Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 69 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing Ansible 609 1,020 2,185
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.44% 3.40% 4.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.22% 22.51% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 787 1,696
Median daily rate £525 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £410 £459 £450
90th Percentile £675 £713 £693
England median daily rate £500 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £44.51 -
% change year-on-year +5.59% - -

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 3,012 4,531 7,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.02% 15.09% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,223 3,358 5,332
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £353
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 79
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.44 £13.31
90th Percentile £68.00 £30.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.43% - +8.01%

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 January 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 24 January 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 +12 68 £515 -14.17% 69
South London +2 14 £505 -8.18% 6
West London +41 11 £500 - 16
East London +2 5 £500 -16.67% 9
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 412 (67.65%) DevOps
2 333 (54.68%) Terraform
3 301 (49.43%) Python
4 277 (45.48%) AWS
5 257 (42.20%) Jenkins
6 250 (41.05%) Linux
7 249 (40.89%) Kubernetes
8 221 (36.29%) Docker
9 206 (33.83%) Azure
10 193 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
11 166 (27.26%) Puppet
12 155 (25.45%) Git (software)
13 152 (24.96%) Java
14 128 (21.02%) Infrastructure as Code
15 122 (20.03%) Opscode Chef
16 121 (19.87%) Security Cleared
17 120 (19.70%) Configuration Management
18 109 (17.90%) Finance
19 103 (16.91%) SC Cleared
20 90 (14.78%) Bash Shell
20 90 (14.78%) Banking
21 89 (14.61%) GCP
22 88 (14.45%) Windows
23 79 (12.97%) PowerShell
24 72 (11.82%) JIRA
24 72 (11.82%) Serverless
25 71 (11.66%) Microservices
26 69 (11.33%) GitLab
27 66 (10.84%) VMware
28 64 (10.51%) Continuous Integration

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 44 (7.22%) Confluence
2 23 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.96%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.79%) Apache
5 17 (2.79%) nginx
6 13 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.48%) IIS
9 6 (0.99%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.82%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.82%) JBoss
11 4 (0.66%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.49%) CMS
13 2 (0.33%) Ethereum
13 2 (0.33%) Tornado
13 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
14 1 (0.16%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Unica
2 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 277 (45.48%) AWS
2 206 (33.83%) Azure
3 89 (14.61%) GCP
4 72 (11.82%) Serverless
5 61 (10.02%) GitHub
6 54 (8.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 44 (7.22%) PaaS
8 42 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
9 38 (6.24%) Amazon S3
10 35 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (5.75%) IaaS
10 35 (5.75%) OpenShift
11 31 (5.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (4.11%) Amazon ECS
12 25 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
13 22 (3.61%) SaaS
14 20 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (2.46%) Route 53
16 14 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (2.30%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.85%) Firewall
2 26 (4.27%) DNS
3 21 (3.45%) HTTP
3 21 (3.45%) Network Security
3 21 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.79%) BGP
5 14 (2.30%) VPN
6 13 (2.13%) DMZ
7 12 (1.97%) DHCP
7 12 (1.97%) Kerberos
8 10 (1.64%) SSL
8 10 (1.64%) Wireshark
9 9 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (1.48%) Multicast
10 8 (1.31%) WAN
11 7 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (1.15%) LAN
11 7 (1.15%) NAS
11 7 (1.15%) tcpdump
11 7 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.06%) Big Data
2 33 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (5.09%) SQL Server
4 29 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 24 (3.94%) MySQL
6 22 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (2.96%) Apache Hive
7 18 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.46%) BigQuery
9 13 (2.13%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.97%) Redis
11 10 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.15%) Bigtable
13 7 (1.15%) Tableau
14 6 (0.99%) Amazon Athena
15 5 (0.82%) Looker
Development Applications
1 257 (42.20%) Jenkins
2 155 (25.45%) Git (software)
3 72 (11.82%) JIRA
4 69 (11.33%) GitLab
5 37 (6.08%) Bitbucket
6 33 (5.42%) Maven
7 30 (4.93%) TeamCity
8 29 (4.76%) Artifactory
9 25 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (4.11%) Gradle
10 21 (3.45%) CircleCI
10 21 (3.45%) SonarQube
11 18 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (2.96%) Vagrant
11 18 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
12 15 (2.46%) Subversion
13 13 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (1.64%) GoCD
14 10 (1.64%) JUnit
15 9 (1.48%) Mockito
General
1 109 (17.90%) Finance
2 90 (14.78%) Banking
3 33 (5.42%) Public Sector
4 23 (3.78%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.61%) Marketing
6 15 (2.46%) Retail
7 13 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.81%) Front Office
9 9 (1.48%) Billing
10 8 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.82%) Electronics
11 5 (0.82%) Legal
12 4 (0.66%) Advertising
12 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.49%) Publishing
14 2 (0.33%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) Games
15 1 (0.16%) International Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Law
15 1 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 220 (36.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (14.12%) AWS Engineer
3 68 (11.17%) Developer
4 67 (11.00%) AWS DevOps
5 58 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 56 (9.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 50 (8.21%) Architect
8 40 (6.57%) Senior DevOps
9 38 (6.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 31 (5.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 28 (4.60%) Azure Engineer
12 25 (4.11%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.94%) Automation Engineer
14 23 (3.78%) Azure DevOps
15 22 (3.61%) Consultant
15 22 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
16 21 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
17 20 (3.28%) Cloud Architect
17 20 (3.28%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.05%) Kafka
2 42 (6.90%) Node.js
3 34 (5.58%) Web Services
4 32 (5.25%) Elastic Stack
5 29 (4.76%) JSON
6 24 (3.94%) YAML
7 22 (3.61%) React
8 21 (3.45%) REST
9 18 (2.96%) RESTful
10 17 (2.79%) Spring
11 16 (2.63%) ADO
12 14 (2.30%) LDAP
13 12 (1.97%) .NET
13 12 (1.97%) CSS
14 11 (1.81%) Spring Boot
14 11 (1.81%) XML
15 10 (1.64%) HTML
15 10 (1.64%) Middleware
16 8 (1.31%) OAuth
17 7 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.24%) Cloud Native
2 37 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.12%) Public Cloud
4 19 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (1.97%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.81%) User Experience
8 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.64%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.31%) iPad
10 6 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (0.99%) Clustering
10 6 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.82%) Equities
12 4 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 250 (41.05%) Linux
2 88 (14.45%) Windows
3 47 (7.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (6.73%) Unix
5 33 (5.42%) Windows Server
6 25 (4.11%) CentOS
7 18 (2.96%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (2.63%) Windows 10
8 16 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
10 11 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.64%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.48%) Android
13 8 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.15%) Solaris
15 6 (0.99%) AIX
15 6 (0.99%) Debian
16 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (67.65%) DevOps
2 193 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (21.02%) Infrastructure as Code
4 120 (19.70%) Configuration Management
5 71 (11.66%) Microservices
6 64 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (9.36%) Test Automation
8 50 (8.21%) Scrum
9 49 (8.05%) TDD
10 45 (7.39%) Migration
11 44 (7.22%) Open Source
12 43 (7.06%) Infrastructure Automation
13 40 (6.57%) Software Engineering
14 38 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 34 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 28 (4.60%) Kanban
18 27 (4.43%) Cybersecurity
19 26 (4.27%) Load Balancing
20 24 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 301 (49.43%) Python
2 152 (24.96%) Java
3 90 (14.78%) Bash Shell
4 79 (12.97%) PowerShell
5 49 (8.05%) JavaScript
6 46 (7.55%) Go
7 43 (7.06%) SQL
8 42 (6.90%) Ruby
9 34 (5.58%) Perl
10 29 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 26 (4.27%) C#
12 20 (3.28%) Groovy
13 16 (2.63%) Kotlin
13 16 (2.63%) Scala
14 10 (1.64%) C
14 10 (1.64%) C++
15 9 (1.48%) R
16 8 (1.31%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.31%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 121 (19.87%) Security Cleared
2 103 (16.91%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.28%) AWS Certification
4 18 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.63%) Degree
5 16 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.31%) CCNP
9 6 (0.99%) CCIE
9 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.82%) CISSP
10 5 (0.82%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.66%) RHCE
11 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.49%) CCNA
12 3 (0.49%) CCSP
12 3 (0.49%) OSCP
12 3 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.48%) QA
2 8 (1.31%) GDPR
3 5 (0.82%) NIST
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.49%) NCSC
5 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 221 (36.29%) Docker
2 45 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.40%) Active Directory
4 23 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.63%) VMware NSX
6 15 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.81%) vSphere
8 5 (0.82%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 5 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.82%) XenApp
9 4 (0.66%) HDFS
9 4 (0.66%) oVirt
9 4 (0.66%) Varnish
9 4 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.49%) GridGain
10 3 (0.49%) vCloud
11 2 (0.33%) KVM
11 2 (0.33%) NFS
11 2 (0.33%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 333 (54.68%) Terraform
2 249 (40.89%) Kubernetes
3 166 (27.26%) Puppet
4 122 (20.03%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (6.57%) Prometheus
6 39 (6.40%) Grafana
7 26 (4.27%) Salt
8 23 (3.78%) Packer
9 19 (3.12%) Consul
10 15 (2.46%) ITRS Geneos
11 14 (2.30%) Kibana
12 12 (1.97%) Rundeck
13 11 (1.81%) Istio
14 9 (1.48%) BladeLogic
15 8 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (1.31%) Rancher
16 7 (1.15%) PowerCLI
17 6 (0.99%) logstash
18 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
18 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 66 (10.84%) VMware
2 61 (10.02%) Splunk
3 58 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 45 (7.39%) Google
5 43 (7.06%) Oracle
6 41 (6.73%) Microsoft
7 37 (6.08%) Cisco
8 32 (5.25%) Atlassian
9 25 (4.11%) F5
10 19 (3.12%) SaltStack
11 18 (2.96%) Hortonworks
12 16 (2.63%) AppDynamics
12 16 (2.63%) CheckPoint
12 16 (2.63%) Dell
13 15 (2.46%) Cloudera
14 14 (2.30%) Fortinet
14 14 (2.30%) MuleSoft
15 13 (2.13%) NetApp
16 12 (1.97%) Citrix
17 10 (1.64%) Arista