Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 54 69
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 +12
Contract jobs citing Ansible 1,237 2,227 1,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.54% 4.77% 3.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.51% 30.49% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1,729 1,404
London median daily rate £600 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £450 £456 £425
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -20.63%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -20.63%

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 5,261 7,304 5,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.07% 15.64% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,824 5,440 4,388
London median daily rate £550 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +7.89%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 81 58
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -26.21% +35.53%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.31 £11.94
90th Percentile £48.40 £45.05 £165.00
England median hourly rate £18.13 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% -15.00%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ansible in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ansible in London

Ansible
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ansible in London

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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 5 December 2019. 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 -27 220 £595 +6.73% 102
South London -24 69 £550 +4.76% 15
East London -7 48 £625 +8.70% 14
West London -18 21 £425 -19.05% 33
North London +14 3 £603 +0.42% 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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.

1 925 (74.78%) DevOps
2 668 (54.00%) Terraform
3 601 (48.59%) AWS
4 533 (43.09%) Docker
5 531 (42.93%) Python
6 510 (41.23%) Jenkins
7 508 (41.07%) Kubernetes
8 486 (39.29%) Linux
9 416 (33.63%) Puppet
10 383 (30.96%) Azure
10 383 (30.96%) Agile Software Development
11 356 (28.78%) Java
12 302 (24.41%) Opscode Chef
13 289 (23.36%) Git (software)
14 275 (22.23%) Configuration Management
15 235 (19.00%) Finance
16 223 (18.03%) Security Cleared
17 221 (17.87%) Infrastructure as Code
18 206 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
19 198 (16.01%) Windows
20 184 (14.87%) Microservices
21 180 (14.55%) GCP
22 175 (14.15%) SC Cleared
23 164 (13.26%) Bash Shell
24 160 (12.93%) Migration
25 143 (11.56%) GitHub
26 141 (11.40%) PowerShell
27 138 (11.16%) JIRA
28 121 (9.78%) Banking
29 116 (9.38%) OpenShift

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 89 (7.19%) Confluence
2 68 (5.50%) OpenStack
3 54 (4.37%) Apache Spark
4 48 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (2.43%) nginx
6 26 (2.10%) Apache
7 25 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 24 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (1.86%) IIS
10 15 (1.21%) JBoss
11 10 (0.81%) Mattermost
12 9 (0.73%) SAS
12 9 (0.73%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.65%) Jetty
14 7 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
14 7 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.49%) Anypoint
15 6 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.081%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 601 (48.59%) AWS
2 383 (30.96%) Azure
3 180 (14.55%) GCP
4 143 (11.56%) GitHub
5 116 (9.38%) OpenShift
6 99 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 89 (7.19%) PaaS
8 86 (6.95%) IaaS
9 83 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
10 80 (6.47%) Serverless
11 57 (4.61%) AWS Lambda
12 48 (3.88%) Amazon S3
13 45 (3.64%) SaaS
14 44 (3.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 36 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
16 30 (2.43%) Amazon ECS
17 29 (2.34%) npm
17 29 (2.34%) Route 53
18 27 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
19 23 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.39%) Firewall
2 65 (5.25%) DNS
3 47 (3.80%) VPN
4 32 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 31 (2.51%) DHCP
6 25 (2.02%) WAN
7 23 (1.86%) HTTP
7 23 (1.86%) Network Security
8 19 (1.54%) NAS
9 14 (1.13%) Kerberos
10 13 (1.05%) BGP
10 13 (1.05%) SSL
11 12 (0.97%) SAN
12 11 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (0.89%) LAN
13 9 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.73%) Multicast
13 9 (0.73%) VXLAN
14 8 (0.65%) NX-OS
14 8 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.47%) Big Data
2 77 (6.22%) Hadoop
3 69 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (4.77%) Amazon RDS
5 54 (4.37%) MySQL
6 51 (4.12%) NoSQL
7 44 (3.56%) MongoDB
8 43 (3.48%) SQL Server
9 32 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (2.10%) Relational Database
11 21 (1.70%) InfluxDB
12 19 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
14 16 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.21%) Redis
16 14 (1.13%) Apache Hive
17 13 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (1.05%) BigQuery
17 13 (1.05%) Oracle Database
18 11 (0.89%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 510 (41.23%) Jenkins
2 289 (23.36%) Git (software)
3 138 (11.16%) JIRA
4 87 (7.03%) GitLab
5 68 (5.50%) Maven
6 53 (4.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 48 (3.88%) Bitbucket
8 46 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 42 (3.40%) SonarQube
9 42 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 41 (3.31%) Artifactory
10 41 (3.31%) TeamCity
11 39 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (3.07%) CircleCI
13 31 (2.51%) Gradle
13 31 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 31 (2.51%) Travis CI
14 28 (2.26%) Selenium
14 28 (2.26%) Vagrant
15 23 (1.86%) Cucumber
General
1 235 (19.00%) Finance
2 121 (9.78%) Banking
3 65 (5.25%) Public Sector
4 25 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 20 (1.62%) Retail
6 15 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.05%) Games
9 12 (0.97%) Law
10 11 (0.89%) Front Office
10 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.81%) Marketing
12 9 (0.73%) Publishing
13 8 (0.65%) Electronics
14 7 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.40%) Police
16 4 (0.32%) Legal
17 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.16%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 586 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 167 (13.50%) AWS Engineer
3 157 (12.69%) Developer
4 154 (12.45%) AWS DevOps
5 136 (10.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 94 (7.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 93 (7.52%) Azure Engineer
8 83 (6.71%) Architect
9 80 (6.47%) Azure DevOps
9 80 (6.47%) Senior DevOps
10 78 (6.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 78 (6.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 72 (5.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 51 (4.12%) Java Developer
13 46 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
14 43 (3.48%) Automation Engineer
15 40 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 38 (3.07%) Consultant
17 33 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 29 (2.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (9.05%) Web Services
2 100 (8.08%) Node.js
3 86 (6.95%) Kafka
4 85 (6.87%) Elastic Stack
5 46 (3.72%) Spring
6 42 (3.40%) .NET
6 42 (3.40%) AngularJS
6 42 (3.40%) REST
7 38 (3.07%) RESTful
8 25 (2.02%) Spring Boot
9 23 (1.86%) ADO
9 23 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (1.62%) Middleware
10 20 (1.62%) React
10 20 (1.62%) YAML
11 18 (1.46%) Django
12 17 (1.37%) CSS
12 17 (1.37%) PySpark
13 16 (1.29%) Hibernate
13 16 (1.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.79%) Public Cloud
2 72 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (5.01%) Data Centre
4 48 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.51%) Cloud Native
7 26 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (1.78%) PKI
8 22 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (1.21%) Derivative
10 15 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.05%) Replication
11 13 (1.05%) User Experience
12 12 (0.97%) Clustering
13 10 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.65%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.65%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 486 (39.29%) Linux
2 198 (16.01%) Windows
3 102 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 94 (7.60%) Unix
5 78 (6.31%) Windows Server
6 64 (5.17%) Ubuntu
7 38 (3.07%) CentOS
8 11 (0.89%) Solaris
9 10 (0.81%) CoreOS
10 7 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.40%) Android
11 5 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.40%) Debian
11 5 (0.40%) Mesosphere
11 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.24%) VMS
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (74.78%) DevOps
2 383 (30.96%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (22.23%) Configuration Management
4 221 (17.87%) Infrastructure as Code
5 206 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
6 184 (14.87%) Microservices
7 160 (12.93%) Migration
8 112 (9.05%) Open Source
9 105 (8.49%) Test Automation
10 104 (8.41%) Scrum
11 87 (7.03%) TDD
12 84 (6.79%) Software Engineering
13 81 (6.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 63 (5.09%) Problem-Solving
15 61 (4.93%) BDD
16 58 (4.69%) Deployment Automation
17 56 (4.53%) Kanban
18 51 (4.12%) Fintech
19 50 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 46 (3.72%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 531 (42.93%) Python
2 356 (28.78%) Java
3 164 (13.26%) Bash Shell
4 141 (11.40%) PowerShell
5 110 (8.89%) Go
6 108 (8.73%) JavaScript
7 102 (8.25%) Ruby
8 86 (6.95%) SQL
9 58 (4.69%) C#
10 57 (4.61%) Shell Script
11 53 (4.28%) Perl
12 45 (3.64%) Groovy
13 39 (3.15%) Scala
14 25 (2.02%) Java 8
15 20 (1.62%) PHP
16 17 (1.37%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.13%) Clojure
18 12 (0.97%) C++
18 12 (0.97%) ES6
19 9 (0.73%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 223 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 175 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 48 (3.88%) Degree
4 40 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 33 (2.67%) AWS Certification
6 21 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.05%) CCNP
10 11 (0.89%) MCSA
11 9 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.65%) DBS Check
13 7 (0.57%) CCIE
14 5 (0.40%) CCNA
14 5 (0.40%) CEH
14 5 (0.40%) CISSP
14 5 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.40%) RHCE
14 5 (0.40%) RHCSA
15 4 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.37%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.40%) NCSC
3 4 (0.32%) PMO
4 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.24%) NIST
4 3 (0.24%) NIST 800
4 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.081%) COBIT
5 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 533 (43.09%) Docker
2 78 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (4.93%) Active Directory
4 30 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.26%) vSphere
6 24 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.97%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.89%) KVM
8 11 (0.89%) VMware NSX
9 7 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (0.40%) HDFS
11 5 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.40%) XenApp
11 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.32%) NFS
12 4 (0.32%) Xen
13 3 (0.24%) LXC
13 3 (0.24%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 668 (54.00%) Terraform
2 508 (41.07%) Kubernetes
3 416 (33.63%) Puppet
4 302 (24.41%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (5.17%) Packer
6 60 (4.85%) Consul
7 56 (4.53%) Grafana
8 49 (3.96%) Salt
9 42 (3.40%) Prometheus
10 26 (2.10%) Kibana
11 25 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
12 24 (1.94%) ZABBIX
13 23 (1.86%) logstash
14 19 (1.54%) Cobbler
14 19 (1.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 19 (1.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 15 (1.21%) Mesos
16 14 (1.13%) Nagios
17 12 (0.97%) Graphite
17 12 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 111 (8.97%) Google
2 104 (8.41%) VMware
3 100 (8.08%) Microsoft
4 85 (6.87%) Splunk
5 80 (6.47%) Red Hat
6 62 (5.01%) Cisco
7 51 (4.12%) Oracle
8 45 (3.64%) F5
9 35 (2.83%) Atlassian
10 34 (2.75%) MuleSoft
11 33 (2.67%) Citrix
12 27 (2.18%) SaltStack
13 25 (2.02%) Hortonworks
14 23 (1.86%) Cloudera
15 22 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (1.70%) NetApp
17 19 (1.54%) IBM
18 16 (1.29%) EMC
18 16 (1.29%) New Relic
19 15 (1.21%) HP