Period
to 29 July 2021

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 July 2021 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 52 76
Rank change year-on-year -41 +24 +6
Contract jobs citing Ansible 73 100 207
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.13% 4.24% 3.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.77% 24.10% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 85 169
10th Percentile £431 £405 £463
25th Percentile £513 £475 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £575 £575
Median % change year-on-year +1.74% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £638
90th Percentile £728 £675 £676
Central London median daily rate £575 £555 £575
% change year-on-year +3.60% -3.48% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £40.25

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 463 415 1,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.51% 17.58% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 317 958
10th Percentile £398 £410 £350
25th Percentile £471 £463 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £644 £625 £625
90th Percentile £709 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £558 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +1.36% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 23
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 £12.42 £14.68
Median hourly rate £60.75 £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +364.63% -37.74% +12.30%
75th Percentile £82.81 £13.73 £21.38
90th Percentile £94.78 £13.97 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £21.00
% change year-on-year +75.91% -37.74% +12.30%

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 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the City of London

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
Ansible
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 51 (69.86%) DevOps
2 39 (53.42%) Docker
3 32 (43.84%) Java
4 30 (41.10%) Terraform
5 27 (36.99%) Azure
6 26 (35.62%) Python
7 25 (34.25%) Jenkins
8 24 (32.88%) AWS
9 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
9 22 (30.14%) Kubernetes
10 20 (27.40%) Linux
11 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (21.92%) Spring
12 16 (21.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (20.55%) Puppet
14 14 (19.18%) Bash Shell
15 13 (17.81%) JIRA
15 13 (17.81%) Scrum
15 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure as Code
16 12 (16.44%) Microservices
17 11 (15.07%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (15.07%) TDD
17 11 (15.07%) JUnit
18 10 (13.70%) Banking
18 10 (13.70%) Finance
18 10 (13.70%) Migration
18 10 (13.70%) Kanban
18 10 (13.70%) GCP
19 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
19 9 (12.33%) Mockito

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 7 (9.59%) Confluence
2 5 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.48%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) Tornado
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) nginx
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.99%) Azure
2 24 (32.88%) AWS
3 10 (13.70%) GCP
4 8 (10.96%) GitHub
5 7 (9.59%) IaaS
5 7 (9.59%) PaaS
6 6 (8.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (8.22%) SaaS
6 6 (8.22%) Serverless
7 5 (6.85%) Amazon S3
8 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (4.11%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.74%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (2.74%) Apigee
9 2 (2.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (2.74%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) DNS
2 5 (6.85%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.74%) DHCP
4 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 2 (2.74%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.37%) FTP
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) Multicast
5 1 (1.37%) NAS
5 1 (1.37%) SNMP
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Big Data
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.37%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Jenkins
2 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
3 16 (21.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (17.81%) JIRA
5 11 (15.07%) JUnit
6 9 (12.33%) Mockito
7 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
8 5 (6.85%) GitLab
8 5 (6.85%) Subversion
9 4 (5.48%) Maven
10 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.74%) CircleCI
11 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.74%) Hudson
11 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (1.37%) Ant
12 1 (1.37%) Gerrit
12 1 (1.37%) RSpec
12 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (13.70%) Banking
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Social Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) International Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Java Developer
3 19 (26.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) DevOps Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Agile Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (2.74%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) Spring
2 9 (12.33%) Hibernate
3 6 (8.22%) Spring Boot
3 6 (8.22%) Web Services
4 5 (6.85%) LDAP
5 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.11%) React
6 3 (4.11%) REST
6 3 (4.11%) RESTful
7 2 (2.74%) Apache NiFi
7 2 (2.74%) Flask
7 2 (2.74%) Kafka
7 2 (2.74%) LAMP
7 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.74%) Twisted
8 1 (1.37%) JSON
8 1 (1.37%) Middleware
8 1 (1.37%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.37%) SAML
8 1 (1.37%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Replication
2 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.74%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.11%) Unix
6 2 (2.74%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (2.74%) Solaris
6 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) CentOS
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (69.86%) DevOps
2 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (17.81%) Scrum
4 12 (16.44%) Microservices
5 11 (15.07%) TDD
6 10 (13.70%) Kanban
6 10 (13.70%) Migration
7 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.96%) High Availability
9 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (8.22%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.22%) Full Stack Development
11 5 (6.85%) Architectural Design
11 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.48%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) Java
2 26 (35.62%) Python
3 14 (19.18%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.85%) Perl
6 3 (4.11%) Go
6 3 (4.11%) Java 8
6 3 (4.11%) Ruby
6 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.74%) AWK
7 2 (2.74%) C#
7 2 (2.74%) Groovy
7 2 (2.74%) sed
7 2 (2.74%) SQL
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) Clojure
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.37%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CISM
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (53.42%) Docker
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.48%) NFS
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.74%) Veritas File System
6 2 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.74%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (41.10%) Terraform
2 22 (30.14%) Kubernetes
3 15 (20.55%) Puppet
4 11 (15.07%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.11%) Control-M
5 3 (4.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.11%) Netcool
5 3 (4.11%) QRadar
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) Packer
6 2 (2.74%) Salt
7 1 (1.37%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.37%) Mesos
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.37%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.33%) VMware
2 6 (8.22%) MuleSoft
2 6 (8.22%) Splunk
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.48%) BMC
5 3 (4.11%) CyberArk
5 3 (4.11%) EMC
5 3 (4.11%) Google
5 3 (4.11%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) NetApp
5 3 (4.11%) Qualys
5 3 (4.11%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Dell