Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 77 230
Rank change year-on-year +13 +153 +145
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,827 1,373 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.93% 3.28% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.08% 27.85% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,496 976 364
London median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £425 £419 £406
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 5,696 4,930 3,956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.26% 11.77% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,277 3,327 2,730
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 67 70
London median hourly rate £24.90 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.48% -2.44% +10.22%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.60 £13.45
90th Percentile £129.85 £47.00 £43.08
England median hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% - -

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +18 326 £539 -2.05% 83
South London +2 135 £525 +2.44% 8
West London +7 59 £525 - 35
East London +16 34 £575 +19.48% 11
North London -2 4 £475 -5.00% 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 1,322 (72.36%) DevOps
2 951 (52.05%) Amazon AWS
3 932 (51.01%) Linux
4 899 (49.21%) Puppet
5 872 (47.73%) Docker
6 842 (46.09%) Jenkins
7 799 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
8 772 (42.26%) Python
9 735 (40.23%) Java
10 715 (39.14%) Opscode Chef
11 561 (30.71%) Continuous Integration
12 509 (27.86%) Terraform
13 475 (26.00%) Configuration Management
14 460 (25.18%) Git (software)
15 417 (22.82%) Kubernetes
16 412 (22.55%) Bash Shell
17 398 (21.78%) Finance
18 333 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
19 324 (17.73%) Ruby
20 310 (16.97%) Unix
21 293 (16.04%) PostgreSQL
22 290 (15.87%) TDD
23 277 (15.16%) Tomcat
24 255 (13.96%) Windows
25 254 (13.90%) MySQL
26 231 (12.64%) Microservices
26 231 (12.64%) Open Source
27 228 (12.48%) NoSQL
28 227 (12.42%) Security Cleared
28 227 (12.42%) JIRA

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
1 277 (15.16%) Tomcat
2 172 (9.41%) OpenStack
3 166 (9.09%) Confluence
4 141 (7.72%) nginx
5 132 (7.22%) Apache
6 120 (6.57%) WebSphere
7 118 (6.46%) Elasticsearch
7 118 (6.46%) WebLogic
8 96 (5.25%) JBoss
9 62 (3.39%) Apache Spark
10 52 (2.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 43 (2.35%) Jetty
12 30 (1.64%) IIS
13 24 (1.31%) Apache Solr
13 24 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (0.93%) Mule ESB
15 12 (0.66%) Mule
16 10 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (0.33%) CMS
18 5 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (0.71%) HipChat
2 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.11%) SPSS
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.16%) Magento
2 3 (0.16%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.055%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.055%) RMDS
4 1 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 951 (52.05%) Amazon AWS
2 333 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (7.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 134 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
5 124 (6.79%) GitHub
6 116 (6.35%) PaaS
7 107 (5.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 90 (4.93%) Amazon S3
9 89 (4.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 89 (4.87%) IaaS
10 76 (4.16%) Serverless
11 70 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
12 65 (3.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 61 (3.34%) Route 53
14 58 (3.17%) SaaS
15 53 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
15 53 (2.90%) npm
16 48 (2.63%) OpenShift
17 31 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
18 27 (1.48%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 138 (7.55%) Firewall
2 132 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 101 (5.53%) DNS
4 91 (4.98%) HTTP
5 71 (3.89%) VPN
6 64 (3.50%) SSL
7 40 (2.19%) Kerberos
8 24 (1.31%) Network Security
9 22 (1.20%) BIG-IP
10 20 (1.09%) FTP
11 19 (1.04%) DHCP
11 19 (1.04%) Internet
11 19 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
12 15 (0.82%) LAN
12 15 (0.82%) SSH
13 14 (0.77%) SAN
14 13 (0.71%) OpenVPN
14 13 (0.71%) SMTP
15 12 (0.66%) WAN
16 11 (0.60%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (16.04%) PostgreSQL
2 254 (13.90%) MySQL
3 228 (12.48%) NoSQL
4 192 (10.51%) Hadoop
5 157 (8.59%) MongoDB
6 126 (6.90%) Big Data
7 112 (6.13%) Amazon RDS
8 87 (4.76%) SQL Server
9 52 (2.85%) Relational Database
10 41 (2.24%) HBase
11 40 (2.19%) Redis
12 37 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 26 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 23 (1.26%) Endeca
16 22 (1.20%) Apache Hive
17 16 (0.88%) Oracle Database
18 15 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.82%) DB2
19 13 (0.71%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 842 (46.09%) Jenkins
2 460 (25.18%) Git (software)
3 227 (12.42%) JIRA
4 214 (11.71%) Maven
5 122 (6.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 101 (5.53%) TeamCity
7 95 (5.20%) MSTest
7 95 (5.20%) NUnit
8 92 (5.04%) Artifactory
9 89 (4.87%) Gradle
10 85 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 78 (4.27%) Bitbucket
12 63 (3.45%) SonarQube
13 61 (3.34%) JUnit
14 58 (3.17%) Vagrant
15 52 (2.85%) Subversion
16 49 (2.68%) gulp
17 47 (2.57%) GitLab
18 46 (2.52%) Ant
18 46 (2.52%) Selenium
General
1 398 (21.78%) Finance
2 204 (11.17%) Banking
3 65 (3.56%) Retail Banking
4 48 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 36 (1.97%) Retail
6 35 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.15%) Front Office
8 20 (1.09%) Marketing
9 16 (0.88%) Electronics
9 16 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.82%) Publishing
11 14 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.49%) Games
12 9 (0.49%) Law
13 7 (0.38%) Advertising
14 6 (0.33%) Billing
15 5 (0.27%) Back Office
16 4 (0.22%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.16%) Legal
17 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 905 (49.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 374 (20.47%) Developer
3 313 (17.13%) AWS DevOps
4 309 (16.91%) AWS Engineer
5 262 (14.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 177 (9.69%) Java Developer
7 140 (7.66%) Linux Engineer
8 138 (7.55%) Senior DevOps
9 125 (6.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 109 (5.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 108 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
12 100 (5.47%) Consultant
13 82 (4.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 77 (4.21%) DevOps Consultant
15 67 (3.67%) Senior Developer
16 59 (3.23%) Architect
17 49 (2.68%) Administrator
17 49 (2.68%) Lead DevOps
18 44 (2.41%) Digital Transformation
19 43 (2.35%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (12.37%) Web Services
2 145 (7.94%) Node.js
3 136 (7.44%) Elastic Stack
4 122 (6.68%) Spring
5 103 (5.64%) Kafka
6 96 (5.25%) .NET
7 88 (4.82%) RESTful
8 78 (4.27%) React
9 70 (3.83%) AngularJS
10 64 (3.50%) REST
11 62 (3.39%) CSS
12 58 (3.17%) J2EE
13 57 (3.12%) Spring Boot
14 54 (2.96%) HTML
15 53 (2.90%) Hibernate
16 51 (2.79%) LDAP
17 49 (2.68%) Middleware
18 47 (2.57%) LEMP Stack
19 43 (2.35%) HTML5
20 42 (2.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (5.42%) Public Cloud
2 90 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (2.52%) Data Centre
3 46 (2.52%) Fintech
4 45 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 33 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
7 33 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 31 (1.70%) iPad
9 23 (1.26%) Social Media
10 18 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 16 (0.88%) Clustering
13 15 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.82%) Derivative
13 15 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (0.82%) Online Banking
14 14 (0.77%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 932 (51.01%) Linux
2 310 (16.97%) Unix
3 255 (13.96%) Windows
4 199 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 122 (6.68%) CentOS
6 96 (5.25%) Windows Server
7 81 (4.43%) Ubuntu
8 45 (2.46%) CoreOS
9 34 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (1.70%) Debian
11 23 (1.26%) Solaris
12 18 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.60%) VMS
14 10 (0.55%) AIX
15 9 (0.49%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.44%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.33%) SmartOS
17 6 (0.33%) SUSE
18 5 (0.27%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,322 (72.36%) DevOps
2 799 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
3 561 (30.71%) Continuous Integration
4 475 (26.00%) Configuration Management
5 290 (15.87%) TDD
6 231 (12.64%) Microservices
6 231 (12.64%) Open Source
7 212 (11.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 177 (9.69%) Scrum
9 154 (8.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 129 (7.06%) BDD
10 129 (7.06%) OO
10 129 (7.06%) Software Engineering
11 121 (6.62%) Migration
12 107 (5.86%) Load Balancing
13 105 (5.75%) Mentoring
14 104 (5.69%) Continuous Deployment
15 97 (5.31%) Test Automation
16 89 (4.87%) E-Commerce
17 67 (3.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 772 (42.26%) Python
2 735 (40.23%) Java
3 412 (22.55%) Bash Shell
4 324 (17.73%) Ruby
5 187 (10.24%) Perl
6 178 (9.74%) JavaScript
7 163 (8.92%) PowerShell
8 127 (6.95%) SQL
9 126 (6.90%) Groovy
10 114 (6.24%) Go
11 76 (4.16%) C#
12 72 (3.94%) Shell Script
13 68 (3.72%) Scala
14 54 (2.96%) PHP
15 45 (2.46%) TypeScript
16 42 (2.30%) C++
17 35 (1.92%) ES6
18 23 (1.26%) C
19 16 (0.88%) Korn
20 10 (0.55%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 227 (12.42%) Security Cleared
2 180 (9.85%) SC Cleared
3 48 (2.63%) Degree
4 28 (1.53%) AWS Certification
5 22 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.71%) CISM
8 12 (0.66%) CISSP
9 11 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 9 (0.49%) CCSP
11 9 (0.49%) RHCE
12 8 (0.44%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.38%) CCNP
14 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.16%) CCNA
16 3 (0.16%) CISA
16 3 (0.16%) PMP
16 3 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.70%) GCP
2 30 (1.64%) QA
3 15 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.22%) SLA
6 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.16%) PSD2
7 1 (0.055%) COBIT
7 1 (0.055%) GDPR
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.055%) MiFID
System Software
1 872 (47.73%) Docker
2 81 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 39 (2.13%) HDFS
5 38 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.81%) vCloud
7 21 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (1.15%) KVM
8 15 (0.82%) Squid
9 12 (0.66%) Xen
10 11 (0.60%) Samba
11 10 (0.55%) etcd
11 10 (0.55%) NFS
11 10 (0.55%) Postfix
11 10 (0.55%) vSphere
12 9 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.49%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.44%) Apache Flume
14 7 (0.38%) LXC
14 7 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 899 (49.21%) Puppet
2 715 (39.14%) Opscode Chef
3 509 (27.86%) Terraform
4 417 (22.82%) Kubernetes
5 98 (5.36%) logstash
6 92 (5.04%) Kibana
7 73 (4.00%) Packer
8 71 (3.89%) Nagios
9 64 (3.50%) Rancher
10 62 (3.39%) ZABBIX
11 59 (3.23%) Salt
12 58 (3.17%) Mesos
13 50 (2.74%) Consul
14 43 (2.35%) Grafana
15 36 (1.97%) Docker Swarm
16 35 (1.92%) Cobbler
16 35 (1.92%) HAProxy
17 32 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
18 29 (1.59%) BladeLogic
18 29 (1.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 226 (12.37%) Oracle
2 191 (10.45%) Red Hat
3 160 (8.76%) VMware
4 128 (7.01%) Splunk
5 86 (4.71%) Google
6 80 (4.38%) SaltStack
7 77 (4.21%) Atlassian
8 76 (4.16%) Microsoft
9 40 (2.19%) New Relic
10 32 (1.75%) F5
11 31 (1.70%) Hortonworks
11 31 (1.70%) IBM
12 23 (1.26%) ATG
12 23 (1.26%) Cloudera
13 18 (0.99%) AppDynamics
14 17 (0.93%) Cisco
14 17 (0.93%) SAP
15 15 (0.82%) ServiceNow
16 14 (0.77%) Sonatype
17 12 (0.66%) Qualys