Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 69 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +13
Contract jobs citing Ansible 64 203 273
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.56% 3.42% 3.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.26% 19.94% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 169 226
Median daily rate £520 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £349 £470 £456
90th Percentile £638 £688 £681
Central London median daily rate £500 £590 £550
% change year-on-year -15.25% +7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 301 1,018 1,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.72% 17.14% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 823 926
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £307 £341 £313
90th Percentile £638 £686 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +20.00% -21.35%
10th Percentile £24.20 £12.88 £13.91
90th Percentile £33.80 £48.90 £25.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.10
% change year-on-year - +16.02% -4.74%

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 27 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 45 (70.31%) DevOps
2 34 (53.13%) Jenkins
2 34 (53.13%) AWS
3 33 (51.56%) Terraform
4 32 (50.00%) Python
5 29 (45.31%) Docker
5 29 (45.31%) Kubernetes
6 26 (40.63%) Puppet
7 24 (37.50%) Azure
8 23 (35.94%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (35.94%) Linux
9 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
10 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (29.69%) Finance
12 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 16 (25.00%) GCP
13 16 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
14 15 (23.44%) Java
15 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
16 13 (20.31%) Banking
17 12 (18.75%) SaltStack
18 11 (17.19%) Google
19 10 (15.63%) Ruby
19 10 (15.63%) JIRA
19 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
20 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
21 8 (12.50%) GitLab
21 8 (12.50%) Serverless
21 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

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 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.94%) Apache Spark
3 6 (9.38%) Confluence
4 5 (7.81%) Tornado
5 3 (4.69%) nginx
6 2 (3.13%) Apache
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) CMS
7 1 (1.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) Jupyter
7 1 (1.56%) Liferay
7 1 (1.56%) SAS
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (53.13%) AWS
2 24 (37.50%) Azure
3 16 (25.00%) GCP
4 8 (12.50%) Serverless
5 7 (10.94%) GitHub
5 7 (10.94%) IaaS
5 7 (10.94%) PaaS
6 5 (7.81%) Amazon Cognito
6 5 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
6 5 (7.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (7.81%) SaaS
7 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (4.69%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (4.69%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (4.69%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (4.69%) OpenShift
8 3 (4.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.69%) DNS
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) BGP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.56%) HTTP
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) OSPF
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) SMTP
5 1 (1.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Big Data
1 7 (10.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Hive
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.56%) Power BI
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 34 (53.13%) Jenkins
2 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.63%) JIRA
4 8 (12.50%) GitLab
5 6 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (9.38%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.81%) Hudson
6 5 (7.81%) ProC
7 4 (6.25%) GoCD
7 4 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (6.25%) Subversion
8 2 (3.13%) JUnit
8 2 (3.13%) Liquibase
8 2 (3.13%) Mockito
8 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.56%) Ant
9 1 (1.56%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) International Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Architect
3 6 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (7.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Data Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Junior
5 4 (6.25%) Junior DevOps
5 4 (6.25%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) CloudOps Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Python Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) HTML
2 6 (9.38%) Anaconda
2 6 (9.38%) CSS
2 6 (9.38%) CSS3
2 6 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (9.38%) HTML5
3 5 (7.81%) Flask
3 5 (7.81%) LDAP
3 5 (7.81%) PySpark
3 5 (7.81%) Twisted
4 3 (4.69%) .NET
4 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.69%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.13%) .NET Core
5 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.13%) Kafka
5 2 (3.13%) LAMP
5 2 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (4.69%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Unix
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.69%) CentOS
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) DevOps
2 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) Microservices
7 7 (10.94%) Open Source
8 6 (9.38%) High Availability
8 6 (9.38%) Information Security
9 5 (7.81%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.81%) Log Correlation
9 5 (7.81%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (7.81%) SIEM
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.25%) Secure Coding
10 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Python
2 16 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (23.44%) Java
4 10 (15.63%) Ruby
5 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.50%) Perl
6 6 (9.38%) SQL
7 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.81%) Scala
8 3 (4.69%) C
8 3 (4.69%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) Go
9 2 (3.13%) Groovy
9 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.56%) C++
10 1 (1.56%) R
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.69%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) CISSP
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 29 (45.31%) Docker
2 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.13%) zsh
6 1 (1.56%) HDFS
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 33 (51.56%) Terraform
2 29 (45.31%) Kubernetes
3 26 (40.63%) Puppet
4 23 (35.94%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.81%) Salt
6 4 (6.25%) Packer
6 4 (6.25%) Rundeck
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (3.13%) Pacemaker
8 2 (3.13%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.56%) Consul
9 1 (1.56%) Demisto
9 1 (1.56%) Grafana
9 1 (1.56%) logstash
9 1 (1.56%) Nagios
9 1 (1.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) SaltStack
2 11 (17.19%) Google
3 8 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 7 (10.94%) Cloudera
5 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.81%) Hortonworks
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle
6 5 (7.81%) VMware
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.25%) Splunk
8 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.13%) Sybase
8 2 (3.13%) Veritas
9 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.56%) Axway
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco
9 1 (1.56%) F5
9 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.56%) New Relic
9 1 (1.56%) SAP