Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 59 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing Ansible 699 1,730 1,857
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.52% 4.27% 4.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.80% 26.45% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 1,247 1,485
Median daily rate £575 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £413 £450 £425
90th Percentile £681 £725 £688
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year - -51.72% +81.25%

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 3,206 6,540 6,165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.13% 16.13% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,246 4,653 4,555
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £348 £363 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 91 79
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.43 £15.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.54 £51.05 £64.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £17.52
% change year-on-year +10.26% +11.30% -16.57%

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 24 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Ansible in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 May 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 +17 134 £560 -2.61% 40
South London +9 46 £586 +3.26% 8
East London -8 24 £544 -16.35%
West London +6 21 £500 -3.61% 8
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 544 (77.83%) DevOps
2 412 (58.94%) Terraform
3 332 (47.50%) AWS
4 326 (46.64%) Kubernetes
5 315 (45.06%) Jenkins
6 289 (41.34%) Docker
7 270 (38.63%) Python
8 268 (38.34%) Linux
9 233 (33.33%) Azure
10 232 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
11 200 (28.61%) Puppet
12 184 (26.32%) Java
13 165 (23.61%) Finance
13 165 (23.61%) Git (software)
13 165 (23.61%) Infrastructure as Code
14 149 (21.32%) Opscode Chef
15 134 (19.17%) GCP
16 121 (17.31%) Security Cleared
17 120 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
18 117 (16.74%) JIRA
19 109 (15.59%) Configuration Management
20 100 (14.31%) Microservices
21 99 (14.16%) PowerShell
22 94 (13.45%) SC Cleared
23 91 (13.02%) Bash Shell
24 86 (12.30%) Windows
25 77 (11.02%) Microsoft
26 75 (10.73%) Migration
27 74 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 72 (10.30%) GitLab

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 68 (9.73%) Confluence
2 30 (4.29%) Apache
2 30 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (3.15%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.58%) OpenStack
5 13 (1.86%) nginx
6 12 (1.72%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.57%) IIS
9 4 (0.57%) JBoss
9 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.29%) Tornado
11 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 332 (47.50%) AWS
2 233 (33.33%) Azure
3 134 (19.17%) GCP
4 71 (10.16%) OpenShift
5 61 (8.73%) Amazon EC2
6 60 (8.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 59 (8.44%) GitHub
8 54 (7.73%) Serverless
9 49 (7.01%) IaaS
10 46 (6.58%) SaaS
11 39 (5.58%) PaaS
12 35 (5.01%) Amazon EKS
12 35 (5.01%) Amazon S3
13 23 (3.29%) Amazon ECS
14 22 (3.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
18 17 (2.43%) Route 53
19 15 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.87%) DNS
2 40 (5.72%) Firewall
3 19 (2.72%) HTTP
4 17 (2.43%) SSL
4 17 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.29%) VPN
6 12 (1.72%) DHCP
7 11 (1.57%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.29%) WAN
9 7 (1.00%) Network Security
9 7 (1.00%) SAN
10 6 (0.86%) BGP
10 6 (0.86%) Skype
11 5 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (0.72%) Internet
11 5 (0.72%) Junos
11 5 (0.72%) MPLS
11 5 (0.72%) VLAN
11 5 (0.72%) VXLAN
12 4 (0.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.73%) Big Data
2 30 (4.29%) Hadoop
2 30 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.43%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.29%) MySQL
6 16 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.00%) HBase
12 6 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.86%) Blockchain
12 6 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.72%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 315 (45.06%) Jenkins
2 165 (23.61%) Git (software)
3 117 (16.74%) JIRA
4 72 (10.30%) GitLab
5 51 (7.30%) Artifactory
6 40 (5.72%) Bitbucket
7 39 (5.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 28 (4.01%) SonarQube
9 26 (3.72%) Maven
9 26 (3.72%) Visual Studio Team System
10 25 (3.58%) TeamCity
11 24 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (3.15%) CircleCI
13 15 (2.15%) Subversion
14 12 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.57%) Snyk
15 11 (1.57%) Vagrant
16 10 (1.43%) Selenium
17 9 (1.29%) Cucumber
17 9 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 165 (23.61%) Finance
2 70 (10.01%) Banking
3 40 (5.72%) Public Sector
4 20 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.43%) Retail
6 16 (2.29%) Front Office
7 11 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.14%) Marketing
10 7 (1.00%) Electronics
10 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.57%) Games
11 4 (0.57%) Publishing
12 3 (0.43%) Law
12 3 (0.43%) Legal
12 3 (0.43%) Police
12 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 343 (49.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 112 (16.02%) AWS Engineer
3 93 (13.30%) AWS DevOps
4 86 (12.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 70 (10.01%) Senior DevOps
6 69 (9.87%) Cloud Engineer
7 65 (9.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 50 (7.15%) Architect
9 45 (6.44%) Developer
10 41 (5.87%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 40 (5.72%) Azure Engineer
12 27 (3.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 27 (3.86%) Python Engineer
13 26 (3.72%) Platform Engineer
14 25 (3.58%) Linux Engineer
15 23 (3.29%) Cloud Architect
16 22 (3.15%) Consultant
17 21 (3.00%) Azure DevOps
18 20 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
18 20 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.30%) Web Services
2 47 (6.72%) Kafka
3 39 (5.58%) Node.js
4 31 (4.43%) Elastic Stack
5 29 (4.15%) Middleware
6 27 (3.86%) .NET
7 23 (3.29%) RESTful
8 16 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (2.29%) Spring
9 14 (2.00%) HTML
9 14 (2.00%) REST
10 13 (1.86%) Spring Boot
11 12 (1.72%) CSS
11 12 (1.72%) PySpark
12 11 (1.57%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.43%) Keras
13 10 (1.43%) MLlib
13 10 (1.43%) React
13 10 (1.43%) scikit-learn
13 10 (1.43%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.86%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (4.15%) Public Cloud
3 27 (3.86%) Cloud Native
4 23 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
5 20 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.29%) Clustering
7 14 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.29%) PKI
11 8 (1.14%) User Experience
12 7 (1.00%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.00%) Replication
13 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.86%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.72%) FMCG
14 5 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 268 (38.34%) Linux
2 86 (12.30%) Windows
3 74 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (6.87%) Unix
5 39 (5.58%) Windows Server
6 30 (4.29%) CentOS
7 18 (2.58%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (1.43%) CoreOS
8 10 (1.43%) Solaris
8 10 (1.43%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.57%) SUSE
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.43%) VMS
12 2 (0.29%) Android
12 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (77.83%) DevOps
2 232 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (23.61%) Infrastructure as Code
4 120 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
5 109 (15.59%) Configuration Management
6 100 (14.31%) Microservices
7 75 (10.73%) Migration
8 63 (9.01%) Infrastructure Automation
9 61 (8.73%) Test Automation
10 60 (8.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 59 (8.44%) Open Source
12 47 (6.72%) Scrum
13 43 (6.15%) Deployment Automation
14 41 (5.87%) TDD
15 39 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 37 (5.29%) ITIL
16 37 (5.29%) Software Engineering
17 36 (5.15%) High Availability
18 32 (4.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 270 (38.63%) Python
2 184 (26.32%) Java
3 99 (14.16%) PowerShell
4 91 (13.02%) Bash Shell
5 62 (8.87%) SQL
6 53 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 53 (7.58%) Ruby
7 51 (7.30%) Go
8 40 (5.72%) C#
9 36 (5.15%) Perl
10 30 (4.29%) Shell Script
11 26 (3.72%) Groovy
12 20 (2.86%) Scala
13 16 (2.29%) Java 8
14 11 (1.57%) Rust
15 9 (1.29%) C
16 8 (1.14%) TypeScript
17 7 (1.00%) R
18 6 (0.86%) C++
18 6 (0.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 121 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 94 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.72%) Degree
4 21 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.15%) AWS Certification
6 12 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.57%) CCNA
7 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.00%) CCIE
10 6 (0.86%) SANS
11 4 (0.57%) CCNP
11 4 (0.57%) CISSP
12 3 (0.43%) CCA
12 3 (0.43%) MCSA
12 3 (0.43%) OCP
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.58%) QA
2 15 (2.15%) SLA
3 14 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (1.86%) GDPR
4 13 (1.86%) HIPAA
5 9 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.57%) NCSC
6 4 (0.57%) NIST
7 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 289 (41.34%) Docker
2 48 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.87%) Active Directory
4 20 (2.86%) VMware NSX
5 16 (2.29%) vSphere
6 15 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.86%) Squid
9 5 (0.72%) HDFS
9 5 (0.72%) KVM
9 5 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.57%) XenApp
11 3 (0.43%) Firmware
11 3 (0.43%) NFS
11 3 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 412 (58.94%) Terraform
2 326 (46.64%) Kubernetes
3 200 (28.61%) Puppet
4 149 (21.32%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (6.58%) Packer
6 27 (3.86%) Istio
7 15 (2.15%) Grafana
7 15 (2.15%) Prometheus
7 15 (2.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 12 (1.72%) logstash
8 12 (1.72%) Salt
9 11 (1.57%) Nagios
10 9 (1.29%) Consul
10 9 (1.29%) Mesos
10 9 (1.29%) Rancher
11 8 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (1.00%) Kibana
12 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (0.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (0.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 77 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.59%) Google
3 57 (8.15%) Red Hat
4 56 (8.01%) VMware
5 55 (7.87%) Splunk
6 37 (5.29%) Oracle
7 23 (3.29%) Hortonworks
8 18 (2.58%) Cloudera
9 17 (2.43%) Cisco
10 14 (2.00%) Atlassian
11 12 (1.72%) NetApp
11 12 (1.72%) Sybase
12 11 (1.57%) MapR
12 11 (1.57%) TOWER Software
13 10 (1.43%) Databricks
13 10 (1.43%) Dynatrace
13 10 (1.43%) HP
13 10 (1.43%) SAP
14 9 (1.29%) IBM
14 9 (1.29%) Veracode