Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 71 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +11
Contract jobs citing Ansible 58 150 273
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.73% 3.08% 4.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.11% 20.33% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 116 213
Median daily rate £525 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £438 £460 £450
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +5.75%
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 339 738 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.98% 15.16% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 585 944
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 24
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +7.73% +9.70%
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year +16.46% +5.61% -15.00%

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 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (70.69%) DevOps
2 33 (56.90%) Docker
3 30 (51.72%) Terraform
4 29 (50.00%) Azure
5 27 (46.55%) AWS
6 25 (43.10%) Jenkins
6 25 (43.10%) Python
6 25 (43.10%) Kubernetes
7 24 (41.38%) Puppet
8 21 (36.21%) Java
9 20 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (32.76%) Linux
10 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
11 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
12 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
13 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
13 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure as Code
14 14 (24.14%) Banking
15 13 (22.41%) Finance
16 12 (20.69%) GCP
17 10 (17.24%) PaaS
18 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
18 9 (15.52%) Bitbucket
18 9 (15.52%) Scrum
18 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 8 (13.79%) Ruby
19 8 (13.79%) TDD
19 8 (13.79%) Spring

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 4 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.45%) nginx
3 2 (3.45%) Tornado
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.72%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.72%) Liferay
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.00%) Azure
2 27 (46.55%) AWS
3 12 (20.69%) GCP
4 10 (17.24%) PaaS
5 7 (12.07%) GitHub
6 6 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (10.34%) IaaS
6 6 (10.34%) SaaS
6 6 (10.34%) Serverless
7 5 (8.62%) Amazon Cognito
8 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (6.90%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
8 4 (6.90%) Datadog
9 3 (5.17%) npm
9 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
9 3 (5.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (5.17%) Yarn
10 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.17%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.45%) BGP
4 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.45%) H.323
4 2 (3.45%) MGCP
4 2 (3.45%) Network Security
4 2 (3.45%) NX-OS
4 2 (3.45%) OSPF
4 2 (3.45%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.45%) VoIP
4 2 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) VPLS
5 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Big Data
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.45%) Redis
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (43.10%) Jenkins
2 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.52%) Bitbucket
4 8 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (10.34%) GitLab
5 6 (10.34%) JUnit
5 6 (10.34%) Mockito
6 5 (8.62%) JIRA
7 4 (6.90%) Gerrit
7 4 (6.90%) GoCD
7 4 (6.90%) Maven
7 4 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (5.17%) Gradle
8 3 (5.17%) Subversion
9 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.45%) CircleCI
9 2 (3.45%) Hudson
9 2 (3.45%) ProC
9 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (24.14%) Banking
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Public Sector
5 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Azure Architect
7 3 (5.17%) CloudOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Spring
2 6 (10.34%) Node.js
3 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.90%) LDAP
4 3 (5.17%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.45%) Anaconda
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) CSS3
5 2 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.45%) Flask
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) HTML5
5 2 (3.45%) JMS
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.45%) JSON Schema
5 2 (3.45%) Kafka
5 2 (3.45%) PySpark
5 2 (3.45%) Twisted
5 2 (3.45%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (5.17%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
4 4 (6.90%) CentOS
5 3 (5.17%) Unix
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (3.45%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) DevOps
2 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
4 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure as Code
5 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.52%) Scrum
6 8 (13.79%) TDD
7 7 (12.07%) High Availability
7 7 (12.07%) Microservices
8 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (8.62%) Information Security
9 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Log Correlation
9 5 (8.62%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (8.62%) SIEM
10 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.90%) Kanban
10 4 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.90%) Secure Coding
10 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Python
2 21 (36.21%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
4 8 (13.79%) Ruby
5 7 (12.07%) Go
6 6 (10.34%) Perl
7 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.17%) SQL
8 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.45%) R
8 2 (3.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.72%) Groovy
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.17%) AWS Certification
4 3 (5.17%) CCNP
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.72%) CCIE
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) CISM
5 1 (1.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 33 (56.90%) Docker
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (3.45%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.72%) Gluster
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (51.72%) Terraform
2 25 (43.10%) Kubernetes
3 24 (41.38%) Puppet
4 20 (34.48%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (12.07%) Salt
6 5 (8.62%) Grafana
6 5 (8.62%) Prometheus
7 4 (6.90%) Rundeck
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (1.72%) Consul
10 1 (1.72%) Demisto
10 1 (1.72%) Nagios
10 1 (1.72%) Pingdom
10 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) SaltStack
1 7 (12.07%) VMware
2 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.62%) Google
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) Cloudera
4 4 (6.90%) Hortonworks
4 4 (6.90%) Splunk
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 3 (5.17%) F5
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.45%) ExtraHop
6 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.72%) Arista
7 1 (1.72%) New Relic
7 1 (1.72%) PagerDuty