Period
to

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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 71 65 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,370 932 696
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.52% 3.82% 3.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.39% 21.54% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,038 674 516
10th Percentile £463 £427 £417
25th Percentile £516 £478 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £738 £675 £650
90th Percentile £800 £725 £697
England median daily rate £595 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £71.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate - £72.50 £12.50
Median % change year-on-year - +480.00% -82.14%
75th Percentile - £73.75 £12.75
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £58.75 £45.00 £42.01
% change year-on-year +30.56% +7.13% -39.99%

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 6,718 4,326 3,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.27% 17.74% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,105 3,220 2,367
10th Percentile £423 £400 £350
25th Percentile £513 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £530 £550
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% -
75th Percentile £700 £630 £615
90th Percentile £791 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 13 34
10th Percentile £14.95 £15.01 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.25 £12.52
Median hourly rate £23.91 £40.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.23% +110.53% -19.15%
75th Percentile £35.00 £65.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.13% +30.26% +2.70%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +28 158 £600 +6.67% 50
South London -9 13 £500 -0.99% 9
West London -18 12 £525 +5.00% 9
East London -8 4 £702 +50.97% 15
North London - 2 £750 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 906 (66.13%) DevOps
2 754 (55.04%) Terraform
3 659 (48.10%) Python
4 606 (44.23%) CI/CD
5 577 (42.12%) Jenkins
6 564 (41.17%) Kubernetes
7 553 (40.36%) Linux
8 538 (39.27%) AWS
9 528 (38.54%) Docker
10 451 (32.92%) Azure
11 409 (29.85%) Agile
12 363 (26.50%) Git (software)
13 341 (24.89%) Finance
14 291 (21.24%) Java
15 288 (21.02%) Puppet
16 278 (20.29%) Configuration Management
17 251 (18.32%) Windows
18 237 (17.30%) PowerShell
19 226 (16.50%) Infrastructure as Code
20 223 (16.28%) Bash
20 223 (16.28%) GCP
21 219 (15.99%) Social Skills
22 215 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
23 212 (15.47%) GitLab
24 211 (15.40%) SQL
25 198 (14.45%) Microsoft
26 197 (14.38%) Security Cleared
27 175 (12.77%) SC Cleared
28 170 (12.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 169 (12.34%) Splunk

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 85 (6.20%) Confluence
2 79 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (4.23%) nginx
4 45 (3.28%) IIS
5 38 (2.77%) OpenStack
6 29 (2.12%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.97%) Apache
8 20 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
9 15 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.02%) Traefik
11 12 (0.88%) MQSeries
11 12 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
13 10 (0.73%) JBoss
13 10 (0.73%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.51%) Drupal
16 6 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 15 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.073%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.15%) Cloudability
3 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.15%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.073%) assyst
4 1 (0.073%) Magento
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 538 (39.27%) AWS
2 451 (32.92%) Azure
3 223 (16.28%) GCP
4 145 (10.58%) GitHub
5 109 (7.96%) PaaS
6 108 (7.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 92 (6.72%) OpenShift
7 92 (6.72%) Serverless
8 77 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
9 71 (5.18%) IaaS
10 70 (5.11%) npm
11 61 (4.45%) Amazon ECS
12 59 (4.31%) Amazon EKS
13 58 (4.23%) Amazon S3
14 57 (4.16%) AWS Lambda
15 49 (3.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 46 (3.36%) SaaS
17 43 (3.14%) AWS CodePipeline
18 39 (2.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 32 (2.34%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 117 (8.54%) Firewall
2 100 (7.30%) DNS
3 57 (4.16%) VPN
4 46 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 45 (3.28%) Internet
6 43 (3.14%) Kerberos
6 43 (3.14%) Network Security
7 41 (2.99%) SSL
8 39 (2.85%) HTTP
9 28 (2.04%) Multicast
10 25 (1.82%) SSH
11 22 (1.61%) BGP
12 19 (1.39%) WAN
13 18 (1.31%) FTP
14 17 (1.24%) IPsec
14 17 (1.24%) MPLS
15 16 (1.17%) SMTP
16 14 (1.02%) SAN
17 13 (0.95%) Wireshark
18 12 (0.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (3.87%) MySQL
4 50 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 47 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 37 (2.70%) Big Data
7 36 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
8 33 (2.41%) NoSQL
9 29 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 24 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 24 (1.75%) Redis
11 18 (1.31%) MariaDB
12 17 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.09%) Power BI
13 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
15 13 (0.95%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 577 (42.12%) Jenkins
2 363 (26.50%) Git (software)
3 212 (15.47%) GitLab
4 146 (10.66%) JIRA
5 118 (8.61%) Artifactory
6 114 (8.32%) TeamCity
7 107 (7.81%) Maven
8 88 (6.42%) Bitbucket
9 82 (5.99%) Gradle
10 78 (5.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 75 (5.47%) CircleCI
12 69 (5.04%) SonarQube
13 57 (4.16%) Travis CI
14 56 (4.09%) gulp
15 37 (2.70%) Cucumber
16 34 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 31 (2.26%) Selenium
18 29 (2.12%) JUnit
19 26 (1.90%) Subversion
20 24 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 341 (24.89%) Finance
2 219 (15.99%) Social Skills
3 144 (10.51%) Banking
4 123 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (5.33%) Public Sector
6 47 (3.43%) Investment Banking
7 39 (2.85%) Front Office
8 35 (2.55%) Retail
9 24 (1.75%) Back Office
9 24 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.53%) Legal
11 21 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
12 11 (0.80%) Documentation Skills
13 10 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.66%) Games
15 7 (0.51%) Electronics
15 7 (0.51%) Marketing
15 7 (0.51%) Publishing
16 6 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 573 (41.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 189 (13.80%) Developer
3 122 (8.91%) AWS Engineer
4 95 (6.93%) AWS DevOps
5 84 (6.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 81 (5.91%) Java Developer
7 78 (5.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 77 (5.62%) Architect
9 76 (5.55%) Azure Engineer
10 70 (5.11%) Senior DevOps
11 66 (4.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 66 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 62 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
13 56 (4.09%) Platform Engineer
14 55 (4.01%) Azure DevOps
15 46 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 45 (3.28%) Consultant
17 40 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
17 40 (2.92%) Network Engineer
18 36 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (6.79%) .NET
2 84 (6.13%) REST
3 77 (5.62%) Kafka
4 76 (5.55%) Spring
5 73 (5.33%) JSON
6 65 (4.74%) Elastic Stack
7 60 (4.38%) Node.js
8 57 (4.16%) Spring Boot
9 47 (3.43%) React
10 44 (3.21%) HTML
11 40 (2.92%) YAML
12 33 (2.41%) Rendezvous
13 32 (2.34%) .NET Framework
14 31 (2.26%) AngularJS
15 29 (2.12%) SOAP
16 28 (2.04%) RESTful
17 26 (1.90%) XML
18 25 (1.82%) CSS
19 22 (1.61%) Middleware
20 21 (1.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.72%) Public Cloud
2 61 (4.45%) Cloud Native
3 55 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (3.50%) Data Centre
5 45 (3.28%) Clustering
6 40 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
7 38 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (2.41%) PKI
9 28 (2.04%) Private Cloud
10 27 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
12 24 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (1.53%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.31%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.31%) Fixed Income
15 17 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 16 (1.17%) Replication
17 15 (1.09%) Derivative
17 15 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 553 (40.36%) Linux
2 251 (18.32%) Windows
3 170 (12.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 142 (10.36%) Unix
5 71 (5.18%) Windows Server
6 62 (4.53%) CentOS
7 54 (3.94%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (0.73%) Solaris
10 9 (0.66%) Debian
10 9 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (0.66%) SUSE
11 8 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
11 8 (0.58%) CoreOS
11 8 (0.58%) Mesosphere
11 8 (0.58%) VMS
11 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 906 (66.13%) DevOps
2 606 (44.23%) CI/CD
3 409 (29.85%) Agile
4 278 (20.29%) Configuration Management
5 226 (16.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 168 (12.26%) Microservices
7 161 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
8 139 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
9 121 (8.83%) Scrum
10 110 (8.03%) Test Automation
11 108 (7.88%) SDLC
12 96 (7.01%) Open Source
13 90 (6.57%) TDD
14 88 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
15 86 (6.28%) Migration
16 85 (6.20%) Software Engineering
17 82 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 79 (5.77%) Platform Engineering
19 78 (5.69%) Mentoring
20 76 (5.55%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 659 (48.10%) Python
2 291 (21.24%) Java
3 237 (17.30%) PowerShell
4 223 (16.28%) Bash
5 211 (15.40%) SQL
6 130 (9.49%) Go
6 130 (9.49%) JavaScript
7 109 (7.96%) C#
8 107 (7.81%) Groovy
9 85 (6.20%) Ruby
10 79 (5.77%) Shell Script
11 50 (3.65%) C++
12 48 (3.50%) Perl
13 22 (1.61%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.39%) PHP
15 18 (1.31%) C
16 16 (1.17%) Scala
16 16 (1.17%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.66%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.58%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 197 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 175 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 46 (3.36%) Degree
4 38 (2.77%) DV Cleared
5 29 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (1.61%) CCNP
7 21 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.95%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.95%) RHCE
9 12 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.88%) CCNA
10 8 (0.58%) CCIE
10 8 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.51%) CISSP
11 7 (0.51%) JNCIS
12 6 (0.44%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.75%) GDPR
2 12 (0.88%) NCSC
2 12 (0.88%) QA
3 7 (0.51%) NIST
3 7 (0.51%) SLA
4 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.22%) GLBA
7 3 (0.22%) MiFID
8 2 (0.15%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.15%) OASIS TOSCA
9 1 (0.073%) COBIT
9 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.073%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.073%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 528 (38.54%) Docker
2 93 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (4.82%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (2.26%) NFS
6 25 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (1.17%) Ceph
7 16 (1.17%) VMware NSX
8 14 (1.02%) vSphere
9 8 (0.58%) vCloud
10 7 (0.51%) GridGain
10 7 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.44%) Firmware
11 6 (0.44%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.36%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.29%) LXC
13 4 (0.29%) XenApp
13 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 754 (55.04%) Terraform
2 564 (41.17%) Kubernetes
3 288 (21.02%) Puppet
4 215 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
5 116 (8.47%) Prometheus
6 108 (7.88%) Grafana
7 66 (4.82%) Packer
8 44 (3.21%) Istio
9 41 (2.99%) logstash
10 38 (2.77%) ITRS Geneos
10 38 (2.77%) ZABBIX
11 36 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
12 32 (2.34%) Consul
12 32 (2.34%) Kibana
13 23 (1.68%) HAProxy
13 23 (1.68%) Nagios
14 22 (1.61%) Salt
15 17 (1.24%) Netcool
15 17 (1.24%) QRadar
15 17 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 198 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 169 (12.34%) Splunk
3 137 (10.00%) VMware
4 135 (9.85%) Oracle
5 128 (9.34%) Red Hat
6 124 (9.05%) Google
7 76 (5.55%) Cisco
8 47 (3.43%) IBM
9 43 (3.14%) AppDynamics
10 41 (2.99%) TIBCO
11 33 (2.41%) F5
12 31 (2.26%) Citrix
13 29 (2.12%) CyberArk
14 27 (1.97%) Palo Alto
15 24 (1.75%) NetApp
15 24 (1.75%) ServiceNow
16 19 (1.39%) Informatica
16 19 (1.39%) TOWER Software
17 18 (1.31%) PagerDuty
17 18 (1.31%) SaltStack