Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 July 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 75 107
Rank change year-on-year +13 +32 +236
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,793 1,368 1,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.88% 3.27% 2.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.11% 28.00% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,369 1,015 773
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £438 £413 £388
90th Percentile £713 £675 £625
England median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £40.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.34% -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +81.25% -15.34% +18.13%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,379 4,886 5,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.81% 11.69% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,690 3,500 3,675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
England median daily rate £488 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 41 33
London median hourly rate £24.92 £24.36 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +21.80% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.31 £14.10 £16.50
90th Percentile £57.63 £47.00 £53.25
England median hourly rate £19.20 £17.89 £22.00
% change year-on-year +7.35% -18.70% +8.99%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the London region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +4 312 £550 +0.46% 107
South London +3 125 £525 -2.78% 9
West London +40 102 £525 +3.19% 48
East London +10 48 £525 -12.50% 21
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 1,287 (71.78%) DevOps
2 1,019 (56.83%) Amazon AWS
3 975 (54.38%) Docker
4 955 (53.26%) Linux
5 918 (51.20%) Jenkins
6 904 (50.42%) Python
7 877 (48.91%) Puppet
8 703 (39.21%) Opscode Chef
9 695 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
10 670 (37.37%) Terraform
11 609 (33.97%) Kubernetes
12 565 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
13 556 (31.01%) Java
14 502 (28.00%) Configuration Management
15 478 (26.66%) Git (software)
16 379 (21.14%) Bash Shell
17 376 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
18 346 (19.30%) Finance
19 280 (15.62%) PostgreSQL
20 274 (15.28%) Ruby
21 255 (14.22%) Unix
22 244 (13.61%) TDD
23 238 (13.27%) AWS CloudFormation
24 234 (13.05%) Open Source
25 230 (12.83%) MySQL
26 213 (11.88%) JIRA
27 212 (11.82%) Perl
28 210 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 207 (11.54%) JavaScript
30 206 (11.49%) Security Cleared

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 172 (9.59%) Confluence
2 170 (9.48%) Tomcat
3 137 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
4 135 (7.53%) nginx
5 113 (6.30%) Apache
6 110 (6.13%) OpenStack
7 91 (5.08%) WebSphere
8 82 (4.57%) WebLogic
9 55 (3.07%) Apache Spark
9 55 (3.07%) Cloud Foundry
10 40 (2.23%) IIS
11 26 (1.45%) JBoss
12 25 (1.39%) Apache Solr
13 18 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (0.84%) Jetty
14 15 (0.84%) WordPress
15 10 (0.56%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.50%) Mule ESB
17 7 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 6 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.45%) HipChat
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.11%) Documaker
3 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.056%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.056%) Magento
4 1 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,019 (56.83%) Amazon AWS
2 376 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 238 (13.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 186 (10.37%) Amazon EC2
5 175 (9.76%) GitHub
6 165 (9.20%) Serverless
7 152 (8.48%) AWS Lambda
7 152 (8.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 135 (7.53%) Amazon S3
9 127 (7.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 97 (5.41%) PaaS
11 90 (5.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 82 (4.57%) IaaS
13 70 (3.90%) Route 53
14 64 (3.57%) OpenShift
15 53 (2.96%) CloudFront
16 52 (2.90%) SaaS
17 44 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
18 42 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
18 42 (2.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 123 (6.86%) DNS
2 111 (6.19%) Firewall
3 94 (5.24%) TCP/IP
4 77 (4.29%) SSL
5 57 (3.18%) VPN
6 53 (2.96%) Kerberos
7 39 (2.18%) HTTP
8 28 (1.56%) Internet
9 24 (1.34%) Network Security
10 22 (1.23%) DHCP
11 21 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 21 (1.17%) SAN
12 17 (0.95%) BGP
12 17 (0.95%) BIG-IP
12 17 (0.95%) OSPF
13 15 (0.84%) FTP
14 13 (0.73%) VLAN
15 12 (0.67%) ICMP
15 12 (0.67%) SSH
16 11 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (15.62%) PostgreSQL
2 230 (12.83%) MySQL
3 194 (10.82%) NoSQL
4 145 (8.09%) Hadoop
5 139 (7.75%) Big Data
6 129 (7.19%) MongoDB
7 111 (6.19%) Amazon RDS
8 66 (3.68%) SQL Server
9 58 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 48 (2.68%) Apache Hive
11 44 (2.45%) HBase
12 36 (2.01%) Redis
13 32 (1.78%) Relational Database
14 22 (1.23%) Sqoop
15 21 (1.17%) Impala
16 18 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
18 14 (0.78%) DB2
18 14 (0.78%) RDBMS
19 13 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 918 (51.20%) Jenkins
2 478 (26.66%) Git (software)
3 213 (11.88%) JIRA
4 142 (7.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 134 (7.47%) Artifactory
6 130 (7.25%) Maven
7 93 (5.19%) GitLab
8 91 (5.08%) TeamCity
9 90 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 77 (4.29%) NUnit
11 74 (4.13%) MSTest
12 73 (4.07%) Gradle
13 70 (3.90%) Vagrant
14 60 (3.35%) Bitbucket
15 57 (3.18%) gulp
16 53 (2.96%) JUnit
17 46 (2.57%) Selenium
18 44 (2.45%) Cucumber
19 40 (2.23%) Travis CI
20 39 (2.18%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 346 (19.30%) Finance
2 173 (9.65%) Banking
3 51 (2.84%) Retail
4 24 (1.34%) Investment Banking
5 22 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.12%) Games
7 19 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 16 (0.89%) Law
9 15 (0.84%) Front Office
9 15 (0.84%) Marketing
10 13 (0.73%) Publishing
11 8 (0.45%) Advertising
11 8 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.39%) Electronics
12 7 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.22%) Back Office
13 4 (0.22%) Legal
14 3 (0.17%) French Language
14 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 913 (50.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 346 (19.30%) AWS Engineer
3 334 (18.63%) AWS DevOps
4 314 (17.51%) Developer
5 283 (15.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 127 (7.08%) Linux Engineer
6 127 (7.08%) Senior DevOps
7 126 (7.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 123 (6.86%) Java Developer
9 116 (6.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 103 (5.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 100 (5.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 95 (5.30%) Python Engineer
13 87 (4.85%) Consultant
13 87 (4.85%) Senior Developer
14 78 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 73 (4.07%) DevOps Consultant
16 62 (3.46%) Lead DevOps
17 61 (3.40%) Platform Engineer
18 58 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (9.93%) Node.js
2 162 (9.04%) Elastic Stack
3 130 (7.25%) Web Services
4 119 (6.64%) Kafka
5 105 (5.86%) React
6 85 (4.74%) Spring
7 78 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 72 (4.02%) CSS
9 66 (3.68%) RESTful
10 61 (3.40%) LEMP Stack
11 58 (3.23%) HTML
12 55 (3.07%) REST
13 49 (2.73%) .NET
14 48 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
15 45 (2.51%) Middleware
16 44 (2.45%) Sensu
17 43 (2.40%) LDAP
17 43 (2.40%) Spring Boot
18 38 (2.12%) HTML5
18 38 (2.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
2 76 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (3.46%) Fintech
4 59 (3.29%) Public Cloud
5 58 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (3.07%) Data Centre
7 35 (1.95%) Private Cloud
8 33 (1.84%) Cloud Native
9 32 (1.78%) Clustering
9 32 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 26 (1.45%) iPad
11 25 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.23%) Replication
13 21 (1.17%) PKI
14 18 (1.00%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.00%) Equities
14 18 (1.00%) Wiki
15 15 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (0.78%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 955 (53.26%) Linux
2 255 (14.22%) Unix
3 210 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 204 (11.38%) Windows
5 156 (8.70%) CentOS
6 106 (5.91%) Ubuntu
7 61 (3.40%) Windows Server
8 45 (2.51%) CoreOS
9 29 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (1.34%) DC/OS
11 22 (1.23%) Solaris
12 15 (0.84%) Debian
13 13 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.50%) VMS
16 8 (0.45%) AIX
17 5 (0.28%) Fedora
17 5 (0.28%) Mesosphere
18 4 (0.22%) SUSE
19 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,287 (71.78%) DevOps
2 695 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
4 502 (28.00%) Configuration Management
5 244 (13.61%) TDD
6 234 (13.05%) Open Source
7 184 (10.26%) Microservices
8 179 (9.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 147 (8.20%) OO
10 145 (8.09%) Migration
11 137 (7.64%) Scrum
12 116 (6.47%) Test Automation
13 110 (6.13%) Software Engineering
14 105 (5.86%) Deployment Automation
15 104 (5.80%) SDLC
16 103 (5.74%) BDD
17 100 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
18 98 (5.47%) Task Automation
19 92 (5.13%) Load Balancing
20 82 (4.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 904 (50.42%) Python
2 556 (31.01%) Java
3 379 (21.14%) Bash Shell
4 274 (15.28%) Ruby
5 212 (11.82%) Perl
6 207 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 146 (8.14%) PowerShell
8 141 (7.86%) Go
9 130 (7.25%) SQL
10 123 (6.86%) Groovy
11 107 (5.97%) Shell Script
12 87 (4.85%) Scala
13 66 (3.68%) C#
14 62 (3.46%) Java 8
15 49 (2.73%) C++
15 49 (2.73%) PHP
16 48 (2.68%) ES6
17 40 (2.23%) TypeScript
18 24 (1.34%) C
19 21 (1.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 206 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 162 (9.04%) SC Cleared
3 58 (3.23%) AWS Certification
4 38 (2.12%) Degree
5 29 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.45%) RHCE
9 7 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.28%) VCP6
12 4 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.17%) CCNP
14 2 (0.11%) CCSA
14 2 (0.11%) CISM
14 2 (0.11%) CISSP
14 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.84%) GCP
2 49 (2.73%) QA
3 11 (0.61%) MiFID
3 11 (0.61%) SLA
4 4 (0.22%) GDPR
4 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.056%) PSD2
6 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 975 (54.38%) Docker
2 91 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
4 45 (2.51%) Active Directory
5 44 (2.45%) HDFS
6 32 (1.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 32 (1.78%) VirtualBox
7 29 (1.62%) etcd
8 26 (1.45%) Hyper-V
9 24 (1.34%) flannel
10 17 (0.95%) KVM
11 15 (0.84%) NFS
12 14 (0.78%) vCloud
12 14 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.67%) Xen
14 11 (0.61%) Ceph
15 10 (0.56%) Squid
15 10 (0.56%) VMware NSX
16 9 (0.50%) Postfix
17 7 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 877 (48.91%) Puppet
2 703 (39.21%) Opscode Chef
3 670 (37.37%) Terraform
4 609 (33.97%) Kubernetes
5 151 (8.42%) Salt
6 110 (6.13%) Packer
7 78 (4.35%) logstash
8 77 (4.29%) HAProxy
9 67 (3.74%) Kibana
10 65 (3.63%) Docker Swarm
11 58 (3.23%) Consul
12 56 (3.12%) Mesos
13 53 (2.96%) Grafana
14 52 (2.90%) Rancher
15 48 (2.68%) Nagios
15 48 (2.68%) ZABBIX
16 44 (2.45%) Prometheus
17 37 (2.06%) Hadoop YARN
18 34 (1.90%) Sysdig
19 24 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 196 (10.93%) Red Hat
2 183 (10.21%) Oracle
3 148 (8.25%) VMware
4 143 (7.98%) Google
5 119 (6.64%) Splunk
6 94 (5.24%) SaltStack
7 72 (4.02%) Microsoft
8 71 (3.96%) Atlassian
9 55 (3.07%) Cloudera
10 52 (2.90%) New Relic
11 46 (2.57%) Hortonworks
12 36 (2.01%) Cisco
13 29 (1.62%) AppDynamics
14 26 (1.45%) Sybase
15 22 (1.23%) F5
16 20 (1.12%) IBM
17 15 (0.84%) Tableau
18 14 (0.78%) ServiceNow
19 13 (0.73%) Remedy
19 13 (0.73%) Symantec