Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 63 70
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing Ansible 48 137 239
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 3.38% 3.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.99% 22.17% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 111 173
10th Percentile £438 £450 £451
25th Percentile £463 £513 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £600 £550
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £638 £638 £613
90th Percentile £775 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £563 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -2.17% +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 343 618 1,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.19% 15.23% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 479 966
10th Percentile £388 £350 £313
25th Percentile £450 £448 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £538 £550
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £699 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 22
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £19.35
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -32.43% +10.57%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £20.50
% change year-on-year +75.91% -36.22% -1.20%

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 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 40 (83.33%) DevOps
2 32 (66.67%) Docker
3 25 (52.08%) Java
4 24 (50.00%) Terraform
5 20 (41.67%) AWS
6 19 (39.58%) Azure
7 18 (37.50%) Kubernetes
8 17 (35.42%) Puppet
8 17 (35.42%) Linux
9 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (31.25%) Python
10 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
11 14 (29.17%) Spring
12 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
13 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
15 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
15 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
15 10 (20.83%) TDD
15 10 (20.83%) Banking
15 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure as Code
16 9 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (18.75%) Scrum
17 8 (16.67%) Migration
17 8 (16.67%) JUnit
17 8 (16.67%) Mockito
18 7 (14.58%) Go
18 7 (14.58%) Salt
18 7 (14.58%) GCP
18 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing

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 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (41.67%) AWS
2 19 (39.58%) Azure
3 7 (14.58%) GCP
4 5 (10.42%) Amazon S3
4 5 (10.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (10.42%) PaaS
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (8.33%) GitHub
6 3 (6.25%) Datadog
6 3 (6.25%) Serverless
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.17%) CloudFront
7 2 (4.17%) IaaS
7 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
7 2 (4.17%) Route 53
7 2 (4.17%) SaaS
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) Wireless
3 2 (4.17%) BGP
3 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) H.323
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) MGCP
3 2 (4.17%) Multicast
3 2 (4.17%) NX-OS
3 2 (4.17%) OSPF
3 2 (4.17%) Sourcefire
3 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.17%) VoIP
3 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (16.67%) JUnit
4 8 (16.67%) Mockito
5 6 (12.50%) Bitbucket
6 5 (10.42%) GitLab
7 3 (6.25%) Gerrit
7 3 (6.25%) Maven
7 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
8 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
8 2 (4.17%) CircleCI
8 2 (4.17%) Gradle
9 1 (2.08%) JIRA
9 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (20.83%) Banking
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) DevOps Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Architect
8 3 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Spring
2 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
3 6 (12.50%) Node.js
3 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 2 (4.17%) JSON
4 2 (4.17%) Kafka
4 2 (4.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.08%) Django
5 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) JSON Schema
5 1 (2.08%) Lucene
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.08%) Swagger
5 1 (2.08%) TensorFlow
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) XSD
5 1 (2.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) CentOS
4 2 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) DevOps
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure as Code
4 10 (20.83%) TDD
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (14.58%) Kanban
7 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Microservices
9 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.33%) High Availability
11 3 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Automation
11 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
12 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 2 (4.17%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Python
3 7 (14.58%) Go
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) AWK
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) R
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) sed
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.17%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.08%) Gluster
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (50.00%) Terraform
2 18 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 17 (35.42%) Puppet
4 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (14.58%) Salt
6 4 (8.33%) Grafana
6 4 (8.33%) Prometheus
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (2.08%) Consul
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.08%) Pingdom
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) MuleSoft
1 5 (10.42%) VMware
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) F5
2 3 (6.25%) Google
2 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.17%) ExtraHop
3 2 (4.17%) Hortonworks
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.08%) Arista
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) PagerDuty
4 1 (2.08%) Radianz
4 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk