Period
to

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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 59 95 62
Rank change year-on-year +36 -33 +14
Contract jobs citing Ansible 156 62 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.68% 2.21% 3.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.26% 16.15% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 56 92
10th Percentile £502 £416 £436
25th Percentile £513 £463 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £596 £563 £595
Median % change year-on-year +5.87% -5.46% +3.48%
75th Percentile £738 £638 £638
90th Percentile £763 £763 £675
Central London median daily rate £600 £563 £573
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.75% -0.43%

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 770 384 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.18% 13.66% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 298 372
10th Percentile £413 £381 £366
25th Percentile £508 £462 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £696 £675
Central London median daily rate £580 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
10th Percentile £27.20 - -
25th Percentile £30.13 - £12.42
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.08
Median % change year-on-year - - -37.74%
75th Percentile £56.88 - £13.93
90th Percentile £70.00 - £15.95
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.26
% change year-on-year - - -36.87%

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 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 104 (66.67%) DevOps
2 87 (55.77%) Terraform
3 78 (50.00%) Docker
4 76 (48.72%) Python
5 73 (46.79%) AWS
6 66 (42.31%) Jenkins
7 65 (41.67%) CI/CD
8 59 (37.82%) Linux
9 51 (32.69%) Java
10 48 (30.77%) Kubernetes
11 43 (27.56%) Agile
12 42 (26.92%) Git (software)
13 38 (24.36%) Infrastructure as Code
14 37 (23.72%) Finance
15 35 (22.44%) Azure
16 33 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
17 32 (20.51%) Puppet
18 29 (18.59%) Bash
19 28 (17.95%) Windows
20 26 (16.67%) Configuration Management
20 26 (16.67%) SQL
20 26 (16.67%) PowerShell
20 26 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 26 (16.67%) Social Skills
21 24 (15.38%) Go
21 24 (15.38%) Spring
21 24 (15.38%) Unix
22 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
22 22 (14.10%) Ruby
23 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (7.69%) Confluence
2 8 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.49%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.85%) Apache
4 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.21%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.56%) nginx
7 2 (1.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.64%) Documentum
8 1 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.64%) IIS
8 1 (0.64%) JBoss
8 1 (0.64%) MTS
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.28%) Cloudability
2 2 (1.28%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.28%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 73 (46.79%) AWS
2 35 (22.44%) Azure
3 19 (12.18%) GitHub
4 17 (10.90%) GCP
5 15 (9.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (8.97%) Amazon ECS
6 14 (8.97%) OpenShift
7 12 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (7.69%) AWS CodePipeline
8 10 (6.41%) Amazon EKS
8 10 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (6.41%) Serverless
9 9 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (5.13%) Amazon S3
10 8 (5.13%) AWS CodeBuild
11 6 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (3.21%) GitHub Actions
12 5 (3.21%) PaaS
12 5 (3.21%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.97%) DNS
2 11 (7.05%) Firewall
2 11 (7.05%) SSL
3 10 (6.41%) VPN
4 8 (5.13%) SSH
5 6 (3.85%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.21%) Internet
6 5 (3.21%) tcpdump
7 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.92%) HTTP
9 2 (1.28%) BGP
9 2 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.28%) IPsec
9 2 (1.28%) VSAN
9 2 (1.28%) WAN
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.64%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.64%) HSRP
10 1 (0.64%) Multicast
10 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.05%) Big Data
3 9 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.92%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.28%) MySQL
9 2 (1.28%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.64%) DB2
10 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 42 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.18%) JIRA
4 14 (8.97%) GitLab
5 10 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (6.41%) Bitbucket
5 10 (6.41%) JUnit
6 9 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (4.49%) Maven
8 6 (3.85%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.85%) Mockito
8 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.21%) CircleCI
9 5 (3.21%) SonarQube
9 5 (3.21%) Subversion
10 4 (2.56%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.56%) Gradle
10 4 (2.56%) RSpec
11 3 (1.92%) git-flow
11 3 (1.92%) GoCD
General
1 37 (23.72%) Finance
2 26 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 18 (11.54%) Banking
4 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (9.62%) Legal
6 13 (8.33%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.85%) Public Sector
7 6 (3.85%) Retail
8 5 (3.21%) Back Office
8 5 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (2.56%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.56%) Tech for Good
10 3 (1.92%) International Banking
11 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.64%) Front Office
12 1 (0.64%) Games
12 1 (0.64%) German Language
12 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (31.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (17.31%) Developer
3 22 (14.10%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.18%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (7.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (5.77%) Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Architect
8 9 (5.77%) Consultant
8 9 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) DevOps Developer
9 8 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (5.13%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) TIBCO Developer
9 8 (5.13%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.38%) Spring
2 14 (8.97%) Hibernate
3 11 (7.05%) Kafka
4 10 (6.41%) REST
5 9 (5.77%) .NET
5 9 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (5.13%) J2EE
6 8 (5.13%) Node.js
6 8 (5.13%) Spring Boot
7 7 (4.49%) React
8 6 (3.85%) LDAP
9 3 (1.92%) JSON
9 3 (1.92%) SOAP
9 3 (1.92%) SQLAlchemy
10 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.28%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.28%) OAuth
10 2 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.28%) Spring Batch
10 2 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Public Cloud
2 13 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 7 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.56%) Clustering
4 4 (2.56%) Replication
5 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.92%) PKI
5 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.28%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.64%) Derivative
7 1 (0.64%) Eurex
7 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.82%) Linux
2 28 (17.95%) Windows
3 26 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (15.38%) Unix
5 9 (5.77%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.13%) Mesosphere
7 6 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.21%) CentOS
8 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.28%) Debian
11 2 (1.28%) HPUX
11 2 (1.28%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.28%) Solaris
11 2 (1.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (66.67%) DevOps
2 65 (41.67%) CI/CD
3 43 (27.56%) Agile
4 38 (24.36%) Infrastructure as Code
5 26 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (13.46%) Scrum
7 16 (10.26%) Data Protection
7 16 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (9.62%) ETL
9 14 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (8.97%) Microservices
10 13 (8.33%) TDD
11 12 (7.69%) ITIL
12 11 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (7.05%) Platform Engineering
13 10 (6.41%) Analytics
13 10 (6.41%) Open Source
13 10 (6.41%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (48.72%) Python
2 51 (32.69%) Java
3 29 (18.59%) Bash
4 26 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 26 (16.67%) SQL
5 24 (15.38%) Go
6 22 (14.10%) Ruby
7 21 (13.46%) Shell Script
8 16 (10.26%) Perl
9 13 (8.33%) Groovy
10 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
11 8 (5.13%) C++
11 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.49%) C#
13 3 (1.92%) C
13 3 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.21%) CCNP
3 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.28%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.28%) CCIE
5 2 (1.28%) CCNA
5 2 (1.28%) CISSP
5 2 (1.28%) Degree
5 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.64%) CWAP
6 1 (0.64%) CWDP
6 1 (0.64%) CWNA
6 1 (0.64%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.64%) OCP
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) GDPR
2 3 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.28%) MiFID
4 1 (0.64%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.64%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (50.00%) Docker
2 14 (8.97%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.56%) VMware NSX
6 4 (2.56%) vSphere
7 3 (1.92%) vCloud
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.64%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 87 (55.77%) Terraform
2 48 (30.77%) Kubernetes
3 33 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (20.51%) Puppet
5 12 (7.69%) Packer
6 11 (7.05%) Prometheus
7 8 (5.13%) Consul
7 8 (5.13%) Salt
8 7 (4.49%) Grafana
9 6 (3.85%) Nagios
10 4 (2.56%) Control-M
10 4 (2.56%) Icinga
10 4 (2.56%) QRadar
10 4 (2.56%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.92%) Netcool
11 3 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.92%) vRealize
11 3 (1.92%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Red Hat
2 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.54%) Splunk
3 14 (8.97%) Oracle
3 14 (8.97%) VMware
4 12 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 8 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.85%) Cisco
6 6 (3.85%) CyberArk
6 6 (3.85%) IBM
7 5 (3.21%) EMC
8 4 (2.56%) BMC
8 4 (2.56%) Google
8 4 (2.56%) Qualys
9 3 (1.92%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.28%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.28%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.28%) PagerDuty
10 2 (1.28%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow