Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 76 167
Rank change year-on-year +15 +91 +157
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,898 1,270 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.12% 3.19% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.71% 27.34% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,508 958 514
London median daily rate £550 £540 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £427 £413 £406
90th Percentile £675 £675 £600
England median daily rate £525 £525 £494
% change year-on-year - +6.33% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,181 4,645 4,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.41% 11.68% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,573 3,304 3,209
London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +4.49%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £300
90th Percentile £655 £638 £613
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 48 46
London median hourly rate £24.92 £24.61 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +9.38% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.05 £14.73 £17.63
90th Percentile £54.75 £48.24 £53.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.70% +8.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +25 351 £550 +0.92% 125
South London +23 142 £550 +2.09% 4
West London +19 94 £525 - 43
East London +2 28 £575 -4.17% 15
North London -4 2 £475 +15.15%
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1,412 (74.39%) DevOps
2 1,048 (55.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1,021 (53.79%) Docker
4 972 (51.21%) Linux
5 925 (48.74%) Jenkins
6 888 (46.79%) Puppet
6 888 (46.79%) Python
7 807 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
8 734 (38.67%) Opscode Chef
9 673 (35.46%) Java
10 619 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
11 598 (31.51%) Terraform
12 546 (28.77%) Kubernetes
13 495 (26.08%) Configuration Management
14 490 (25.82%) Git (software)
15 422 (22.23%) Bash Shell
16 388 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 388 (20.44%) Finance
17 339 (17.86%) Ruby
18 307 (16.17%) PostgreSQL
19 277 (14.59%) Unix
20 272 (14.33%) TDD
21 266 (14.01%) MySQL
22 250 (13.17%) Security Cleared
23 246 (12.96%) Tomcat
24 244 (12.86%) Windows
25 240 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 232 (12.22%) NoSQL
27 228 (12.01%) Perl
28 226 (11.91%) AWS CloudFormation

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
1 246 (12.96%) Tomcat
2 179 (9.43%) nginx
3 158 (8.32%) Confluence
4 127 (6.69%) OpenStack
5 121 (6.38%) Apache
5 121 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
6 115 (6.06%) WebSphere
7 109 (5.74%) WebLogic
8 65 (3.42%) JBoss
9 62 (3.27%) Apache Spark
10 56 (2.95%) Cloud Foundry
11 38 (2.00%) Jetty
12 27 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 24 (1.26%) Mule ESB
14 23 (1.21%) IIS
15 17 (0.90%) Mule
16 13 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.53%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.47%) WildFly
19 7 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (0.26%) HipChat
2 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (1.74%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.21%) Magento
3 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.053%) Documaker
5 1 (0.053%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.053%) RMDS
5 1 (0.053%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,048 (55.22%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (11.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 157 (8.27%) Amazon EC2
5 151 (7.96%) GitHub
6 132 (6.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 123 (6.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 121 (6.38%) Serverless
9 114 (6.01%) PaaS
10 112 (5.90%) AWS Lambda
11 104 (5.48%) Amazon S3
12 98 (5.16%) IaaS
13 82 (4.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 73 (3.85%) Route 53
15 56 (2.95%) SaaS
16 54 (2.85%) OpenShift
17 52 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
17 52 (2.74%) npm
18 49 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
19 42 (2.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 142 (7.48%) Firewall
2 133 (7.01%) TCP/IP
3 122 (6.43%) DNS
4 72 (3.79%) VPN
5 71 (3.74%) SSL
6 63 (3.32%) HTTP
7 37 (1.95%) Kerberos
8 35 (1.84%) Internet
9 26 (1.37%) Network Security
10 25 (1.32%) FTP
11 20 (1.05%) SMTP
12 19 (1.00%) DHCP
13 18 (0.95%) BIG-IP
13 18 (0.95%) SAN
14 16 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
14 16 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
15 15 (0.79%) BGP
15 15 (0.79%) OSPF
16 12 (0.63%) ICMP
16 12 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (16.17%) PostgreSQL
2 266 (14.01%) MySQL
3 232 (12.22%) NoSQL
4 183 (9.64%) MongoDB
5 172 (9.06%) Hadoop
6 124 (6.53%) Amazon RDS
6 124 (6.53%) Big Data
7 61 (3.21%) SQL Server
8 45 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (2.32%) Redis
10 35 (1.84%) Relational Database
11 34 (1.79%) Apache Hive
12 31 (1.63%) HBase
13 22 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (1.05%) Endeca
15 15 (0.79%) DB2
16 14 (0.74%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.68%) Power BI
18 12 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 925 (48.74%) Jenkins
2 490 (25.82%) Git (software)
3 205 (10.80%) JIRA
4 168 (8.85%) Maven
5 120 (6.32%) Artifactory
6 114 (6.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 105 (5.53%) TeamCity
8 91 (4.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 88 (4.64%) MSTest
9 88 (4.64%) NUnit
10 79 (4.16%) GitLab
11 78 (4.11%) Gradle
12 72 (3.79%) Vagrant
13 69 (3.64%) JUnit
14 62 (3.27%) SonarQube
15 60 (3.16%) gulp
16 52 (2.74%) Bitbucket
17 49 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
18 44 (2.32%) webpack
19 43 (2.27%) Gerrit
General
1 388 (20.44%) Finance
2 178 (9.38%) Banking
3 44 (2.32%) Retail
4 39 (2.05%) Investment Banking
5 32 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 19 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 17 (0.90%) Front Office
8 16 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.68%) Advertising
9 13 (0.68%) Law
10 12 (0.63%) Publishing
11 11 (0.58%) Games
11 11 (0.58%) Marketing
12 7 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.32%) Electronics
14 5 (0.26%) Back Office
15 4 (0.21%) French Language
16 2 (0.11%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.11%) Legal
16 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 995 (52.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 382 (20.13%) Developer
3 342 (18.02%) AWS Engineer
4 339 (17.86%) AWS DevOps
5 287 (15.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 159 (8.38%) Java Developer
7 153 (8.06%) Senior DevOps
8 144 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
9 137 (7.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 131 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
11 120 (6.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 100 (5.27%) Consultant
13 93 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 90 (4.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 88 (4.64%) Senior Developer
16 77 (4.06%) DevOps Consultant
17 68 (3.58%) Python Engineer
18 65 (3.42%) Lead DevOps
19 54 (2.85%) Senior Java Developer
20 52 (2.74%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (11.43%) Web Services
2 203 (10.70%) Node.js
3 167 (8.80%) Elastic Stack
4 116 (6.11%) Kafka
5 112 (5.90%) React
6 104 (5.48%) RESTful
7 102 (5.37%) Spring
8 87 (4.58%) AngularJS
9 85 (4.48%) LEMP Stack
10 83 (4.37%) CSS
11 71 (3.74%) HTML
12 64 (3.37%) .NET
13 56 (2.95%) Sensu
14 51 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
15 50 (2.63%) HTML5
16 48 (2.53%) Hibernate
16 48 (2.53%) REST
17 45 (2.37%) Middleware
17 45 (2.37%) Spring Boot
18 44 (2.32%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
2 76 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 72 (3.79%) Linux Command Line
4 60 (3.16%) Fintech
5 53 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (2.05%) Private Cloud
8 36 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 33 (1.74%) iPad
10 31 (1.63%) Computer Science
11 24 (1.26%) Cloud Native
11 24 (1.26%) Clustering
12 20 (1.05%) Social Media
13 16 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.68%) Derivative
15 13 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
15 13 (0.68%) Online Banking
15 13 (0.68%) Replication
16 11 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 972 (51.21%) Linux
2 277 (14.59%) Unix
3 244 (12.86%) Windows
4 240 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 148 (7.80%) CentOS
6 101 (5.32%) Ubuntu
7 90 (4.74%) Windows Server
8 44 (2.32%) CoreOS
9 38 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (1.37%) Debian
12 20 (1.05%) Solaris
13 17 (0.90%) DC/OS
14 9 (0.47%) VMS
15 7 (0.37%) Fedora
16 6 (0.32%) SmartOS
17 5 (0.26%) AIX
17 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.26%) SUSE
18 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,412 (74.39%) DevOps
2 807 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
3 619 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
4 495 (26.08%) Configuration Management
5 272 (14.33%) TDD
6 223 (11.75%) Microservices
7 221 (11.64%) Open Source
8 212 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 156 (8.22%) OO
10 150 (7.90%) Migration
11 144 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 128 (6.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 127 (6.69%) Scrum
14 124 (6.53%) Deployment Automation
15 110 (5.80%) Load Balancing
16 108 (5.69%) Test Automation
17 104 (5.48%) BDD
18 97 (5.11%) Continuous Deployment
19 94 (4.95%) Mentoring
20 91 (4.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 888 (46.79%) Python
2 673 (35.46%) Java
3 422 (22.23%) Bash Shell
4 339 (17.86%) Ruby
5 228 (12.01%) Perl
6 223 (11.75%) JavaScript
7 152 (8.01%) PowerShell
8 137 (7.22%) Groovy
9 117 (6.16%) SQL
10 113 (5.95%) Go
11 101 (5.32%) C#
12 88 (4.64%) Scala
13 81 (4.27%) Shell Script
14 73 (3.85%) Java 8
15 51 (2.69%) C++
15 51 (2.69%) TypeScript
16 50 (2.63%) PHP
17 45 (2.37%) ES6
18 22 (1.16%) C
19 8 (0.42%) Jython
Qualifications
1 250 (13.17%) Security Cleared
2 192 (10.12%) SC Cleared
3 45 (2.37%) AWS Certification
4 43 (2.27%) Degree
5 26 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.42%) CISM
9 7 (0.37%) CCNP
9 7 (0.37%) CISSP
9 7 (0.37%) RHCE
10 6 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.21%) CCSP
12 4 (0.21%) VCP6
13 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.32%) GCP
2 29 (1.53%) QA
3 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.26%) MiFID
4 5 (0.26%) SLA
5 4 (0.21%) PSD2
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,021 (53.79%) Docker
2 100 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (3.06%) Active Directory
5 28 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 25 (1.32%) VirtualBox
7 23 (1.21%) HDFS
8 22 (1.16%) Hyper-V
9 19 (1.00%) KVM
9 19 (1.00%) vCloud
9 19 (1.00%) Xen
10 17 (0.90%) etcd
11 14 (0.74%) Squid
11 14 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.63%) VMware NSX
13 11 (0.58%) flannel
14 10 (0.53%) vSphere
15 9 (0.47%) NFS
15 9 (0.47%) Postfix
16 6 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 888 (46.79%) Puppet
2 734 (38.67%) Opscode Chef
3 598 (31.51%) Terraform
4 546 (28.77%) Kubernetes
5 116 (6.11%) Salt
6 105 (5.53%) Packer
7 99 (5.22%) logstash
8 90 (4.74%) Kibana
9 81 (4.27%) HAProxy
10 72 (3.79%) Mesos
11 66 (3.48%) Rancher
12 58 (3.06%) Consul
12 58 (3.06%) Grafana
13 54 (2.85%) Docker Swarm
14 52 (2.74%) Nagios
15 50 (2.63%) ZABBIX
16 47 (2.48%) Prometheus
17 25 (1.32%) BladeLogic
17 25 (1.32%) Sysdig
18 23 (1.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 204 (10.75%) Red Hat
2 192 (10.12%) Oracle
3 167 (8.80%) VMware
4 134 (7.06%) Google
5 133 (7.01%) Splunk
6 93 (4.90%) SaltStack
7 76 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 69 (3.64%) Atlassian
9 57 (3.00%) New Relic
10 36 (1.90%) Hortonworks
11 34 (1.79%) Cloudera
12 33 (1.74%) Cisco
13 32 (1.69%) F5
14 27 (1.42%) AppDynamics
15 23 (1.21%) Sybase
16 20 (1.05%) ATG
17 19 (1.00%) CheckPoint
18 17 (0.90%) ServiceNow
19 16 (0.84%) IBM
19 16 (0.84%) Symantec