Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 63 86
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 -1
Contract jobs citing Ansible 246 343 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.22% 3.81% 2.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.65% 23.16% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 285 206
Central London median daily rate £588 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £463 £455 £416
90th Percentile £690 £713 £675
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
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 1,252 1,481 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.39% 16.43% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,012 1,188 706
Central London median daily rate £540 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £323 £311
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 10
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £21.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -13.75% -15.81%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.31 £15.94
90th Percentile £48.45 £25.50 £27.50
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £26.61
% change year-on-year +5.00% -24.83% +33.03%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -5 198 £600 +9.09% 84
City of Westminster -1 10 £550 -10.20%
West End of London +15 3 £750 +20.00%
Southwark -20 1 £600 +14.29% 2
Ansible
London

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 182 (73.98%) DevOps
2 146 (59.35%) Terraform
3 127 (51.63%) AWS
3 127 (51.63%) Jenkins
4 126 (51.22%) Docker
5 109 (44.31%) Linux
6 97 (39.43%) Kubernetes
7 94 (38.21%) Java
8 92 (37.40%) Python
9 90 (36.59%) Puppet
10 76 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (28.05%) Opscode Chef
12 60 (24.39%) Configuration Management
13 56 (22.76%) Microservices
14 53 (21.54%) Finance
15 51 (20.73%) Azure
16 47 (19.11%) Infrastructure as Code
17 45 (18.29%) GCP
18 37 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (13.82%) Git (software)
19 34 (13.82%) Unix
20 33 (13.41%) GitHub
21 31 (12.60%) Node.js
21 31 (12.60%) Windows
22 30 (12.20%) Security Cleared
22 30 (12.20%) JIRA
23 29 (11.79%) Software Engineering
24 28 (11.38%) Bash Shell
25 27 (10.98%) Open Source
25 27 (10.98%) Go

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 24 (9.76%) Confluence
2 16 (6.50%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.25%) Jetty
4 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.85%) JBoss
6 6 (2.44%) Apache
7 5 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.03%) IIS
8 4 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (1.63%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.22%) nginx
9 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.81%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.81%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.81%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.81%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.41%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.81%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 127 (51.63%) AWS
2 51 (20.73%) Azure
3 45 (18.29%) GCP
4 33 (13.41%) GitHub
5 26 (10.57%) AWS Lambda
5 26 (10.57%) Serverless
6 23 (9.35%) Amazon S3
6 23 (9.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (8.94%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (8.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 18 (7.32%) Amazon ECS
10 17 (6.91%) OpenShift
11 16 (6.50%) Route 53
12 12 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (3.25%) PaaS
14 7 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (2.85%) CloudFront
15 6 (2.44%) IaaS
16 5 (2.03%) Amazon EKS
16 5 (2.03%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.91%) Firewall
2 16 (6.50%) DNS
3 11 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.66%) HTTP
4 9 (3.66%) SAN
5 7 (2.85%) DHCP
5 7 (2.85%) SSL
6 6 (2.44%) FTP
6 6 (2.44%) IPsec
7 5 (2.03%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.03%) Network Security
7 5 (2.03%) VPN
7 5 (2.03%) WAN
8 4 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.22%) BGP
9 3 (1.22%) Internet
10 2 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.81%) NAS
10 2 (0.81%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.76%) Big Data
2 22 (8.94%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.54%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 18 (7.32%) MySQL
5 14 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.28%) SQL Server
7 12 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.25%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.44%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.03%) BigQuery
11 5 (2.03%) DB2
12 4 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.63%) Presto
12 4 (1.63%) Spark SQL
12 4 (1.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 127 (51.63%) Jenkins
2 34 (13.82%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.20%) JIRA
4 20 (8.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (6.10%) Maven
5 15 (6.10%) Travis CI
6 13 (5.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (4.88%) CircleCI
8 10 (4.07%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.66%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.44%) Selenium
11 5 (2.03%) GitLab
11 5 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.63%) Babel
12 4 (1.63%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.63%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.63%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.63%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.63%) Subversion
12 4 (1.63%) webpack
General
1 53 (21.54%) Finance
2 27 (10.98%) Banking
3 13 (5.28%) Law
4 11 (4.47%) Games
5 6 (2.44%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.03%) Front Office
6 5 (2.03%) Publishing
7 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.22%) Retail
7 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (46.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (19.11%) AWS DevOps
3 45 (18.29%) AWS Engineer
4 41 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 40 (16.26%) Developer
6 22 (8.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 18 (7.32%) Architect
7 18 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (6.50%) Azure DevOps
10 14 (5.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.69%) Azure Engineer
11 12 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
13 10 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (3.66%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
15 7 (2.85%) Cloud Architect
15 7 (2.85%) Data Engineer
16 6 (2.44%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.60%) Node.js
2 24 (9.76%) Kafka
3 21 (8.54%) Spring
4 20 (8.13%) Web Services
5 16 (6.50%) Spring Boot
6 11 (4.47%) RESTful
7 10 (4.07%) React
8 9 (3.66%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.66%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.25%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (2.85%) CSS
10 7 (2.85%) LDAP
11 6 (2.44%) OAuth
12 5 (2.03%) OAuth2
12 5 (2.03%) REST
12 5 (2.03%) Spark Streaming
13 4 (1.63%) Fusebox
13 4 (1.63%) Gherkin
13 4 (1.63%) Sass
13 4 (1.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.07%) Cloud Native
2 10 (4.07%) Public Cloud
3 8 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.85%) PKI
5 5 (2.03%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.63%) Replication
7 3 (1.22%) BYOD
7 3 (1.22%) Clustering
7 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.22%) Social Media
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (44.31%) Linux
2 34 (13.82%) Unix
3 31 (12.60%) Windows
4 21 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.85%) CentOS
6 7 (2.85%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.44%) Solaris
8 3 (1.22%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.81%) Debian
9 2 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.41%) Fedora
10 1 (0.41%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (73.98%) DevOps
2 76 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (24.39%) Configuration Management
4 56 (22.76%) Microservices
5 47 (19.11%) Infrastructure as Code
6 37 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (11.79%) Software Engineering
8 27 (10.98%) Open Source
9 25 (10.16%) Fintech
9 25 (10.16%) Test Automation
10 23 (9.35%) Scrum
11 21 (8.54%) BDD
12 20 (8.13%) Migration
13 17 (6.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (6.91%) TDD
14 15 (6.10%) Analytics
15 14 (5.69%) E-Commerce
15 14 (5.69%) Kanban
15 14 (5.69%) Software Delivery
16 12 (4.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 94 (38.21%) Java
2 92 (37.40%) Python
3 28 (11.38%) Bash Shell
4 27 (10.98%) Go
5 23 (9.35%) PowerShell
6 22 (8.94%) Ruby
7 21 (8.54%) JavaScript
8 14 (5.69%) SQL
9 13 (5.28%) Scala
10 10 (4.07%) Groovy
10 10 (4.07%) Perl
11 8 (3.25%) C#
12 7 (2.85%) ES6
12 7 (2.85%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.63%) PHP
14 3 (1.22%) Java 8
14 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.81%) Clojure
15 2 (0.81%) ClojureScript
15 2 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 30 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.50%) AWS Certification
4 8 (3.25%) Degree
5 7 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.85%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.63%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.81%) CISSP
8 1 (0.41%) CCNP
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.41%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.81%) NIST
1 2 (0.81%) NIST 800
1 2 (0.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) PMO
2 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 126 (51.22%) Docker
2 7 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) Cronacle
4 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.22%) Veritas File System
5 2 (0.81%) KVM
5 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.41%) etcd
6 1 (0.41%) HDFS
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 146 (59.35%) Terraform
2 97 (39.43%) Kubernetes
3 90 (36.59%) Puppet
4 69 (28.05%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.88%) Packer
6 11 (4.47%) Consul
7 10 (4.07%) Prometheus
8 8 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (3.25%) Grafana
9 7 (2.85%) Cobbler
9 7 (2.85%) Mesos
9 7 (2.85%) Rancher
9 7 (2.85%) Salt
10 4 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (1.22%) SCCM
12 2 (0.81%) Kibana
12 2 (0.81%) logstash
13 1 (0.41%) Graphite
13 1 (0.41%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 25 (10.16%) Google
2 20 (8.13%) Red Hat
3 16 (6.50%) Atlassian
4 14 (5.69%) VMware
5 12 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.88%) New Relic
6 9 (3.66%) Splunk
7 7 (2.85%) Oracle
7 7 (2.85%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.03%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.03%) Veritas
9 4 (1.63%) Cisco
9 4 (1.63%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.22%) Citrix
10 3 (1.22%) Dell
10 3 (1.22%) EMC
10 3 (1.22%) F5
10 3 (1.22%) IBM
10 3 (1.22%) PagerDuty
10 3 (1.22%) Palo Alto