Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 56 73
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 +27
Contract jobs citing Ansible 191 385 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.24% 4.28% 3.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.04% 23.48% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 306 263
Central London median daily rate £589 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.39% +6.98% +2.38%
10th Percentile £454 £459 £425
90th Percentile £688 £713 £675
London median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £52.50 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -

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 908 1,640 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.40% 18.25% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 1,261 861
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £291 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 21
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.70 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.31 £11.81
90th Percentile £27.20 £38.75 £67.50
London median hourly rate £19.75 £23.13 £24.92
% change year-on-year -14.61% -7.18% +12.42%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 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 -4 149 £600 +4.35% 72
Ansible
London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 141 (73.82%) DevOps
2 102 (53.40%) Terraform
3 96 (50.26%) Kubernetes
4 95 (49.74%) Docker
5 86 (45.03%) AWS
6 77 (40.31%) Jenkins
7 65 (34.03%) Linux
7 65 (34.03%) Python
8 62 (32.46%) Azure
9 60 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (31.41%) Puppet
10 54 (28.27%) Java
11 39 (20.42%) Opscode Chef
12 37 (19.37%) Configuration Management
12 37 (19.37%) Infrastructure as Code
13 35 (18.32%) Finance
14 34 (17.80%) Security Cleared
15 31 (16.23%) GCP
16 28 (14.66%) Microservices
16 28 (14.66%) Git (software)
16 28 (14.66%) Windows
17 24 (12.57%) JIRA
18 21 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (10.99%) SC Cleared
19 20 (10.47%) Confluence
19 20 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
20 19 (9.95%) Ruby
20 19 (9.95%) Microsoft
20 19 (9.95%) OpenShift
21 18 (9.42%) Banking

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 20 (10.47%) Confluence
2 9 (4.71%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.66%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (3.14%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.57%) Anypoint
7 3 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.57%) JBoss
8 2 (1.05%) Ethereum
8 2 (1.05%) Hyperledger
8 2 (1.05%) Jetty
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Apache
9 1 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.52%) SAS
9 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.52%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.05%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 86 (45.03%) AWS
2 62 (32.46%) Azure
3 31 (16.23%) GCP
4 20 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (9.95%) OpenShift
6 18 (9.42%) SaaS
7 17 (8.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (6.81%) Amazon EKS
9 12 (6.28%) Serverless
10 11 (5.76%) IaaS
10 11 (5.76%) PaaS
11 9 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (4.71%) GitHub
12 8 (4.19%) Amazon S3
13 7 (3.66%) Tricentis Tosca
14 6 (3.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (3.14%) Route 53
14 6 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.76%) Firewall
2 8 (4.19%) DNS
2 8 (4.19%) VPN
3 6 (3.14%) DHCP
3 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.57%) Junos
5 3 (1.57%) NX-OS
5 3 (1.57%) WAN
6 2 (1.05%) HTTP
6 2 (1.05%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 2 (1.05%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.52%) BGP
7 1 (0.52%) IGMP
7 1 (0.52%) Internet
7 1 (0.52%) MPLS
7 1 (0.52%) OSPF
7 1 (0.52%) RIP
7 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.33%) Big Data
2 13 (6.81%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.24%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.24%) MySQL
4 9 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (3.66%) BigQuery
6 7 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.66%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.57%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.05%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (40.31%) Jenkins
2 28 (14.66%) Git (software)
3 24 (12.57%) JIRA
4 12 (6.28%) CircleCI
5 11 (5.76%) Maven
5 11 (5.76%) TeamCity
6 10 (5.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (4.71%) Selenium
8 8 (4.19%) Travis CI
9 6 (3.14%) GitLab
9 6 (3.14%) JUnit
9 6 (3.14%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.62%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.09%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.09%) Mockito
12 3 (1.57%) Ant
12 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.57%) Subversion
12 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Banking
3 17 (8.90%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.14%) Front Office
6 3 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Games
7 2 (1.05%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (47.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (15.71%) AWS DevOps
3 25 (13.09%) AWS Engineer
3 25 (13.09%) Developer
4 24 (12.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 21 (10.99%) Architect
6 17 (8.90%) Azure Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 14 (7.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (4.19%) Azure DevOps
12 7 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
13 6 (3.14%) AWS Architect
13 6 (3.14%) Network Engineer
13 6 (3.14%) Platform Engineer
14 5 (2.62%) Automation Engineer
14 5 (2.62%) DevOps Architect
14 5 (2.62%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.38%) Kafka
2 14 (7.33%) Node.js
3 12 (6.28%) Web Services
4 11 (5.76%) Spring
5 9 (4.71%) .NET
5 9 (4.71%) Hibernate
6 8 (4.19%) RESTful
7 7 (3.66%) REST
8 5 (2.62%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.62%) YAML
9 4 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (2.09%) SOAP
10 3 (1.57%) CSS
10 3 (1.57%) HTML
11 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.05%) JSON
11 2 (1.05%) Middleware
11 2 (1.05%) OAuth
11 2 (1.05%) Qt
11 2 (1.05%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.05%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.05%) Clustering
5 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (34.03%) Linux
2 28 (14.66%) Windows
3 11 (5.76%) Ubuntu
4 10 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.24%) Unix
5 5 (2.62%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.09%) CentOS
7 3 (1.57%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (73.82%) DevOps
2 60 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.37%) Configuration Management
3 37 (19.37%) Infrastructure as Code
4 28 (14.66%) Microservices
5 21 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.90%) Migration
7 16 (8.38%) Infrastructure Automation
8 15 (7.85%) Open Source
8 15 (7.85%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (7.33%) Kanban
10 13 (6.81%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.81%) TDD
11 12 (6.28%) Scrum
12 10 (5.24%) BDD
13 9 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (4.71%) Fintech
14 8 (4.19%) Software Delivery
15 7 (3.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.03%) Python
2 54 (28.27%) Java
3 19 (9.95%) Ruby
4 17 (8.90%) Bash Shell
4 17 (8.90%) Go
5 14 (7.33%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.81%) SQL
7 11 (5.76%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.71%) C#
8 9 (4.71%) Groovy
9 6 (3.14%) Perl
10 5 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.09%) Scala
12 3 (1.57%) C++
13 2 (1.05%) Java 8
13 2 (1.05%) PHP
13 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.52%) ClojureScript
14 1 (0.52%) Rust
14 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (17.80%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.66%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.14%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.09%) Degree
6 2 (1.05%) CCIE
6 2 (1.05%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.05%) CISSP
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) NIST
2 2 (1.05%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 95 (49.74%) Docker
2 12 (6.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.14%) vSphere
4 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.05%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.05%) HDFS
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.52%) zsh
Systems Management
1 102 (53.40%) Terraform
2 96 (50.26%) Kubernetes
3 60 (31.41%) Puppet
4 39 (20.42%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (7.33%) Packer
6 10 (5.24%) Grafana
6 10 (5.24%) Istio
7 9 (4.71%) Prometheus
8 8 (4.19%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (3.14%) Consul
10 5 (2.62%) Rancher
10 5 (2.62%) Salt
11 3 (1.57%) Cobbler
12 2 (1.05%) Graphite
12 2 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (1.05%) Kibana
12 2 (1.05%) Nagios
12 2 (1.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.52%) Sysdig
13 1 (0.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 19 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.38%) Google
3 9 (4.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.19%) F5
4 8 (4.19%) Splunk
5 6 (3.14%) Cisco
5 6 (3.14%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.14%) SaltStack
6 5 (2.62%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.62%) New Relic
6 5 (2.62%) VMware
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle
8 3 (1.57%) Juniper
9 2 (1.05%) Arista
9 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.05%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.05%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.05%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.52%) Datactics
10 1 (0.52%) Ping Identity