Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 58 76
Rank change year-on-year -24 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing Ansible 103 63 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.67% 3.51% 3.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.88% 21.00% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 167
10th Percentile £475 £327 £470
25th Percentile £513 £427 £516
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £523 £600
Median % change year-on-year +19.62% -12.92% +9.09%
75th Percentile £684 £600 £645
90th Percentile £750 £638 £688
Central London median daily rate £621 £508 £590
% change year-on-year +22.41% -13.98% +2.61%

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 576 300 1,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.91% 16.73% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 234 848
10th Percentile £381 £308 £339
25th Percentile £488 £414 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £625
90th Percentile £738 £638 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £540
% change year-on-year +9.52% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 22
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 " £14.06
Median hourly rate £60.75 £23.00 £20.75
Median % change year-on-year +164.13% +10.84% +18.57%
75th Percentile £82.81 " £37.46
90th Percentile £94.78 " £46.64
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% +16.02%

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 24 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 78 (75.73%) DevOps
2 53 (51.46%) Docker
3 50 (48.54%) Terraform
4 49 (47.57%) Python
5 48 (46.60%) Kubernetes
6 47 (45.63%) Jenkins
7 33 (32.04%) Git (software)
7 33 (32.04%) Azure
8 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (30.10%) Linux
9 29 (28.16%) Java
9 29 (28.16%) AWS
10 24 (23.30%) Finance
11 22 (21.36%) Puppet
11 22 (21.36%) Infrastructure as Code
12 19 (18.45%) Bash Shell
12 19 (18.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (16.50%) JIRA
13 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
13 17 (16.50%) GCP
14 15 (14.56%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (14.56%) VMware
14 15 (14.56%) Banking
15 14 (13.59%) GitHub
15 14 (13.59%) Social Skills
16 13 (12.62%) Spring
16 13 (12.62%) Unix
16 13 (12.62%) Windows
17 12 (11.65%) PaaS
18 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (7.77%) Confluence
2 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.94%) IIS
3 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.94%) Tornado
3 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.97%) nginx
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 33 (32.04%) Azure
2 29 (28.16%) AWS
3 17 (16.50%) GCP
4 14 (13.59%) GitHub
5 12 (11.65%) PaaS
6 11 (10.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (6.80%) OpenShift
7 7 (6.80%) SaaS
8 6 (5.83%) IaaS
8 6 (5.83%) Serverless
9 5 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (4.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
11 3 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (2.91%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (1.94%) NuGet
12 2 (1.94%) Stackdriver
12 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) DNS
2 8 (7.77%) Kerberos
3 7 (6.80%) Firewall
4 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.85%) SAN
6 4 (3.88%) NAS
7 2 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.94%) HTTP
7 2 (1.94%) Network Security
7 2 (1.94%) SSL
8 1 (0.97%) BGP
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.97%) Internet
8 1 (0.97%) Intranet
8 1 (0.97%) SNMP
8 1 (0.97%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) Data Lake
2 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.94%) Big Data
4 2 (1.94%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) Redis
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.97%) Dremio
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (45.63%) Jenkins
2 33 (32.04%) Git (software)
3 19 (18.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (16.50%) JIRA
5 11 (10.68%) Subversion
6 9 (8.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (7.77%) JUnit
7 8 (7.77%) Maven
7 8 (7.77%) TeamCity
8 6 (5.83%) Bitbucket
8 6 (5.83%) Mockito
9 3 (2.91%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.91%) GitLab
9 3 (2.91%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.94%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.94%) Gradle
10 2 (1.94%) Hudson
10 2 (1.94%) RSpec
11 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 24 (23.30%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Banking
3 14 (13.59%) Social Skills
4 10 (9.71%) Financial Institution
5 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.74%) Legal
6 8 (7.77%) Public Sector
7 5 (4.85%) International Banking
8 4 (3.88%) Investment Banking
8 4 (3.88%) Retail
9 3 (2.91%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.97%) Back Office
10 1 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.97%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (28.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (16.50%) Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Architect
4 9 (8.74%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) DevOps Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Administrator
7 6 (5.83%) Agile Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.85%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (4.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) Spring
2 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
2 7 (6.80%) LDAP
3 6 (5.83%) REST
4 5 (4.85%) React
4 5 (4.85%) Web Services
5 4 (3.88%) .NET
5 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.91%) JSON
6 3 (2.91%) Node.js
6 3 (2.91%) RESTful
6 3 (2.91%) Swagger
7 2 (1.94%) ARM Templates
7 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.94%) CSS
7 2 (1.94%) HTML
7 2 (1.94%) J2EE
7 2 (1.94%) JDBC
7 2 (1.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Hedge funds
2 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (2.91%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
3 3 (2.91%) Replication
4 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.94%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) PKI
5 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.10%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) Unix
2 13 (12.62%) Windows
3 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.83%) Solaris
6 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.94%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.97%) CentOS
8 1 (0.97%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (75.73%) DevOps
2 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.36%) Infrastructure as Code
4 11 (10.68%) Microservices
4 11 (10.68%) Scrum
5 10 (9.71%) Kanban
6 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.74%) Data Protection
6 9 (8.74%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (8.74%) Migration
6 9 (8.74%) TDD
6 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.77%) AOP
7 8 (7.77%) Architectural Design
8 7 (6.80%) Analytics
8 7 (6.80%) High Availability
8 7 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.83%) SDLC
9 6 (5.83%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.57%) Python
2 29 (28.16%) Java
3 19 (18.45%) Bash Shell
4 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.74%) Groovy
6 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.83%) C#
7 6 (5.83%) SQL
8 4 (3.88%) Perl
8 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.91%) Go
9 3 (2.91%) Java 8
9 3 (2.91%) Ruby
10 2 (1.94%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.94%) Scala
11 1 (0.97%) Clojure
11 1 (0.97%) F#
11 1 (0.97%) PHP
11 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) CCNP
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) CCIE
3 1 (0.97%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) VCP6
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) GDPR
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.97%) GRC
4 1 (0.97%) IFRS
4 1 (0.97%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (51.46%) Docker
2 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.88%) NFS
6 2 (1.94%) Veritas File System
6 2 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.94%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.97%) GeoWebCache
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (48.54%) Terraform
2 48 (46.60%) Kubernetes
3 22 (21.36%) Puppet
4 15 (14.56%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (4.85%) Packer
6 5 (4.85%) QRadar
7 4 (3.88%) Control-M
7 4 (3.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (3.88%) Netcool
7 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.91%) BladeLogic
8 3 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.94%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.97%) Grafana
10 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) VMware
3 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.71%) Splunk
4 9 (8.74%) Oracle
5 7 (6.80%) Cisco
5 7 (6.80%) CyberArk
6 5 (4.85%) BMC
6 5 (4.85%) Databricks
6 5 (4.85%) IBM
6 5 (4.85%) Qualys
7 4 (3.88%) EMC
7 4 (3.88%) NetApp
7 4 (3.88%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.91%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.91%) F5
9 2 (1.94%) Avaya
9 2 (1.94%) Confluent
9 2 (1.94%) Dell
9 2 (1.94%) MuleSoft