Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 73 75
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Ansible 93 202 228
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.36% 3.13% 3.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.27% 17.83% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 168 180
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.39% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £407 £463 £463
90th Percentile £675 £683 £739
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £570
% change year-on-year -8.70% +0.88% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 368 1,133 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.26% 17.53% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 922 804
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £346 £329
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -0.05% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 29
Median hourly rate £24.22 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.33% +12.30% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.53 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.67 £25.50
Median hourly rate £17.13 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -18.45% +12.30% -1.58%

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 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 76 (81.72%) DevOps
2 60 (64.52%) Terraform
3 48 (51.61%) Jenkins
3 48 (51.61%) Kubernetes
4 42 (45.16%) Docker
5 40 (43.01%) AWS
6 36 (38.71%) Linux
7 35 (37.63%) Python
8 33 (35.48%) Finance
9 32 (34.41%) Git (software)
10 31 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
11 28 (30.11%) Azure
11 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (29.03%) Puppet
13 22 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (22.58%) Java
15 19 (20.43%) JIRA
15 19 (20.43%) Bash Shell
15 19 (20.43%) GCP
16 15 (16.13%) Confluence
17 14 (15.05%) Configuration Management
18 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
18 13 (13.98%) Packer
18 13 (13.98%) Public Sector
19 12 (12.90%) Banking
20 11 (11.83%) Google
20 11 (11.83%) Amazon EC2
21 10 (10.75%) Microservices
21 10 (10.75%) Microsoft

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 15 (16.13%) Confluence
2 8 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.53%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.38%) Tornado
5 3 (3.23%) nginx
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.15%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.08%) CMS
7 1 (1.08%) JBoss
7 1 (1.08%) Liferay
7 1 (1.08%) SAS
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.01%) AWS
2 28 (30.11%) Azure
3 19 (20.43%) GCP
4 11 (11.83%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (9.68%) GitHub
6 8 (8.60%) IaaS
7 7 (7.53%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (7.53%) OpenShift
7 7 (7.53%) Serverless
8 6 (6.45%) Amazon S3
8 6 (6.45%) SaaS
9 5 (5.38%) PaaS
10 4 (4.30%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (4.30%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (4.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (3.23%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (3.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Kerberos
2 3 (3.23%) DNS
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) DHCP
3 2 (2.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) BGP
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) OSPF
4 1 (1.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.08%) SMTP
4 1 (1.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Big Data
1 6 (6.45%) MySQL
2 5 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (5.38%) Apache Hive
2 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.08%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.08%) Power BI
5 1 (1.08%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 48 (51.61%) Jenkins
2 32 (34.41%) Git (software)
3 19 (20.43%) JIRA
4 9 (9.68%) GitLab
5 7 (7.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (5.38%) Hudson
6 5 (5.38%) ProC
7 4 (4.30%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.30%) Subversion
8 3 (3.23%) Ant
8 3 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.23%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (2.15%) JUnit
9 2 (2.15%) Liquibase
9 2 (2.15%) Maven
9 2 (2.15%) PhpStorm
9 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Public Sector
3 12 (12.90%) Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.30%) Retail
6 3 (3.23%) Electronics
6 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.23%) Marketing
6 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) International Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (62.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (10.75%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (8.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (6.45%) Developer
4 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Data Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Architect
6 4 (4.30%) Junior
6 4 (4.30%) Junior DevOps
6 4 (4.30%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) React Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Python Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) HTML
2 8 (8.60%) CSS
2 8 (8.60%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (8.60%) HTML5
3 6 (6.45%) Anaconda
3 6 (6.45%) CSS3
4 5 (5.38%) .NET
4 5 (5.38%) Flask
4 5 (5.38%) LDAP
4 5 (5.38%) Node.js
4 5 (5.38%) PySpark
4 5 (5.38%) Twisted
5 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.30%) Kafka
5 4 (4.30%) React
6 2 (2.15%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.15%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.15%) Spring
6 2 (2.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Clustering
2 3 (3.23%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.71%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Unix
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.30%) CentOS
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (2.15%) Debian
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Android
7 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (81.72%) DevOps
2 31 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.05%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.75%) Microservices
7 7 (7.53%) Migration
8 6 (6.45%) High Availability
8 6 (6.45%) Scrum
9 5 (5.38%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (5.38%) Open Source
10 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (4.30%) Fintech
10 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.23%) Analytics
11 3 (3.23%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) Python
2 21 (22.58%) Java
3 19 (20.43%) Bash Shell
4 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.53%) SQL
7 6 (6.45%) Ruby
8 5 (5.38%) Perl
8 5 (5.38%) Scala
9 4 (4.30%) C#
10 3 (3.23%) C
10 3 (3.23%) Go
10 3 (3.23%) Groovy
11 2 (2.15%) AWK
11 2 (2.15%) PHP
11 2 (2.15%) sed
11 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.08%) C++
12 1 (1.08%) R
12 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) CISM
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 42 (45.16%) Docker
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.15%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.15%) zsh
6 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.08%) HDFS
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 60 (64.52%) Terraform
2 48 (51.61%) Kubernetes
3 27 (29.03%) Puppet
4 22 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (13.98%) Packer
6 9 (9.68%) Istio
7 4 (4.30%) Salt
8 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (3.23%) Prometheus
8 3 (3.23%) Rancher
9 2 (2.15%) Pacemaker
10 1 (1.08%) Consul
10 1 (1.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (1.08%) logstash
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (1.08%) Nagios
10 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.08%) vRealize
10 1 (1.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Google
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) SaltStack
4 7 (7.53%) Cloudera
4 7 (7.53%) Oracle
4 7 (7.53%) VMware
5 5 (5.38%) Hortonworks
6 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.30%) Splunk
7 3 (3.23%) SAP
7 3 (3.23%) Sybase
8 2 (2.15%) New Relic
8 2 (2.15%) Veritas
9 1 (1.08%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.08%) Arista
9 1 (1.08%) Axway
9 1 (1.08%) F5
9 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow