Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 65 78
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 +156
Contract jobs citing Ansible 2,207 1,825 1,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.96% 3.93% 3.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.69% 30.84% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,671 1,496 984
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £419
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 7,192 5,917 5,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.17% 12.73% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,270 4,423 3,461
London median daily rate £550 £515 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.94% +10.11%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 55 67
London median hourly rate £20.82 £24.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.44% +24.60% -6.98%
10th Percentile £13.98 £11.88 £13.60
90th Percentile £43.15 £126.00 £47.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% -16.85% -4.76%

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 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 January 2019. 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 +6 392 £575 +5.50% 136
South London +16 249 £525 - 9
East London +31 136 £575 - 19
West London +15 57 £543 +3.33% 58
North London -11 2 £600 +26.32% 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 1,571 (71.18%) DevOps
2 1,122 (50.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1,095 (49.61%) Docker
4 1,079 (48.89%) Jenkins
5 990 (44.86%) Python
6 923 (41.82%) Puppet
7 901 (40.82%) Terraform
8 891 (40.37%) Linux
9 856 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
10 831 (37.65%) Kubernetes
11 785 (35.57%) Java
12 769 (34.84%) Opscode Chef
13 581 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 571 (25.87%) Git (software)
15 498 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
16 426 (19.30%) Configuration Management
17 381 (17.26%) Bash Shell
18 378 (17.13%) Finance
19 330 (14.95%) Windows
20 290 (13.14%) Splunk
21 285 (12.91%) Ruby
22 278 (12.60%) Microservices
23 276 (12.51%) Security Cleared
24 272 (12.32%) Test Automation
24 272 (12.32%) Unix
25 265 (12.01%) TDD
26 260 (11.78%) NoSQL
27 237 (10.74%) Oracle
28 231 (10.47%) Hadoop
29 229 (10.38%) Google Cloud Platform

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
1 192 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 174 (7.88%) Tomcat
3 149 (6.75%) OpenStack
4 137 (6.21%) Confluence
5 132 (5.98%) Apache
6 124 (5.62%) WebSphere
7 113 (5.12%) nginx
8 112 (5.07%) WebLogic
9 96 (4.35%) IIS
10 79 (3.58%) Apache Spark
11 77 (3.49%) Cloud Foundry
12 40 (1.81%) JBoss
13 17 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 16 (0.72%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.68%) Gunicorn
16 13 (0.59%) Jetty
16 13 (0.59%) Mongrel
17 9 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
18 7 (0.32%) Apache Pig
19 6 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 59 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.091%) HipChat
5 2 (0.091%) InVision
5 2 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.50%) Endur
2 10 (0.45%) Sentinel
3 8 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.045%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.045%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.045%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1,122 (50.84%) Amazon AWS
2 581 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (10.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 207 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 202 (9.15%) GitHub
6 159 (7.20%) Amazon EC2
6 159 (7.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 152 (6.89%) PaaS
8 129 (5.85%) Serverless
9 126 (5.71%) OpenShift
10 116 (5.26%) IaaS
11 115 (5.21%) Amazon S3
12 113 (5.12%) AWS Lambda
13 108 (4.89%) Datadog
14 71 (3.22%) SaaS
15 63 (2.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 48 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
16 48 (2.17%) npm
17 44 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
18 25 (1.13%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 121 (5.48%) Firewall
2 85 (3.85%) VPN
3 76 (3.44%) HTTP
4 70 (3.17%) DNS
5 63 (2.85%) TCP/IP
6 58 (2.63%) SSL
7 36 (1.63%) Kerberos
8 35 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (1.36%) BIG-IP
9 30 (1.36%) Network Security
10 21 (0.95%) Internet
11 18 (0.82%) SSH
11 18 (0.82%) VLAN
12 15 (0.68%) DHCP
13 13 (0.59%) DMZ
13 13 (0.59%) LAN
14 12 (0.54%) Intranet
15 11 (0.50%) ICMP
15 11 (0.50%) SMTP
15 11 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (11.78%) NoSQL
2 231 (10.47%) Hadoop
3 225 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
4 208 (9.42%) MySQL
5 186 (8.43%) Big Data
6 149 (6.75%) SQL Server
7 96 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 76 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 68 (3.08%) Apache Hive
10 67 (3.04%) Redis
11 66 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
11 66 (2.99%) Relational Database
12 54 (2.45%) HBase
13 42 (1.90%) Sqoop
14 33 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
15 29 (1.31%) Impala
16 21 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
16 21 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 21 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.68%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,079 (48.89%) Jenkins
2 571 (25.87%) Git (software)
3 205 (9.29%) Maven
4 199 (9.02%) JIRA
5 160 (7.25%) Artifactory
6 155 (7.02%) GitLab
7 151 (6.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 127 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 110 (4.98%) Bitbucket
10 103 (4.67%) TeamCity
11 99 (4.49%) NUnit
12 94 (4.26%) MSTest
13 91 (4.12%) Selenium
14 89 (4.03%) Gradle
15 76 (3.44%) Cucumber
16 73 (3.31%) Vagrant
17 63 (2.85%) JUnit
18 60 (2.72%) Travis CI
19 56 (2.54%) CircleCI
20 48 (2.17%) GoCD
General
1 378 (17.13%) Finance
2 198 (8.97%) Banking
3 66 (2.99%) Retail
4 48 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 47 (2.13%) Marketing
6 36 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 35 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.54%) Electronics
9 28 (1.27%) Front Office
10 27 (1.22%) Publishing
11 26 (1.18%) Advertising
12 21 (0.95%) Law
13 19 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.82%) Legal
15 14 (0.63%) Games
16 10 (0.45%) Back Office
16 10 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.32%) Billing
18 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,015 (45.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 397 (17.99%) Developer
3 320 (14.50%) AWS Engineer
4 299 (13.55%) AWS DevOps
5 273 (12.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 166 (7.52%) Java Developer
7 161 (7.29%) Senior DevOps
8 145 (6.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 140 (6.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 137 (6.21%) Architect
11 136 (6.16%) Cloud Engineer
12 104 (4.71%) Consultant
13 101 (4.58%) Platform Engineer
14 99 (4.49%) Azure DevOps
15 86 (3.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 84 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
17 81 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
18 80 (3.62%) Python Engineer
19 74 (3.35%) DevOps Consultant
20 73 (3.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (7.93%) Node.js
2 168 (7.61%) Elastic Stack
3 153 (6.93%) Web Services
4 152 (6.89%) Kafka
5 148 (6.71%) .NET
6 126 (5.71%) RESTful
7 109 (4.94%) AngularJS
8 100 (4.53%) REST
9 93 (4.21%) Spring
10 89 (4.03%) React
11 87 (3.94%) HTML
12 76 (3.44%) CSS
13 57 (2.58%) JSON
14 50 (2.27%) Spring Boot
15 47 (2.13%) HTML5
16 44 (1.99%) LDAP
16 44 (1.99%) Middleware
17 41 (1.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
19 34 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
2 119 (5.39%) Public Cloud
3 79 (3.58%) Data Centre
4 64 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
6 48 (2.17%) Fintech
7 42 (1.90%) Cloud Native
8 37 (1.68%) Clustering
9 29 (1.31%) Wiki
10 28 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (1.18%) PKI
11 26 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 24 (1.09%) Fat Client
12 24 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.09%) Thin Client
13 23 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
14 22 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 891 (40.37%) Linux
2 330 (14.95%) Windows
3 272 (12.32%) Unix
4 200 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (3.17%) CentOS
6 66 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 53 (2.40%) Windows Server
8 44 (1.99%) CoreOS
9 26 (1.18%) Debian
10 20 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 17 (0.77%) Android
12 15 (0.68%) Fedora
13 13 (0.59%) Solaris
13 13 (0.59%) SUSE
13 13 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.41%) VMS
15 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.27%) Mesosphere
17 5 (0.23%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,571 (71.18%) DevOps
2 856 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
3 498 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
4 426 (19.30%) Configuration Management
5 278 (12.60%) Microservices
6 272 (12.32%) Test Automation
7 265 (12.01%) TDD
8 227 (10.29%) Scrum
9 182 (8.25%) Open Source
10 167 (7.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 163 (7.39%) Migration
12 151 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
13 150 (6.80%) Software Engineering
14 144 (6.52%) Build Automation
15 142 (6.43%) OO
16 138 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
17 136 (6.16%) BDD
18 106 (4.80%) Continuous Deployment
19 89 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
20 86 (3.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 990 (44.86%) Python
2 785 (35.57%) Java
3 381 (17.26%) Bash Shell
4 285 (12.91%) Ruby
5 223 (10.10%) Go
6 213 (9.65%) JavaScript
7 207 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 194 (8.79%) SQL
9 181 (8.20%) Perl
10 156 (7.07%) Shell Script
11 128 (5.80%) Groovy
12 91 (4.12%) C#
13 83 (3.76%) Scala
14 57 (2.58%) Korn
15 52 (2.36%) TypeScript
16 50 (2.27%) ES6
17 49 (2.22%) Java 8
18 48 (2.17%) PHP
19 46 (2.08%) C++
20 38 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 276 (12.51%) Security Cleared
2 180 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 90 (4.08%) Degree
4 70 (3.17%) RHCE
5 63 (2.85%) AWS Certification
6 49 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 45 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 35 (1.59%) CCNP
10 25 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
11 22 (1.00%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.41%) CCNA
14 6 (0.27%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.27%) ISEB
14 6 (0.27%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.18%) Master's Degree
16 2 (0.091%) CEH
16 2 (0.091%) RHCA
16 2 (0.091%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (1.86%) QA
2 16 (0.72%) GDPR
3 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.23%) MiFID
7 3 (0.14%) PMO
7 3 (0.14%) PSD2
8 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.045%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.045%) FISMA
8 1 (0.045%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.045%) OASIS TOSCA
8 1 (0.045%) SLA
System Software
1 1,095 (49.61%) Docker
2 104 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
4 55 (2.49%) HDFS
5 47 (2.13%) Active Directory
6 33 (1.50%) etcd
7 32 (1.45%) flannel
7 32 (1.45%) VirtualBox
8 29 (1.31%) Hyper-V
8 29 (1.31%) NFS
8 29 (1.31%) SkyDNS
9 28 (1.27%) Ceph
10 27 (1.22%) Xen
11 26 (1.18%) GlusterFS
12 18 (0.82%) KVM
13 17 (0.77%) vSphere
14 16 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 11 (0.50%) Squid
16 8 (0.36%) vCloud
17 6 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 923 (41.82%) Puppet
2 901 (40.82%) Terraform
3 831 (37.65%) Kubernetes
4 769 (34.84%) Opscode Chef
5 129 (5.85%) Packer
6 100 (4.53%) Kibana
7 93 (4.21%) Salt
8 80 (3.62%) logstash
9 66 (2.99%) Prometheus
10 65 (2.95%) Hadoop YARN
10 65 (2.95%) Nagios
11 61 (2.76%) Docker Swarm
12 53 (2.40%) Rancher
13 49 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
14 48 (2.17%) Mesos
15 44 (1.99%) HAProxy
16 43 (1.95%) Sysdig
17 42 (1.90%) rkt
18 41 (1.86%) Graphite
19 38 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 290 (13.14%) Splunk
2 237 (10.74%) Oracle
3 203 (9.20%) Red Hat
4 190 (8.61%) Google
5 131 (5.94%) VMware
6 112 (5.07%) Microsoft
7 84 (3.81%) Atlassian
8 67 (3.04%) New Relic
9 64 (2.90%) Cisco
10 63 (2.85%) Cloudera
11 57 (2.58%) SaltStack
12 55 (2.49%) Qualys
13 53 (2.40%) AppDynamics
14 50 (2.27%) SAP
15 48 (2.17%) F5
16 43 (1.95%) Hortonworks
17 33 (1.50%) ServiceNow
18 21 (0.95%) IBM
19 20 (0.91%) NetApp
20 18 (0.82%) Adobe