Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +17
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,451 1,941 1,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.74% 4.26% 3.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.98% 28.81% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,064 1,494 1,155
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +6.28%
10th Percentile £460 £450 £413
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
London median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £35.00 - £38.88
90th Percentile £70.00 - £41.13
England median hourly rate £42.75 £72.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -41.03% +81.25% -15.34%

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 6,052 6,737 5,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.62% 14.80% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,340 5,004 3,845
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 72 48
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -25.00% +42.11%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.36 £12.85
90th Percentile £53.46 £45.79 £165.00
England median hourly rate £20.95 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.62% +6.29% -21.35%

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 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -9 260 £575 - 98
South London -25 58 £575 +9.52% 22
East London -8 49 £625 +19.05% 23
West London -18 37 £475 -9.52% 32
North London +5 6 £603 +0.42% 5
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,124 (77.46%) DevOps
2 814 (56.10%) Terraform
3 756 (52.10%) AWS
4 700 (48.24%) Docker
5 663 (45.69%) Jenkins
6 634 (43.69%) Kubernetes
7 626 (43.14%) Linux
8 619 (42.66%) Python
9 480 (33.08%) Puppet
10 465 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
11 454 (31.29%) Java
12 383 (26.40%) Azure
13 336 (23.16%) Finance
14 332 (22.88%) Opscode Chef
15 319 (21.98%) Configuration Management
16 295 (20.33%) Git (software)
17 263 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
17 263 (18.13%) Infrastructure as Code
18 242 (16.68%) Bash Shell
19 212 (14.61%) Microservices
20 209 (14.40%) GCP
21 180 (12.41%) Security Cleared
22 177 (12.20%) JIRA
23 175 (12.06%) Windows
24 174 (11.99%) JavaScript
25 171 (11.78%) Open Source
26 169 (11.65%) OpenShift
27 168 (11.58%) Web Services
28 165 (11.37%) Migration
29 163 (11.23%) GitHub

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
1 118 (8.13%) Confluence
2 78 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (4.89%) Apache Spark
4 59 (4.07%) OpenStack
5 55 (3.79%) nginx
6 46 (3.17%) Apache
7 37 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.93%) IIS
9 26 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (1.03%) JBoss
10 15 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.62%) Jetty
12 9 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.62%) SAS
12 9 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.069%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.069%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 756 (52.10%) AWS
2 383 (26.40%) Azure
3 209 (14.40%) GCP
4 169 (11.65%) OpenShift
5 163 (11.23%) GitHub
6 136 (9.37%) Serverless
7 129 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
8 122 (8.41%) Amazon S3
9 121 (8.34%) AWS Lambda
10 116 (7.99%) AWS CloudFormation
11 76 (5.24%) PaaS
12 70 (4.82%) IaaS
13 65 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 61 (4.20%) Amazon SQS
15 57 (3.93%) Amazon ECS
16 55 (3.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 50 (3.45%) Route 53
18 47 (3.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 41 (2.83%) npm
20 39 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.37%) Firewall
2 58 (4.00%) DNS
3 45 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 44 (3.03%) Network Security
5 42 (2.89%) WAN
6 39 (2.69%) VPN
7 30 (2.07%) HTTP
8 24 (1.65%) BGP
9 22 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (1.38%) SSL
11 19 (1.31%) DHCP
11 19 (1.31%) SAN
12 18 (1.24%) Kerberos
13 12 (0.83%) FTP
13 12 (0.83%) NAS
14 11 (0.76%) Multicast
15 10 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (0.62%) IPsec
16 9 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (8.61%) Big Data
2 106 (7.31%) Amazon RDS
3 93 (6.41%) Hadoop
4 81 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 77 (5.31%) MongoDB
6 74 (5.10%) MySQL
7 71 (4.89%) SQL Server
8 61 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (3.79%) Relational Database
10 54 (3.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 45 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 28 (1.93%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.65%) InfluxDB
15 23 (1.59%) Redis
16 21 (1.45%) Apache Hive
17 18 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (1.10%) HBase
19 15 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
20 14 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 663 (45.69%) Jenkins
2 295 (20.33%) Git (software)
3 177 (12.20%) JIRA
4 107 (7.37%) GitLab
5 85 (5.86%) Maven
6 73 (5.03%) Bitbucket
7 71 (4.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 70 (4.82%) Artifactory
9 63 (4.34%) Travis CI
10 54 (3.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 54 (3.72%) TeamCity
11 52 (3.58%) Visual Studio Team System
12 44 (3.03%) CircleCI
13 41 (2.83%) Gradle
14 40 (2.76%) Cucumber
15 34 (2.34%) Jasmine
16 32 (2.21%) SonarQube
17 31 (2.14%) Vagrant
18 29 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (1.93%) Selenium
General
1 336 (23.16%) Finance
2 133 (9.17%) Banking
3 61 (4.20%) Public Sector
4 31 (2.14%) Retail
5 19 (1.31%) Publishing
5 19 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.10%) Law
7 15 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.03%) Games
8 14 (0.96%) Front Office
8 14 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 14 (0.96%) Marketing
9 11 (0.76%) Electronics
9 11 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.34%) Police
10 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.14%) Back Office
11 2 (0.14%) Legal
11 2 (0.14%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 708 (48.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 228 (15.71%) Developer
3 227 (15.64%) AWS Engineer
4 184 (12.68%) AWS DevOps
5 166 (11.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 139 (9.58%) Cloud Engineer
7 88 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
8 87 (6.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 84 (5.79%) Architect
10 82 (5.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 81 (5.58%) Azure Engineer
12 69 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
13 68 (4.69%) Azure DevOps
14 64 (4.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 57 (3.93%) Angular Developer
16 56 (3.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 54 (3.72%) Java Developer
18 50 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 47 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
19 47 (3.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (11.58%) Web Services
2 149 (10.27%) Node.js
3 113 (7.79%) Kafka
4 101 (6.96%) Elastic Stack
5 99 (6.82%) AngularJS
6 58 (4.00%) RESTful
7 51 (3.51%) REST
7 51 (3.51%) Spring
8 50 (3.45%) .NET
9 44 (3.03%) J2EE
10 42 (2.89%) React
11 37 (2.55%) Spring Boot
12 29 (2.00%) LDAP
13 25 (1.72%) Swagger
14 23 (1.59%) ADO
14 23 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (1.52%) CSS
16 21 (1.45%) Vue.js
17 20 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
18 19 (1.31%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 94 (6.48%) Public Cloud
2 74 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 57 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (3.72%) Cloud Native
6 35 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
8 31 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 29 (2.00%) PKI
10 24 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.52%) Derivative
12 20 (1.38%) Clustering
13 18 (1.24%) User Experience
14 17 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
15 16 (1.10%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.83%) BYOD
16 12 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.83%) Replication
17 11 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
18 10 (0.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 626 (43.14%) Linux
2 175 (12.06%) Windows
3 154 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 114 (7.86%) Unix
5 59 (4.07%) Windows Server
6 50 (3.45%) CentOS
7 36 (2.48%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.17%) Solaris
9 10 (0.69%) CoreOS
10 9 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.55%) Android
11 8 (0.55%) Mesosphere
12 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.28%) Debian
14 4 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.28%) VMS
15 3 (0.21%) AIX
15 3 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,124 (77.46%) DevOps
2 465 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (21.98%) Configuration Management
4 263 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
4 263 (18.13%) Infrastructure as Code
5 212 (14.61%) Microservices
6 171 (11.78%) Open Source
7 165 (11.37%) Migration
8 133 (9.17%) Scrum
9 132 (9.10%) Software Engineering
10 108 (7.44%) TDD
11 105 (7.24%) Test Automation
12 100 (6.89%) Deployment Automation
13 95 (6.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 88 (6.06%) BDD
15 85 (5.86%) Fintech
16 80 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
17 68 (4.69%) Kanban
18 61 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 58 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 619 (42.66%) Python
2 454 (31.29%) Java
3 242 (16.68%) Bash Shell
4 174 (11.99%) JavaScript
5 155 (10.68%) PowerShell
6 129 (8.89%) SQL
7 127 (8.75%) Go
8 117 (8.06%) Ruby
9 73 (5.03%) Shell Script
10 68 (4.69%) Perl
11 64 (4.41%) Scala
12 61 (4.20%) Groovy
13 57 (3.93%) C#
14 38 (2.62%) TypeScript
15 33 (2.27%) Java 8
16 29 (2.00%) ES6
17 28 (1.93%) PHP
18 19 (1.31%) C++
19 16 (1.10%) Clojure
20 13 (0.90%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 180 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 139 (9.58%) SC Cleared
3 49 (3.38%) AWS Certification
4 44 (3.03%) Degree
5 26 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.10%) CCNP
9 12 (0.83%) RHCE
10 9 (0.62%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.55%) CEH
11 8 (0.55%) CISSP
12 5 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.28%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.21%) CCA
14 3 (0.21%) CCNA
14 3 (0.21%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (0.76%) QA
2 7 (0.48%) NIST
2 7 (0.48%) SLA
3 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.34%) COBIT
4 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.28%) PMO
6 2 (0.14%) GDPR
6 2 (0.14%) NIST 800
System Software
1 700 (48.24%) Docker
2 63 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (1.31%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.83%) HDFS
6 12 (0.83%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.76%) vSphere
8 10 (0.69%) KVM
9 9 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (0.41%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.34%) XenApp
12 5 (0.34%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.28%) LXC
13 4 (0.28%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.28%) Xen
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.21%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 814 (56.10%) Terraform
2 634 (43.69%) Kubernetes
3 480 (33.08%) Puppet
4 332 (22.88%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (5.72%) Packer
6 73 (5.03%) Consul
7 67 (4.62%) Salt
8 56 (3.86%) Grafana
9 40 (2.76%) Prometheus
10 32 (2.21%) Kibana
10 32 (2.21%) logstash
11 27 (1.86%) ZABBIX
12 24 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
13 19 (1.31%) Mesos
14 15 (1.03%) Graphite
14 15 (1.03%) SCCM
15 13 (0.90%) Cobbler
15 13 (0.90%) Marathon
15 13 (0.90%) Nagios
16 11 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 138 (9.51%) Red Hat
2 126 (8.68%) Google
3 100 (6.89%) VMware
4 99 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 92 (6.34%) Splunk
6 74 (5.10%) Atlassian
7 58 (4.00%) Oracle
8 53 (3.65%) Cisco
9 36 (2.48%) SaltStack
10 33 (2.27%) Citrix
11 31 (2.14%) MuleSoft
12 28 (1.93%) New Relic
13 25 (1.72%) F5
14 24 (1.65%) Hortonworks
14 24 (1.65%) HP
15 22 (1.52%) IBM
16 21 (1.45%) CheckPoint
16 21 (1.45%) Cloudera
16 21 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (1.31%) EMC