Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 68 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 +14 +202
Contract jobs citing Ansible 2,144 1,667 1,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.68% 3.61% 3.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.14% 28.74% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,673 1,307 1,018
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £453 £419 £413
90th Percentile £693 £675 £638
England median daily rate £538 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
London median hourly rate £72.25 £37.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.67% -20.63% -
10th Percentile £42.43 £32.00 £46.13
90th Percentile £102.28 £43.00 £48.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £47.25
% 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 7,114 5,800 5,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.53% 12.56% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,292 4,253 3,724
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 57 56
London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +37.84% -2.63%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.92 £14.23
90th Percentile £35.00 £165.00 £30.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +10.61%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 12 November 2018. 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 +11 387 £550 - 132
South London +15 250 £525 - 21
East London +32 85 £550 +6.80% 25
West London +3 69 £525 +0.96% 89
North London -9 2 £600 +50.00% 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 1,495 (69.73%) DevOps
2 1,105 (51.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1,096 (51.12%) Docker
4 1,024 (47.76%) Jenkins
5 965 (45.01%) Python
6 950 (44.31%) Linux
7 929 (43.33%) Puppet
8 911 (42.49%) Terraform
9 861 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
10 809 (37.73%) Kubernetes
11 777 (36.24%) Opscode Chef
12 750 (34.98%) Java
13 508 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
14 487 (22.71%) Git (software)
15 481 (22.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 441 (20.57%) Configuration Management
17 402 (18.75%) Bash Shell
18 361 (16.84%) Finance
19 321 (14.97%) Windows
20 318 (14.83%) Unix
21 285 (13.29%) TDD
22 269 (12.55%) Microservices
23 259 (12.08%) NoSQL
24 257 (11.99%) Oracle
25 250 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
26 244 (11.38%) Ruby
27 241 (11.24%) Hadoop
28 238 (11.10%) Test Automation
29 220 (10.26%) Open Source
29 220 (10.26%) Banking

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
1 204 (9.51%) Tomcat
2 181 (8.44%) Elasticsearch
3 177 (8.26%) Apache
4 149 (6.95%) OpenStack
5 136 (6.34%) Confluence
6 127 (5.92%) WebSphere
7 115 (5.36%) WebLogic
8 104 (4.85%) IIS
9 101 (4.71%) nginx
10 79 (3.68%) Apache Spark
11 61 (2.85%) Cloud Foundry
12 31 (1.45%) JBoss
13 24 (1.12%) Apache Solr
14 20 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.65%) Gunicorn
15 14 (0.65%) Jetty
16 13 (0.61%) Mongrel
17 10 (0.47%) WordPress
18 9 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
19 7 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 54 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) HipChat
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.093%) InVision
6 2 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.047%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.047%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.047%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1,105 (51.54%) Amazon AWS
2 481 (22.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (10.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 216 (10.07%) Amazon EC2
5 204 (9.51%) GitHub
6 199 (9.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 162 (7.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 146 (6.81%) Serverless
9 145 (6.76%) Amazon S3
10 126 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
11 117 (5.46%) PaaS
12 90 (4.20%) IaaS
13 77 (3.59%) OpenShift
14 73 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 71 (3.31%) SaaS
16 44 (2.05%) Datadog
17 42 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
18 38 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
19 37 (1.73%) npm
20 30 (1.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 120 (5.60%) Firewall
2 85 (3.96%) HTTP
3 82 (3.82%) DNS
4 77 (3.59%) SSL
5 66 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 59 (2.75%) Kerberos
7 54 (2.52%) VPN
8 32 (1.49%) BIG-IP
9 24 (1.12%) Internet
10 21 (0.98%) SSH
11 20 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (0.84%) LAN
13 17 (0.79%) DHCP
14 16 (0.75%) VLAN
15 15 (0.70%) WAN
16 14 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
17 13 (0.61%) Intranet
17 13 (0.61%) OpenVPN
17 13 (0.61%) SAN
18 12 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (12.08%) NoSQL
2 250 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
3 241 (11.24%) Hadoop
4 215 (10.03%) MySQL
5 198 (9.24%) Big Data
6 137 (6.39%) SQL Server
7 91 (4.24%) MongoDB
8 81 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 80 (3.73%) Apache Hive
10 78 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
11 64 (2.99%) HBase
12 56 (2.61%) Sqoop
13 44 (2.05%) Relational Database
14 42 (1.96%) Impala
15 39 (1.82%) Redis
16 24 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (0.79%) RDBMS
18 16 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (0.75%) Blockchain
19 15 (0.70%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1,024 (47.76%) Jenkins
2 487 (22.71%) Git (software)
3 196 (9.14%) JIRA
4 188 (8.77%) Maven
5 153 (7.14%) Artifactory
6 145 (6.76%) GitLab
7 129 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 124 (5.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 120 (5.60%) Bitbucket
10 103 (4.80%) NUnit
11 98 (4.57%) TeamCity
12 97 (4.52%) MSTest
13 89 (4.15%) Vagrant
14 86 (4.01%) Gradle
15 79 (3.68%) Selenium
16 70 (3.26%) Cucumber
17 64 (2.99%) Travis CI
18 58 (2.71%) JUnit
19 48 (2.24%) Ant
19 48 (2.24%) CircleCI
General
1 361 (16.84%) Finance
2 220 (10.26%) Banking
3 80 (3.73%) Retail
4 27 (1.26%) Publishing
5 26 (1.21%) Financial Institution
5 26 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.12%) Front Office
6 24 (1.12%) Marketing
7 21 (0.98%) Games
8 19 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 18 (0.84%) Advertising
10 12 (0.56%) Law
11 11 (0.51%) Back Office
11 11 (0.51%) Legal
12 10 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.42%) Electronics
14 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.093%) Billing
16 2 (0.093%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,018 (47.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 405 (18.89%) Developer
3 362 (16.88%) AWS Engineer
4 336 (15.67%) AWS DevOps
5 303 (14.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 196 (9.14%) Java Developer
7 144 (6.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 141 (6.58%) Senior DevOps
9 136 (6.34%) Cloud Engineer
10 133 (6.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 114 (5.32%) Consultant
12 108 (5.04%) Python Engineer
13 105 (4.90%) Platform Engineer
14 93 (4.34%) Linux Engineer
15 92 (4.29%) DevOps Consultant
16 82 (3.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 75 (3.50%) Architect
18 72 (3.36%) Azure Engineer
19 68 (3.17%) Senior Developer
20 66 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (8.72%) Node.js
2 154 (7.18%) Kafka
3 140 (6.53%) Elastic Stack
4 139 (6.48%) .NET
5 134 (6.25%) Web Services
6 116 (5.41%) React
7 104 (4.85%) Spring
8 101 (4.71%) RESTful
9 83 (3.87%) AngularJS
9 83 (3.87%) REST
10 75 (3.50%) CSS
11 67 (3.13%) HTML
12 62 (2.89%) Spring Boot
13 61 (2.85%) LDAP
14 47 (2.19%) Middleware
15 46 (2.15%) JSON
16 33 (1.54%) Express
17 32 (1.49%) HTML5
18 31 (1.45%) LAMP
19 29 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
2 116 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 76 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 56 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 54 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
6 48 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (2.24%) Cloud Native
7 42 (1.96%) Wiki
8 40 (1.87%) Fintech
9 36 (1.68%) PKI
10 32 (1.49%) Clustering
11 22 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 17 (0.79%) Device Driver
12 17 (0.79%) iPad
12 17 (0.79%) Private Cloud
12 17 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
13 16 (0.75%) Equities
13 16 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 950 (44.31%) Linux
2 321 (14.97%) Windows
3 318 (14.83%) Unix
4 165 (7.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 126 (5.88%) CentOS
6 81 (3.78%) Ubuntu
7 55 (2.57%) Windows Server
8 38 (1.77%) CoreOS
9 27 (1.26%) Debian
10 21 (0.98%) Solaris
11 20 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 17 (0.79%) Android
14 15 (0.70%) Fedora
15 14 (0.65%) SUSE
15 14 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (0.61%) VMS
17 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (0.42%) DC/OS
18 9 (0.42%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,495 (69.73%) DevOps
2 861 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
3 508 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
4 441 (20.57%) Configuration Management
5 285 (13.29%) TDD
6 269 (12.55%) Microservices
7 238 (11.10%) Test Automation
8 220 (10.26%) Open Source
9 207 (9.65%) Scrum
10 182 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
11 162 (7.56%) Migration
12 160 (7.46%) OO
13 149 (6.95%) Software Engineering
14 141 (6.58%) Build Automation
15 139 (6.48%) BDD
16 135 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
17 109 (5.08%) Deployment Automation
18 96 (4.48%) Load Balancing
19 92 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 89 (4.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 965 (45.01%) Python
2 750 (34.98%) Java
3 402 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 244 (11.38%) Ruby
5 216 (10.07%) PowerShell
6 213 (9.93%) JavaScript
7 201 (9.38%) Go
8 196 (9.14%) SQL
9 183 (8.54%) Shell Script
10 171 (7.98%) Perl
11 158 (7.37%) Groovy
12 86 (4.01%) Scala
13 71 (3.31%) C#
14 70 (3.26%) Korn
15 61 (2.85%) Java 8
16 59 (2.75%) PHP
17 54 (2.52%) ES6
18 44 (2.05%) C++
19 38 (1.77%) C
19 38 (1.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 218 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 135 (6.30%) SC Cleared
3 67 (3.13%) Degree
4 55 (2.57%) AWS Certification
5 42 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (1.07%) RHCE
7 14 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.33%) CCNA
10 7 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.19%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.093%) CCIE
13 2 (0.093%) CEH
13 2 (0.093%) ISEB
13 2 (0.093%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.093%) RHCA
13 2 (0.093%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.047%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.33%) QA
2 19 (0.89%) GDPR
3 10 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.42%) MiFID
5 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.093%) PSD2
8 2 (0.093%) SLA
9 1 (0.047%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.047%) FISMA
9 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.047%) OASIS TOSCA
9 1 (0.047%) PMO
System Software
1 1,096 (51.12%) Docker
2 108 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (3.36%) HDFS
4 63 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 51 (2.38%) Active Directory
6 33 (1.54%) NFS
7 30 (1.40%) VirtualBox
8 29 (1.35%) Hyper-V
9 27 (1.26%) etcd
10 26 (1.21%) flannel
11 22 (1.03%) Xen
12 19 (0.89%) Ceph
12 19 (0.89%) vSphere
13 18 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 18 (0.84%) KVM
14 17 (0.79%) SkyDNS
15 16 (0.75%) GlusterFS
16 15 (0.70%) Squid
16 15 (0.70%) vCloud
17 9 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 929 (43.33%) Puppet
2 911 (42.49%) Terraform
3 809 (37.73%) Kubernetes
4 777 (36.24%) Opscode Chef
5 139 (6.48%) Packer
6 107 (4.99%) Salt
7 88 (4.10%) Kibana
8 77 (3.59%) logstash
9 75 (3.50%) Hadoop YARN
10 62 (2.89%) Nagios
11 61 (2.85%) Docker Swarm
12 57 (2.66%) Rancher
13 56 (2.61%) ITRS Geneos
14 51 (2.38%) Mesos
15 50 (2.33%) Prometheus
16 46 (2.15%) ZABBIX
17 38 (1.77%) Sysdig
18 37 (1.73%) Consul
19 35 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
20 34 (1.59%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 257 (11.99%) Oracle
2 206 (9.61%) Splunk
3 186 (8.68%) Google
4 176 (8.21%) Red Hat
5 146 (6.81%) VMware
6 109 (5.08%) Microsoft
7 79 (3.68%) Cloudera
8 61 (2.85%) New Relic
9 60 (2.80%) Atlassian
10 59 (2.75%) SaltStack
11 46 (2.15%) Hortonworks
12 43 (2.01%) AppDynamics
13 39 (1.82%) F5
14 27 (1.26%) IBM
15 26 (1.21%) Cisco
16 25 (1.17%) SAP
17 22 (1.03%) hybris
17 22 (1.03%) ServiceNow
18 21 (0.98%) Adobe
19 16 (0.75%) Citrix