Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 29 March 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 63 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +25
Contract jobs citing Ansible 135 246 264
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.14% 3.61% 3.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.50% 19.55% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 188 218
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £455 £450 £425
90th Percentile £679 £675 £661
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 628 1,258 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.60% 18.48% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 973 724
Median daily rate £550 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.09% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £338 £301 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £655
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 18
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -4.10% -15.83%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.61 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.63 £67.50
Median hourly rate £19.75 £19.35 £21.75
% change year-on-year +2.07% -11.03% -9.38%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the City of London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ansible in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Ansible in the City of London

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ansible in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 105 (77.78%) DevOps
2 78 (57.78%) Terraform
3 75 (55.56%) Kubernetes
4 66 (48.89%) Docker
5 64 (47.41%) Jenkins
6 48 (35.56%) Linux
7 44 (32.59%) AWS
8 43 (31.85%) Python
9 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (29.63%) Azure
10 40 (29.63%) Puppet
11 35 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 35 (25.93%) Java
11 35 (25.93%) Infrastructure as Code
12 28 (20.74%) Finance
13 26 (19.26%) Security Cleared
13 26 (19.26%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (18.52%) JIRA
15 22 (16.30%) Confluence
15 22 (16.30%) Configuration Management
15 22 (16.30%) Public Sector
16 21 (15.56%) GCP
17 19 (14.07%) Amazon EC2
18 18 (13.33%) Packer
19 17 (12.59%) Banking
20 16 (11.85%) Bash Shell
20 16 (11.85%) Istio
21 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
21 15 (11.11%) Windows
22 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (16.30%) Confluence
2 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.74%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.74%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 44 (32.59%) AWS
2 40 (29.63%) Azure
3 21 (15.56%) GCP
4 19 (14.07%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (6.67%) GitHub
5 9 (6.67%) IaaS
5 9 (6.67%) PaaS
6 8 (5.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (5.93%) OpenShift
6 8 (5.93%) Serverless
7 7 (5.19%) SaaS
8 6 (4.44%) Amazon S3
8 6 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.22%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (2.22%) npm
11 3 (2.22%) Tricentis Tosca
11 3 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) DNS
2 5 (3.70%) DHCP
3 4 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (2.96%) VPN
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.22%) Junos
4 3 (2.22%) NX-OS
4 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.48%) Firewall
5 2 (1.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.74%) BGP
6 1 (0.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.74%) IGMP
6 1 (0.74%) MPLS
6 1 (0.74%) Multicast
6 1 (0.74%) NAS
6 1 (0.74%) OSPF
6 1 (0.74%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) Big Data
2 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (4.44%) MySQL
4 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.22%) BigQuery
6 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.74%) DB2
8 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.74%) Redis
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (47.41%) Jenkins
2 35 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 25 (18.52%) JIRA
4 11 (8.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 7 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.44%) JUnit
7 6 (4.44%) Maven
8 5 (3.70%) GitLab
8 5 (3.70%) Selenium
9 4 (2.96%) Ant
9 4 (2.96%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.96%) Bitbucket Server
9 4 (2.96%) Mockito
9 4 (2.96%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.22%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.48%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.48%) Spinnaker
11 2 (1.48%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Public Sector
3 17 (12.59%) Banking
4 9 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.44%) Front Office
6 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (15.56%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (14.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 17 (12.59%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (11.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 15 (11.11%) Developer
8 10 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
9 9 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Network Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) Agile Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (2.96%) DevOps Developer
12 4 (2.96%) Lead DevOps
12 4 (2.96%) Senior DevOps
13 3 (2.22%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) Node.js
2 9 (6.67%) Kafka
3 8 (5.93%) .NET
4 7 (5.19%) Web Services
5 6 (4.44%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.44%) RESTful
5 6 (4.44%) Spring
5 6 (4.44%) YAML
6 4 (2.96%) CSS
6 4 (2.96%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (2.96%) HTML
6 4 (2.96%) React
6 4 (2.96%) SOAP
7 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.22%) HTML5
7 3 (2.22%) REST
7 3 (2.22%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.48%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.48%) Clustering
3 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) iPad
4 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.56%) Linux
2 15 (11.11%) Windows
3 9 (6.67%) Unix
4 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.96%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.22%) CentOS
6 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (77.78%) DevOps
2 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.93%) Infrastructure as Code
4 22 (16.30%) Configuration Management
5 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.37%) Microservices
7 10 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 9 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (6.67%) Migration
9 8 (5.93%) Kanban
9 8 (5.93%) Scrum
9 8 (5.93%) TDD
10 7 (5.19%) Fintech
11 5 (3.70%) BDD
11 5 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Automation
11 5 (3.70%) Open Source
11 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.85%) Python
2 35 (25.93%) Java
3 16 (11.85%) Bash Shell
4 11 (8.15%) SQL
5 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.41%) Ruby
6 7 (5.19%) Go
6 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.44%) C#
8 4 (2.96%) Groovy
8 4 (2.96%) Perl
8 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.48%) PHP
9 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.48%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) AWK
10 1 (0.74%) Java 8
10 1 (0.74%) sed
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (19.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) CCIE
5 1 (0.74%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 66 (48.89%) Docker
2 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.44%) vSphere
4 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.48%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.48%) HDFS
5 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.74%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.74%) zsh
Systems Management
1 78 (57.78%) Terraform
2 75 (55.56%) Kubernetes
3 40 (29.63%) Puppet
4 26 (19.26%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (13.33%) Packer
6 16 (11.85%) Istio
7 3 (2.22%) Grafana
8 2 (1.48%) Graphite
8 2 (1.48%) Salt
9 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.74%) Endace
9 1 (0.74%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.74%) Mesos
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.74%) Rancher
9 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (8.89%) Google
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) Cisco
3 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.70%) VMware
4 4 (2.96%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.96%) Splunk
5 3 (2.22%) Juniper
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle
5 3 (2.22%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.48%) F5
6 2 (1.48%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.48%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.48%) New Relic
7 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.74%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.74%) NetApp
7 1 (0.74%) Sophos