Period
to 27 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 27 June 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
London > Central London
6 months to
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 73 89
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 +31
Contract jobs citing Ansible 279 311 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.30% 3.40% 2.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.04% 23.56% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 242 183
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £463 £450 £420
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £70.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00

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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,465 1,320 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.33% 14.43% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 1,036 674
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 8
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%
10th Percentile £16.71 £12.66 £15.40
90th Percentile £46.23 £37.50 £75.83
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £24.93
% change year-on-year -2.00% +0.28% +13.32%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Central London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Central London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Central London over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Central London

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 June 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
City of London +7 205 £575 +4.55% 32
City of Westminster -1 28 £550 -8.33% 1
West End of London +8 14 £613 +4.26% 1
Southwark -47 2 £600 +14.29%
Ansible
London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 201 (72.04%) DevOps
2 162 (58.06%) Docker
3 136 (48.75%) Linux
4 134 (48.03%) Jenkins
5 133 (47.67%) Python
6 131 (46.95%) Amazon AWS
7 122 (43.73%) Terraform
8 120 (43.01%) Kubernetes
9 107 (38.35%) Puppet
10 98 (35.13%) Java
11 71 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (23.30%) Opscode Chef
13 64 (22.94%) Microservices
14 63 (22.58%) Git (software)
15 62 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (22.22%) Finance
16 59 (21.15%) Configuration Management
16 59 (21.15%) Bash Shell
17 57 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
18 47 (16.85%) Infrastructure as Code
19 44 (15.77%) Unix
20 42 (15.05%) JIRA
21 40 (14.34%) Amazon S3
22 38 (13.62%) Open Source
23 37 (13.26%) GitHub
24 36 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
25 35 (12.54%) Windows
26 34 (12.19%) PowerShell
27 33 (11.83%) Migration
28 32 (11.47%) Kafka

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 30 (10.75%) Confluence
2 24 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (7.17%) Apache
4 18 (6.45%) Apache Spark
5 13 (4.66%) nginx
6 7 (2.51%) IIS
6 7 (2.51%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.72%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.72%) Gunicorn
9 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.36%) Jetty
10 1 (0.36%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 131 (46.95%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (14.34%) Amazon S3
4 37 (13.26%) GitHub
5 36 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (11.11%) Serverless
6 31 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 30 (10.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (10.75%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (8.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (7.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (7.17%) OpenShift
10 19 (6.81%) Amazon ECS
11 15 (5.38%) Route 53
12 13 (4.66%) Datadog
13 11 (3.94%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (3.58%) AWS CloudTrail
14 10 (3.58%) npm
15 9 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (3.23%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 21 (7.53%) DNS
2 21 (7.53%) Firewall
3 14 (5.02%) DHCP
3 14 (5.02%) HTTP
4 13 (4.66%) SSL
5 12 (4.30%) FTP
5 12 (4.30%) IPsec
6 10 (3.58%) Network Security
6 10 (3.58%) SAN
7 9 (3.23%) BGP
7 9 (3.23%) WAN
8 7 (2.51%) OSPF
9 6 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.15%) Wireless
10 5 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.79%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.79%) Multicast
10 5 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.47%) Big Data
2 27 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (9.68%) MySQL
3 22 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.81%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (5.73%) MongoDB
6 16 (5.73%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.66%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.66%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.23%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.15%) HBase
12 5 (1.79%) InfluxDB
13 4 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
13 4 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.43%) Presto
13 4 (1.43%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 134 (48.03%) Jenkins
2 63 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 42 (15.05%) JIRA
4 25 (8.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (6.81%) Maven
6 17 (6.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (6.09%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.02%) Travis CI
8 12 (4.30%) GitLab
8 12 (4.30%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.58%) Artifactory
9 10 (3.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (3.23%) gulp
11 8 (2.87%) Jasmine
11 8 (2.87%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (2.87%) Protractor
12 7 (2.51%) GoCD
12 7 (2.51%) Grunt
13 6 (2.15%) Ant
13 6 (2.15%) Subversion
General
1 62 (22.22%) Finance
2 21 (7.53%) Banking
3 13 (4.66%) Law
4 9 (3.23%) Front Office
5 8 (2.87%) Retail
6 7 (2.51%) Publishing
7 6 (2.15%) Games
8 3 (1.08%) Marketing
9 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (50.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (17.20%) AWS DevOps
3 46 (16.49%) AWS Engineer
4 42 (15.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 40 (14.34%) Developer
6 20 (7.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 20 (7.17%) Senior DevOps
7 18 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
8 15 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (5.02%) Architect
9 14 (5.02%) Azure DevOps
9 14 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
10 13 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Java Engineer
13 10 (3.58%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.47%) Kafka
2 31 (11.11%) Node.js
3 22 (7.89%) Web Services
4 16 (5.73%) REST
5 15 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (5.02%) AngularJS
6 14 (5.02%) JSON
6 14 (5.02%) Spring
7 13 (4.66%) RESTful
8 10 (3.58%) Apache NiFi
8 10 (3.58%) OAuth
8 10 (3.58%) OAuth2
8 10 (3.58%) React
8 10 (3.58%) Spring Boot
9 9 (3.23%) SOAP
9 9 (3.23%) YAML
10 8 (2.87%) HTML
10 8 (2.87%) J2EE
10 8 (2.87%) JMS
10 8 (2.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.58%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.23%) PKI
5 8 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.15%) Social Media
8 5 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.79%) Replication
9 4 (1.43%) Clustering
9 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.08%) BYOD
10 3 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.08%) Wiki
11 2 (0.72%) Blog
11 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (48.75%) Linux
2 44 (15.77%) Unix
3 35 (12.54%) Windows
4 23 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.58%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.87%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.51%) Solaris
8 4 (1.43%) CentOS
9 3 (1.08%) Android
9 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.08%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.72%) Debian
10 2 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.36%) Fedora
11 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (72.04%) DevOps
2 71 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (22.94%) Microservices
4 62 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (21.15%) Configuration Management
6 47 (16.85%) Infrastructure as Code
7 38 (13.62%) Open Source
8 33 (11.83%) Migration
9 31 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 26 (9.32%) Fintech
11 25 (8.96%) Scrum
12 20 (7.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.73%) BDD
14 16 (5.73%) Deployment Automation
15 15 (5.38%) TDD
16 13 (4.66%) Data Science
16 13 (4.66%) OO
16 13 (4.66%) OOP
16 13 (4.66%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 133 (47.67%) Python
2 98 (35.13%) Java
3 59 (21.15%) Bash Shell
4 34 (12.19%) PowerShell
5 30 (10.75%) Ruby
6 27 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 25 (8.96%) Go
8 21 (7.53%) SQL
9 16 (5.73%) Perl
10 14 (5.02%) Java 8
11 13 (4.66%) Scala
12 12 (4.30%) PHP
13 11 (3.94%) ES6
13 11 (3.94%) Groovy
13 11 (3.94%) Shell Script
14 9 (3.23%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.79%) C#
16 3 (1.08%) C
17 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.66%) Degree
4 8 (2.87%) AWS Certification
5 6 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.43%) CCIE
6 4 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.72%) RHCE
9 1 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.36%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.36%) PhD
9 1 (0.36%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.36%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) MiFID
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 162 (58.06%) Docker
2 17 (6.09%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.43%) OpenAM
6 4 (1.43%) OpenDJ
6 4 (1.43%) OpenIDM
7 3 (1.08%) Cronacle
7 3 (1.08%) etcd
7 3 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.08%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.72%) Ceph
8 2 (0.72%) flannel
8 2 (0.72%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.72%) KVM
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.72%) SkyDNS
9 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 122 (43.73%) Terraform
2 120 (43.01%) Kubernetes
3 107 (38.35%) Puppet
4 65 (23.30%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.66%) Packer
6 11 (3.94%) Consul
7 9 (3.23%) Mesos
8 8 (2.87%) Kibana
8 8 (2.87%) logstash
9 7 (2.51%) Prometheus
10 6 (2.15%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.15%) Grafana
10 6 (2.15%) Salt
11 5 (1.79%) Graphite
12 4 (1.43%) collectd
12 4 (1.43%) Fluentd
12 4 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (1.43%) SCCM
12 4 (1.43%) StatsD
13 3 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (7.17%) VMware
2 19 (6.81%) Red Hat
2 19 (6.81%) Splunk
3 18 (6.45%) Oracle
4 16 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.38%) Atlassian
5 15 (5.38%) Google
6 9 (3.23%) Cisco
6 9 (3.23%) SaltStack
7 7 (2.51%) New Relic
8 6 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.15%) F5
8 6 (2.15%) Fortinet
8 6 (2.15%) PagerDuty
8 6 (2.15%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.15%) Veritas
9 5 (1.79%) Dell
9 5 (1.79%) IBM
9 5 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.79%) SolarWinds