Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 54 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Ansible 41 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.95% 3.72% 3.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.01% 27.64% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 34
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £373 £414
90th Percentile £590 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £518
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.28% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £72.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -39.66% +81.25% -15.34%

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 241 199 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.33% 13.47% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 142 103
Wales median daily rate £475 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +23.21% -12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £314 £167
90th Percentile £650 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Wales median hourly rate £22.34 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.54% +30.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £21.15 £30.60
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -22.22%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -1 40 £450 -5.26% 6
West Wales -14 1 £500 -11.11% 1
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 32 (78.05%) DevOps
2 28 (68.29%) Python
3 24 (58.54%) Puppet
4 22 (53.66%) Linux
5 20 (48.78%) Bash Shell
6 19 (46.34%) Terraform
7 16 (39.02%) AWS
7 16 (39.02%) Tomcat
8 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
9 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (31.71%) Azure
9 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure as Code
10 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (29.27%) Perl
11 11 (26.83%) Docker
11 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
11 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
11 11 (26.83%) CentOS
11 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Automation
11 11 (26.83%) Public Cloud
11 11 (26.83%) Kubernetes
12 10 (24.39%) Oracle
12 10 (24.39%) Nagios
13 9 (21.95%) LAMP
13 9 (21.95%) PHP
13 9 (21.95%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
13 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
14 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
14 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 12c

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 16 (39.02%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.51%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.76%) Confluence
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) AWS
2 13 (31.71%) Azure
3 8 (19.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (9.76%) GCP
5 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (7.32%) npm
6 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.44%) PaaS
7 1 (2.44%) SaaS
7 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 6 (14.63%) Maven
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.44%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.44%) GitLab
6 1 (2.44%) RSpec
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) LAMP
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (14.63%) Middleware
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) Kafka
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) Spring
5 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) CentOS
3 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
4 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.76%) HPUX
6 3 (7.32%) Unix
7 2 (4.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.88%) Windows
8 1 (2.44%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) DevOps
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Automation
4 8 (19.51%) SOA
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (9.76%) Storage Management
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Fintech
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Microservices
6 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Task Automation
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) OWASP
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Python
2 20 (48.78%) Bash Shell
3 12 (29.27%) Perl
4 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
5 9 (21.95%) PHP
6 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.20%) Korn
8 3 (7.32%) Groovy
9 2 (4.88%) C#
9 2 (4.88%) Java
10 1 (2.44%) Go
10 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (2.44%) Rust
10 1 (2.44%) SQL
10 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Docker
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (58.54%) Puppet
2 19 (46.34%) Terraform
3 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (26.83%) Kubernetes
5 10 (24.39%) Nagios
6 8 (19.51%) Grafana
7 1 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.44%) Kibana
7 1 (2.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) IBM
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) 3PAR
4 5 (12.20%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Veracode