Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 46 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13 +68
Contract jobs citing Ansible 67 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.08% 4.07% 6.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.90% 34.81% 55.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 60
Wales median daily rate £450 £480 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -0.26% +6.94%
10th Percentile £331 £425 £400
90th Percentile £613 £550 £618
UK median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £72.50 £40.75 £47.25
% change year-on-year +77.91% -13.76% -

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 210 135 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.79% 11.69% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 89 106
Wales median daily rate £425 £401 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -11.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £312 £175 £316
90th Percentile £575 £530 £597
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £433
% change year-on-year +6.38% +8.67% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Wales median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -14.29% +84.21%
10th Percentile £20.50 £10.00 £17.25
90th Percentile £21.50 £30.60 £17.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.41% -24.47% +16.42%

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 October 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 23 October 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 +4 55 £433 -9.84% 9
West Wales -3 9 £594 +21.79% 2
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 51 (76.12%) DevOps
2 42 (62.69%) Java
3 39 (58.21%) Jenkins
4 38 (56.72%) Linux
5 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (40.30%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (34.33%) Puppet
7 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
7 23 (34.33%) JBoss
7 23 (34.33%) Docker
8 21 (31.34%) Python
8 21 (31.34%) Red Hat
8 21 (31.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (29.85%) Maven
10 18 (26.87%) Unix
11 17 (25.37%) HTTP
11 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
11 17 (25.37%) DNS
12 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (23.88%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (22.39%) Kubernetes
13 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
14 13 (19.40%) Rundeck
14 13 (19.40%) Terraform
14 13 (19.40%) Java 8
15 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (17.91%) Middleware
15 12 (17.91%) Apache
16 11 (16.42%) 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 23 (34.33%) JBoss
2 12 (17.91%) Apache
3 10 (14.93%) Confluence
4 5 (7.46%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.30%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.46%) IaaS
3 5 (7.46%) PaaS
4 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.99%) GitHub
5 2 (2.99%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) NuGet
5 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.99%) Serverless
6 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) DNS
1 17 (25.37%) HTTP
1 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.97%) OpenVPN
2 4 (5.97%) tcpdump
2 4 (5.97%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) SSH
4 1 (1.49%) DSL
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.94%) Event Store
2 8 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) Apache Hive
3 5 (7.46%) Big Data
3 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.97%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Jenkins
2 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
3 20 (29.85%) Maven
4 16 (23.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (16.42%) Ant
5 11 (16.42%) JIRA
6 6 (8.96%) Subversion
7 4 (5.97%) Travis CI
8 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.48%) Hudson
8 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.99%) CF BOSH
9 2 (2.99%) GitLab
10 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 12 (17.91%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (16.42%) Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Build Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Deployment Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Administrator
7 7 (10.45%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (10.45%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.46%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Python Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Consultant
11 3 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
12 2 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) Middleware
2 11 (16.42%) J2EE
3 10 (14.93%) Dropwizard
4 9 (13.43%) REST
4 9 (13.43%) Web Services
5 8 (11.94%) Play Framework
6 6 (8.96%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (8.96%) JSON
6 6 (8.96%) SOAP
6 6 (8.96%) WSDL
6 6 (8.96%) XML
7 4 (5.97%) Flask
8 2 (2.99%) LDAP
8 2 (2.99%) OAuth
8 2 (2.99%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.99%) Stripes Framework
9 1 (1.49%) RESTful
9 1 (1.49%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Native
2 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Linux
2 21 (31.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (26.87%) Unix
4 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.48%) Windows
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) DevOps
2 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.42%) Load Balancing
6 9 (13.43%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (13.43%) Open Source
7 8 (11.94%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.94%) Software Delivery
7 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.45%) Scrum
8 7 (10.45%) SOA
9 6 (8.96%) CQRS
9 6 (8.96%) JVM Tuning
9 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.96%) Server Management
9 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.46%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (62.69%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) Python
3 13 (19.40%) Java 8
4 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.45%) Perl
5 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.97%) Go
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) Java 9
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) R
7 3 (4.48%) SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.99%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Docker
2 5 (7.46%) Postfix
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) iptables
3 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.97%) vSphere
4 2 (2.99%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) Puppet
2 15 (22.39%) Kubernetes
3 13 (19.40%) Rundeck
3 13 (19.40%) Terraform
4 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.99%) Kibana
5 2 (2.99%) logstash
5 2 (2.99%) Nagios
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.49%) Packer
6 1 (1.49%) SCCM
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
4 4 (5.97%) Google
5 2 (2.99%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.99%) New Relic
5 2 (2.99%) Remedy
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) SAP