Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 69 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +3
Contract jobs citing Ansible 785 804 1,918
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.57% 3.34% 4.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.55% 21.69% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 600 1,408
10th Percentile £425 £431 £450
25th Percentile £475 £500 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £575
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £650
90th Percentile £713 £694 £725
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £72.50 £12.50 £70.00
Median % change year-on-year +480.00% -82.14% +86.67%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £70.00
% change year-on-year -10.11% -36.43% +80.65%

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 3,820 3,707 6,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.39% 15.42% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,857 2,736 4,957
10th Percentile £400 £320 £360
25th Percentile £461 £445 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £546 £550
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% -0.73% +4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £620 £625
90th Percentile £700 £688 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 77
10th Percentile £12.67 £12.42 £15.50
25th Percentile £15.03 £12.44 £17.66
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -11.72%
75th Percentile £51.75 £26.75 £36.67
90th Percentile £68.00 £47.83 £49.12
England median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +30.00% -4.11% +4.29%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ansible in London.

Daily rate trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ansible in London over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ansible in London.

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 16 April 2021. 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 -24 56 £563 -2.17% 106
West London +27 21 £500 - 26
South London +8 12 £505 -8.18% 6
East London +3 4 - - 13
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 536 (68.28%) DevOps
2 418 (53.25%) Terraform
3 341 (43.44%) Python
4 331 (42.17%) Linux
5 326 (41.53%) AWS
6 279 (35.54%) Jenkins
7 269 (34.27%) Docker
7 269 (34.27%) Kubernetes
8 241 (30.70%) Azure
9 227 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
10 218 (27.77%) Java
11 188 (23.95%) Git (software)
12 185 (23.57%) Puppet
13 164 (20.89%) Finance
14 162 (20.64%) Infrastructure as Code
15 154 (19.62%) Configuration Management
16 146 (18.60%) Security Cleared
17 136 (17.32%) Opscode Chef
18 131 (16.69%) Windows
19 119 (15.16%) SC Cleared
20 112 (14.27%) Banking
21 111 (14.14%) GCP
22 101 (12.87%) PowerShell
23 98 (12.48%) Microservices
24 90 (11.46%) VMware
25 87 (11.08%) Bash Shell
26 86 (10.96%) GitHub
27 81 (10.32%) JIRA
28 80 (10.19%) GitLab
29 79 (10.06%) SQL

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 47 (5.99%) Confluence
2 42 (5.35%) Apache
3 29 (3.69%) nginx
4 24 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (2.55%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (1.27%) IIS
8 10 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.89%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.89%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.64%) JBoss
11 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.38%) CMS
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.25%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Chatbot
1 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 326 (41.53%) AWS
2 241 (30.70%) Azure
3 111 (14.14%) GCP
4 86 (10.96%) GitHub
5 78 (9.94%) Serverless
6 70 (8.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 66 (8.41%) PaaS
8 52 (6.62%) IaaS
9 45 (5.73%) AWS Lambda
10 39 (4.97%) Amazon S3
11 37 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (4.20%) OpenShift
13 31 (3.95%) Amazon ECS
14 29 (3.69%) SaaS
15 21 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 20 (2.55%) Amazon EKS
17 19 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (2.42%) AWS CodePipeline
18 17 (2.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.37%) Firewall
2 25 (3.18%) DNS
3 24 (3.06%) Network Security
4 20 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.17%) Multicast
5 17 (2.17%) VPN
6 12 (1.53%) WAN
6 12 (1.53%) Wireshark
7 11 (1.40%) BGP
7 11 (1.40%) LAN
7 11 (1.40%) NAS
7 11 (1.40%) SAN
8 10 (1.27%) Internet
9 9 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (1.15%) tcpdump
10 8 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.02%) DHCP
11 7 (0.89%) BIG-IP
11 7 (0.89%) DMZ
11 7 (0.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.22%) Big Data
3 37 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (4.59%) Hadoop
5 30 (3.82%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.93%) BigQuery
6 23 (2.93%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (2.68%) Apache Ignite
8 21 (2.68%) MySQL
9 17 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (1.91%) Redis
10 15 (1.91%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.66%) Tableau
12 12 (1.53%) Data Lake
13 11 (1.40%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.15%) HBase
15 7 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 279 (35.54%) Jenkins
2 188 (23.95%) Git (software)
3 81 (10.32%) JIRA
4 80 (10.19%) GitLab
5 61 (7.77%) Bitbucket
6 44 (5.61%) Maven
7 32 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 31 (3.95%) Artifactory
8 31 (3.95%) TeamCity
9 30 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
10 29 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 29 (3.69%) SonarQube
11 25 (3.18%) Gradle
12 19 (2.42%) CircleCI
13 16 (2.04%) JUnit
14 13 (1.66%) Travis CI
15 12 (1.53%) gulp
15 12 (1.53%) Subversion
16 11 (1.40%) Mockito
16 11 (1.40%) Vagrant
General
1 164 (20.89%) Finance
2 112 (14.27%) Banking
3 38 (4.84%) Public Sector
4 28 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.68%) Marketing
6 19 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.29%) Front Office
8 16 (2.04%) Retail
9 8 (1.02%) Billing
9 8 (1.02%) Electronics
9 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.64%) Advertising
10 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.64%) Legal
11 3 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) German Language
12 2 (0.25%) International Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (37.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 111 (14.14%) Developer
3 104 (13.25%) AWS Engineer
4 92 (11.72%) AWS DevOps
5 79 (10.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 68 (8.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 61 (7.77%) Architect
8 56 (7.13%) Azure Engineer
9 52 (6.62%) Senior DevOps
10 48 (6.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 42 (5.35%) Java Developer
11 42 (5.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 41 (5.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 41 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 35 (4.46%) Consultant
14 31 (3.95%) Azure DevOps
15 28 (3.57%) Administrator
16 27 (3.44%) Cloud Architect
17 26 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
18 21 (2.68%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (7.01%) Node.js
2 52 (6.62%) YAML
3 51 (6.50%) Web Services
4 50 (6.37%) Kafka
5 47 (5.99%) .NET
5 47 (5.99%) JSON
6 29 (3.69%) Spring
7 28 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
8 26 (3.31%) REST
9 25 (3.18%) ADO
9 25 (3.18%) RESTful
10 22 (2.80%) React
11 17 (2.17%) AngularJS
11 17 (2.17%) Spring Boot
12 16 (2.04%) XML
13 12 (1.53%) CSS
14 10 (1.27%) HTML
14 10 (1.27%) Middleware
15 9 (1.15%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.15%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.37%) Cloud Native
2 44 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.22%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 22 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.29%) Clustering
8 17 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.02%) User Experience
12 7 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.89%) iPad
12 7 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.76%) CMDB
14 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 331 (42.17%) Linux
2 131 (16.69%) Windows
3 72 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (7.64%) Unix
5 40 (5.10%) Windows Server
6 36 (4.59%) CentOS
7 17 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.78%) Windows Server 2016
10 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2019
11 12 (1.53%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.40%) Solaris
13 8 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.02%) VMS
14 7 (0.89%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.89%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.64%) AIX
16 4 (0.51%) Debian
17 3 (0.38%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (68.28%) DevOps
2 227 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (20.64%) Infrastructure as Code
4 154 (19.62%) Configuration Management
5 98 (12.48%) Microservices
6 78 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (9.81%) Test Automation
8 73 (9.30%) Migration
9 67 (8.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 66 (8.41%) Open Source
11 65 (8.28%) Scrum
12 62 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 60 (7.64%) Infrastructure Automation
14 59 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
15 56 (7.13%) Software Engineering
16 53 (6.75%) Deployment Automation
17 42 (5.35%) Change Management
18 37 (4.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 37 (4.71%) Low Latency
18 37 (4.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 341 (43.44%) Python
2 218 (27.77%) Java
3 101 (12.87%) PowerShell
4 87 (11.08%) Bash Shell
5 79 (10.06%) SQL
6 60 (7.64%) C#
7 59 (7.52%) JavaScript
8 39 (4.97%) Go
9 34 (4.33%) Ruby
10 31 (3.95%) Shell Script
11 27 (3.44%) Groovy
11 27 (3.44%) Perl
12 16 (2.04%) TypeScript
13 15 (1.91%) C
13 15 (1.91%) C++
14 11 (1.40%) Scala
15 9 (1.15%) ES6
16 7 (0.89%) PHP
16 7 (0.89%) VB
17 5 (0.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 146 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 119 (15.16%) SC Cleared
3 29 (3.69%) DV Cleared
4 23 (2.93%) Degree
5 21 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.17%) AWS Certification
7 13 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.15%) CISSP
9 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.64%) CCIE
10 5 (0.64%) CCNP
10 5 (0.64%) RHCE
10 5 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.38%) CCNA
12 3 (0.38%) CCSP
12 3 (0.38%) OSCP
12 3 (0.38%) RHCA
12 3 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.53%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) GDPR
3 4 (0.51%) NIST
3 4 (0.51%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) NCSC
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 269 (34.27%) Docker
2 55 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.22%) Active Directory
4 28 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (2.68%) GridGain
6 19 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.17%) VMware NSX
7 17 (2.17%) vSphere
8 9 (1.15%) KVM
9 8 (1.02%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.02%) iptables
9 8 (1.02%) NFS
10 7 (0.89%) XenApp
11 6 (0.76%) HDFS
11 6 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.51%) SRDF
13 4 (0.51%) Veritas File System
13 4 (0.51%) Xen
14 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 418 (53.25%) Terraform
2 269 (34.27%) Kubernetes
3 185 (23.57%) Puppet
4 136 (17.32%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (4.33%) Salt
6 33 (4.20%) Packer
7 31 (3.95%) Grafana
8 29 (3.69%) Prometheus
9 16 (2.04%) Consul
10 15 (1.91%) Istio
11 14 (1.78%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
12 12 (1.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 9 (1.15%) Argo
13 9 (1.15%) vRealize
14 8 (1.02%) PowerCLI
15 6 (0.76%) Kibana
16 5 (0.64%) BladeLogic
16 5 (0.64%) Mesos
16 5 (0.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 90 (11.46%) VMware
2 68 (8.66%) Google
3 64 (8.15%) Microsoft
4 62 (7.90%) Red Hat
5 58 (7.39%) Oracle
6 45 (5.73%) Cisco
7 39 (4.97%) Splunk
8 26 (3.31%) SaltStack
9 20 (2.55%) Atlassian
9 20 (2.55%) Hortonworks
10 19 (2.42%) F5
11 18 (2.29%) MuleSoft
12 16 (2.04%) Citrix
13 15 (1.91%) Cloudera
13 15 (1.91%) IBM
14 14 (1.78%) Veritas
15 12 (1.53%) Fortinet
15 12 (1.53%) Symantec
16 11 (1.40%) ServiceNow
17 10 (1.27%) Remedy