Java
8 10 (8.77%) C
9 9 (7.89%) C#
9 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.39%) SQL
11 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) Degree
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.51%) OCP
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 70 (61.40%) Docker
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 91 (79.82%) Puppet
2 62 (54.39%) Terraform
3 37 (32.46%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (25.44%) Kubernetes
5 23 (20.18%) Nagios
6 18 (15.79%) Packer
7 17 (14.91%) Consul
8 9 (7.89%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (7.89%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.51%) Data Guard
9 4 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (2.63%) Grafana
10 3 (2.63%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.88%) Rancher
11 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Red Hat
2 15 (13.16%) Splunk
3 13 (11.40%) New Relic
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle
4 11 (9.65%) Black Duck
4 11 (9.65%) Dynatrace
5 9 (7.89%) Google
5 9 (7.89%) Riverbed
6 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.51%) VMware
8 2 (1.75%) Informatica
8 2 (1.75%) SAP
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) Ivanti