Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 77 73
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4 +28
Contract jobs citing Ansible 134 279 316
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 3.70% 3.36% 3.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.71% 18.84% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 224 243
Median daily rate £560 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £420 £463 £450
90th Percentile £675 £713 £713
London median daily rate £560 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -6.67% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £70.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 590 1,481 1,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.30% 17.84% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 1,159 999
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £328 £355 £334
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 28
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.38% +5.00% -14.34%
10th Percentile £12.42 £16.67 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.44 £37.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -7.41%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Central London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ansible in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Ansible in Central London

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ansible in Central London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +17 112 £575 - 29
Southwark +46 1 £438 -27.08%
Ansible
London

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 114 (85.07%) DevOps
2 79 (58.96%) Terraform
3 67 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 66 (49.25%) Jenkins
5 65 (48.51%) Docker
6 56 (41.79%) AWS
7 54 (40.30%) Linux
8 48 (35.82%) Azure
9 46 (34.33%) Python
10 43 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (30.60%) Finance
12 40 (29.85%) Infrastructure as Code
13 38 (28.36%) Git (software)
14 36 (26.87%) Java
15 33 (24.63%) Puppet
16 25 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
17 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
17 24 (17.91%) JIRA
18 22 (16.42%) Confluence
19 21 (15.67%) Amazon EC2
19 21 (15.67%) GCP
19 21 (15.67%) Public Sector
20 20 (14.93%) Packer
20 20 (14.93%) OpenShift
20 20 (14.93%) Bash Shell
20 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
20 20 (14.93%) Configuration Management
21 17 (12.69%) Amazon EKS
21 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (12.69%) PowerShell

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 22 (16.42%) Confluence
2 7 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.73%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.49%) Tornado
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (41.79%) AWS
2 48 (35.82%) Azure
3 21 (15.67%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (15.67%) GCP
4 20 (14.93%) OpenShift
5 17 (12.69%) Amazon EKS
6 14 (10.45%) SaaS
7 9 (6.72%) Amazon S3
8 8 (5.97%) Serverless
9 7 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (4.48%) GitHub
10 6 (4.48%) IaaS
11 5 (3.73%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (3.73%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (3.73%) Route 53
11 5 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (2.24%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (2.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Firewall
2 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.24%) DHCP
4 2 (1.49%) DNS
4 2 (1.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) BGP
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.75%) IGMP
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) Intranet
5 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) Multicast
5 1 (0.75%) OSPF
5 1 (0.75%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) Big Data
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.22%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.73%) MySQL
5 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.75%) Redis
8 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 66 (49.25%) Jenkins
2 38 (28.36%) Git (software)
3 24 (17.91%) JIRA
4 9 (6.72%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (6.72%) TeamCity
5 8 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.48%) GitLab
6 6 (4.48%) Maven
7 5 (3.73%) JUnit
8 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.24%) Ant
9 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.24%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.49%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.49%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.49%) PhpStorm
10 2 (1.49%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (30.60%) Finance
2 21 (15.67%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.22%) Banking
4 6 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.24%) Electronics
5 3 (2.24%) Front Office
5 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.24%) Marketing
5 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (61.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (15.67%) AWS Engineer
3 19 (14.18%) AWS DevOps
3 19 (14.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.21%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (5.22%) Azure DevOps
8 7 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (2.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) Node.js Developer
12 3 (2.24%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
12 3 (2.24%) Python Engineer
12 3 (2.24%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.72%) Node.js
2 8 (5.97%) .NET
2 8 (5.97%) Web Services
3 7 (5.22%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (5.22%) Kafka
4 5 (3.73%) CSS
4 5 (3.73%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.73%) HTML
4 5 (3.73%) RESTful
5 4 (2.99%) HTML5
5 4 (2.99%) React
5 4 (2.99%) SOAP
5 4 (2.99%) Spring
6 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.24%) Middleware
6 3 (2.24%) REST
7 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.49%) CSS3
7 2 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.99%) Clustering
2 3 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.49%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.49%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.30%) Linux
2 9 (6.72%) Unix
2 9 (6.72%) Windows
3 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.99%) CentOS
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (85.07%) DevOps
2 43 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (29.85%) Infrastructure as Code
4 20 (14.93%) Configuration Management
5 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.94%) Infrastructure Automation
7 12 (8.96%) Microservices
7 12 (8.96%) Migration
8 10 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.72%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.97%) Fintech
11 7 (5.22%) Scrum
11 7 (5.22%) TDD
12 6 (4.48%) Kanban
12 6 (4.48%) Machine Learning
13 5 (3.73%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (2.99%) Analytics
14 4 (2.99%) High Availability
14 4 (2.99%) Open Source
14 4 (2.99%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.33%) Python
2 36 (26.87%) Java
3 20 (14.93%) Bash Shell
4 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
5 13 (9.70%) SQL
6 10 (7.46%) Ruby
7 8 (5.97%) Go
7 8 (5.97%) Groovy
8 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.48%) C#
9 6 (4.48%) Perl
10 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.24%) PHP
11 3 (2.24%) Scala
12 2 (1.49%) AWK
12 2 (1.49%) C
12 2 (1.49%) Java 8
12 2 (1.49%) sed
13 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.49%) Degree
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISM
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 65 (48.51%) Docker
2 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.49%) HDFS
3 2 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.49%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.75%) zsh
Systems Management
1 79 (58.96%) Terraform
2 67 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 33 (24.63%) Puppet
4 25 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (14.93%) Packer
6 16 (11.94%) Istio
7 8 (5.97%) Prometheus
8 6 (4.48%) Grafana
9 5 (3.73%) Salt
10 3 (2.24%) Rancher
11 2 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.49%) Pacemaker
12 1 (0.75%) Consul
12 1 (0.75%) Endace
12 1 (0.75%) Galera Cluster
12 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.75%) vRealize
12 1 (0.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Google
3 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.73%) Splunk
5 4 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.99%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.24%) New Relic
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle
6 3 (2.24%) SAP
7 2 (1.49%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.49%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.49%) Sybase
7 2 (1.49%) Veritas
7 2 (1.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) Axway
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) F5
8 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) Sophos