Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 March 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 38 20
Rank change year-on-year -15 -18 +79
Contract jobs citing Ansible 57 69 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.37% 4.75% 8.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.27% 33.01% 62.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 103
Wales median daily rate £438 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £336 £375 £413
90th Percentile £526 £618 £600
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 217 209 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.83% 14.38% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 139 161
Wales median daily rate £450 £425 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -8.60% +32.86%
10th Percentile £309 £295 £181
90th Percentile £675 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £483 £450
% change year-on-year +3.63% +7.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Wales median hourly rate £16.75 £17.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -8.97% +30.00%
10th Percentile £15.08 £15.13 £16.10
90th Percentile £17.83 £36.24 £21.95
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% -3.61%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Wales

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Wales

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Wales over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Wales

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 March 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
South Wales +13 57 £438 -7.89% 7
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 39 (68.42%) Linux
1 39 (68.42%) DevOps
2 32 (56.14%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (50.88%) Terraform
4 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (35.09%) Docker
7 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 19 (33.33%) Windows
8 18 (31.58%) Public Cloud
9 15 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (26.32%) Google
10 14 (24.56%) Web Services
10 14 (24.56%) Java
10 14 (24.56%) Python
10 14 (24.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
11 13 (22.81%) Puppet
11 13 (22.81%) Kubernetes
11 13 (22.81%) Unix
12 12 (21.05%) JBoss
12 12 (21.05%) Rundeck
12 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.54%) JIRA
14 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
14 9 (15.79%) Confluence
14 9 (15.79%) Microservices
14 9 (15.79%) Oracle
14 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
14 9 (15.79%) Maven

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (21.05%) JBoss
2 9 (15.79%) Confluence
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 32 (56.14%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (24.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (12.28%) OpenShift
6 6 (10.53%) GitHub
7 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) HTTP
2 5 (8.77%) Firewall
3 4 (7.02%) DSL
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.51%) SSH
5 2 (3.51%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.54%) JIRA
4 9 (15.79%) Maven
5 8 (14.04%) Ant
6 7 (12.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (8.77%) GitLab
7 5 (8.77%) Subversion
7 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (7.02%) Selenium
8 4 (7.02%) Vagrant
9 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.75%) RSpec
10 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Cloud Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Build Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Linux Build Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.51%) Site Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Windows DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Head of DevOps
10 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes Architect
10 1 (1.75%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) SOAP
3 6 (10.53%) JSON
3 6 (10.53%) WSDL
3 6 (10.53%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) .NET
5 3 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (3.51%) Kafka
6 2 (3.51%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.75%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.75%) LDAP
7 1 (1.75%) OAuth
7 1 (1.75%) REST
7 1 (1.75%) Spring
7 1 (1.75%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (22.81%) Unix
4 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) DevOps
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Microservices
4 8 (14.04%) Deployment Automation
4 8 (14.04%) OWASP
4 8 (14.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (12.28%) SOA
5 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.53%) Availability Management
6 6 (10.53%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 6 (10.53%) Storage Management
7 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.77%) Server Management
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (7.02%) Scrum
9 2 (3.51%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
1 14 (24.56%) Java
1 14 (24.56%) Python
2 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.77%) Ruby
5 4 (7.02%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) Groovy
5 4 (7.02%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) RHCSA
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Docker
2 7 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.28%) vSphere
3 6 (10.53%) Postfix
4 2 (3.51%) iptables
5 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (50.88%) Terraform
2 13 (22.81%) Kubernetes
2 13 (22.81%) Puppet
3 12 (21.05%) Rundeck
4 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.75%) Consul
6 1 (1.75%) Kibana
6 1 (1.75%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Google
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.04%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 1 (1.75%) PlateSpin