Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 66 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +17
Contract jobs citing Ansible 482 1,443 1,968
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.57% 3.77% 4.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.37% 24.11% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 1,070 1,561
Median daily rate £525 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £388 £463 £450
90th Percentile £665 £713 £700
England median daily rate £520 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -5.45% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £72.50
% change year-on-year -18.13% -41.03% +77.91%

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 2,256 5,985 6,757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.69% 15.64% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,505 4,293 5,034
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £328
90th Percentile £706 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 76 70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -25.38%
10th Percentile £17.03 £12.76 £13.31
90th Percentile £44.80 £53.46 £47.41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +70.73% +13.89% +2.86%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +27 83 £508 -12.69% 77
West London +40 10 £500 +5.26% 14
South London +2 10 £505 -10.22% 8
East London +20 9 £425 -34.62% 6
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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.

1 322 (66.80%) DevOps
2 245 (50.83%) Terraform
3 237 (49.17%) Python
4 209 (43.36%) Jenkins
5 203 (42.12%) AWS
6 201 (41.70%) Kubernetes
7 189 (39.21%) Docker
8 186 (38.59%) Linux
9 161 (33.40%) Puppet
10 160 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
11 148 (30.71%) Azure
12 125 (25.93%) Git (software)
13 122 (25.31%) Opscode Chef
14 110 (22.82%) Java
15 104 (21.58%) Infrastructure as Code
16 101 (20.95%) Finance
17 99 (20.54%) Configuration Management
18 87 (18.05%) PowerShell
19 83 (17.22%) Windows
20 82 (17.01%) Security Cleared
20 82 (17.01%) Bash Shell
21 81 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
22 78 (16.18%) GCP
23 71 (14.73%) SC Cleared
24 67 (13.90%) Microservices
25 60 (12.45%) JIRA
25 60 (12.45%) Splunk
26 58 (12.03%) Banking
27 53 (11.00%) Firewall
27 53 (11.00%) 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 43 (8.92%) Confluence
2 26 (5.39%) Apache
3 20 (4.15%) OpenStack
3 20 (4.15%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.11%) Apache Spark
5 15 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (3.11%) nginx
6 14 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.70%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.66%) IIS
9 5 (1.04%) Tornado
10 4 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.83%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.62%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.62%) JBoss
12 2 (0.41%) CMS
12 2 (0.41%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.41%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 203 (42.12%) AWS
2 148 (30.71%) Azure
3 78 (16.18%) GCP
4 49 (10.17%) GitHub
5 38 (7.88%) OpenShift
5 38 (7.88%) Serverless
6 35 (7.26%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (6.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 31 (6.43%) SaaS
8 28 (5.81%) Amazon S3
8 28 (5.81%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (4.98%) IaaS
10 23 (4.77%) PaaS
10 23 (4.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 18 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (3.53%) Route 53
13 15 (3.11%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (2.90%) Amazon Cognito
15 12 (2.49%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.00%) Firewall
2 46 (9.54%) DNS
3 36 (7.47%) HTTP
4 21 (4.36%) SSL
4 21 (4.36%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.53%) Kerberos
6 16 (3.32%) Network Security
7 15 (3.11%) BGP
8 13 (2.70%) DHCP
9 12 (2.49%) VPN
10 9 (1.87%) OSPF
10 9 (1.87%) VLAN
11 7 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (1.45%) VRRP
12 6 (1.24%) Anycast
12 6 (1.24%) DMZ
12 6 (1.24%) Internet
12 6 (1.24%) SAN
13 5 (1.04%) SNMP
13 5 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.85%) Big Data
3 26 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (4.36%) MySQL
5 20 (4.15%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (3.32%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (2.49%) Apache Hive
9 12 (2.49%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.87%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.66%) Redis
13 6 (1.24%) BigQuery
14 5 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
15 4 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.83%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 209 (43.36%) Jenkins
2 125 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.45%) JIRA
4 37 (7.68%) GitLab
5 32 (6.64%) Bitbucket
6 28 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (5.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 24 (4.98%) TeamCity
7 24 (4.98%) Vagrant
8 22 (4.56%) CircleCI
9 20 (4.15%) Subversion
10 19 (3.94%) Artifactory
11 15 (3.11%) Maven
12 14 (2.90%) Gradle
12 14 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (2.90%) SonarQube
13 11 (2.28%) Cucumber
13 11 (2.28%) GoCD
14 10 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (1.66%) Xcode
General
1 101 (20.95%) Finance
2 58 (12.03%) Banking
3 28 (5.81%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.49%) Retail
6 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.45%) Marketing
10 5 (1.04%) Electronics
11 3 (0.62%) Back Office
11 3 (0.62%) Publishing
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.41%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (38.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (12.03%) AWS Engineer
3 47 (9.75%) AWS DevOps
3 47 (9.75%) Senior DevOps
4 46 (9.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 46 (9.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 40 (8.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 37 (7.68%) Developer
7 33 (6.85%) Architect
8 27 (5.60%) Azure Engineer
9 23 (4.77%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (4.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 18 (3.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 18 (3.73%) Consultant
11 18 (3.73%) Platform Engineer
12 17 (3.53%) Network Engineer
13 15 (3.11%) Data Engineer
13 15 (3.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 14 (2.90%) Automation Engineer
14 14 (2.90%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.39%) Kafka
2 25 (5.19%) .NET
3 24 (4.98%) Elastic Stack
3 24 (4.98%) HTML
4 23 (4.77%) Node.js
4 23 (4.77%) Web Services
5 22 (4.56%) LDAP
6 21 (4.36%) CSS
7 18 (3.73%) CSS3
8 17 (3.53%) REST
9 16 (3.32%) React
10 15 (3.11%) RESTful
11 14 (2.90%) HTML5
11 14 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (2.70%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.07%) Middleware
14 9 (1.87%) ASP.NET
14 9 (1.87%) Flask
15 8 (1.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.64%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.94%) Clustering
2 19 (3.94%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.73%) Public Cloud
3 18 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.32%) Cloud Native
6 15 (3.11%) Private Cloud
7 14 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (2.28%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.66%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
10 7 (1.45%) User Experience
11 6 (1.24%) FMCG
12 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.62%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 186 (38.59%) Linux
2 83 (17.22%) Windows
3 39 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 30 (6.22%) Windows Server 2016
6 27 (5.60%) CentOS
7 26 (5.39%) Unix
8 11 (2.28%) Android
8 11 (2.28%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.28%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.28%) VMS
8 11 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.87%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.24%) Solaris
11 4 (0.83%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.62%) AIX
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (66.80%) DevOps
2 160 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (21.58%) Infrastructure as Code
4 99 (20.54%) Configuration Management
5 81 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (13.90%) Microservices
7 44 (9.13%) Open Source
8 40 (8.30%) TDD
8 40 (8.30%) Test Automation
9 39 (8.09%) Migration
10 36 (7.47%) Cybersecurity
10 36 (7.47%) Infrastructure Automation
11 35 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (7.26%) Scrum
12 31 (6.43%) High Availability
13 28 (5.81%) ITIL
14 25 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (5.19%) Software Engineering
15 24 (4.98%) Data Science
15 24 (4.98%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 237 (49.17%) Python
2 110 (22.82%) Java
3 87 (18.05%) PowerShell
4 82 (17.01%) Bash Shell
5 53 (11.00%) SQL
6 50 (10.37%) JavaScript
7 42 (8.71%) Ruby
8 29 (6.02%) C#
8 29 (6.02%) Go
9 26 (5.39%) Perl
10 25 (5.19%) Shell Script
11 19 (3.94%) Groovy
12 18 (3.73%) Scala
13 14 (2.90%) C
14 13 (2.70%) Kotlin
15 12 (2.49%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.87%) PHP
17 8 (1.66%) Apple Swift
18 4 (0.83%) C++
18 4 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 71 (14.73%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.56%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.87%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.45%) CCNP
7 5 (1.04%) CCIE
7 5 (1.04%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.04%) Degree
8 4 (0.83%) CISSP
8 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.83%) RHCE
9 3 (0.62%) CISM
10 2 (0.41%) CCA
10 2 (0.41%) CCNA
10 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.41%) NCDA
10 2 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.53%) GDPR
2 16 (3.32%) QA
3 15 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (2.90%) HIPAA
5 7 (1.45%) SLA
6 2 (0.41%) NCSC
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) NIST
System Software
1 189 (39.21%) Docker
2 45 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 44 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.28%) VMware NSX
7 7 (1.45%) vSphere
8 3 (0.62%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 3 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.62%) Gluster
8 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.62%) oVirt
8 3 (0.62%) Varnish
8 3 (0.62%) vCloud
8 3 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.41%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.41%) NFS
9 2 (0.41%) zsh
10 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 245 (50.83%) Terraform
2 201 (41.70%) Kubernetes
3 161 (33.40%) Puppet
4 122 (25.31%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (6.02%) Prometheus
6 23 (4.77%) Salt
7 22 (4.56%) Packer
8 18 (3.73%) Grafana
9 12 (2.49%) Rundeck
10 9 (1.87%) Kibana
11 8 (1.66%) Nagios
11 8 (1.66%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (1.45%) Consul
12 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (1.24%) BladeLogic
13 6 (1.24%) Rancher
14 4 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.83%) SCOM
14 4 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (12.45%) Splunk
2 50 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 48 (9.96%) VMware
4 42 (8.71%) Red Hat
5 39 (8.09%) Google
6 34 (7.05%) Cisco
7 33 (6.85%) Oracle
8 30 (6.22%) Atlassian
9 29 (6.02%) SaltStack
10 22 (4.56%) AppDynamics
11 20 (4.15%) Cloudera
12 15 (3.11%) CheckPoint
12 15 (3.11%) F5
13 14 (2.90%) Dell
13 14 (2.90%) HP
13 14 (2.90%) NetApp
14 13 (2.70%) Hortonworks
14 13 (2.70%) MuleSoft
15 9 (1.87%) Fortinet
15 9 (1.87%) Infoblox