Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 42 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +39
Contract jobs citing Ansible 56 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.84% 4.37% 3.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.32% 35.10% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 30
Wales median daily rate £463 £488 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.13% +6.56% +1.67%
10th Percentile £325 £417 £374
90th Percentile £613 £575 £526
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +81.25% -15.34% +18.13%

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 205 151 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.07% 12.46% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 111 74
Wales median daily rate £425 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -7.89% -
10th Percentile £313 £168 £292
90th Percentile £575 £525 £520
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Wales median hourly rate £19.50 £18.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +6.80% +94.44%
10th Percentile £18.25 £11.20 £15.38
90th Percentile £21.15 £25.28 £19.63
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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
South Wales +5 47 £450 -5.26% 7
West Wales -8 4 £563 +12.50% 1
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 42 (75.00%) DevOps
2 31 (55.36%) Docker
3 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
4 23 (41.07%) Python
5 22 (39.29%) Puppet
6 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 20 (35.71%) Linux
7 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.93%) Java
8 19 (33.93%) Terraform
9 16 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 14 (25.00%) Middleware
10 14 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (23.21%) Apache
11 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
11 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (21.43%) JBoss
12 12 (21.43%) HTTP
12 12 (21.43%) DNS
12 12 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (19.64%) Kubernetes
13 11 (19.64%) Maven
14 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
14 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
14 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
14 10 (17.86%) J2EE
15 9 (16.07%) Confluence

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 13 (23.21%) Apache
2 12 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (21.43%) JBoss
3 9 (16.07%) Confluence
4 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark
5 4 (7.14%) nginx
6 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.57%) IIS
7 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.71%) GitHub
4 4 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.57%) IaaS
6 2 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.57%) PaaS
7 1 (1.79%) Office 365
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 12 (21.43%) HTTP
3 6 (10.71%) VPN
4 4 (7.14%) OpenVPN
5 3 (5.36%) Firewall
6 2 (3.57%) DSL
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) IPsec
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) SSL
7 1 (1.79%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
2 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 11 (19.64%) Maven
4 9 (16.07%) JIRA
5 6 (10.71%) Artifactory
5 6 (10.71%) GitLab
5 6 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (8.93%) Ant
6 5 (8.93%) Bitbucket
7 4 (7.14%) Hudson
7 4 (7.14%) Travis CI
8 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.57%) CF BOSH
9 2 (3.57%) Subversion
10 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (8.93%) Python Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Build Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) Middleware
2 10 (17.86%) J2EE
3 7 (12.50%) Play Framework
4 6 (10.71%) PySpark
4 6 (10.71%) REST
5 4 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (7.14%) Flask
5 4 (7.14%) Web Services
6 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 2 (3.57%) XML
7 2 (3.57%) YAML
8 1 (1.79%) .NET
8 1 (1.79%) HTML
8 1 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.79%) SOAP
8 1 (1.79%) Spring
8 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Native
1 4 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Unix
4 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) DevOps
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.93%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.93%) JVM Tuning
7 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.14%) Microservices
8 4 (7.14%) Runbook
8 4 (7.14%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Python
2 19 (33.93%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.50%) Scala
4 6 (10.71%) Perl
4 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.14%) Go
5 4 (7.14%) Java 8
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) Java 9
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) C-shell
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) GCP
System Software
1 31 (55.36%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) iptables
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (39.29%) Puppet
2 19 (33.93%) Terraform
3 14 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (19.64%) Kubernetes
5 6 (10.71%) Rundeck
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (3.57%) Kibana
7 2 (3.57%) logstash
7 2 (3.57%) Nagios
8 1 (1.79%) Mesos
8 1 (1.79%) Packer
8 1 (1.79%) rkt
8 1 (1.79%) Salt
8 1 (1.79%) SCCM
8 1 (1.79%) SCOM
8 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.71%) Cloudera
3 5 (8.93%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) Google
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.57%) New Relic
6 2 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy