Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 50 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18 +72
Contract jobs citing Ansible 65 49 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.74% 4.01% 6.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.02% 32.03% 58.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 62
Wales median daily rate £463 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £373 £375 £414
90th Percentile £613 £585 £618
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year -6.67% -20.63% -

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 203 153 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.67% 12.52% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 110
Wales median daily rate £440 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £313 £163 £293
90th Percentile £613 £538 £618
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Wales median hourly rate £21.00 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.23% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +4.96%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 53 £450 -5.26% 14
West Wales -8 9 £594 +18.75% 1
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 50 (76.92%) DevOps
2 39 (60.00%) Java
3 38 (58.46%) Jenkins
4 37 (56.92%) Linux
5 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (38.46%) Puppet
8 23 (35.38%) Docker
9 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
10 21 (32.31%) Python
11 20 (30.77%) JBoss
12 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
12 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (27.69%) Maven
14 17 (26.15%) Unix
15 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
16 15 (23.08%) Terraform
16 15 (23.08%) HTTP
16 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
16 15 (23.08%) DNS
17 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
17 14 (21.54%) Sonatype Nexus
18 13 (20.00%) Java 8
19 12 (18.46%) Rundeck
19 12 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
19 12 (18.46%) JIRA
20 11 (16.92%) Confluence
20 11 (16.92%) Ant

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 20 (30.77%) JBoss
2 11 (16.92%) Confluence
3 9 (13.85%) Apache
4 5 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) IaaS
3 5 (7.69%) PaaS
4 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.62%) GitHub
4 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.08%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) NuGet
5 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.08%) Serverless
6 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) DNS
1 15 (23.08%) HTTP
1 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.69%) tcpdump
3 4 (6.15%) OpenVPN
3 4 (6.15%) VPN
4 3 (4.62%) SSH
5 2 (3.08%) DSL
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.31%) Event Store
2 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 5 (7.69%) Big Data
3 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (58.46%) Jenkins
2 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
3 18 (27.69%) Maven
4 14 (21.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (18.46%) JIRA
6 11 (16.92%) Ant
7 7 (10.77%) Subversion
8 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
9 3 (4.62%) Artifactory
9 3 (4.62%) Hudson
10 2 (3.08%) CF BOSH
10 2 (3.08%) GitLab
10 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
11 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.54%) Selenium
11 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (13.85%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.31%) Build Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Administrator
5 6 (9.23%) Deployment Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Linux Build Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Dropwizard
1 10 (15.38%) Middleware
1 10 (15.38%) REST
2 9 (13.85%) Web Services
3 8 (12.31%) J2EE
3 8 (12.31%) Play Framework
4 7 (10.77%) SOAP
5 6 (9.23%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (9.23%) JSON
5 6 (9.23%) WSDL
5 6 (9.23%) XML
6 3 (4.62%) LDAP
6 3 (4.62%) OAuth
7 2 (3.08%) Flask
7 2 (3.08%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.08%) Stripes Framework
8 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.54%) RESTful
8 1 (1.54%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Cloud Native
1 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Linux
2 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (26.15%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.15%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) DevOps
2 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (13.85%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (13.85%) Open Source
5 9 (13.85%) Scrum
6 8 (12.31%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (12.31%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.31%) Software Delivery
6 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) SOA
8 6 (9.23%) CQRS
8 6 (9.23%) Server Management
9 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.69%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.69%) Storage Management
10 4 (6.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) Python
3 13 (20.00%) Java 8
4 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 8 (12.31%) Perl
6 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 4 (6.15%) SQL
9 3 (4.62%) Java 9
9 3 (4.62%) R
10 2 (3.08%) Go
10 2 (3.08%) Groovy
11 1 (1.54%) C#
11 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 23 (35.38%) Docker
2 6 (9.23%) Postfix
3 5 (7.69%) iptables
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.15%) vSphere
5 3 (4.62%) NFS
6 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (38.46%) Puppet
2 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
3 15 (23.08%) Terraform
4 12 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (18.46%) Rundeck
5 2 (3.08%) Kibana
5 2 (3.08%) logstash
5 2 (3.08%) Nagios
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.54%) Packer
6 1 (1.54%) SCCM
6 1 (1.54%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
2 8 (12.31%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) Cloudera
4 4 (6.15%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.08%) New Relic
5 2 (3.08%) Remedy
5 2 (3.08%) Splunk
6 1 (1.54%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.54%) SAP