Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 70 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -15
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,492 505 1,340
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.13% 3.53% 3.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.17% 21.09% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 362 1,015
10th Percentile £460 £389 £450
25th Percentile £513 £463 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £538 £600
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% -10.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £668
90th Percentile £725 £675 £713
England median daily rate £550 £524 £550
% change year-on-year +4.96% -4.73% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
England median hourly rate £48.38 £40.75 £46.51
% change year-on-year +18.71% -12.38% -

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 6,440 2,394 5,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.81% 16.72% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,822 1,711 4,175
10th Percentile £413 £350 £338
25th Percentile £488 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £665 £613 £631
90th Percentile £725 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 62
10th Percentile £15.95 £12.66 £12.44
25th Percentile £22.03 £12.76 £14.06
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.39 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year +23.78% -4.25% +6.58%
75th Percentile £57.50 £28.77 £30.06
90th Percentile £63.55 £37.00 £47.45
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -25 111 £621 +20.63% 117
West London +15 41 £594 +5.09% 27
South London +5 18 £550 +8.91% 5
East London -14 4 £726 +45.20% 28
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 1,020 (68.36%) DevOps
2 807 (54.09%) Terraform
3 706 (47.32%) Python
4 690 (46.25%) Jenkins
5 621 (41.62%) Linux
6 611 (40.95%) AWS
7 568 (38.07%) Kubernetes
8 532 (35.66%) Docker
9 472 (31.64%) Azure
10 455 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
11 348 (23.32%) Finance
12 341 (22.86%) Puppet
13 340 (22.79%) Java
14 314 (21.05%) Infrastructure as Code
15 310 (20.78%) Git (software)
16 299 (20.04%) Bash Shell
17 288 (19.30%) GCP
18 251 (16.82%) Configuration Management
19 248 (16.62%) Windows
20 216 (14.48%) Microservices
21 210 (14.08%) GitHub
22 209 (14.01%) SQL
22 209 (14.01%) Banking
23 197 (13.20%) Opscode Chef
24 192 (12.87%) Social Skills
25 189 (12.67%) VMware
26 188 (12.60%) JIRA
27 181 (12.13%) Oracle
28 179 (12.00%) PowerShell
29 155 (10.39%) Scrum

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
1 134 (8.98%) Confluence
2 74 (4.96%) Apache
3 60 (4.02%) Apache Spark
4 58 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 45 (3.02%) nginx
7 26 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 22 (1.47%) OpenStack
9 21 (1.41%) IIS
9 21 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (0.80%) Mule
11 12 (0.80%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.54%) Appian
12 8 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.47%) JBoss
14 6 (0.40%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.67%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 611 (40.95%) AWS
2 472 (31.64%) Azure
3 288 (19.30%) GCP
4 210 (14.08%) GitHub
5 142 (9.52%) PaaS
6 131 (8.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 101 (6.77%) IaaS
8 78 (5.23%) OpenShift
9 73 (4.89%) Serverless
10 69 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
11 54 (3.62%) SaaS
12 51 (3.42%) Amazon S3
12 51 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
13 50 (3.35%) Amazon EKS
14 49 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 44 (2.95%) Amazon ECS
16 34 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
17 28 (1.88%) Apigee
18 27 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 24 (1.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.97%) Firewall
2 68 (4.56%) DNS
3 44 (2.95%) SSL
4 43 (2.88%) Kerberos
5 36 (2.41%) Network Security
5 36 (2.41%) SAN
6 34 (2.28%) Multicast
7 33 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 25 (1.68%) WAN
9 23 (1.54%) VPN
10 22 (1.47%) BGP
10 22 (1.47%) Internet
11 19 (1.27%) HTTP
12 18 (1.21%) LAN
13 15 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.01%) NAS
14 13 (0.87%) OSPF
15 10 (0.67%) HTTPS
16 9 (0.60%) DHCP
16 9 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.70%) Big Data
3 75 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 65 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (3.28%) MySQL
6 47 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 47 (3.15%) MongoDB
7 46 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
8 38 (2.55%) Hadoop
9 33 (2.21%) Redis
10 32 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (1.41%) Apache Ignite
11 21 (1.41%) BigQuery
12 19 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.14%) Apache Hive
13 17 (1.14%) Tableau
14 16 (1.07%) MariaDB
15 15 (1.01%) DB2
15 15 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 690 (46.25%) Jenkins
2 310 (20.78%) Git (software)
3 188 (12.60%) JIRA
4 139 (9.32%) GitLab
5 124 (8.31%) Maven
6 121 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 105 (7.04%) Bitbucket
8 86 (5.76%) Artifactory
9 72 (4.83%) TeamCity
10 71 (4.76%) Subversion
11 56 (3.75%) Gradle
12 47 (3.15%) SonarQube
13 45 (3.02%) CircleCI
14 44 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 44 (2.95%) Selenium
15 34 (2.28%) Cucumber
16 31 (2.08%) Hudson
17 26 (1.74%) Travis CI
18 20 (1.34%) GoCD
19 19 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 348 (23.32%) Finance
2 209 (14.01%) Banking
3 192 (12.87%) Social Skills
4 78 (5.23%) Public Sector
5 70 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (3.55%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.41%) Retail
8 29 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.88%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.74%) Games
11 24 (1.61%) Legal
12 20 (1.34%) Front Office
13 15 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
14 14 (0.94%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.80%) Marketing
16 11 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
17 10 (0.67%) Electronics
17 10 (0.67%) Prime Brokerage
18 9 (0.60%) Back Office
18 9 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 573 (38.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 193 (12.94%) Developer
3 109 (7.31%) AWS Engineer
4 98 (6.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 97 (6.50%) Azure Engineer
6 91 (6.10%) Architect
7 85 (5.70%) AWS DevOps
8 80 (5.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 72 (4.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 71 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
11 70 (4.69%) Platform Engineer
12 68 (4.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 66 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
14 62 (4.16%) Consultant
15 55 (3.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 53 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 51 (3.42%) Data Engineer
18 50 (3.35%) Java Developer
19 47 (3.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
20 44 (2.95%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (6.90%) Kafka
2 83 (5.56%) Spring
2 83 (5.56%) Web Services
3 75 (5.03%) .NET
4 70 (4.69%) React
5 66 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
6 62 (4.16%) JSON
7 58 (3.89%) YAML
8 57 (3.82%) Node.js
9 55 (3.69%) RESTful
10 47 (3.15%) Spring Boot
11 46 (3.08%) Middleware
12 44 (2.95%) AngularJS
13 43 (2.88%) REST
14 38 (2.55%) HTML
15 37 (2.48%) CSS
16 35 (2.35%) Django
17 32 (2.14%) Flask
17 32 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
18 28 (1.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.36%) Public Cloud
2 73 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 67 (4.49%) Cloud Native
4 55 (3.69%) Data Protection Act
5 28 (1.88%) PKI
6 25 (1.68%) Clustering
7 24 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 23 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.34%) Hedge funds
10 20 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.34%) Replication
10 20 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (1.27%) Legacy Applications
11 19 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.21%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.14%) User Experience
14 16 (1.07%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 621 (41.62%) Linux
2 248 (16.62%) Windows
3 131 (8.78%) Unix
4 113 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.81%) CentOS
7 24 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 22 (1.47%) Solaris
10 17 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (0.67%) Debian
12 10 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.54%) VMS
14 6 (0.40%) AIX
14 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.20%) SUSE
16 2 (0.13%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,020 (68.36%) DevOps
2 455 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (21.05%) Infrastructure as Code
4 251 (16.82%) Configuration Management
5 216 (14.48%) Microservices
6 155 (10.39%) Scrum
7 149 (9.99%) Test Automation
8 146 (9.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 141 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
10 117 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
11 113 (7.57%) Migration
12 105 (7.04%) SDLC
13 102 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 102 (6.84%) Open Source
14 101 (6.77%) Deployment Automation
15 95 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 93 (6.23%) Software Engineering
17 88 (5.90%) Infrastructure Automation
18 87 (5.83%) Analytics
18 87 (5.83%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 706 (47.32%) Python
2 340 (22.79%) Java
3 299 (20.04%) Bash Shell
4 209 (14.01%) SQL
5 179 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 146 (9.79%) JavaScript
7 118 (7.91%) C#
8 114 (7.64%) Groovy
9 89 (5.97%) Go
10 75 (5.03%) Shell Script
11 73 (4.89%) Ruby
12 56 (3.75%) Perl
13 53 (3.55%) C++
14 42 (2.82%) Scala
15 39 (2.61%) PHP
16 33 (2.21%) Java 8
17 27 (1.81%) C
18 19 (1.27%) TypeScript
19 17 (1.14%) PL/SQL
20 16 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 147 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 124 (8.31%) SC Cleared
3 32 (2.14%) DV Cleared
4 30 (2.01%) Degree
5 19 (1.27%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.80%) CCNP
7 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.27%) CCIE
9 4 (0.27%) CISSP
9 4 (0.27%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.20%) CEH
10 3 (0.20%) CISA
10 3 (0.20%) CRISC
11 2 (0.13%) CCSA
11 2 (0.13%) CCSE
11 2 (0.13%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.61%) GDPR
2 19 (1.27%) GRC
3 17 (1.14%) QA
4 13 (0.87%) SLA
5 12 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.27%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.27%) NCSC
8 3 (0.20%) COBIT
8 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.13%) NIST
10 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.067%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.067%) IFRS
10 1 (0.067%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.067%) PMO
10 1 (0.067%) SOC 1
10 1 (0.067%) SOC 2
System Software
1 532 (35.66%) Docker
2 132 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (7.57%) Active Directory
4 43 (2.88%) NFS
5 35 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (1.74%) vSphere
7 21 (1.41%) GridGain
8 20 (1.34%) VMware NSX
9 18 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.07%) Hyper-V
11 13 (0.87%) KVM
12 10 (0.67%) vCloud
13 9 (0.60%) XenApp
13 9 (0.60%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.47%) SRDF
15 7 (0.47%) Xen
16 6 (0.40%) Ceph
16 6 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 807 (54.09%) Terraform
2 568 (38.07%) Kubernetes
3 341 (22.86%) Puppet
4 197 (13.20%) Opscode Chef
5 106 (7.10%) Prometheus
6 79 (5.29%) Grafana
7 51 (3.42%) ITRS Geneos
8 47 (3.15%) Packer
9 42 (2.82%) Istio
10 36 (2.41%) BladeLogic
11 31 (2.08%) Kibana
12 27 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
13 22 (1.47%) Salt
14 21 (1.41%) ZABBIX
15 17 (1.14%) Nagios
16 15 (1.01%) Consul
16 15 (1.01%) Netcool
16 15 (1.01%) vCenter Server
17 12 (0.80%) Argo
17 12 (0.80%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 189 (12.67%) VMware
2 181 (12.13%) Oracle
3 134 (8.98%) Microsoft
4 131 (8.78%) Google
5 109 (7.31%) Red Hat
6 100 (6.70%) Splunk
7 70 (4.69%) Cisco
8 48 (3.22%) Cloudera
9 46 (3.08%) Hortonworks
10 43 (2.88%) Citrix
11 32 (2.14%) AppDynamics
12 30 (2.01%) CyberArk
12 30 (2.01%) IBM
13 29 (1.94%) Palo Alto
14 27 (1.81%) MuleSoft
15 25 (1.68%) Atlassian
16 23 (1.54%) HP
16 23 (1.54%) NetApp
17 22 (1.47%) SaltStack
18 21 (1.41%) New Relic