Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 46 137
Rank change year-on-year +27 +91 -55
Contract jobs citing Ansible 103 49 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.61% 4.98% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.92% 28.00% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 34 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.30% -14.00% -
North East median daily rate £388 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -13.89% -10.00% -
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 240 175 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.39% 17.78% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 127 292
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £385 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +35.09% -5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £220
90th Percentile £530 £500 £425
North East median daily rate £360 £385 £290
% change year-on-year -6.49% +32.99% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £38.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.29% +35.96% +107.88%
10th Percentile £8.38 £26.70 £25.56
90th Percentile £33.55 £43.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.10 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -59.73% +31.58% +98.54%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +27 102 £395 -8.14% 8
Sunderland - 1 £350 -
Ansible
North East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 100 (97.09%) DevOps
2 86 (83.50%) Puppet
3 84 (81.55%) Linux
4 69 (66.99%) Amazon AWS
5 63 (61.17%) Configuration Management
5 63 (61.17%) Jenkins
6 59 (57.28%) Terraform
7 54 (52.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 53 (51.46%) Bash Shell
9 51 (49.51%) Docker
10 45 (43.69%) Open Source
11 43 (41.75%) Windows
12 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (38.83%) Python
14 38 (36.89%) Java
14 38 (36.89%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (35.92%) High Availability
15 37 (35.92%) Data Centre
15 37 (35.92%) Perl
16 36 (34.95%) Elastic Stack
17 35 (33.98%) Nagios
17 35 (33.98%) Ruby
18 34 (33.01%) Splunk
18 34 (33.01%) New Relic
19 33 (32.04%) Datadog
19 33 (32.04%) PowerShell
20 32 (31.07%) TeamCity
20 32 (31.07%) Packer
21 31 (30.10%) C
21 31 (30.10%) C++

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 7 (6.80%) nginx
2 6 (5.83%) Apache
3 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 4 (3.88%) Jetty
4 4 (3.88%) Mongrel
4 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.94%) Confluence
5 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 69 (66.99%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (52.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (32.04%) Datadog
4 11 (10.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.88%) Google App Engine
6 4 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.91%) Slack
8 1 (0.97%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.97%) GitHub
8 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.97%) Linode
8 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) HTTP
2 5 (4.85%) DHCP
3 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 4 (3.88%) FTP
3 4 (3.88%) InfiniBand
3 4 (3.88%) IPsec
3 4 (3.88%) SSL
3 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) Internet
5 1 (0.97%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.27%) Amazon Redshift
2 12 (11.65%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.85%) MySQL
4 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) DataStage
6 1 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 63 (61.17%) Jenkins
2 32 (31.07%) TeamCity
3 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
4 16 (15.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (7.77%) JIRA
6 6 (5.83%) GitLab
6 6 (5.83%) Maven
7 4 (3.88%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.94%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.97%) Subversion
9 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (3.88%) Banking
1 4 (3.88%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (78.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) AWS DevOps
3 19 (18.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) DevOps Consultant
6 7 (6.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (5.83%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Junior
8 5 (4.85%) Junior DevOps
8 5 (4.85%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (3.88%) Grid Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.95%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (8.74%) Software Packaging
3 5 (4.85%) J2EE
4 4 (3.88%) .NET
4 4 (3.88%) OpenMP
4 4 (3.88%) Servlets
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.94%) LAMP
6 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.94%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.94%) Zuul
7 1 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.97%) Ajax
7 1 (0.97%) CSS
7 1 (0.97%) HTML
7 1 (0.97%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.97%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.97%) Node.js
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.74%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.83%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.88%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Clustering
6 2 (1.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 84 (81.55%) Linux
2 43 (41.75%) Windows
3 13 (12.62%) Unix
4 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.85%) CentOS
6 4 (3.88%) SUSE
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.91%) AIX
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (97.09%) DevOps
2 63 (61.17%) Configuration Management
3 45 (43.69%) Open Source
4 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (35.92%) High Availability
6 30 (29.13%) BDD
7 29 (28.16%) Test Automation
8 18 (17.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (17.48%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (16.50%) Deployment Automation
10 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
12 12 (11.65%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (7.77%) ITIL
15 7 (6.80%) Coaching
16 6 (5.83%) Analytical Thinking
16 6 (5.83%) Creative Thinking
17 5 (4.85%) Microservices
17 5 (4.85%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.46%) Bash Shell
2 40 (38.83%) Python
3 38 (36.89%) Java
4 37 (35.92%) Perl
5 35 (33.98%) Ruby
6 33 (32.04%) PowerShell
7 31 (30.10%) C
7 31 (30.10%) C++
8 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.94%) C#
9 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 2 (1.94%) SQL
10 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.97%) Jython
10 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.65%) Degree
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.91%) OCP
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (49.51%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.85%) Xen
4 4 (3.88%) GPFS
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.97%) Firmware
6 1 (0.97%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 86 (83.50%) Puppet
2 59 (57.28%) Terraform
3 38 (36.89%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (33.98%) Nagios
5 32 (31.07%) Packer
6 29 (28.16%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.91%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.94%) Consul
8 2 (1.94%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.97%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) New Relic
1 34 (33.01%) Splunk
2 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) VMware
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.85%) Google
6 4 (3.88%) Dynatrace
6 4 (3.88%) NetApp
7 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.97%) Capita
8 1 (0.97%) Citrix
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.97%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.97%) SaltStack