Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 72 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,224 577 1,629
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.07% 3.64% 4.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.16% 21.68% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 423 1,205
10th Percentile £450 £413 £454
25th Percentile £500 £475 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £663
90th Percentile £725 £688 £724
England median daily rate £550 £536 £550
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £70.00
Median % change year-on-year - -65.71% -
England median hourly rate £46.75 £37.59 £70.00
% change year-on-year +24.37% -46.30% -3.45%

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 5,286 2,662 6,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.58% 16.77% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,839 1,932 4,663
10th Percentile £406 £375 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +0.05% -0.05% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 75
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £19.07 £12.73 £17.23
Median hourly rate £25.25 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +30.22% -7.67% -6.56%
75th Percentile £46.33 £38.11 £44.28
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.80
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.72% -1.05%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -49 79 £575 +3.60% 105
West London +18 29 £550 +8.64% 27
South London +16 13 £550 +4.76% 3
East London -7 3 £465 -7.00% 14
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 817 (66.75%) DevOps
2 652 (53.27%) Terraform
3 587 (47.96%) Python
4 507 (41.42%) AWS
5 489 (39.95%) Linux
6 488 (39.87%) Jenkins
7 438 (35.78%) Docker
8 429 (35.05%) Kubernetes
9 403 (32.92%) Azure
10 368 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
11 330 (26.96%) Java
12 327 (26.72%) Puppet
13 297 (24.26%) Finance
14 275 (22.47%) Git (software)
15 240 (19.61%) Infrastructure as Code
16 213 (17.40%) GCP
17 212 (17.32%) Configuration Management
18 208 (16.99%) Bash Shell
19 206 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
20 193 (15.77%) Windows
21 178 (14.54%) Microservices
22 174 (14.22%) Banking
23 168 (13.73%) VMware
23 168 (13.73%) SQL
24 167 (13.64%) Social Skills
25 163 (13.32%) GitHub
26 157 (12.83%) PowerShell
27 149 (12.17%) Oracle
28 145 (11.85%) JIRA
29 132 (10.78%) Google

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 93 (7.60%) Confluence
2 77 (6.29%) Apache
3 47 (3.84%) Tomcat
4 44 (3.59%) nginx
5 41 (3.35%) Apache Spark
6 36 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 25 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 18 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
10 17 (1.39%) IIS
11 15 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (1.23%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.98%) Mule
12 12 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (0.82%) JBoss
13 10 (0.82%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (0.74%) Chatbot
1 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 507 (41.42%) AWS
2 403 (32.92%) Azure
3 213 (17.40%) GCP
4 163 (13.32%) GitHub
5 111 (9.07%) PaaS
6 96 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 92 (7.52%) IaaS
8 89 (7.27%) Serverless
9 62 (5.07%) OpenShift
10 59 (4.82%) AWS Lambda
11 54 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
12 52 (4.25%) SaaS
13 43 (3.51%) Amazon ECS
13 43 (3.51%) Amazon EKS
14 41 (3.35%) Amazon S3
15 36 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 27 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
16 27 (2.21%) npm
17 24 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 22 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.88%) Firewall
2 55 (4.49%) DNS
3 30 (2.45%) Multicast
4 27 (2.21%) SAN
4 27 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.04%) SSL
6 24 (1.96%) Kerberos
7 20 (1.63%) Network Security
8 19 (1.55%) Internet
8 19 (1.55%) LAN
8 19 (1.55%) NAS
8 19 (1.55%) VPN
9 17 (1.39%) HTTP
9 17 (1.39%) WAN
10 16 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (1.23%) Wireshark
12 14 (1.14%) iSCSI
13 13 (1.06%) BGP
13 13 (1.06%) DHCP
14 12 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (6.94%) Big Data
2 79 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 56 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 55 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 38 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 34 (2.78%) MySQL
8 31 (2.53%) Apache Ignite
9 28 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (2.29%) BigQuery
10 25 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (2.04%) Relational Database
11 21 (1.72%) Redis
12 16 (1.31%) Tableau
13 15 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.14%) DB2
15 13 (1.06%) Data Lake
15 13 (1.06%) HBase
16 10 (0.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 488 (39.87%) Jenkins
2 275 (22.47%) Git (software)
3 145 (11.85%) JIRA
4 88 (7.19%) Maven
5 85 (6.94%) GitLab
6 77 (6.29%) Bitbucket
7 68 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 58 (4.74%) TeamCity
9 51 (4.17%) Gradle
10 48 (3.92%) CircleCI
11 42 (3.43%) Artifactory
12 37 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 34 (2.78%) Subversion
14 30 (2.45%) Travis CI
15 29 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
16 24 (1.96%) gulp
17 21 (1.72%) SonarQube
18 19 (1.55%) JUnit
19 18 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
20 16 (1.31%) NUnit
General
1 297 (24.26%) Finance
2 174 (14.22%) Banking
3 167 (13.64%) Social Skills
4 69 (5.64%) Public Sector
5 51 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.78%) Retail
7 33 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.61%) Investment Banking
9 26 (2.12%) Front Office
10 16 (1.31%) Electronics
10 16 (1.31%) Influencing Skills
10 16 (1.31%) Marketing
11 14 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.06%) Games
12 13 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
13 12 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.74%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (0.65%) Prime Brokerage
16 7 (0.57%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 461 (37.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 169 (13.81%) Developer
3 110 (8.99%) AWS Engineer
4 102 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 98 (8.01%) AWS DevOps
6 93 (7.60%) Azure Engineer
7 86 (7.03%) Architect
8 84 (6.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 71 (5.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 65 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 65 (5.31%) Senior DevOps
11 60 (4.90%) Consultant
11 60 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 59 (4.82%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 49 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 47 (3.84%) Linux Engineer
15 41 (3.35%) Platform Engineer
16 40 (3.27%) Administrator
17 39 (3.19%) Cloud Architect
18 36 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (6.86%) .NET
2 78 (6.37%) Web Services
3 71 (5.80%) React
4 67 (5.47%) Node.js
5 65 (5.31%) Kafka
6 64 (5.23%) Spring
7 58 (4.74%) YAML
8 51 (4.17%) RESTful
9 50 (4.08%) JSON
10 45 (3.68%) AngularJS
11 41 (3.35%) Spring Boot
12 38 (3.10%) REST
13 37 (3.02%) Elastic Stack
14 34 (2.78%) Django
15 30 (2.45%) .NET Framework
15 30 (2.45%) HTML
16 29 (2.37%) CSS
17 28 (2.29%) ADO
17 28 (2.29%) Middleware
18 24 (1.96%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 71 (5.80%) Cloud Native
2 64 (5.23%) Public Cloud
3 56 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.37%) Clustering
6 27 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
7 25 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (1.63%) Legacy Applications
10 17 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.39%) PKI
10 17 (1.39%) User Experience
11 14 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.14%) Replication
12 11 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.82%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.82%) Equities
13 10 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 489 (39.95%) Linux
2 193 (15.77%) Windows
3 98 (8.01%) Unix
4 89 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (3.68%) Windows Server
6 38 (3.10%) CentOS
7 24 (1.96%) Solaris
8 21 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.90%) VMS
13 8 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.57%) AIX
14 7 (0.57%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.41%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.25%) SUSE
18 2 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (66.75%) DevOps
2 368 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (19.61%) Infrastructure as Code
4 212 (17.32%) Configuration Management
5 178 (14.54%) Microservices
6 130 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
6 130 (10.62%) Test Automation
7 115 (9.40%) Open Source
8 113 (9.23%) Scrum
9 112 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 96 (7.84%) Migration
11 93 (7.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 90 (7.35%) Change Management
13 89 (7.27%) SDLC
14 88 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 86 (7.03%) Infrastructure Automation
16 84 (6.86%) Deployment Automation
17 79 (6.45%) Software Engineering
18 78 (6.37%) ITIL
18 78 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 587 (47.96%) Python
2 330 (26.96%) Java
3 208 (16.99%) Bash Shell
4 168 (13.73%) SQL
5 157 (12.83%) PowerShell
6 120 (9.80%) JavaScript
7 103 (8.42%) C#
8 72 (5.88%) Go
9 69 (5.64%) Groovy
10 62 (5.07%) Ruby
11 61 (4.98%) Shell Script
12 51 (4.17%) Perl
13 36 (2.94%) C++
14 26 (2.12%) Java 8
15 25 (2.04%) C
15 25 (2.04%) TypeScript
16 24 (1.96%) PHP
17 18 (1.47%) Scala
18 17 (1.39%) ES6
19 7 (0.57%) Rust
Qualifications
1 131 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 105 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 35 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 26 (2.12%) Degree
5 19 (1.55%) AWS Certification
6 14 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.49%) CCNP
7 6 (0.49%) CISSP
7 6 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.49%) RHCE
8 5 (0.41%) CCIE
8 5 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.41%) RHCA
8 5 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.16%) CCSA
11 2 (0.16%) CCSE
11 2 (0.16%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.72%) QA
2 17 (1.39%) GDPR
3 12 (0.98%) GRC
4 9 (0.74%) SLA
5 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.082%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.082%) NIST
7 1 (0.082%) SOC 1
7 1 (0.082%) SOC 2
System Software
1 438 (35.78%) Docker
2 113 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.53%) GridGain
5 29 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (2.21%) vSphere
7 26 (2.12%) NFS
8 24 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.39%) Hyper-V
10 15 (1.23%) KVM
11 13 (1.06%) VMware NSX
12 11 (0.90%) iptables
12 11 (0.90%) SRDF
12 11 (0.90%) Xen
12 11 (0.90%) XenApp
13 10 (0.82%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.74%) HDFS
14 9 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.49%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 652 (53.27%) Terraform
2 429 (35.05%) Kubernetes
3 327 (26.72%) Puppet
4 206 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (3.51%) Packer
6 41 (3.35%) Prometheus
7 33 (2.70%) Istio
8 30 (2.45%) Grafana
8 30 (2.45%) Salt
9 24 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
10 21 (1.72%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 19 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (1.39%) vRealize
13 14 (1.14%) BladeLogic
13 14 (1.14%) Kibana
13 14 (1.14%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
15 8 (0.65%) PowerCLI
15 8 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (0.57%) Argo
Vendors
1 168 (13.73%) VMware
2 149 (12.17%) Oracle
3 132 (10.78%) Google
4 110 (8.99%) Microsoft
5 81 (6.62%) Red Hat
6 69 (5.64%) Cisco
7 54 (4.41%) Splunk
8 41 (3.35%) IBM
9 33 (2.70%) SaltStack
10 31 (2.53%) Cloudera
11 30 (2.45%) MuleSoft
12 28 (2.29%) Citrix
13 25 (2.04%) HP
14 22 (1.80%) EMC
14 22 (1.80%) Hortonworks
14 22 (1.80%) Palo Alto
15 21 (1.72%) Databricks
15 21 (1.72%) New Relic
16 19 (1.55%) NetApp
16 19 (1.55%) SAP